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Protect Dialog

Used to place protection on a file. Files can be protected via certificate or password.

You can access this dialog from the following:

  • Ribbon: File > Tools > Protection > Protect

The Protect dialog looks different based on the settings in the MS_PROTECTION_ENABLE configuration variable.

Protect dialog with password protection enabled

Protect dialog with certificate protection enabled

With Certificates File is protected with a digital certificate.
Certificates Name of the certificate protecting the file.
Choose Certificate icon Opens the Certificates dialog listing certificates installed on your machine.
Certificate files icon Opens the Certificate files dialog for browsing certificate files on your machine.
With Password File is protected with a password.
Password Password that allows access to the file.
Confirm Confirmation of the password being set up to control access to the file.