Select Properties ‾‾‾‾‾‾. Properties > Attributes… . If you select “Edit Options to Add or Remove Read Only”, you can change how a file's permissions are handled and also change the properties of existing read-only files. How to Save a PDF as Read Only — Business Insider How to Edit a Read Only PDF in Windows 7 — Business Insider Sept 21, 2022 — If you're looking for a quick tutorial on how to edit a PDF file, check out these tutorials, thanks to Jason Hammer, and How to Delete the Read-Only Attribute, from the Software section (in the “Properties” window) How to Edit a PDF as Read Only — Software Reviews March 14, 2022 — Read-only files can have attributes deleted, if you right-click the file and click Properties. How to Add or Remove Read-Only Attributes from an Excel Workbook- Business Insider April 19, 2022 — You can edit a PDF file so that it cannot be edited by other users by choosing the Edit menu and changing the attribute type from “Not editable” to “Read Only.” How to Edit a PDF file as Read Only — ComputerWorld.