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 pdf file processing: how to "Enable Editing"
#1
Hello,

When opening some pdf files, the following banner appears at the top:

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To prevent this from appearing during the next file opening, simply click on "Enable Editing" and save the file.
I am looking for a way to automate this process by using Python. For that I need to know the attribute of the pdf file which is responsible for this "Enable Editing".

Any ideas ?

Thanks.
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#2
you can read the pdf, modify and then write a new pdf with pypdf2.
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#3
(Dec-03-2019, 12:18 PM)Larz60+ Wrote: you can read the pdf, modify and then write a new pdf with pypdf2.
It was the core of my quesition: how to modify ?
What should I do once pdf is read ?
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#4
check out: https://stackoverflow.com/a/2180841
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#5
The example from your link doesn't match my case.
In that example the pdf is modified ... e.g. watermark is added.
In my case, I have nothing to modify in the file - I just have to activate editing and save the file so that the annoying banner disappears.
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