Is it possible to disable all Excel functions? not as in disable calculation, but actually make Excel's standard functions not available in a workbook.
My reason for wondering if this is possible is that I would like to write UDFs that perform special actions in addition to the typical Excel functions, but give them the same name as their Excel counterparts... essentially create polymorphisms / overloaded Excel functions.
I have the code that accompanies the attached spreadsheet model that locks the copy, paste, cut, double click and so on, with the right mouse button and shortcut keys, however, the toolbar excel these functions still remain active. How well I block access to the toolbar.
Every time I type a number too large for a column, Excel resizes that column. This is definitively not what I want to do. I googled a lot and looked at all options, but I could not find a way to stop this behaviour.
how to disable any Autofit initiave from Excel 2010?
I Have a spreadsheet in which data is spreading into column A-Z. I would like to disable copy, paste, ^V,^R,^C, ^D for certain columns (Q-U) of the workbook so that user is forced to enter data manually on these columns.
Currently I am working on a workbook where I am using a Save As VBA to create a folder and rename the file. The following code seems to be working fine so far with Excel 2007. Is there a way to confirm that it will work with all other versions of Excel and that my DesktopFolderPath String will work on all users machines?
In addition to these concerns, I am trying to avoid any Runtime Errors and currently, the Compatability Alert is the only thing I can see that is creating one. When it displays, in the event the user is unsure what to do, as most of our field staff is, and they select "Cancel" it displays the error Run Time Error.jpg. Can the Compatibility Alert be disabled? If so where do i add it in my code.
I am using excel 2010. When I click on cells on one column, something like text box will pop up with information related to that column. How can I get rid of this text box. How to disable this text box which I think it has a link between the text box and cells on that column.
Is it possible to disable Import Data Dialog box in Excel 2010? I have a web query file. I want to copy its content and paste in a new worksheet under an existing workbook. I have a macro which does that but I get Import Data dialog box when I tried to paste the copied content from test.iqy file to new sheet. The dialog box has
Select how you want to view this data in your workbook? By default Table is selected, which is fine.
Where do you want to put the data? By default New workbook is selected. I want to have Existing worksheet selected by default.
Is there a way to set these requirements into vba code and make this dialog box not appear at all?
We're setting up a test for candidates in an Excel 2010 workbook and want to get a sense of their native ability to spell. We'd like to disable spell check for the entire workbook. I've looked in Options>Proofing, even tried removing the dictionary, but haven't found a way to completely disable spell check from working. Is it possible to achieve? We'd settle for being able to disable spelling within a textbox.
I am using Excel 2013. I have a spreadsheet that has a lot of very tall cells. When I use the scrollbar to scroll to certain parts of the spreadsheet it will automatically scroll up or down to the top of a cell. So if I want to view the middle of two tall cells that take up the whole screen it will automatically scroll up to the top of the highest cell that I'm currently viewing.
I just want to be able to scroll to where I want to scroll without Excel moving me up or down. I've tried to find answers on message boards but no luck.
I've just inherited a load of Excel files I need to continue using, but my predecessor has done something that disables the middle-click scroll ability.
I can still scroll up and down by turning the wheel, but I want to be able to click it and scroll in all directions at speed - I didn't realise how much I used this until I couldn't. Can't see anything in the VBA sheet properties, and they are all .xlsx files. Nothing leaps out of the settings either. If I create a new file or a file of mine within the same session, they work fine.
Whenever she clicks on a cell, the cell to the right of it is also selected. When she tries using tab to move to a new cell, she can only move between the two selected cells. Same with using the enter key. As such, it is extremely difficult for her to modify only one cell, since she always has two selected.
The F8 key, as well as Ctrl+F8. However, pressing the F8 key only adds more cells to the autoselection, and Ctrl+F8 allows her to select one cell, but also highlights the cells around it, and when we tried to select other cells, every cell we clicked stayed highlighted.
Additionally, sometimes when she clicks a cell, it will just select that one cell. Click it again, and the problem is back. I haven't been able to determine any patterns to this behavior, and I know there is no problem with the input (the keyboard and mouse are standard-issue in our lab, and we keep them well maintained).
Is there a way to disable 'Save as PDF or XPS' with the macro? I have tried disabling 'Save as' with the below VBA code but it does not disable 'Save as PDF or XPS'.
VB: Private Sub Workbook_BeforeSave(ByVal SaveAsUI As Boolean, Cancel As Boolean) If SaveAsUI Then MsgBox "Save As is disabled", vbInformation Cancel = True End If End Sub
Also I have a macro which saves the excel report in a PDF format with 'Save as PDF or XPS' utility. I would like to enable 'Save as PDF or XPS' when this macro is started and again disable 'Save as PDF or XPS' when this macro stops.
Excel 2003 - VBA - How do you detect when a row has been deleted in VBA? Better yet, how do you detect when a row is about to be deleted? I also would like to know the row number. I do not see an event handler that will inform me of the "Delete" event.
I need to disable cut and drag only in a workbook. The idea is to avoid formula reference errors when unlocked cells are cut and pasted or dragged. I can find many macros online but none that do only these two things.
I am looking for a way that I can ensure that Zero Values are never shown, either when you open a new workbook or open a new window. Preferable, one which I can install for any user who needs this. (such as via Book.XLA I think) but AutoExec is fine as long as it is alwys loaded.
I've got an excel sheet from a guy at work who decided to lock the entire document down so I can't do anything with it. Virtually all the ribbon options are greyed out, there isn't anything locking it in the code, I've tried checking the save as "read-only" option and it's not there. How I can actually save this is editable? I've looked in windows explorer and it's not read-only in there either. I tried save-as and even tried making it an XLS instead of an XLSM and it still won't let me edit it