Manage Digital IDs

A Digital ID is a security pass that allows you to create a digital identity, or to view a document that has been encrypted to prevent unauthorized access. You can create different Digital IDs for different tasks. For example, you can have a digital ID for opening accounting documents, and another one to open technical reports.

To create a Digital ID:

  1. On the <![CDATA[ ]]>Protect/MadCap:conditionalText tab, in the Identifcation group, click My Digital IDs. The My Digital IDs dialog appears.

  2. Click New. The New Digital ID dialog appears

  3. Enter your identity details

  4. In the Intended Usage list, select the type of security to use, then click Next

  5. Click Browse to choose a location to save your digital ID, then give it a filename

  6. Enter a password, and click OK to finish

TIP: If you want to delete a Digital ID, select it in the My Digital IDs dialog, and click Remove.

To import a Digital ID:

  1. On the <![CDATA[ ]]>Protect/MadCap:conditionalText tab, in the Identification group, click My Digital IDs. The My Digital IDs dialog appears.

  2. Click Import

  3. Locate the Digital ID on your hard drive or network, and click Open

  4. Click Close to finish

To export a Digital ID:

  1. On the <![CDATA[ ]]>Protect/MadCap:conditionalText tab, in the Identification group, click My Digital IDs. The My Digital IDs dialog appears.

  2. Select a digital ID from the list, and click Export. The Export Certificate dialog appears.

  3. Select Save data to file, then click Next, and choose a location for the file

  4. Click Save to finish

To export a Digital ID by email:

  1. On the <![CDATA[ ]]>Protect/MadCap:conditionalText tab, in the Identification group, click My Digital IDs. The My Digital IDs dialog appears.

  2. Select a digital ID from the list, and click Export. The Export Certificate dialog appears.

  3. Select Send data to others via email, then click Next

  4. Enter an email address for the recipient of your Digital ID, review the message, and then click Send

  5. An email message is composed in your default email client, and includes your Digital ID as an attachment. Click Send.