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Unread 28-08-2007, 01:19 PM   #1
AyeshaERA
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Re: Start Enforcing Protection Grayed Out

I'm having the same problem and i'm not in 'design mode'. i've checked
several times. any other suggestions? thanks muchly.

"Proposal Manager" wrote:

> I saw in another post that the trick is to take the document out of "Design
> Mode," which appears on the web tools toolbar. This does work. Thanks for
> the suggestion anyway.
>
> "Cindy M." wrote:
>
> > Hi =?Utf-8?B?UHJvcG9zYWwgTWFuYWdlcg==?=,
> >
> > > I want to protect my document in Word 2003, so I open Tools>Protect Document
> > > and select 1. Formatting restrections and 2. Editing restrictions.
> > >
> > > The third step, Start Enforcement, has a tab that is grayed out, so I cannot
> > > select it and protect the document.
> > >
> > > What must I do to activate the Start Enforcement tab?
> > >

> > 1. The document isn't a mail merge document, is it?
> >
> > 2. If not, display the Forms toolbar. Can you use the padlock on that toolbar
> > to start protection? I've noticed in some forms documents that this will work
> > and, after I've used it once, the buttons in the task pane will also work.
> >
> > Cindy Meister
> > INTER-Solutions, Switzerland
> > http://homepage.swissonline.ch/cindymeister (last update Jun 17 2005)
> > http://www.word.mvps.org
> >
> > This reply is posted in the Newsgroup; please post any follow question or reply
> > in the newsgroup and not by e-mail :-)
> >
> >

 
Unread 28-08-2007, 01:20 PM   #2
Beth Melton
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Re: Start Enforcing Protection Grayed Out

The likely cause is your document is set to a merge document. Display the
Mail Merge toolbar and under Document Type make sure "Normal Word Document"
is selected.

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"AyeshaERA" <AyeshaERA@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>> > > I want to protect my document in Word 2003, so I open Tools>Protect
>> > > Document
>> > > and select 1. Formatting restrections and 2. Editing restrictions.



 
 

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