Section.ProtectedForForms property

True if the section is protected for forms. When a section is protected for forms, users can select and modify text only in form fields in Microsoft Word.

public bool ProtectedForForms { get; set; }


Shows how to turn off protection for a section.

Document doc = new Document();

DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
builder.Writeln("Section 1. Hello world!");

builder.Writeln("Section 2. Hello again!");
builder.Write("Please enter text here: ");
builder.InsertTextInput("TextInput1", TextFormFieldType.Regular, "", "Placeholder text", 0);

// Apply write protection to every section in the document.

// Turn off write protection for the first section.
doc.Sections[0].ProtectedForForms = false;

// In this output document, we will be able to edit the first section freely,
// and we will only be able to edit the contents of the form field in the second section.
doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Section.Protect.docx");

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