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Detecting "Save a Copy" Saves in Abrobat 11 or older

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15-07-2016

I was wondering if there is a way to write code to detect when "Save a Copy" is used in Acrobat 11 or older when saving a document? I would like to use said code to popup an app alert to advise the user, prior to saving, that using "Save a Copy" strips Reader extensions and that they should instead save using "Save" or "SaveAs". I know I can use the app alert in the presave event but it allows the user to save first before the alert is shown and I would very much like the warning to come first so they can cancel the save. Acrobat DC appears to have removed "Save a Copy" so my question is specific to Versions 9-11.

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How and what would I apply and can this be done within the form or does it have to be done at the server level? I do have users outside of the company so they wouldn't have access to our servers.

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If you don't want them to do that, you can apply standard security restrictions to prevent it but still allow normal use of the form (in most cases).