How To Disable Read

If you don"t want content reviewers to accidentally modify your document, you can make the document read only before sending it for Đánh Giá. Another method is lớn restrict formatting and editing.

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Making your document a read-only tệp tin means that the document can be read or copied but not modified. If one of the reviewers tries to make changes to a read-only tệp tin, the changes can be saved only by giving the document a new name or saved to lớn a new location.

Note: Making your document read only doesn"t prevent someone from making a new copy of the document & saving it with a different name or in a different place.

Restrict editing

Cliông xã Review > Restrict Editing.


Under Editing restrictions, kiểm tra Allow only this type of editing in the document, and make sure the danh mục says No changes (Read only).


Clichồng Yes, Start Enforcing Protection.


In the box that opens, type a password you’ll be able lớn rethành viên, và then type the password again lớn confirm it.

The password’s optional. But if you don’t add a password, anyone can clichồng Stop Protection and edit the document.

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Add or remove protection in your document, workbook, or presentation

Save as read only

Click the Office Button , và then click Save or Save sầu As if you have previously saved the document.

Clichồng Tools.

Cliông xã General Options.

Cliông xã the Read-only recommended check box.

Clichồng OK.

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Save sầu the document. You might need to lớn save it as another file name if you have already named the document.

Remove sầu read only

Clichồng the Office Button , and then clichồng Save or Save sầu As if you have sầu previously saved the document.

Cliông chồng Tools.

Cliông xã General Options.

Clear the Read-only recommended kiểm tra box.

Clichồng OK.

Save sầu the document. You might need lớn save it as another file name if you have sầu already named the document.

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Restrict formatting and editing

The following are the steps for a second method for helping to lớn stop content reviewers from accidentally modifying your document.

On the Review tab, in the Protect group, clichồng Protect Document.

Under Restrict Reviewing Options, cliông xã Restrict Formatting và Editing.

In the Restrict Formatting và Editing task pane, under Formatting restrictions, Editing restrictions, và Start enforcement, make the selections that meet your formatting and editing needs.

Unrestrict formatting & editing

On the Review tab, in the Protect group, click Protect Document.

To clear the check mark, cliông xã Restrict Formatting and Editing under Restrict Reviewing Options.