This video explains how to remove hidden data—which may include private or sensitive information—from Word documents before sharing them with others.
(upbeat music)…- [Instructor] Before you send an electronic copy…of a Word file to someone else,…it's a good idea to inspect the file for metadata…that you may not want others to see.…Click the file tab, locate the check for issues button,…and select inspect document.…You'll see a list of the content Word will…check your document for.…Feel free to uncheck anything you want it to ignore.…For this example we'll keep everything checked,…and click inspect.…
After a few seconds, you'll see the results.…We can see here, that this document contains comments,…which themselves may contain sensitive information.…It also contains data about the author of this document,…and if you scroll down, we can see that it…also contains headers, footers, or watermarks.…Click the remove all button next to the…items you want to remove from the document.…Click close when you're done.…And be sure to save your document.…And at this point, you can safely share the…document with others.…
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- Adding page breaks
- Formatting text in a table
- Using section breaks to control column layouts
- Properly adding space between paragraphs
- Starting page numbering later in a document
- Recovering a document after a crash
- Including both portrait and landscape pages in a document
- Saving to Google Drive from within Word
- Editing PDF content in Word
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Word Quick Tips
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