I received a message saying I do not have the necessary permissions to make modifications. How can I edit this document?

Have you come across this window when trying to make a change to a document?



PDF editors will usually provide the option to restrict how people can interact with the document. When you encounter the above window, it means you are trying to do something the author of the document has restricted.

You can remove these options should you have the password. Click here to learn more about document security.

Unfortunately, if you do not have access to this password, there will be no way to modify the document.


We have two additional modules. The OCR module allows you to recognize and edit text within any scanned document or image. We also have the E-Sign module that allows you to electronically sign PDFs and track and manage e-signatures in real-time. If those modules are not available for you, you can purchase them here.



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