Removing libreoffice write protection
2018-03-05 - How to remove libreoffice write protection on a document
Sometimes you have to edit a corporate document which vim cannot really open for edition and you are dumbstruck as to why the software won’t just let you make your changes without jumping through hoops.
You can choose to ignore write-protection by setting
Tools > Options > libreOffice Writer > Formatting Aids > Protected Areas > Ignore protection. Yes, so much menu nesting for something so stupid!