How to make a word document read only?

When sharing a Word document with others, it is a good idea lớn make it read only to lớn protect the Word document from being edited by unauthorized readers. We also can make the Word document read only khổng lồ avoid making any accidental changes. Here this article will show you 5 ways lớn make a Word document read only in Microsoft Word 2013/năm nhâm thìn. Go on và choose the appropriate way according your needs.

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Here this article mainly takes Microsoft Word năm nhâm thìn as example, it also applies lớn Word 2013, as the steps on them are the same.

5 ways lớn make a word document read only: Way 1: Make Word document read only by Marked as Final Way 2: Make Word document read only from properties Way 3: Make Word document read only with Read-only recommended Way 4: Make Word document read only with modify password Way 5: Make Word document read only by Restrict Editing

Way 1: Make Word document read only by Marked as Final

1. xuất hiện the Word document, clichồng on File → Info → Protect Document, and then select Mark as Final.

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2. When get the pop-up message that telling you this document will be marked as final, clichồng on OK to make it.

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3. You will see the yellow line on the top of the Word document.

When the Word document is made lớn read only by this way, you won"t be able lớn modify anything on this document If you want to lớn edit this document, you can click on the Edit Anyway button to remove read only from this document.

Way 2: Make Word document read only from properties

1. Right-cliông chồng on this Word document tệp tin, select Properties.

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2. Check the box next to "Read-only", and cliông xã on OK.

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When the Word document is marked as read only by this way, it can be edited by anyone, but can"t be saved as the same name on the same location. If you want khổng lồ make change to this document, you can open the Properties of this document, và then uncheck the box next to lớn "Read-only".

Way 3: Make Word document read only with Read-only recommended

1. Open this Word document, click on File → Save as, cliông chồng on Browse to lớn select the location where it is, cliông xã on Tools, and then select General Options.

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2. Cheông xã the box next lớn "Read-only recommended", và clichồng on OK.

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If make the Word document read only by checking the box next lớn "Read-only recommended", readers will get the prompt message telling "The author would lượt thích you khổng lồ open this as read-only, unless you want lớn make changes". If you want lớn open this Word document in read-only mode, click on Yes. If want to lớn make changes khổng lồ this document, clichồng on No.

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The methods above sầu to lớn make a Word document read only, only can prevent readers from making changes lớn it accidently, but can"t prsự kiện unauthorized people from making changes to it intentionally.

If want khổng lồ protect this Word document from being edited by unauthorized people accidently & intentionally, follow the ways below.

Way 4: Make Word document read only with modify password

1. Open the Word document, clichồng on File → Save sầu as, cliông xã on Browse khổng lồ open the location where it is.

2. Cliông chồng on Tools on the bottom of Save As dialog, and then select General Options.

3. Enter password on the text box on the right side of Password to modify, retype password khổng lồ confirm it, and then clichồng on OK.

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When the Word document is made khổng lồ read only by this way, readers will get pop-up message that telling this Word document is reserved. If want to edit this document, enter the password to open it. If just want lớn read this document, clichồng on Read Only button to open it.

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This way only prevents readers from making changes khổng lồ this document, but readers still can edit contents on this document, & then save sầu it khổng lồ a different file name, or save it to the same file name on a different location.

Way 5: Make Word document read only by Restrict Editing

1. xuất hiện this Word file, cliông chồng on đánh giá, & then clichồng on Restrict Editing.

2. Below Editing restrictions, kiểm tra the box of "Allow only this type of editing in the document". And select "No changes (Read only)" on the drop-down danh mục. Cliông xã on "Yes, Start Enforcing Protection".

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3. Enter and reenter password on the text field, and click on OK.

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When the Word document is protected with restrict editing password, no one can edit any contents on this document, unless stop protection with password.

If you want to lớn modify this restricted document, click on Stop Protection, và then type in password lớn unprotect this document and disable read only in this Word document.

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