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What if the contents of word are locked and cannot be edited and copied

2018-04-12 19:12:18

word is one of the commonly used office software, powerful and easy to use; One of the functions of word is to lock the content, after locking the word content can not be edited, can not copy and paste operations, so when word is locked, how to unlock it? Here is a detailed introduction to word locking and unlocking methods.

Tools/Materials
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computer

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Windows: Windows 10 Pro

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word version: 2010

Methods/Steps
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Before unlocking word lock, we first understand how to lock word, know how to lock, unlocking will be a piece of cake. First open the word document, at this point the word document is editable, and then we need to lock the word

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In the open word interface, click "Development Tools" > "Limit editing"

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Then in the Restricted Formatting and editing window, check "Restrict formatting of selected styles" under Format Settings, check "Only allow this type of editing in the document" > "Do not allow any changes (read-only)" under editing restrictions, check "Everyone" under exceptions, and finally click "Yes, enable mandatory protection".

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There are two protection methods: 1, password protection 2, user verification We take password protection as an example, enter the password and click OK. tips: The password can be set by yourself

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We will see that the word content can not be edited at this time, nor can it be copied and other operations

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This page is based on experience

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Next, I'll show you how to unlock this word document. Double-click to reopen this word and click "Developer Tools" > "Limit Editing" > "Stop Protection"

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Then in the pop-up interface, enter the password, click "OK", at this time the word content right can be edited, you can also copy and paste operations.

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tips: Password Protection Lock and User Authentication Lock, the unlocking methods are different, but the operation methods are basically the same.

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Unlock method summary: Open word> Development Tools > Limit Editing > Stop Protection

Matters needing attention

Back up files before operation to avoid file loss.

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