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Document.PasswordEncryptionProvider Property (Word)

Returns a String specifying the name of the algorithm encryption provider that Microsoft Word uses when encrypting documents with passwords. Read-only.

expression .PasswordEncryptionProvider

expression A variable that represents a Document object.

Use the SetPasswordEncryptionOptions method to specify the name of the algorithm encryption provider Word uses when encrypting documents with passwords.

This example sets the password encryption options if the password encryption algorithm in use is not "Microsoft RSA SChannel Cryptographic Provider."

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