Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Marking a document as read-only or final
Mark a document as final
1 Click File to display the Info tab of the Backstage view.
2 Click Protect Document and then, on the menu that appears, click
Mark As Final.
3 In the pop-up message box that appears, click OK.
4 The Marked As Final message bar appears below the ribbon when-
ever you open the document. If you need to edit the document,
click the Edit Anyway button on the message bar. When you click
that button, the Final marking and the Read-Only state are turned