Microsoft Word/Prevention of image copying in MS Word generated PDF files.
I have an image I use in my documents that are emailed that I do not want people to be able to copy. I have tried the Office protect function in word and it protects against unauthorized editing, but you can still use the right click on the mouse to copy the text and images into another document.
Can you either suggest a creative method... I am computer literate... or another software that will allow me to do this. I have tried inserting the macro that I found on the Web, but I have been told that there are some problems in the licensing by Adobe and not all the protections work.
I would really appreciate any assistance you can give me... Thanks in advance and have a good day..
Thank you for the question.
If your document does not need to be a word document, I would print/save the file (with image embedded) as a .pdf image. To accomplish this you must have the Adobe Acrobat Professional version. Adobe allows you to save your file as an image as long as you have a license to use the Adobe Acrobat Professional software.
Hope this helps.
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