Adobe XI, 2017, DC

Removing Metadata,

Sanitizing, Encrypting, and Redacting PDFs

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Time: 1.5 Hours

Course Description:

Redaction is the process of permanently removing visible text and graphics from a document. You use the (also called redaction tools) to remove content. In place of the removed items, you can have redaction marks that appear as colored boxes, or you can leave the area blank. You can specify custom text or redaction codes to appear over the redaction marks.

Course Material:

A customized step-by-step Quick Reference Card with screenshots is included in this class which covers each topic you will learn.

Course Outline:

  • Removing Metadata

    • Removing Hidden Information

    • Sanitize Your Document

  • Adding Security to a PDF

    • Restricting Editing in a PDF

    • Adding Encryption for Security

    • Sending PDF in a Security Envelope

    • Creating a Security Envelope

  • What is Redaction?

    • First Step: Recognizing Text

    • Redaction Tool Properties

    • Selecting Text for Redaction

    • Highlight Text to Redact

    • Redact an Entire Page

    • Redact Single Word or Phrase

    • Redact Multiple Words or Phrase

    • Searching and Redacting Words or Phrases Across Documents in an Entire Folder

    • Searching for Text Patterns and Redacting

    • Applying Redactions