track changes greyed out

i have a word document and track changes greyed out.
do you know how to fix this?
Hiroyuki TamuraField EngineerAsked:
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lwebberConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The document might also be protected. How to unprotect varies with Word version.
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:

a bit more info might be helpful. E.g. what version of Word?

Check that the document is not Read Only, and if it is, save it as a new, editable file.

cheers, teylyn
Hiroyuki TamuraField EngineerAuthor Commented:
yes, it was protected. thank you.
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