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Save non-savable PDF files
Authored by: gbrandt on Jun 16, '09 07:34:37AM

Is it not possible to just print it to PDF, thereby regenerating the original PDF as a saved file?



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Save non-savable PDF files
Authored by: KuroRai on Jun 16, '09 07:36:44AM

I was just about to post the same comment.

I've always found that when I am only allowed to print, the Save as command always works.

In fact, sometimes, when I want to edit the file a bit, and I'm allowed to save but not edit, I'll go ahead and print it as a PDF file to remove the protection.

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Save non-savable PDF files
Authored by: everkleer80 on Jun 16, '09 08:00:50AM

Hmm... I was thinking the same thing, but the older post seems to indicate that the save as PDF option in the print dialog may not be there for password protected PDFs. I don't know if this is true or not but I guess it's good to have options just in case.



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Save non-savable PDF files
Authored by: larkin on Jun 16, '09 08:21:42AM

I have (countless times) gone through the print dialogue box and saved it as a pdf from there. Has worked for me every time so far ....



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Save non-savable PDF files
Authored by: osxpounder on Jun 17, '09 09:48:42AM

If it hasn't happened to you, that's great.

It's happened to me.

Sometimes, that Save to PDF feature in the Print dialog box doesn't work -- maybe because the PDF is set to prevent saving(?). I tried opening one in Acrobat 7 Pro, and in Preview, but neither would save it, nor let me print it to PDF.



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