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Project Packer - User Guide

Follow these steps to protect a PDF document.

You can use the same procedure to protect RTF (Rich Text Format), DOC/DOCX (Microsoft Word), TXT (Text Files) and XLS/XLSX (Microsoft Excel) files!


You can use the Project_Packer_Workshop files to exercise the procedure!


Start Project Packer.  You will see this screen:


Project Packer - Main Screen


Click on the button add file(s), you will see a dialog-box, where you can select the PDF-file.

Select 1 PDF-file. You will see the file with full path in the file-list:


Select a PDF to protect


Don't change these options!  The correct options are:

oRestore to: Current Directory

oRun selected File enabled

oExtract Files in Virtual Zone enabled

If you need Copy Protection, you must enable Lock to Storage Medium.  When you enable this option, you must save your project on your destination medium (HD, USB-stick, optical disk)!

Click on the selected PDF file to mark it as 'run file'.

Click on the button: Build Archive. You can select the destination medium and the type of archive you like: PPA (Project Packer Archive file) or EXE (standalone EXE file). You will see this dialog if the operation was successful:




Click on the OK button


Now, you have a complete protected PDF document:


Protected PDF file