Inspecting and Protecting Documents

Protecting and inspecting Word documents keeps private information private. Learn how to use this useful feature.


  1. Open our practice document. If you opened our practice document in order to follow along with the lesson, be sure to download a fresh copy by clicking the link again.
  2. Use Document Inspector to check and remove any hidden information.
  3. Protect the document by marking it as final.
  4. When you're finished, the top of your page should look something like this:

    Inspect Protect Challenge