You make a pdf for the college, when you submit the transcript to the college, so you don't want anyone to edit it at all. You can always edit your own Word document again, and then create a pdf with the updated information. To fix a typo, fix it on the Word document, then make the Word document into a pdf again.
There is such a thing as a typeable pdf, but that's not the purpose of the transcript. The transcript is meant to be official, and not edited by anyone once it's done. But as a homeschool parent, you are the school registrar and you can change it when necessary to send it again.
I hope that make sense.
Good tip, Lee!
Is there a special setting for making it so only you can edit the .pdf? I know that I've been able to fix typos and links in some .pdfs I've been sent (as I have Acrobat Pro). I have fiddled with the security settings, but I know there's a way to password protect editing of .pdfs as well. Have you found that necessary at all?
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