Learn about removing the Mark as Final option for files in PowerPoint 2013.
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
OS: Microsoft 7 and higher
Have you ever received a presentation that doesn't allow you to make any changes? That could be a
password protected presentation. Or, it could have
been Marked as Final. Fortunately,
Mark as Final is more of an administrative tool than a security tool -- it's purpose is to make others aware that the
author of the presentation doesn't want others editing this work. First of all you need to make sure that a presentation indeed has a
Mark as Final attribute applied. To do that, check at the lower left area of the
Status Bar at the bottom of the
PowerPoint Interface. You should see the
Mark as Final icon, as shown in Figure 1 (highlighted in red).
Figure 1: Mark as Final icon
In the following steps learn more about removing the Mark as Final option applied to a presentation in PowerPoint 2013:
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