Invoice created. How to edit once and then lock it from being edited?

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20-11-2008

Hello,

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.



Thanks

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pguerett

08-12-2008

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.

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_Bill_Bain_

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_Bill_Bain_

08-12-2008

Thanks. I'll have to "play" with digital signature to see how that works.



It's a jungle out there . . . .

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10-12-2008

Hello Paul, can you send me a sample too?

info@erkwerk.nl

Thanks in advance

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pguerett

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pguerett

10-12-2008

Just sent it

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10-12-2008

Hi Paul,



I have a similar need. Could you send the code to desaipr@dslextreme.com



TIA.

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pguerett

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pguerett

pguerett

10-12-2008

Just sent it

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pguerett

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pguerett

11-12-2008

Just sent it

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pguerett

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pguerett

11-12-2008

It would not make sense out of context unless you were intimate with the XFA object model.