How To: Lock files and folders in Mac OS X

Lock files and folders in Mac OS X

Want to make sure that a document isn't accidentally edited or overwritten? It's easy; you just need to lock the file. All you need to do is right-click on the file, expand its general information, and check the Locked box. For a video walkthrough of the file locking process in Mac OS X, watch this video lesson from Apple.

Want to master Microsoft Excel and take your work-from-home job prospects to the next level? Jump-start your career with our Premium A-to-Z Microsoft Excel Training Bundle from the new Gadget Hacks Shop and get lifetime access to more than 40 hours of Basic to Advanced instruction on functions, formula, tools, and more.

Buy Now (97% off) >

Our Best Phone Hacks

Gadget Hacks' tips — delivered daily.

Be the First to Comment

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest