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How to specify trusted sources for Digital Certificates in Excel, in PowerPoint, in and Word
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If you open a Microsoft Office document that contains a digitally signed macro, you are prompted to select whether to trust the source if the following conditions are true:
Specifying trusted sourcesUsing trusted sources is a means of cataloging and allowing signed executables to run on a computer. By enabling this feature, you can select whether to allow executable code or programs to run from sources that can be identified or trusted.
An Administrator can select to turn off the trusted sources feature or to enable a list of trusted sources as a default. If this feature is selected, any future installable code (such as, add-ins, applets, executables, and so on) is automatically copied to, or run from, the user's computer.
Microsoft Office 2002 and Microsoft Office 2003To specify trusted sources in Microsoft Word, in Microsoft Excel, or in Microsoft PowerPoint, follow these steps:
Note The Security dialog box is available in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. It is not available in Access.
2007 Microsoft Office systemTo specify trusted sources in Word, in Excel, or in PowerPoint, follow these steps:
Article ID: 308983 - Last Review: December 12, 2006 - Revision: 3.0