Open a file that has restricted permissions

  1. Open the document that has restricted permissions.

  2. If this is the first time that you are accessing the licensing server, enter your user name and password for the licensing server, and then select the Save password in Mac OS keychain check box.

    Tip:  If you do not select the Save password in Mac OS keychain check box, you might have to enter your user name and password multiple times.

  3. The Message Bar appears and displays a message that the document is rights-managed. On the Message Bar, click View Permissions.

    Note: If you have Full Control permission, the Message Bar displays Change Permissions.

  4. Under Permissions, view the list of tasks that you can perform with the file. Under Restrictions, view the list of tasks that you cannot perform with the file.

See also

Add credentials to open a rights-managed file or message

About restricting access with Information Rights Management

Restrict permission to content in a file

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