Mark as Final


Mark a workbook as final in Excel to indicate that this is the final version of your workbook. Only use this feature to discourage editing. Users can still edit the workbook.

1. Open a workbook.

2. On the File tab, click Info.

3. Click Protect Workbook, Mark as Final.

Mark as Final in Excel

4. Click OK.

Workbook will be Marked as Final and Saved


Edit Anyway

Note: users can still edit the workbook by clicking on Edit Anyway. Also notice the Marked as Final icon in the status bar.