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Document.PasswordEncryptionKeyLength Property

Office 2007
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.

Visual Basic for Applications
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



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