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FAQs about PDF protector.
How to protect pdf from copying?
To prevent PDF from copying with PDFelement, click Protect > Set Password. Set a password under Permission password and make sure "Enable copying of text, images and other content" is unchecked. Here is a complete guide to protect PDF from copying.
How to remove password protection from PDF?
If the password is added by PDFelement, you can open the file with the program and go to Protect > Set Password. Then you can uncheck the password to remove it. Read how to take password off PDF.
How to make a PDF read-only?
Both Windows and Mac allow you to make a PDF read-only. On Windows device, right-click a PDF and click Properties > Read-only > OK. Then the PDF file will become read-only. On a Mac computer, you can do that by selecting the PDF, clicking File > Get Info and making permissions changes under the Sharing & Permissions tab. Also, you use a PDF editor like PDFelement, which not only can set a PDF to read-only mode, but also can protect a PDF with access and print restrictions. With PDFelement, you can just go to Protect > Set Password and select Permission Password. Choose the option "No change allowed on this file".