URL into your browser console and press ESC to cancel. You will get the address of the protected viewing PDF file. Go to the URL and choose Download Mar 19, 2023 — Use Google Drive to view protected PDF files, not the original site, so the script cannot be launched automatically. Open the script or web editor in View only. Click on the “Download protected PDF” link and click on the button that asks to download the file. You should now have a public link Open to “Protect PDF from Internet Explorer” (in your Google Drive) → You will get a link from the page you're already on in the protected page. Just click on the link to see the protection mechanism. Dec 29, 2023 — Open the browser to see the encrypted PDF file. When asked to allow the script to open the page, choose yes. Go to the protected document (in Google Drive) and select the file/tab in the dropdown menu (or ⌘+⌥+1 or ⌘+2). You can select a folder if you wish to move the file to the same location. Click on the go to the URL in new window button. You should now have the protected PDF in your Google Drive. Click on the file button in the top left corner of the file screen. Dec 11, 2023 — Open the script with CTRL + Shift + E and copy the URL in the console and paste it into the browser. You should now also be able to download files directly from Google Drive from the same page using the same script. Jan 7, 2023 — Click on the “Download protected PDF from Google Drive” tab in Google Drive, and choose the file from the file list on the left side. Choose the “Read only” option for the text. Select “Hide content” in the “Show” tab. It's now safe to download from Google Drive Aug 13, 2023 — Get the links from a page in a protected PDF to your file manager or from browser: 1. Open the page you want to get the links from and scroll up to the top. 2. Click on the link to see the link in web console and press ESC to cancel. 3.