Make A Word Document Read-Only In Word 2003

If you have word documents that you want others to be able to view, but not change, you can make those particular documents read-only. Word 2003 makes this very simple to do.

  1. Open the document that you want to mark as read-only.
  2. From the File menu, click Save as.
  3. Within the Save As dialog box, click Security Options from the Tools menu.
  4. The Password to Modify window will appear. Enter a password to secure the document.
  5. Re-enter the password when prompted.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Save.