Always expand groups in Office when restricting permission for documents

This policy setting controls whether group names automatically expand to display all the members of the group when selected in the Permissions dialog box.

If you enable this policy setting, when users select a group name while applying Information Rights Management (IRM) permissions to Excel 2007 workbooks, InfoPath 2007 templates, Outlook 2007 e-mail messages, PowerPoint 2007 presentations, or Word 2007 documents in the Permissions dialog box, it will automatically expand to display all the members of the group.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, when users select a group name in the Permissions dialog box, the members of the group are not displayed.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\DRM\AutoExpandDls
Value NameAutoExpandDLsEnable
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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