Protect the form template

Protect the form template to prevent users from entering design mode to modify the text and layout of the form template.

Start document protection

  1. Choose Tools > Protect Document.
  2. In the Protect Document task pane, select Prevent users from entering 'design mode' on this form, and then click Start Protection.
  3. In the Start Enforcing Protection dialog box, enter and confirm a password.
  4. Click OK.

Stop document protection

If a form template is protected, you must stop protection before you can enter design mode and modify the design of the template.

  1. Choose Tools > Protect Document.
  2. In the Protect Document task pane, click Stop Protection.
  3. In the Stop Protection dialog box, enter your password.
  4. Click OK.
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