The portions of your file are protected. Enter the password and hit OK. I had the same message displaying, but only for one document.
Free Trial Secure Download. Members can enroll in this course at no extra cost. The document should now be unlocked for it to be modified and you can test it for yourself by adding a new line or removing an existing line from the document.
You can also read the related articles and leave a comment as below. All rights Reserved. August 15, 2017 11: In Reduced Functionality mode, your software behaves similarly to a viewer. You can also lock specific segments of the Word file as well for which there is another procedure which we shall describe too.
Brian Pierce Photographer Commented: The document is protected. How to unlock selection on Microsoft Word 2013, any suggestions would be grateful?
Step 1. Thus, this was the right way of locking a file. There are many possible reasons for this problem, such as the documents is marked as final, the file is protected or your Office 2013 has not been activated.
Use A Product Key to Activate the MS Word 2016 App If you have been using the trial version of Microsoft Word 2016 on your computer and the evaluation period is now over, you will need to buy a product key to unlock selection and edit your documents.
The file is unlocked and can be used. Microsoft Word 2016 enables users to prevent others from editing selected parts of a document or the whole document. The other thing it could be that I can think of is that the document is protected.