Protecting Cells in a OpenOffice.org Writer Table

You can protect the contents of individual cells of a OpenOffice.org Writer text table from changes.

 

Turning on protection

Place the cursor in a cell or select cells. Right-click to open the context menu, then choose Cell -> Protect.

Turning off protection

Place the cursor in the cell or select the cells. First, if necessary, choose Tools -> Options -> OpenOffice.org Writer -> "Formatting Aids" and mark "Cursor in protected areas" -> Enable. Then right-click the cell to open the context menu, choose Cell -> Unprotect.

Select the table in the Navigator, open the context menu and select Table -> Unprotect.

Use Shift+Ctrl+T to remove protection for the entire current table or all selected tables

 

Writer Password Recovery immediately removes this protection and allows you to set a new password.

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