Remove Personal Information From Visio 2010 Diagram


Every Visio 2010 document contains some personal & hidden information which is automatically added as you create a new diagram. Before sharing it with others, removing hidden details is essential. Visio 2010 has a built-in feature which lets you to remove all hidden and personal information instantly.

Open Visio 2010 diagram in which you need to remove personal information from.

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On File menu, click Info. At right side bar you will see meta information such as; Company, Categories, Title, Comments, Author, Manager, containing personal information. For removing such information, in main window, click Remove Personal Information button.

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It will bring up Remove Hidden Information dialog, now enable Remove these items from the document option. Under this option you will see list of meta information like; File properties, Comments, Stencil file path, Template filename, etc. For preventing document from adding personal info, enable Warn me if I try to reinsert this information checkbox. Click OK to remove all the hidden & personal information.

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On adding any personal info, a warning message will pop-up. If you want to add any personal info, click Yes.

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You can also check out previously reviewed guides on Protect Document and Shapes in Visio 2010 and How to create watermark in Visio 2010 diagram