Autofiltering A Protected Sheet

Dec 11, 2006

When I protect my sheet and have the option to allow the users to autofilter the sheet, how come it doesn't work? I want to allow people to autofilter the data in the worksheet but not modify the contents of the cell.

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Excel 2010 :: Macro Runs On Protected Sheet But Changes Protect Sheet Options?

Feb 24, 2011

I am using Excel 2010 and I have a password protected workbook with password protected sheets that uses several macros. Most of them, in order to run, have to un-protect the sheet and then re-protect it again. This has been accomplished easily enough by adding ActiveSheet.Unprotect Password:= "mypassword" and ActiveSheet.Protect Password:= "mypassword" to the appropriate places in the script. All of my macros, which do various things like sorting and moving data, deleting blank rows, displaying dialog boxes containing warning messages etc. run fine.

My problem is this: when I password protect the sheets manually, I have checked the following options in the "Protect Sheet" dialog box. Under "Allow users of this worksheet to" I have checked 1)Select unlocked cells and 2)Format cells. After entering my password and closing the dialog box my sheet is protected, but I can edit cells in the manner my allowances permit. However, once I run any of the macros that un-protect and re-protect the sheet, I remain able to select and edit unlocked cells (practically, for my purposes, this means that I can input data which will appear in the default font size and color of the sheet) but I cannot format cells (which, practically, for my purposes would allow me to occasionally change the font color and size of the data). Naturally, after running a macro, the other cell-formatting options are unavailable to me as well. Is there any way to get my manual selections to remain in place after running a macro that functions as mine do? Or is there any way to make my manual selections the default settings for a protected sheet?

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Dec 11, 2006

I have a worksheet that is password protected. The userforms used to input all the data have an initialize event that unprotects the sheet to input the data and then before protect the sheet upon closing the userform. This works perfect so that input data cannot be changed once entered; however, the problem I have is that I need to allow autofiltering so users can sort through their input data. I have a command button that unprotects the sheet and places the autofilters in the correct locations, but once this is activated the worksheet then is open for modifications by the users. Is there a way that I can allow autofiltering while still keeping the data protected? If .

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Jul 7, 2006

I am trying to make it so a user can input a variable such as a date and then press a button which will autofilter a lot of data by what the user entered. The problem is some of the data I want users to be able to filter by needs to be filtered using "begins with" or is "greater than" or "less than". I can only make it so I can filter by "equals" when I try to do for example "begins with" using "*" it doesn't work out. Here is an example of my code

Selection.AutoFilter Field:=1, Criteria1:= Range("Sheet1!B4").value, Operator:=xlAnd"

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I am able to autofilter a sheet to show only rows with a date in Column U but no "x" in Column BC. Now I want to be able to put an "x" in BC in only the filtered rows. The purpose is if someone enters a date in Column U, the macro will show only those rows minus the rows that have already had an "x" added to BC.

For the most part I've gotten this to work using but it will also put an "x" in Column BC, row 3001 on down.

How can I get it to stop at the last row?

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If I do this manualy it works but if I record this on a macro, it records the absolute cells range I pick, when in fact the result of the filtering is different every time.

Is there a way around this with VBA?

I've Seen Copy paste in this forum but in my case i need to delete the entire row.

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I am trying to figure out how to save a worksheet's autofiltering settings and be able to re-create those settings.

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What code would I use to test if the sheet is protected or not? In other words:

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I have a workbook whose worksheets use protection (don't want my calculations stomped on).

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When you turn the protection off, the search function works just fine.

HOWEVER....Other workbooks I have with protection on its sheets do not share this problem, just this one workbook. And the problem is on all sheets in this workbook. The problem is not on any of the sheets in the other workbooks. I can't see anything different between them, but then I may not know what to look at.

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I wanted to know:

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Or any way to address this issue via some other method like adding a scrollbar,etc.

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The password protection means that for some reason the users can't use the autofilters that are on the header row.

Can someone help me solve this problem; I still need the locked cells and password protection on the sheet but the success of the sheet depends on users being able to filter for specific rows using the autofilter....

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I have protected several sheets in my workbook to protect the forumlas and data for being tempered with by the users.

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Runtime '1004'
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Nov 10, 2009

I have a question relating to the use of autofilter in a protected sheet.

My code is working fine in setting the autofilter and locking down the sheet but a user then loses the ability to use the (Data - Filter - Show All) menu button.

Is there a way to have the worksheet protected, allow the use of the auto filters, and allow the use of the show all button?

Code below incase it is of relevence ...

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I want to allow user copy(Ctrl + C) and paste(Ctrl + V) a row. because some columns are locked and the sheet is protected. so, when user doing so, a warning dialog is show and can't do the paste.

so, I want to make it available in code. what I want to do is add some codes in this function:

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and in Worksheet_Change function, I protect the sheet again.

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Here is the sheet. [URL] ..........

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[Code] .....

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[Code] ........

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