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How can I create a Word document as read-only


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simz

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Hi,

I recieved an email with a word attachment. When I opened this it read the following 'This document cannot be edited because it contains a read-only embedded font'. The save button was greyed out as well.

I would like to create documents such as the above but have no idea how too! Can somebody help please! I know you can right click the document and go to properties and then click read-only. However when you open this the save button is not greyed out. Another option I have is to installed adobe acrobat and convert to pdfs. However is there any way I can do this from word only. Will it be a microsoft paid services?
Any help appreciated.

Thanks

Simz
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While the doc is open go to tools and down to protect document, then the protect document window will pop up on the side of your document and pick the type of restrictions you want to place on the doc, click on start enforcement and you are on your way. have fun.
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Will the opposite work...I receive a read only document, and I want to take off that restriction...?
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