Tuesday, 24 June 2014

How to protect your PowerPoint 2010 Presentation

You can use passwords to help prevent other people from opening or modifying your presentations. Follow the instructions below:

1) On the [File] tab, click on [Info], then click on [Protect Presentation]. The screen below will be displayed:

2) Select one of the following options: 

  • Mark as Final 
This make the presentation read-only. Typing, editing commands, and proofing marks are disabled or turned off. It prevent reviewers or readers from making changes to the presentation. 
  • Encrypt with Password   
This allows you to set a password for the presentation.When you select [Encrypt with Password], the [Encrypt Document] dialog box appears. Type a password in the [Password] box. 
  • Restrict Permission by People     
You will have to use a Windows Live ID or a Microsoft Windows account to restrict permissions. You can apply permissions via a template that is used by your organization, or you can add permissions by clicking [Restrict Access]
  • Add a Digital Signature 
This is where you add a visible or invisible digital signature. Digital signatures are created by typing a signature or by using an image of a signature to establish authenticity, integrity, and non-repudiation.