Hopefully, someone(s) will respond who will be able to help -
& I hope the response will be on-list, because I'd be interested
in hearing the outcome,
From: Ken Springer <snowsh...@q.com>
Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 9:48 AM
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: Document protection
Sorry for the late reply, anne-ology, I haven't been able to get back to
This is an internal use document only, so once it is finished, there will
be no need to change the document, unless some needed modification is
The fill in fields will be populated with information that changes with
each ticket in our work order system. I'm trying to prevent the form from
becoming mangled unintentionally.
So what I need, as I said in the original post, is a document that will be
"locked", but you can still complete the fields. When that is
accomplished, the file will be marked read only so when it's saved with new
information, a new filename will be required.
On 10/13/16 3:03 PM, anne-ology wrote:
You could add a password which should lock the document;
> then when the receiver reads the document, he should be able to
> copy it to his machine, make any additions & send back to you;
> then you can make the changes to the table & re-send/upload.
> I don't know the details as to how this would work;
> whenever I upload anything, I always click on 'only those with
> the link' can open which keeps prying roving eyes from seeing.
> Hoping this helps to some degree,
> From: Ken Springer <snowsh...@q.com>
> Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 7:11 PM
> Subject: [libreoffice-users] Document protection
> To: email@example.com
> Windows 7 Ultimate
> LO 184.108.40.206
> I've created a document with a simple table. In one column, each cell
> contains a fill in field.
> I want to protect the entire document from changes *except* the fields.
> How can I do this? I haven't found a way up to now.
> Incidentally, the help file for cell protection does not match the program.
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