• Catherine Mulcahey

    Please help. I have Microsoft Office:Mac and can’t find Document Inspector.

  • luc prévost

    Bonjour Mme Mulcahey,

    Go to Preferences then click on Security.
    Select “Remove personally identifiable information from the file on save” and “Warn before printing, saving or sending a document that contains tracked changes or comments”.

    Et voila!

    luc

  • tom

    For the mac:

    It may work to simply set Word 2008 on mac to “remove personal information from this file on save” under Preferences in the Word menu, Personal Settings, Security, Privacy options. If you only wish to enforce the security measure on a final save it may be sufficient to select the “Warn before printing, saving, or sending a file that contains tracked changes or comments” check box.

    This doesn’t provide the fine-grained security selectivity that I understand Word provides on the Windows platforms, but would seem to get the job done.

    Alternatively, there’s this service:

    http://trial.3bview.com/3BTrial/pages/index.jsp;jsessionid=A85EE3B432BB4B8D1790EB048EED5B8D

    PDFs can contain metadata that should ideally be scrubbed as well, so probably a good idea to look at all filetypes that may be shared.

  • Will Geer

    Thanks for the help guys. I just got my MacPro in today, but unfortunately it does not have Word. A quick Google search pulled it up for me though.