How do I remove hidden data from a Word document?

Click File > Info > Remove Personal Information. Click the Personal Information tab. Select the Remove these items from the document check box.

How do I get rid of embedded text in Word?

To simply remove an embedded file or object, select it and press Delete. To verify the issue is resolved, click File > Info > Check for Issues, and click Inspect Document.

How do you Anonymise a document?

Anonymizing a Word document
  1. In the tabs at the top of the document window (“Home”, “Insert”, etc.), click Review -> Protect -> Protect Document.
  2. Check the box for: “Remove personal information from this file on save”
  3. Save the document.

How do I get rid of identifying information in Word for Mac?

On a Mac, in your Word document, go to Tools from the top bar, and select “Protect Document.” In the dialog box that opens, scroll to the bottom and click the box for “Remove personal information from this file on save.” Click “OK” at the bottom.