Subject: Attaching digital signatures



Before you can digitally sign a drawing, you need to obtain a digital certificate from a third-party vendor or generate a self-signed digital certificate, then import it to your computer.

After you install your digital signature, you’re ready to attach it to one or more draw­ings.

To attach a digital signature to the current drawing

   1   Do one of the following to choose Add Digital Signatures ():

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button then Drawing Utilities > Add Digital Signatures.

   On the menu, choose File > Add Digital Signatures.

   Type digitalsign and then press Enter.

   2   Select Attach Digital Signature After Saving Drawing.

   3   Select a digital signature from the list of digital signatures that are available on your computer.

   4   In Comment, add information about the selected digital certificate if needed.

   5   In Time Stamp, choose a time server to add a time stamp to the drawing.

   6   Click OK.

To attach a digital signature to multiple drawings

   1   From the Windows Start menu, choose the program folder where CADdirect is installed, then choose Attach Digital Signatures.

   2   Select a digital signature from the list of digital signatures that are available on your computer.

   3   Add drawing files to be digitally signed by doing any of the following:

   Click Add File, select the drawing files you want to digitally sign, then click Open.

   Click Add Folder, select a folder that contains the drawing files you want to digitally sign, then click OK. All drawings in the folder will be added to the list.

   4   In Comment, add information about the selected digital certificate if needed.

   5   In Time Stamp, choose a time server to add a time stamp to the drawings.

   6   Click Attach.

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