However, if you do not enter a password, then anybody will be able to unlock your workbook with a button click. I've been messing with excel for my calcs for about a decade now, and I every once in a while I try and improve them. However, I recently went into a spreadsheet to update it and was unable to select and enter data into an individual cell. When I click them nothing happens. The reason for this, is that when a code is triggered, the clipboard is cleared; if the Clipboard is open, Excel will fail to clear the clipboard, and whatever we copied before selecting a cell is still on the clipboard. When I reopen the file none of the buttons work.
I want the user to be able to edit comments as well. An expression that returns a Worksheet object. Also I have left some cells unlocked on one of the worksheets as I will need users to only be able to enter data into the unlocked cells. The data in the table is information about my dad's medications. I don't want to paste as a picture shows up as an attachment and is lost when someone else Replies , but formatting is skewed when pasted as an Excel object. The default value is False. In the Protect Sheet dialog, enter your password into the Password to unprotect sheet text box, and then scroll down and check Edit objects option in the Allow all users of this worksheet to list box, see screenshot: 3.
The difference being between ActiveSheet. Hello, I need any help if some one can help me. How can I lock the position of the icon and still allow it to be double-clicked? The odd thing is if I create a new button it works fine until I save and close the file. On the same sheet you have a button reading: Protect sheet. Only by double clicking on cell B3 will the program actually calculate. Once I debug it, it shows that it stocked at copying the objects from a template sheet to another sheet.
You need to be fully ware that, If you use the Protect method with the UserInterfaceOnly argument set to True on a Worksheet, then save the workbook, the entire worksheet not just the interface will be fully protected when you reopen the workbook. Let's see if I get now Issa, For example you have a range A1:A10 you want users to input data and nowhere else. When I click on a cell and try to enter s nothing happens my num lock is on. In the past I've created this grid out of the cells, which works. How to allow edit objects in protected worksheet in Excel? Thanks in advance for any assistance. Protect End Sub Is this better? Format rows Use any of the row formatting commands, including changing row height or hiding rows Home tab, Cells group, Format button.
See screenshot: Now the worksheet is protected and all objects in this protected worksheet are editable. Is that what you're wanting to know? I can't even click on anything in the toolbar. Inside the cell it showed what would be the correct new equation, but the value was still from the original cell. Thanks the solution works , I didn't anticipate so much code. Please unprotect all sheets then run this Macro. It simply prevents users from modifying locked cells within the worksheet.
A password prevents other people from removing the worksheet protection—it needs to be entered to unprotect the sheet. Please try it and see. I tried your alternative but encountered a new problem. I suspect chart-specific protection functions aren't supported in 2011, although I can't locate any 2011 documentation or online discussions that confirm that. Protect End Sub Do you consider this to be a solution? Perhaps a sample workbook would be of some help in illustrating? Due the the performance hit this has caused, Microsoft needs to let the user assign levels of encryption. Select unlocked cells Move the pointer to cells for which the Locked box is unchecked on the Protection tab of the Format Cells dialog box. Given below are the steps to protect your sheet.
If you want to restrict all worksheets from users not to modify the structure, we can protect all worksheets. So that user can have the option to enter required password. Hi to all the excel minded members. Adding the line: On Error Resume Nextwill bypas the error. Protect sPasswordToLock, True, True, False, True, True,True, True, False, False, False, False, False, True, True, True wks. If password is correct then range A1:A10 will be unblocked.
Adding the following to my code did the trick:. In fact, every time, i want to merge different regions, but always i want to merged any areas who have marked with the mouse. You can always ask an expert in the , get support in the , or suggest a new feature or improvement on. If you don't like Google AdSense in the posts, or log in above. I have one spreadsheet that needs to be shared by many users.
True allows the user to delete columns on the protected worksheet, where every cell in the column to be deleted is unlocked. Protect but it shows run time error '1004': Apllication defined or object defined error. A passphrase that uses 14 or more characters is better. AllowInsertingHyperlinks True allows the user to insert hyperlinks on the worksheet. I have an excel 2007 file sitting in a shared network folder.
But the data in the protected sheet is not able to be selected and copied because of the user uncheck the Select locked cells and Select unlocked cells options when protecting the worksheet. I have built several sheets using this proceedure. Show Worksheet Protect dialog — Solution: We can use Application. To re-enable the user interface protection after the workbook is opened, you must again apply this method with UserInterfaceOnly set to true. Confirm your password in the Confirm Password dialog box. Free upgrade and support for 2 years.