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How to remove the Read only attribute?

The File ▸ Properties ▸ Security [tab] menu allows you to force a file to open in read-only mode.

However when you open such a protected document, the File ▸ Properties ▸ Security [tab] menu is not available.

To go back to unlock the document, click on the Edit File button on the Standard Toolbar.

LibreOffice Writer in Read Only mode
Edit Document button

The title bar still displays (Read Only) until the first modification is done in the document. The File ▸ Properties ▸ Security [tab] is immediately available again.