Hello,We are using Acrobat digital signatures in myorganization.With Acrobat Professional you can put in asignature block that allows signing with a client-side digital signature. This is something that can bethen done by someone using Acrobat Reader. Thisis not the same as adding a digital signature to thedocument—this is adding a space where asignature can be added by someone else toindicate acceptance of the produced PDF.How do I create a PDF file with LaTeX that can bedigitally signed?thanks
Unfortunately LaTex cannot do the most important thing that is required for Adobe Reader to be able to digitally sign a PDF. It cannot add the Reader Signing Extension to the PDF. This Extension (or Right) can only be added with Acrobat Professional or a special Adobe server.
Alternatively, you could use a 3rd party tool to add the digital signature.
D.P. Story at http://www.acrotex.net/ has a technique for adding form fields to a PDF with LaTex. He might be able to tell you how to add signature fields.
You can find a better explanation of Reader Rights in the "Reader vs Acrobat" video here:
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Having trouble, Why Doesn't my Script Work
Reader cannot add form fields of any kind, so if you want a visible signature in a form field you will have to create the PDF and assign the appropriate rights for allowing Reader to sign the PDF.
Have you tired to use Acrobat to add a signature field?
Have you tired the La TeX project documentation and forums?
There are digital signature services like Echo Sign that users with Reader can use.