Hm, the lock is tricky, when I try to print to PDF or XPS it scrambles the
text. I will have look into how to use mupdf or the cover page idea if I
can't get a clean copy from the professor. Thanks folks.
On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 3:49 PM, Christian Pietsch <
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> Hi Matt,
> if you are certain that a PDF file was encumbered with DRM
> restrictions by mistake, then you can easily remove DRM using a tool
> from the free MuPDF software which is available for all major
> operating systems including Windows: http://www.mupdf.com/
> If you have the current version, the command line goes like this:
> mutool clean old.pdf new.pdf
> Older versions of MyPDF included a different executable for this:
> pdfclean old.pdf new.pdf
> As for editing PDF files ... this is not what they are intended for,
> but it is possible with tools like PDFedit <http://pdfedit.cz>, Gimp,
> Inkscape or Scribus.
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 01:13:24PM -0400, Matthew Sherman wrote:
> > Can anyone give me some advice in how I can edit this to add the
> > required note to the top of the PDF? Any advice is welcome.
> Christian Pietsch