ReadOnlyRecommended Property
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Document.ReadOnlyRecommended Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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True if Microsoft Word displays a message box whenever a user opens the document, suggesting that it be opened as read-only. Read/write Boolean.

expression .ReadOnlyRecommended

expression A variable that represents a Document object.

This example sets Word to suggest, when it is opening the document, that the document be opened as read-only.

ActiveDocument.ReadOnlyRecommended = True
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