I have a user on Mac OS X Lion using Acrobat X that needs to add text using the typewriter function/button and then print the PDF so that it is un-editable. Since upgrading from Leopard to Lion and from Acrobat Pro 7 and 8, printing to those printers does not work any longer, and Acrobat X does not have a printer. When Saving as PDF, the resulting PDF's text which was added remains modifiable. What the user would like to do is make it read-only.
Just now I tried using the Save to PDF/A which resulted in an error, but made the PDF read-only. Is there a better way?
Typewriter annotations are included in "Textboxes / Callouts" in the Drawing Markups section of this tool.
Note that making a file PDF/A compliant does not make it readonly, though Acrobat/Reader (but not other PDF viewers that I'm aware of) can be configured to not allow editing if it is.
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