Drawing Explorer - Doc Protection


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Drawing Explorer - Doc Protection

Postby Um9uaW8 » Wed, 19 Jul 2006 02:53:02 GMT

I've recently upgraded to 2003.  I was almost positive that in 2002 I had the 
option to protect the document with a password.
However, in vis 2003 i don't see a password option?

How do I keep my users from just opening up the explorer and just 
un-checking the protection.

Re: Drawing Explorer - Doc Protection

Postby Mark Nelson [MS] » Wed, 19 Jul 2006 14:24:05 GMT

This feature was removed from Visio 2003 because the password simply wasn't 
secure enough.  Rather than give users a false sense of security, we removed 
the feature.  We are exploring ways to offer more robust protection in the 
future and would like to hear more about the scenarios where you want 
document protection.

Mark Nelson
Office Graphics - Visio
Microsoft Corporation

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.

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