If you are using EDraw Office Component, you can set the Read-Only property for the opened MS Word and MS Excel.
You needn’t do the office automation by yourself. Only call the “ProtectDocument” method in the component.
[id(55), helpstring("Protects the opened file from modification for Word and Excel. Read Only.")]
boolean ProtectDocument([in, optional] VARIANT Password);
The method will provent anybody to edit the document again. Include to copy or paste the content. It’s very helpful in the online document management system.