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Sharepoint permissions - print but not download

I'm trying to share a document outside of my organisation, such that I am blocking downloads, but enabling the person I'm sharing it with to print it. Is this possible, and if so how?

RE: Sharepoint permissions - print but not download

Hi Ben,

Thank you for using the forum to ask a question.

When you use the block download option it removes the printing option

"When you select Block download, people who access the file you shared won't see options to download, print, or copy the file. They can only view the files on the web, and won't be able to open them in desktop or mobile apps."

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/block-downloads-for-view-only-files-in-sharepoint-and-onedrive-6051184b-62ac-4149-b874-13dcd40ef91e

Have you considered converting this to a Secure PDF and allowing them to view and not blocking the download?

Kind regards

Richard

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