Reasons why a document cannot be changed

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When you open a document, you cannot change the content,

and some menu items are disabled. This page introduces five possible

reasons for this.

  • The file that you open is read-only. You can see the words (read-only) on the title bar of the document.
  • The containing directory of the file is read-only.
  • The file is opened or accessed by other applications. Make sure the document is not currently opened in another application, such as Lotus® Symphony™ or Microsoft Office.
  • Part of the document that you edit is protected. Check with the following steps:
    1. Click Format > Sections.
    2. Make sure the Protected check box is not selected.
      D section protect.jpg
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