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Creating Digital Signatures for Adobe Acrobat Files and Forwarding via Email

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Creating Digital Signatures for Adobe Acrobat Files
and forwarding via Email

Digital signatures are a unique feature in Adobe 9.0 that facilitates numerous functions. Described below are step-by-step instructions on how to create your own digital signature.

This process needs to be completed only ONCE on each computer you utilize.

 

  1. Insert your LincPass card into the Smart Card Terminal and login.
  2. Open the Adobe file.
  3. Click on the red flag "Your Name"

Click on the red flag Your Name.

         a. OR if there is NO "red flag" in the Adobe document, select "Sign", "Sign Document".

if there is NO

4. In the "Add Digital ID" window, select "A new digital ID I want to create now" and "Next"

In the

5. Select "Windows Certificate Store"

6. "Next"

Select Windows Certificate Store and click Next.


7. Fill out:
  1. Name
  2. Organizational Unit
  3. Organization Name
  4. Email Address
  5. Use digital ID for: "Digital Signatures and Data Encryption"
8. Select "Next"

Select Next.

9. Enter a password, confirm password.

10. Select "Finish".

Note the file location of your password so that you can copy this file for backup purposes.

11. Enter your password and select "Sign"

Enter your password and select Sign

12. Save the file onto your c drive or your h drive.
  1. "Save in:"
  2. Rename the "File name:"
  3. "Save"

Save the file onto your c drive or your h drive.

13. Your electronically signed document and is now saved in the location you specified.

14. Create a new email in MS Outlook, include a description in the "Subject:" header.

15. Select "Insert" or click on the paperclip icon.

MS Outlook.

16. Select the document to email in the location you saved it to earlier.

Select the document to email in the location you saved it to earlier.

17. "Send"

Send.