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Signing in Reader X using the SIGN tab

When I open a document to sign (in Reader) under the SIGN tab I am getting an error that "the security settings on this document prevent adding text and/or placing a signature on it from Reader".

I cannot figure out what I am doing wrong or the setting(s) I am missing when I create the PDF in Acrobat X Pro before sending to someone with Reader.

Please advise.

Thanks!


Karyn Dawes 869 days ago


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Does the PDF have the "Extended Reader Rights" applied to it?

There is a signing service provided by Adobe for users with Reader. Adobe also provides a creation service for Reader users.

The product is the free Adobe Reader. You get more features when you purchase the Adobe Acrobat product.


George Kaiser answered 869 days ago  |   Comments (0)  |  New Comment

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<p>Congratulations! The Acrobat User Community selection team has approved your status as Expert in the Acrobat User Community. We appreciate all your past contributions and hope you will continue to support the community by answering questions and participating in the Acrobat Answers Q&A program as you've done in the past.</p>

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Hi Karyn,

See this thread where this issue is discussed-
http://answers.acrobatusers.com/Addin...
It is kind of a convoluted topic.....

Hope this helps,

Dimitri
WindJack Solutions
www.pdfscripting.com
www.windjack.com


Dimitri Munkirs answered 868 days ago  |   Comments (0)  |  New Comment

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