The sharing feature offered by MS Word allows you to share your important documents and files with others in an easy & convenient way. Sometimes, situations occur when you want to maintain the confidentiality of the file and prevent your important documents from being edited by any unauthorized user.
For the reason, MS Word provides you with a brilliant option to make your important files and documents safeguarded from unauthorized access. There are numerous options available to protect your documents from others, but in this article we are discussing on how to lock editing for MS Word documents and below mentioned are the steps that help you to enforce restrictions on your documents:
To begin with, open the MS word document on which you want to restrict editing. Go to the Review tab and click on the option Restrict Editing.
At the right side bar, you will see restricting formatting and editing pane that provides numerous options to restrict editing. Under formatting restrictions enable limit formatting to a selection of styles option. Click settings to configure advance options. This allows you to prevent others from modifying styles and change formatting of the document.
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