how to make a file read only in Excel

Q134. After several iterations, I have finalized my WorkBook - how do I make it Read-only from then on to prevent further edits?

To do it in Excel, here is the answer:

a) Click on "Info" under "File". Click on "Mark as Final" under "Protect WorkBook".

excel how to make a file read only

b) Click on "OK" in the pop up message indicating "This WorkBook will be marked as final and then saved." The WorkBook is now "Read-Only".

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