If [PDF] or [Compact PDF] is selected for file format, you can encrypt PDF files.
Enter the password to restrict access to the file. Create a PDF file that is accessible by specific users who know the password.
To specify permissions for printing and editing a PDF file, enter an authorization password.
When specifying permissions for a PDF file, select an encryption level according to the security level that you want to specify.
If you select [High Level 1] or [High Level 2], you can specify permissions in greater detail.
Select whether to permit printing of PDF files.
If [Encryption Level] is set to [High Level 1] or [High Level 2], you can permit printing of PDF files only in low resolution ([Low Resolution]).
Select whether to permit copying of text and image from PDF files.
Select the target to be encrypted.
Selecting [Other than Metadata] excludes property information from encryption processing.
Select the content of PDF for which modification is permitted.
If [Encryption Level] is set to [High Level 1] or [High Level 2], you can select the contents to be permitted in greater detail.