In the context of technical documentation, encryption refers to the process of converting the content of the documentation into a coded or encrypted format, so that it can only be read by individuals who have the appropriate decryption key. Encryption is used to protect the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive information in the documentation, such as trade secrets, proprietary technology, or confidential customer data. Encryption is an essential tool for protecting the confidentiality and integrity of technical documentation and is a critical component of information security. By encrypting technical documentation, technical writers can reduce the risk of data breaches and protect sensitive information from unauthorized access or disclosure.
After you’ve completed your documentation, you can activate encryption and generate a password-protected PDF Document in three easy steps:
Step 1: Generate help Click the top half of the Generate help button in the Home ribbon tab. Step 2: Select a PDF build This displays the ‘Generate Documentation’ window.
The builds created for this project are listed along the left-hand side in your build list. Click a PDF build to access its settings.
The new HelpNDoc 2.2 is available for immediate download and provides lots of additions and improvements such as the enhanced PDF exporter which can generate 128-bit encrypted and compressed documentation with customizable user permissions and detailed viewer preferences.
PDF Encryption and viewer layout HelpNDoc now provides the ability to compress and encrypt the generated PDF documentation. Secured 40-bit or 128-bit password protected PDF documents can easily be configured to forbid user actions such as printing, modifying, copying…