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Encrypt and hide sensitive information, share censored documents or collaborate securely.
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DocSecrets hides and encrypts sensitive information such as passwords, patent ideas or other secrets. 

Using the DocSecrets sidebar you can insert secrets into your document, displayed as a highlighted text-areas. Given the correct passphrase the sidebar shows all secrets in your document. 

You may edit, reveal or remove your secrets. DocSecrets automatically tracks your cursor position and highlights the current secret. 

DocSecrets supports document sharing and enables you to censor parts of your document. If you reveal your passphrase to your collaborators they to can view and edit secrets.  

All encryption is performed in your browser using your passphrase and AES encryption. This passphrase is never sent to or stored on Google servers. This means that only you can decrypt your secrets so pick a passphrase that you can remember. If you forget it all secrets will be lost. 

All information that you enter using DocSecrets is encrypted and stored in your document or as document properties i.e. under your Google account.
May 12, 2016
I did not change or forget my password. Not sure what happened but it stopped working. Make sure you keep a backup of the data somewhere.
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February 9, 2017
Something similar happened to me once. I tried to black out a whole paragraph. It said "quota reached" and wouldn't reveal it. I have found a way around this. If you can still open the add-on and open the password, go to the place where you view the secrets. You can copy and paste what you can't reveal. It worked for me, but it won't if you can't open the actual add-on
May 12, 2016
Same thing happened to me as well. I reported the issue, but no word yet what the cause or issue might be.
March 14, 2016
INSECURE! It gives a password hint that reveals half of the keyspace.... VERY BAD!
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February 9, 2017
You can disable the password hint. You should probably use another program if you need to secure documents.
February 20, 2016
No password reset or security question. Be very aware of that. If you forget it, or there is any kind of bug, say goodbye to whatever you were trying to protect. In my case, all my account information and other passwords.
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A Google User
May 23, 2016
Thankyou, that was very helpful, thanks for sharing that!
November 25, 2015
Hard to understand at first, but works ok. I wish that they didn't update it, cause it seemed easier for me to do it back then. Though I can't figure out how to change the colors of the secret(the bold color) cause I don't really like all the colors that they give you.
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Encryption works, a little slow and it doesn't seem to maintain formatting/multi line stuff.
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April 14, 2015
I press the Start button and nothing happens
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November 18, 2014
Works great & does exactly what it need to: hide my private/ sensitive information. Thanks for creating such a simple and helpful Add-On.
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