Using Protect Document feature in Word 2003.


Using Protect Document feature in Word 2003.

Postby TWlrZQ » Wed, 28 Sep 2005 21:31:04 GMT

I had a user ask me about how to protect her Word documents so that other 
users couldn't edit them so I showed her how to use Protect Document in Word 
2003 which works great.  

My question is if you send a user a word document that uses Office XP, 2000 
or 97 will this Protect Document feature still work being that the other user 
has a previous version of Office?

Re: Using Protect Document feature in Word 2003.

Postby Charles Kenyon » Wed, 28 Sep 2005 21:45:49 GMT

Yes, and no. The user of previous versions of Word will not be able to make 
any changes in the document. That is, feature by feature protection is not 
enabled in the previous versions.
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Re: Using Protect Document feature in Word 2003.

Postby TWlrZQ » Wed, 28 Sep 2005 21:52:03 GMT

Thanks for the quick reply.

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