Document Inspector Excel

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Office’s Inspect Document is supposed to remove or scrub information being accidentally included in Word, Excel or PowerPoint files. It’s not perfect and misses out on some critical hidden information that can giveaway secrets. Details in images, layers and even highlighting. Document Inspector is at File Info in Office for Windows. In this video, you’ll learn the basics of inspecting and protecting workbooks in Excel 2019, Excel 2016, and Office 365. Visit

You may get warning message about the Document Inspector when you want to save Excel file. Is there a script can remove this warning?

Document inspector excel

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Warning Message

Document Inspector Excel Warning

Be careful! Parts of your document may include personal information that can't be removed by the Document Inspector.

Document Inspector Excel Disable

Remove Document Inspector Warning

  1. Go to File > Info
  2. and Click in 'Allow this information to be saved in your file'.


  1. Goto File in the upper left hand corner
  2. Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Privacy Options >
  3. Un-check the check box that says 'Remove personal information from file properties on save'
  4. Hit OK.
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