Encrypting Data with Guard

Encrypting Office Documents

12.5.1. Creating new encrypted documents

When creating a new document, you have the option to create a document that will be saved encrypted.. The following options exist:

How to create a new encrypted document:

  1. Launch the Text, Spreadsheet or Presentation app.

  2. Click the More actions icon in the button for creating objects. Select one of the functions New text document (encrypted), New spreadsheet (encrypted) or New presentation (encrytped).

  3. Enter your Guard security password in the Password required window.

    You can define how long the security password should be remembered by Guard. To do so, enable Remember my password. Select a value from the list.

    In the Guard security settings, you can define a default value for the time range.

How to create a new encrypted document while editing a document:

  1. Click on New in the File toolbar. In the menu, select one of those entries: Text document (encrypted), Spreadsheet document (encrypted), Presentation document (encrypted).

  2. Enter your Guard security password in the Password required window.

    You can define how long the security password should be remembered by Guard. To do so, enable Remember my password. Select a value from the list.

    In the Guard security settings, you can define a default value for the time range.

  3. Click on Unnamed in the menu bar. Enter a name.

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