Disabling Copy Function

Dec 23, 2008

Is there anyway in excel to make it so that you cannot copy the data off of the spreadsheet, but the user can still do functions, more specifically filters and such.

I've been asked to put it in PDF format, but my spreadsheet becomes useless without the use of filters. It's a check for the copyrights of my company.

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Disabling The Control Drag And Fill Function

Mar 29, 2007

the function I'm referring to is when you have a value in a cell and you hover your mouse cursor over the edge and get the black cross with arrows on all corners. Once you drag the cell into another location, it copies the the data into the other cell.

I need a way to stop this from happening, because this causes reference errors on other sheets when users do this by accident. However, I still need to allow the user to be able to type in that cell, use the autofill option, and the Ctrl+C option. Is there a way to program a macro that can be put in the sheets to do this for specified cells or ranges?

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Disabling Windows (Copy Addin To Addin Folder) Dialog

May 23, 2012

I have an Excel Addin that I deploy as a read-only addin on a server share. I instruct my co-workers to add the Add-In as they would any other Add-In, but I tell the to answer NO to the Windows question "Copy 'AddinName' to the Addins folder for John Doe?".

That way, everyone will be working with the server version of the addin, and any time I want to roll out an updated version I just place a new addin file on the server. The next time the users restart Excel, the new version is loaded.

Except users never follow directions and some of them click the default 'Yes' when asked and get a local copy of the addin and never receive updated versions of the addin.

How do I disable the "Copy Addin" question completely? I don't want to depend on the user. I know this is possible because I have this 3rd party addin that we use that is installed from c:Program Files and it just stays there and you're never asked to copy the addin when you install it in Excel.

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Excel 2010 :: VBA Sheets Copy Function Works But Then Jumps To Beginning Of Function

Apr 8, 2014

I'm having trouble using the worksheet copy command in a VBA subroutine. I have the following line in my code:

[Code] ........

When I step through my code and execute this line, the sheet is copied as expected and put in the correct place, but then instead of the next line of code being highlighted, the pointer jumps to the first line of a function (in a different module) in my code.

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Disabling A COM Add-In

Feb 26, 2010

Is there a way using VBA that will allow me to disable a COM Add-in when I open a workbook without me (or the user) going through the steps to remove it first.

The reason for my asking is this: We have installed SAS Add-in 2.1 to Excel 2007. So this brings up SAS under the Add-Ins tab. But then when my program executes and it sees I use command bars, it adds my command bars under the SAS menu. I am trying to make the interface as clean as possible for the user, so they only see my command bars or menus.

Also, if we were to install the SAS Add-in 4.2 to Excel 2007, I have read in a SAS paper that SAS Add-in 4.2 creates its owe tab on the ribbon instead of inside the Add-in tab. So I would be able to use xml to make the SAS tab visible="false".

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Disabling Alt+f11

Apr 12, 2007

Is there a way to disable alt+f11

I will only disable it if the file is opened as read only
and I will enable it on before_close.

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Disabling 'mailto'

Oct 13, 2008

I am just using a simple sheet to keep track of email addresses. Every time I enter an email address it automatically creates it as a hyperlink/mailto function. So if I click on the cell, it will create a new email via outlook addressed to that person.

This is driving me nuts! I have a few thousand emails, mostly copied from other people's sheets, and 90% of them are set like this. Is there a fast way I can disable this function so that every cell is just text?

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Disabling Functions

Jul 5, 2006

is there any way of disabling the following functions:

adjusting the size of the horizontal scroll bar;
being able to scroll to the right to search for tabs covered by the scroll bar

the reason being I want to have a few sheet tabs hidden but still be able to see the data on the sheet if a button taking you to the sheet is clicked

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Disabling The F9 Calculation Key

Mar 28, 2007

Private Sub cmdCalculate_Click()
With Application
.Calculation = xlAutomatic
.MaxChange = 0.001
End With
ActiveWorkbook.PrecisionAsDisplayed = False
End Sub

Is there a way to disable the F9 Calc key and get a user to hit this command button?
Right now this code does not work. I do have Calculation set to Manual so it is disabled in the worksheet.

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Disabling Auto Calculate For Others?

Jan 22, 2009

I'm working on a workbook that has alot of calculations in it, on a pretty slow PC (Work-related), so auto-calculate is casuing crashing, so what I've done with this sheet is disabled auto-calculate and added a macro to calculate each sheet indiviually instead, which avoids the crashing (The last sheet still takes a minute and a half to process but thats ok I guess).

My worry is, when this workbook does the rounds, peoples excel will already have autocalculate on, and will crash it themselves. Is there anyway I can ensure that the sheet turns atuocalculate on or, failing that, does anyone have any ideas on how to help the issue?

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Disabling Scrolling In 2007

Dec 18, 2009

I'm looking to disable the horizontal and vertical scrolling in 1 worksheet

Am i able to do this?

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Disabling Frames By Content

Jan 25, 2010

I have a UserForm with lots of controls divided by multiple frames. (163 controls over 19 frames). The same UserForm will be collecting multiple sets of data but the first set is a "master" set. Anything entered in the master set will auto fill in subsequent sets.

What I need is a way of preventing the user from changing any options that were input in the master set in subsequent sets. ie, If I entered info into Frame1 of the master set it would show up the next time I opened the UserForm (I have this part), but I would not be able to interact with it (this is what I need).

Since I'm already pre-populating subsequent sets with the master info, my first thought is to loop through each frame testing for input and if so setting Enabled = False, but I'm not sure how to do the loop/test. Is there a way to set up a "For Each Frame in UserForm" statement? Also, the controls in each Frame could be TextBox, OptionButton, and/or CheckBox. (sometimes more than one type in the same Frame)

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VBA For Conditional Checkbox Disabling

Nov 8, 2013

I have a userform with one combo box and one check box. Using the below script I am attempting to disable the check box as soon as a selection from the drop down option of the combobox is made. The combo box drop down menu starts with a blank. What I am finding is that even if the blank option is selected then this disables the checkbox prematurely. Ideally the checkbox should only disable if a non-blank option from the combo box drop down menu has been selected.

What I would like to have as end-result is that the blank option from the drop down menu in the combo box can also enable the check box again if a selection from the drop down menu has been chosen but then reverted again.

Private Sub ComboBox1_Change()
Select Case CheckBox1.Value
Case True: ComboBox1.Enabled = True
Case False: CheckBox1.Enabled = False
End Select
End Sub

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Disabling All Ribbon Commands

Jan 9, 2014

I have a template sheet where the only thing the user need to do is fill in all the appropriate cells and the click the button that says SAVE to save the file to the right folder and file name.

I want to Grey out the ribbon completely so that user can even change the font or any thing else for that matter. The sheet and workbook is protected. Need a way to stop any unwanted tinkering.

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Disabling Auto-Filter In VB?

Mar 26, 2004

I ran into a problem with one of my macros the other day. It processes several data files given to us each week. This week, one of the files had Auto-Filter enabled. I had to manually disable auto-filter, and re-run my macro.

I tried recording this action, but wasn't able to. Is there a way to disable/enable Auto-Filter with VB?

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Disabling Macros Not Working

Jun 1, 2008

I have a workbook which adds command bar named "Upload Processing" to Excel application if you open it.

The weirdest thing is, it hasn't got any macro stored anywhere or at least I can't see it anywhere (Alt+F11).

Note: Don't forget to use application.commandbars("Upload Processing").delete command from VBEditor to get rid of this newly added command bar when you are trialing.

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Disabling Macro When Condition Met

Dec 5, 2009

I have recorded a simple macro that refreshes a set of random data in my sheet everytime I click on the button I made.
When I see a zero in one of the cells I know to stop refreshing. The thing is, I click on the button quite rapidly and sometimes miss the zero. I need to click on this button quite quickly so slowing down isnt an option!
What I need is for excel to stop that button operation when it sees a zero in one of the cells.

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Disabling Of Workbook Maximization

Oct 12, 2006

How to disable by code Maximization of Workbook?

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Disabling Control Causes Crash

Jan 8, 2007

I'm working with Excel 2000 on Windows XP machines. I have the following

Private Sub soInputBox_KeyDown(ByVal KeyCode As MSForms.ReturnInteger, ByVal Shift As Integer)
If KeyCode = vbKeyReturn Then
PushScreenUpdateState False
Worksheets("Main Screen").Activate
End If
End Sub

Private Sub loadAllData()
soInputBox.Enabled = False
End Sub

The idea is this: the user can either type the value into the text box (soInputBox) and then click a button, or type the value into the box and then hit enter. They will both do the same thing; set in motion all the functions that load a bunch of data, etc.The code for the event handler for hitting enter is shown above. Inside of the loadAllData function, I disable the text box. What seems to be happening is that after the soInputBox_KeyDown function exits, Excel crashes. If I comment out the line to disable the text box, Excel doesn't crash. My question is this: is this a known problem, and is there a known workaround? I would like it so that the text box is disabled so that the value that was input cannot be changed accidentally during the rest of the programs execution, so if there's a way to change the control to be unmodifiable instead of disabling it that would be a reasonable alternative.

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Disabling Command Buttons In A Spreadsheet

Jul 8, 2013

I have 3 cpmmandbuttons in a spreadhseet named "Controls" . viz

Trim and Edit Base DataCreateReportArchive

They are always run in the same order.

My Aim is to disable and gray out the Archive button once its assigned macro is run(by clicking it) so that it activates only next time that the workbook is opened.

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Disabling Arrow Keys For InputBox

Jan 8, 2009

I noticed the arrow keys will move the active cell while I have an inputbox active. This will be an issue for my users, I need them to key in data only.

Is there a command that will disable the arrow keys while the users enter the requested data?

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Conditional Grey-out And Disabling Of Cells

Oct 1, 2008

I need to find a way to do conditional formatting and disabling of a cell based on a value from another cell. For instance if A1=X,Y, or Z, then B1 will get grayed out and cell entry will be disabled. This is so that when skimming over the sheet, you can tell what cells in row B you need to put info in still, and if it's grayed you'll know you don't have to put anything there (and it won't let you).

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Disabling Macros Will Close Workbook

Apr 3, 2007

First of I have a workbook, that runs several macros. All works fine. However I need to better secure the workbook. I realize that there is no guarantee on the security with excel but am hoping for something to solve the problem stated below.

When a user (with high security settings) opens the workbook in question, I would like the workbook to CLOSE out if the user chooses to disable macros when the asked by excel.

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Disabling Private Sub Macro Temporarily

Jul 12, 2007

How do disable Private Sub Macro

I have a private sub macro for Sheet1 as shown below

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Target.Address "$B$2$" Then Sheets("Start").Select
Exit Sub
End Sub

And I have another macro (call ADDNumLine) that add additional data to the Sheet1. How do I temporally disable the Private Sub above when executing Macro AddNumLine?

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Jul 19, 2007

How do I diable the "Delete Sheet" so user can not delete any sheets

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Disabling Pivot Table Features

Nov 8, 2007

I am using the following code to restrict what users are able to do with a Pivot Table I have designed:

Sub Workbook_Open()

Dim pf As PivotField
With ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1)
.EnableWizard = False
.EnableDrilldown = False
.EnableFieldList = False
.EnableFieldDialog = False
.PivotCache.EnableRefresh = False
For Each pf In .PivotFields
With pf
.DragToPage = False
.DragToRow = False
.DragToColumn = False
.DragToData = False
.DragToHide = False
End With
Next pf
End With

End Sub

However, I am getting a Run-time error with the 'For Each pf In .PivotFields' section after it has looped through all the Fields in my Pivot Table.

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Disabling End Statement During OnChange Event

Mar 25, 2009

I am writing an XLA in XL2002 which will act on a number of legacy and new spreadsheets. During the execution of the XLA I set cell values.

i.e. m_rRange.Cells(j, i).Value = m_sInVal(j, matchIndex)

This then triggers the onChange event of the worksheet. Unfortunately, for one of the spreadsheets that this needs to work with, this causes an error. The error is trapped within the spreadsheet itself but the sub End is called which halts all VBA code execution.

My problem is that the XLA has not finished working and gets terminated early. I cannot capture this using an onError statement as it is never triggered (the spreadsheet code stops the execution and control never returns to the XLA).

I can disable the events using Application.EnableEvents but this means that none of the onChange events are called which is also not desirable.

So my question is: is there any way of disabling the termination of code using the End() statement, or of detecting when it happens to stop it?

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Conditional Disabling Of ActiveX Controls

Feb 28, 2010

I want to do disable certain ActiveX toggles depending on the value of a specific cell; this cell can contain more than one value that should disable that control. the logic works as follows:

IF Cell="A" THEN Toggle 1=Disabled AND Toggle 2=Disabled AND Toggle 3=Disabled AND Toggle 4=Disabled AND Toggle 5-Disabled

IF Cell="B" THEN Toggle 1=Ensabled AND Toggle 2=Enabled AND Toggle 3=Disabled AND Toggle 4=Disabled AND Toggle 5-Disabled

IF Cell="C" THEN Toggle 1=Enabled AND Toggle 2=Enabled AND Toggle 3=Enabled AND Toggle 4=Disabled AND Toggle 5-Disabled

IF Cell="D" OR Cell="E" THEN Toggle 1=Disabled AND Toggle 2=Enabled AND Toggle 3=Enabled AND Toggle 4=Enabled AND Toggle 5-Enabled

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Temporary Disabling Of Workbook Event

Jul 13, 2006

I have a workbook change event that when fired checks criteria to see that the sheet is complete. If not complete, the user must complete information on the sheet before continuing. The problem is that some of the "stuff" the user must do requires macros that fire and gain access to other sheets. Thus the "trap" I have set to restrict the user to just the one sheet has backfired on me restricting the user to just the one sheet. Is there a way that the workbook change event (or any other workbook event) be temporarily disabled until activated again?

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Disabling A Macro If The Outcome Of It Already Exists

Jul 25, 2006

I have a macro implemented in my worksheet which plots graphs. When you press it, it plots a graph.

What i would like it to also do is:
(a) create a tab name which states Graph_1.45 {last bit is whatever the name of the data worksheet is}. - so for example i will eventually have 20 worksheets of data of the same form as the attachment. Each will have the option of the graph. So each will haveits own name, by pressing the graph button the name thatis given is Graph_"whatever the tab sheet of data's name is".

(b) Now the problem is if a user forgets to delete the worksheet it comes up with an error. Is there a way by which if the graph already exists the macro comes up with a message "Graph already exists" and gives an option to delete that graph and plot nbew one?

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