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Document Protection Dialogs

The Start Enforcing Protection and Unprotect Document dialogs allow end-users to protect a document by specifying a password and removing protection from a document if the password is known.

You can provide end-users with the capability to invoke the Start Enforcing Protection and Unprotect Document dialogs via the Protect toolbar or Ribbon page group. To do this, provide Bars or Ribbon UI for the RichEditControl (see Lesson 4 - Provide a Bar UI for a Rich Text Editor or Lesson 5 - Create Separate Ribbon Pages for a Rich Text Editor), and create the Protect toolbar or ribbon page group from the Review group of bars.

To invoke these dialogs, you can use the ProtectDocumentCommand and UnprotectDocumentCommand commands.

To enforce document protection by setting the specified password in code or remove document protection without prompting or password entry, you can use the Document.Protect and Document.Unprotect methods.

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