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Copy-Protect a Folder


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blivori

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Hi guys,

Basically I have a folder full of PDFs. I want to let other people open the PDFs but prevent them from copying them to somewhere else or on there system. (confidential company files - data protection)

I know that if you disable the read-only feature, they won't be able to view the PDF.

Any help on how to solve this problem?

Thanks & Regards,
blivori
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It is impossible. Even if you try your best to prevent copying, someone could just take a picture of the screen with a camera.
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Hi guys,

Basically I have a folder full of PDFs. I want to let other people open the PDFs but prevent them from copying them to somewhere else or on there system. (confidential company files - data protection)


Not going to happen, realistically.
Not unless you fancy writing your own operating system, omitting Copy & Paste, Print Screen, a decent explorer or sacking anybody with a mobile phone with a camera in it...
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