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Chapter 4. Managing Your Files and Folders > Protecting Sensitive Files

Protecting Sensitive Files

With the advent of flexible work hours and job-sharing, you may have to share your computer with a co-worker. Or, if someone else has rights to your folders on the network, you may want to protect sensitive files.

There are two levels of securityin WordPerfect: read-only and password-protected. If you specify a file as read-only, someone else can open the file, but he or she can’t save it back under the original name. In other words, the person can’t save any changes to the file. The drawback to this approach is that a savvy user could modify the properties for a file and remove the read-only attribute. Follow these steps to specify a file as read-only:


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