Protecting And Unprotecting A Sheet

Oct 2, 2008

I want to run a macro that puts information from one sheet into another. The destination sheet is protected so I want to unprotect the sheet, do the copy and pasting then reprotect the sheet. The sheet has a password and I can't work out how to put that into the macro. It works fine without a password.

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Protecting And Unprotecting With VBA

Feb 6, 2010

I have created a form that allows users to input data to an excel sheet, and also will enable users to view the data once they are done.

Is there a way to unprotect the sheet using VBA so that the data can be written, and then protecting once the data has been input?

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Unprotecting And Protecting Sheets

Nov 18, 2008

I currently have set up two macros that will unprotect and protect all sheets. When I run the macro I noticed that it will not unprotect the sheets that have been set as a new sheet for the chart (the chart is not a object in a sheet it is a sheet all by itself) Can anyone tell me where I have gone wrong?

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Using VBA: Protecting And Unprotecting A Workbook

Feb 8, 2010

i would like the user to be able to unprotect the workbook via clicking a button. this button would first ask the user for a password before unprotecting the workbook.

how can i code this through VBA?

i already built the following VBA ...

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Jul 21, 2014

I have a workbook which contains 52 worksheets, all of which need protecting. Is there a way of protecting / unprotecting all these worksheets without having to enter my password on each separate sheet?

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Insert A Comment Without Unprotecting Sheet

Sep 28, 2007

scenario: sheet & work book are protected to users; however need them to sometimes insert a comment to this sheet.

all columns/rows are locked except columns K, R, Y and every 7th column thru CJ (rows are from 4 - 100).

how do I enable a user to insert a comment without unprotecting sheet / WB? note: there's no pattern, it could be any cell within aforementioned columns.

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Mar 24, 2008

I have a Sheet with some Macro Buttons for the boss to use.
How can I protect the sheet from any Data Entry changes, but still allow the Buttons to be used?

I tried a few scenarios and in all, the Buttons can't be used.

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Jul 30, 2009

I have a sheet and want users to be able to type in a set of cells but not able to move the cell how do i do this?

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Mar 26, 2007

I have a workbook with particular worksheets that should never be deleted. If they are deleted by the user the workbook will become unusable.

The users need the freedom to edit data within the sheets (so protecting them is not an option), however, I need to restrict this freedom so that they cannot under any circumstance delete the sheet. Is there such code that I could use in the worksheet code to stop this?

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Dec 6, 2006

way of protecting a very hidden sheet, I will still need to open the sheet myself everytime I use the program. The only person to open this very hidden sheet is myself.

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Dec 20, 2008

I am going to use Excel sheets as computer exam forms. What I need to know is: Is there a way of protecting parts of an excel worksheet from alteration? I want a sheet that will accept answers in specific areas only, and will not accept entries or alterations in other areas.

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Macro For Protecting A Sheet

Dec 23, 2009

Excel 2002

I have a sheet that has some cells already protected by a password. I want another person to be able to make changes to the unprotected cells and then be able to push a button (macro) that will then unlock the sheet activesheet.unprotect ("mypassword"), change all the cells to "locked" and then have the protect sheet window pop open so that they can type in their own password and save it. Is that possible?

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Security - Protecting A Paticular Sheet Only

Jan 7, 2009

i have produced a spreedsheet on ms excel.

On sheet 2 is all of the information and tables etc.. for example prices and information for the combo boxes an such...i need to protect this sheet so no one can change anything on it

the problem is when i do so, and go back onto sheet 1 and say tick a checkbox or select something from the combo box is doesnt allow me to, the protection message comes up

i dont want this to come up on sheet 1, only on sheet 2!

i think its because i have links between the pages? like all of the info for the combo box is on sheet 2

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Protecting Data When Extracting From Another Sheet

Feb 17, 2010

I need is for the Roster sheet, which has the exact same column and row headings as the Leave sheet, to read the data from the Leave sheet and change dynamically if the Leave sheet is changed. If there is data in any cell then I need to protect just that cell in the Roster sheet so that the user creating the staff roster is unable to edit it out.

I have created a plain cut and paste macro on open from Leave to Roster but this doesn't give me the dynamic linking, and doesnt help solve the problem of needing to check each and every cell in Roster against a corresponding cell in Leave, but also if its blank in Leave to allow the user to update that cell in the Roster sheet.

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Sep 26, 2013

I need to protect a sheet with following access to users.

1. data can be entered in column a only... rest is automatically updated with formulas

2. users can insert/ hide rows. but can not delete any rows and can not hide/ insert/ delete columns

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Protecting A Spread Sheet From Being Forwarded

Oct 27, 2009

Is there a way to lock out a spread sheet if it is sent to an unauthorized e-mail address or forwarded to another e-mail address?

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Feb 14, 2007

A1 is number of days available
this sheet goes to a routing recepient from me who fills A2 and B2. C2 and D2 are calculated.
A2 has starting date
B2 has ending date
C2 is days between these two dates
D2 is number of days left i.e. A1-C2

I want to lock and protect cells A2,B2,C2 and D2 so that these cannot be changed when I route it back to get next set of dates to be filled by the same person.

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Macro For Protecting Sheet (with Same Name) On Multiple Files At Once?

Jul 19, 2014

I have a macro that duplicates a excel file into how ever many files I need... so If I need 150 copies of the the file, it will make it 150 times.

However, each file the first tab called "Clients" has information that I want protected so users can't alter it. I can't protect it before I run the duplication because the data is added by a group of people and I need it unprotected until they add the information.

What I am looking for is a macro that I can click and run, allows me to select multiple files, then it will automatically Protect Sheet 1 "Clients" on all the files I select so I don't have to open all 150 files after data is entered and Protect sheet 1 manually.

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Dec 11, 2011

What is the best way to protect a Data sheet, but still be able to use a FrontEnd Userform.

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Macro To Prompt For Password When Protecting Sheet

Nov 12, 2009

Macros are just not my strong suit. I can usually find my answers here but this one has me stumped. I have rewritten this thing everywhich way but loose and this is my latest version.

Sub SetProtect()
' protect Macro
' prompts for password protection
' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+p
Dim Response As String
Dim Answer As Integer


Response = InputBox("Enter password")
If Response = "safety2" Then.......

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Dec 4, 2009

I would like to unlock the work sheet based on the username. However this code does not seems to be working.

The object is that only these users have access to the locked cells on a sheet and those users not on the list would only have access to the unlocked cells.

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Jun 11, 2003

I cannot get my spellcheck to check any textbox. Is there a way to do this? Unprotecting sheets before spellcheck will work, but nothing about texboxes.

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Worksheet Keep Unprotecting After Protected With Password?

Nov 1, 2013

I have the following VBA in my spreadsheet.

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Excel.Range)
ActiveSheet.Unprotect ("kellyz")
If Intersect(Target, Columns("o:o")) Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
For Each C In Intersect(Target, Columns("O:O"))

[Code] ......

As soon as i type anything in the columns, my sheet is unprotected. I need the sheet protected so that the users can not change my formulas.

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Unprotecting Workbooks Multiple Times

Mar 6, 2008

I've got code that loops through approximately 700 excel files and unprotects the workbook. I have to run this code for five consecutive days, and the issue I'm having is for the files that are unprotected on Day 1, the code still runs for those files the next 4 days.

There may be only 10-15 new files submitted on day 5, but the code still runs through all 700.

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Error Unprotecting Shared Book

Apr 13, 2007

I can get it working standalone, and when I protect it, but when I share the document it errors on me and I dont know why. I know there are limitations, but this macro should still run (the macro should unprotect everything, then protect and share after it has run).

Public Sub RQV()
Dim lngRow As Long
If MsgBox("Do you wish to move RQV data to yesterday? Note that all amendments will be reset also.", vbYesNoCancel) = vbYes Then
worksheet1.Unprotect Password:="unsecureme"
With Application
.Calculation = xlCalculationManual
.EnableEvents = False
. ScreenUpdating = False
End With...................................

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May 18, 2009

I would like to protect the worksheet from modification by other users except column A ( suppose A1: A15).

I have been doing this by removing Locked on format cell and then Protect Sheet on Review tab.

Is it the right way or there are other more reliable way?

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Protecting Workbook

Feb 4, 2009

I've got about 50 worksheets in a workbook and I'd like to protect them all.

Problem however is that I've got buttons in my worksheets that insert rows, delete rows.

I've also got a dynamic chart with listboxes that select data.

When I protect my worksheets all this is disabled.

Is there a way around this?

This is what I've done so far:

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Jul 17, 2002

Is there a way to just protect just a single cell, in order to lock & hide a formula within that cell, without having to password protect the whole worksheet?

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Nov 27, 2006

I have a bunch of worksheets in my workbook say around 50

Each worksheet has the same template layout!

I am trying to figure out a macro that will select all worksheets from 'KLKN':'KFSN' and protect the cells L45:L52 accross to AL45:AL52

Unfortunately I cannot select all worksheets and protect them, instead I would have to manually do this, or create a macros that will do it for me...

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Protecting All Sheets

Jul 1, 2007

I am trying to protect all sheets on a Workbook Close event.

I don't want the user to even be able to Select the Loked cells so I set it up that way through formating of cells.

This is what I have tried:

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
Dim sh As Worksheet
For Each sh In ThisWorkbook.Worksheets
sh.Protect Password:="P@ssword", DrawingObjects:=True, Contents:=True, Scenarios:=True
ActiveSheet.EnableSelection = xlUnlockedCells
' sh.Protect Password:="P@ssword"
Next sh
End Sub
I even tried the commented out line in that postion instead of where it is now.

It does protect but still allows selection of locked cells.

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