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MS Office User Guide

1. Instructions for inserting fields into a MS Office Word 2010 document.

This instruction describes the actions that the user must perform to insert so-called "fields" in the MS Office Word 2010 document. Fields are those parts of the document that can be changed when you install a document protection such as "Filling in forms".

To insert a field in the MS Office Word 2010 document, place the cursor at the location of the document into which you want to insert the field. Then go to the Developer tab of the top menu.

If there is no such tab in the menu, you need to add it by right-clicking on the menu and selecting "Customize the Ribbon" from the context menu. In the opened window on the right side, tick the "Developer" field:

 

2. Instructions for protecting the Word document from copying and changes (the ability to change only the fields).

 

This instruction describes the actions that the user must perform to establish the protection of a document such as "Filling in forms". With this method of protection, it will not be possible to select, copy, and modify the text of the document, except for the fields inserted in section 1.

  To protect the document "Filling in forms", go to the Developer tab and select Restrict Editing in the Protect section

 The Restrict formatting and editing panel appears to the right. Set in section 2. Limitations on editing the flag in the frame. Enable only this type of editing in the document and select the Fill form from the drop-down list below. To activate the protection, click Yes, Start Enforcing Protection.

After pressing the security activation button, the password input window will appear on the screen to protect the document. Enter the password in the Enter new password (optional) field in this window and confirm the correct password set by entering the same password in the Reenter password to confirm field. Then press OK. Protection of a document such as "Filling in forms" is installed.

The ability to protect the document from copying and changes (Section Protect) is also contained in the Review tab.

3. Instructions for the protection of the Excel document.
This instruction describes the actions that the user must perform to set the protection of the Excel document from changes and copying.
Select the sheet that you want to protect, on the top menu of Excel, click the Review tab and select Protect Sheet:
 
To completely protect the sheet, including selecting and copying the contents of the cells, uncheck all the flags in the Protect Sheet window that opens, enter the password in the Password to unprotect sheet and click OK.
 
Sheet protection is installed. To set protection for other sheets of the document, select the sheet that you want to protect and perform the above operations for this sheet.
To unprotect the sheet in the top menu, go to the Review tab and select Unprotect Sheet. In the window that appears, enter the password previously set for this sheet and click OK: