Monday, August 29, 2016

How to Scrub Metadata from Your Documents

Word processing documents usually contain hidden information, such as earlier drafts and comments. This information is called metadata, and you may not want to allow others to find it. One way to reduce metadata is to convert your document to pdf before you send it to others. This conversion, however, will not scrub all metadata.

There is a way to scrub all metadata, and a recent article in the Wisconsin Lawyer (July 2016) runs through the steps for you. You can access the article here.


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