Invoice created. How to edit once and then lock it from being edited?
I just started using LiveCycle the other day when I purchased CS4.
I created a custom invoice for my billing using text fields and numeric fields. This works fine and it looks good.
When I create a PDF from LiveCycle it has the fields that I can input my amounts into, text, and so forth.
How do I, once I edit the PDF lock it so that the clients I am sending the invoice to, can not edit it but only print it? I see this functionality only within LiveCycle itself, requiring a password to edit, however I would prefer to just edit the PDF myself (since I am the only one doing the billing) and then just lock it somehow rather than putting in a password each time.
Any ideas? I couldn't seem to find what I wanted here or in the help files.
You can use a digital signature to lock down the document. The signature will create a hache value of the form and it will be compared ech time the doc is opened. If a change to the doc is made (unscrupulously) then the signature will be invalid and you will know that the doc has been tampered with. You can even compare the two docs to find out where the change was made.