Disabling the privacy notice does not disable document usage auditing. Actions such as document open, print, close, and many more can still be audited.
Review the information in this document before you install AEM Document Security 11.0 Extension for Microsoft Office. For detailed installation instructions, see Installing and Configuring AEM Document Security 11.0 Extension for Microsoft Office topic.
This version of Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office is compatible with Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES2 or later and Document Security add-on for Adobe Experience Manager 6.0 Forms feature pack 1. Also, ensure that there are no third-party plug-ins added to your Microsoft Office installation.
To install the software, run the downloaded AEMDocumentSecurityExtensionforMicrosoftOffice.exe file, as an administrator. For detailed installation and configuration instructions, see Installing and Configuring Adobe Experience Manager Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office.
Do not install the software in a folder whose name contains double-byte characters. If you do so, the Adobe Document Security menu does not appear in Microsoft Office.
You can enable/disable the ribbon-less user intreface by modifying settings in Windows Registry. Perform the following steps to update Registry and enable ribbon less user interface:
Document Security Extension provides a registry setting to make dynamic watermark co-exist with existing headers and footers. The registry settings make the watermark available only during the printing. Perform the following steps to update Registry and enable watermarks during printing:
AEM Document Security 11.0 Extension for Microsoft Office does not work with third-party plug-ins. Uninstall any third-party plug-ins for Microsoft Office before you install Document Security for Microsoft Office.
AEM Document Security 11.0 Extension for Microsoft Office uses built-in protection features to protect documents, worksheets, and presentations. This implementation may disable some Excel, Word, and PowerPoint menu options.
For PowerPoint 2010 presentations protected by AEM Document Security 11.0 Extension for Microsoft Office, the phrase "Protected by AEM Document Security" is not displayed in the title bar beside the filename. You can see this phrase in the taskbar.
The Review > Changes > Share Workbook feature is disabled in a protected session. The documentation states incorrectly that it is restricted only by the Copy permission.
In Microsoft Word and Excel 2007 and 2010, the following options are unavailable during a protected session:
The ability to start a workflow from the 2007 or 2010 versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is available only in the Office Professional Plus, Office Enterprise, and Office Ultimate suites 2007 and 2010 versions, as well as in the stand-alone 2007 and 2010 Office release versions of these programs.
In Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010 and 2013, the following options are unavailable during a protected session:
For Excel 2013, the above option are located at File > Info > Protect Workbook.
For Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013 files that are protected by Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office, the structure of the workbook is protected. This protection of the workbook disables certain functionality. For example, the Advanced Properties menu is disabled for protected Excel documents.
Opening the protected document: If you try to open a protected document in Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office from SharePoint Server without first opening the Microsoft Office program associated with the file type, such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft PowerPoint, the document may not open. An error message displays indicating that you install the applicable plug-in. Hence, it is recommended that you open the associated Microsoft Office program, before you open a protected document in Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office from SharePoint Server.
(Optional) It is recommended that you clear your cache folder before opening a protected document in Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office from SharePoint Server.
After opening the protected document: When you open a protected document from SharePoint Server, all permissions on the document are disabled, regardless of the policy that was applied.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 users who have the permission to modify the document but do not have permission to copy any of its content cannot use the clipboard to copy and paste content within the document.
When you apply a policy with dynamic watermark to an Excel 2007 or 2010 file on a computer that has no printers installed and then save the file, the following error appears: "Internal error while applying dynamic watermark." This error also appears when you reopen the protected file. The watermark is not applied and it is not visible from View > Page Layout.
It is recommended that you disable the Windows Data Execution Prevention (DEP) setting when using Document Security Extension-supported Office applications.
When you protect an Excel file using Right Management Extension, the Share Workbook feature becomes disabled, and you cannot secure the file. If you try to protect an Excel file that is already shared, Document Security cannot secure the file.
To ensure that Office applications start smoothly on a machine that has Document Security installed and McAfee VirusScan with On-Access Scan enabled, disable the Buffer Overflow Protection option in the McAfee VirusScan Console.
Before you install the Document Security Extension plug-in on a machine that has a Microsoft Office application with an unsupported language, open the Office application at least once, before you attempt to install Document Security Extension.
The Synchronize Off-Line button is available even though the user does not have offline permissions for the document. However, selecting the button does nothing.
If the protected view of the Microsoft Office is enabled, the Right Management Extension cannot open protected Microsoft Excel files (XLS, XLSX) and protected Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT) files from a remote location.
If a cell of a Microsoft Excel document contains an image or is filled with background color and a dynamic watermark policy is applied to the document, then the image or the background color filled in the cell appears on top of the watermark and cover the watermark.
If multiple certificates are present on the client machine and the user cancels the certificate selection dialog, then the dialog appears once again and the user has to cancel the dialog twice.
The Document Security 11.0 Extension for Microsoft Office Help is available at http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AEM/DocumentSecurityExtHelp/index.html.