Office Word software has been around for a long time and as technology develops, Microsoft also integrates the necessary security features for the text files you create to avoid unauthorized access and leakage of important user information.
Excel file security as well as Word
Secure Word files, set word file password 2013, 2010, 2007
In the article below, Software will guide on Word 2013
Method 1: Limit the editing of word file content
Step 1: Go to File > Info > Protect Document > Mark as final:
Step 2: In the window that appears, select OK:
In the next window that appears, select OK:
You have now saved your word file as [Read Only]. If you still want to edit your word file, click Edit Anyway and proceed to edit the file:
Then repeat the steps above to save the file as Read Only.
Method 2: You set a password for the word file
Step 1 : Go to File > Info > Protect Document > Encrypt with Pasword:
Step 2 : You proceed to enter the password for the word file twice:
After entering the password for the word file, you save the word file and you have set a password for your word file. From now on, to open this word file, the opener will have to enter the correct password to open this word file:
Method 3: Create an editable form for a word file
Step 1 : Go to File > Option and then go to the Customize Ribbon tab and check the Developer section as shown:
Step 2 : Go to File > Info > Protect Document > Restrict Access:
Step 3 : Check Allow only this type of editing in the document and select Filling in forms. Then click Yes, Start Enforcing Protection as shown:
In the table that appears, you enter the password protection 2 times for the word file:
From now on when you send this file to someone else, they will only have to edit the information in the form you provided, and if they want to edit other content, they must have a password to enter.
To disable this protection mode, you just need to click on the Stop Protection button and enter the password protection that you entered earlier of this word file:
So you know the ways to secure Word 2013. With these security features, your word files will be more securely protected and will limit the leakage of important information, especially when you share your computer with others. In addition, you can refer to