On, or soon after February 24, 2017, iSpartan Google Drive users will be able to preview Microsoft Office password-protected files.
Google Drive contains a file preview functionality. Users can see the contents of a file without opening the file. Users whose Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations were password-protected were previously unable to be previewed.
Following the enhancement, iSpartan users who wish to preview a password-protected Microsoft Office document stored in Google Drive will be prompted for the password. Upon successful entry of the file’s password, the user will see a read-only preview of the file’s contents.
Read the announcement on G Suite Update blog: Preview password-protected files in Google Drive
If you have questions or need more information, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu.