56 | Creating Accessible PDF Files Using Authoring Applications
Figure 37 PDFMaker Settings Tab
Security Tab
The Security tab settings available for PDFMaker depend on the application in which you’re using
PDFMaker (See “Figure 38 PDFMaker Security Tab” on page 57).
• Require A Password To Open The Document . When selected, makes the Document
Open Password option available, where you enter a password that users must use to open
the document.
• Restrict Editing And Printing Of The Document . When selected, makes the other
Permissions options available.
• Change Permissions Password . Specifies a password you set that users must use in order
to do any allowable printing or editing.
• Printing Allowed . Specifies whether users who use the Permissions Password can print
the document and at what resolution.
• Changes Allowed . Specifies what kind of changes users who use the Permissions
Password can make.
• Enable Copying Of Text, Images, And Other Contents . Prevents or allows users from
copying from the PDF.
• Enable Text Access For Screen Reader Devices For The Visually Impaired . Prevents or
allows screen reader devices to read text. (Selected by default.)
• Enable Plaintext Metadata . Specifies whether the search engine can read the document
metadata. Available only when the PDF-compatibility is set to Acrobat 6.0 (PDF 1.5) or
Making PDF Accessible with Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro