Protect or Unprotect MS Word Documents using Java

MS Word allows you to protect the DOCX document with various mechanisms. You can set a password that is required to open the document. On the other hand, you can specify the protection levels such as making the document read-only, allowing comments or form fields only, and etc. In this article, you are going to learn how to automate the MS Word protection features in order to protect or unprotect DOCX files in Java-based applications.
November 10, 2020 · 3 min · Usman Aziz