This Quick Start describes how to use the Acrobat Reader DC extensions
service to apply usage rights to a PDF document. Applying usage
rights to a PDF document allows Adobe Reader users to use interactive
features that are available in Adobe Acrobat. Interactive features,
such as commenting and the ability to save files locally, are not
available in Adobe Reader. For more information about the Acrobat Reader DC extensions
service, see Services Reference for AEM forms.
For example, an organization has a process to gather feedback
about the content of PDF documents. Using AEM forms -
Acrobat Reader DC extensions 10, additional usage rights can be applied to
the PDF document so that users can provide comments using Adobe
Reader. Users copy their PDF document to a folder and then retrieve
the PDF document with usage rights applied to it from another folder.
An application, named
, implements the service
for the organization. To use the service, users copy the PDF documents
to a network folder named
Users retrieve the PDF document with usage rights applied to it
from a network folder named
Both folders reside on the AEM forms Server and are configured as
shared folders. This configuration used to invoke the service is
. A user ID of
role is used to invoke the service using
watched folders. (See
Configuring watched Folders endpoints
AEM forms administration help
The enablePDFApp application includes a process, named
the following items:
An input and output
, that stores the PDF document. The process
is invoked with the PDF document as input. The PDF document is fetched
from the \\LiveCycleES4Server\SendForReview\input folder. The service
saves the output PDF document to the \\LiveCycleES4Server\SendForReview
The credential alias, named
, is used to apply
the usage rights to the PDF document.
A Watched Folder start point.
An Apply Usage Rights operation (Acrobat Reader DC extensions service).
The process diagram for the applyREPDF process looks like the