Document.PasswordEncryptionKeyLength Property (Word)

Returns a Long indicating the key length of the algorithm Microsoft Word uses when encrypting documents with passwords. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. PasswordEncryptionKeyLength

expression A variable that represents a 'Document' object.

Remarks

Use the SetPasswordEncryptionOptions method to specify the key length Word uses when encrypting documents with passwords.

Example

This example sets the password encryption options if the password encryption key length is less than 40.

Sub PasswordSettings() 
 With ActiveDocument 
 If .PasswordEncryptionKeyLength < 40 Then 
 .SetPasswordEncryptionOptions _ 
 PasswordEncryptionProvider:="Microsoft RSA SChannel Cryptographic Provider", _ 
 PasswordEncryptionAlgorithm:="RC4", _ 
 PasswordEncryptionKeyLength:=56, _ 
 PasswordEncryptionFileProperties:=True 
 End If 
 End With 
End Sub

See also

Document Object