[reportlab-users] can reportlab combine PDFs and/or add a password to a PDF?

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Wed Apr 11 18:17:33 EDT 2007

Mark Turansky wrote:

> I just installed ReportLab 2.0 and looked over the remarkably good

> documentation. I was able to generate a PDF containing several graphs

> very easily. I did not see two specific features in the

> documentation, so I thought I'd ask the mailing list.


> Is it possible to

> a) secure the PDF with a password?

> b) open other PDFs and combine them into a single PDF?

Allow me to point out that the excellent open source tool "pdftk" can
perform both of these tasks, as well as many more. Everyone who works
with PDF files should have it in their toolbox.


Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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