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Am using iMac late 2015 with macOS Serra and suddenly I

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Hi. Am using iMac late 2015 with macOS Serra and suddenly I can't encrypt PDFs in Preview

Technician's Assistant: What Operating System (OS) are you running on your iMac?

Sierra 10.12.6

Technician's Assistant: When did you purchase your iMac? What troubleshooting have you tried?

Last year. Removed plist and other recommended tries. Reinstalled macOS. Nothing.

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It works if I switch to a Guest User account, but not on my account (Owner/ Administrator)

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Hi I am Julien and will assist you today. If i do understand well when you one a PDF in Preview you can not encrypt it while exporting it ? is it correct ?

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Please for a better understanding, can you give me more details on how you try to encrypt and what it does ?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Try to Print>Save As PDF>Security Options and get no response when I click security options. Also Export>Encrypt also does not work. This within my Administrator account--has always worked until yesterday. In a Guest User account, it does all work.
Have removed .plist, restarted, etc., also reinstalled macOS Sierra 10.12.6. No luck.

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