Microsoft Word doesn’t allow editing on a Mac

This article provides instructions on how to fix the editing error message "doesn't allow editing on a Mac"

Some Mac users may need to completely remove the application and supporting files before reinstalling from our website.

One of the common error messages is "doesn’t allow editing on a Mac" if they have previously had a different version of Microsoft Office installed on the computer.

Follow the below instructions from the Microsoft Website to uninstall/reinstall Office for Mac