SpreadProcessing: Implement encryption of workbook
Allow to password-protect a workbook, so that it cannot be shown (read) without the password.
Posted on:26 May 2022 08:50
When password protecting a workbook, the resulting .xlsx file is no longer stored in the OpenXML format, used by our API but in a type of binary format. Parsing this new format to OpenXML would require a significant effort as we would most probably have to implement an entirely new format provider. I understand how this feature is important to your business, still, since it is of much higher complexity, I would not want to mislead you by sharing an ETA for its implementation.
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Since this feature does not appear to be added anytime soon, is there any advice on how to implement this ourselves? This is a much-needed required feature for my application needs.
Posted on:25 May 2021 07:00
Thank you for the valuable feedback. We will take it into account when we start the implementation of this feature request. Please, continue following the task so you can be notified when its status changes.
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Posted on:21 May 2021 13:21
After submitting a ticket inquiring about this functionality, I was redirected here. I think data security is getting a lot more attention since this was first submitted. With this feature, we would be able to build workflows where each exported sheet could be protected by passwords that have a degree of uniqueness. (per user / document / client / etc). This would be useful for the save as excel from radgrid for simple scenarios, as well.
Posted on:12 Aug 2019 12:06
Thank you for your feedback. We still don't have updates for this task and it is still not scheduled. Once we start working on it, we will update its status so everyone subscribed to the task can receive a notification for this change.
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Posted on:05 Aug 2019 15:58
Hi, any update on this? We had to use another third party library to solve for the time being. Would be nice to handle directly within our Telerik libraries.
Posted on:16 Jan 2019 12:11
The status of the item is not updated and it is still not scheduled. We will update this item once we have any progress on it. Please, continue following the item so we can notify you about changes on it.
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Posted on:10 Jan 2019 03:34
Any current status on this? A brand new year!
Posted on:05 Apr 2018 14:20
As we discussed in the support thread, the item is with status "Approved" at this point. That means that we evaluate its priority when we plan the tasks that should be implemented for the next release.
This task is currently not scheduled and I cannot say when it might be implemented, so I would suggest you to ensure you have subscribed using the "Follow this item button" so you can be updated when the status of the task changes.