I have some files (Pages, Numbers, etc.) saved in my iCloud Drive.
I wanted to make sure that I don’t change them accidentally, so I locked them as described in Lock a document on Mac
This works as long as im on the same machine, but not when the file is synced to others.
- I create a new Pages document called “MyDocument” on my MacBook and add some content.
- I lock it.
- I open it on my iMac.
- Without any warning or prompt I’m able to edit on my iMac. The lock status is not synced through iCloud.
- Same behavior on my iPhone.
How can I make sure that once I lock a file, it is locked on all other devices that access the same file through the iCloud Drive?
(… or at least for all other macOS devices).
P.S. Im aware that I could create a PDF or some other file format that can’t be edited.
I just want to know how to preserve the lock status through iCloud Drive.
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