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Re: Indexing secured PDF Documents

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)not-real.peknet.com>
Date: Tue Aug 22 2006 - 18:24:12 GMT
sounds like you're sol then, until there's someway to authenticate for 
extraction outside of Adobe's acrobat reader.

Sean wrote:
> Peter,
> 
> Looking at the security tab of the document properties from within
> Acrobat, reveals:
> 
> "All contents of the document are encypted and search engine cannot
> access the documents metadata"
> 
> There are a number of document restrictions listed:
> 
> "Content extraction for accessibility: NOT ALLOWED"
> 
> I believe this stuff is a feature of pdf's created with adobes
> Creator/PDF Writer tools.
> 
> Sean
> 
> On 8/20/06, Peter Karman <peter@peknet.com> wrote:
> 
>>apologies if this thread is too old.
>>
>>depends on how the pdf is "secured". File system permissions? Encryption? Some
>>flag in the PDF (is that an Adobe feature?)?
>>
>>
>>
>>Sean scribbled on 8/10/06 3:37 AM:
>>
>>>Can anyone give me any suggestions on how to include secured pdf
>>>documents in a swish-e index.
>>>
>>>I understand that it may not be appropriate to index a document if the
>>>pdf author has restricted the permissions on the pdf, but in this
>>>case, I suspect the author was simply being a little too tight-arsed.
>>>
>>>Any thoughts ?
>>>
>>>Thanks
>>>
>>
>>--
>>Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
>>
> 
> 

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Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
Received on Tue Aug 22 11:24:13 2006