[XeTeX] How can I encrypt (limit permissions) in my PDF?

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sun Apr 24 11:06:30 CEST 2011

Am 24.04.2011 um 09:24 schrieb Ron Aaron:

> However, this has two problems.  First, it prompts for both owner and
> user passwords for the PDF, and there does not seem to be any way to
> specify them in a file or an option.

This is an inflexible "security" option. Xdvipdfmx is obviously meant  
to be an interactive programme... Something like a "--batch" option is  

> Second, xdivpdfmx actually crashes with a "segmentation fault".

You can circumvent this! First create the XDV file (xetex --no-pdf),  
then run xdvipdfmx -S <file.xdv>.

Xdvipdfmx is based on dvipdfm. See its documentation (texdoc dvipdfm)  
and check which of dvipdfm's specials work with xdvipdfmx.



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