Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The simplest way to control access to a presentation is to assign a password to it. You
can assign two types of passwords:
Password to open Assigning this type of password encrypts the presentation so
that only people with the password can open and view it.
Password to modify Assigning this type of password does not encrypt the
presentation. Users can open the presentation in read-only mode or enter a password to
open the presentation in edit mode.
Tip You can also assign a password to open a presentation from the Info page of the
To open a presentation that requires a password to open, you must enter the exact
password, including capitalization, numbers, spaces, and symbols. To open a presentation
that requires a password only to modify, you can either enter the exact password to
open and modify it or open a version that you can view but not modify.