Am I asking for the moon? After finishing entering data to the cells of range A1:F8, they will be locked automatically. I want to protect a range of cells, then unprotect them so I can create a new worksheet by copying and pasting the original, then re-protect the original worksheet and the new, copied worksheet. The process can load and save workbooks as needed. All cells that are Locked are fully protected when Sheet protection is applied and includes Contents. But to clarify your query on my code example, you should have put your formula in place of the sample formula e.
This is sort of a followup to my previous question. Then save and close this code window. MrExcel ® is a registered trademark of Tickling Keys, Inc. True to protect the user interface, but not macros. Tom Hi Tom A few things you need to know about how Excel applies protection.
Unprotect and re-protect it after you're done: wksht. This argument is valid only for worksheets. I have used the code in Carlos' comment to run the macro automatically as you open the file. This site contains affiliate links. Then post a link to the uploaded and shared file here. The only reason I am not protecting the whole sheet is because, if I do, it deactivates the ability to expand on tables.
If you are not aware of the cell address, you can use Worksheet Change event to do so. A brief search pulls up information from Excel 2003 and 2007 as well. Select End If Exitsub: End Sub. A worksheet function can only return a value to the cell that contains the formula. Please do as follows to lock these cells after data entry in Excel.
I need to create many different Kind of Excel Workbooks and the User should be able to change only some values. I want the specific sheet to be read only while pivot table or pivot chart is always updating in that read only sheet Example; My sheet1 one is the data source which is read-write enabled then my sheet2 gets the data coming from sheet1 using vba code and I want sheet2 to be read only enable while keeping the updates in pivot chart and pivot table. Offset 0, iCtr - 1. It all depends on the rules of the split. Worksheet protection works on Locked Cells only. It seems likes I am doing this correct. You can change them as you need.
I do not want the cells in between them, just the ones I listed. If this argument is omitted, protection applies both to macros and to the user interface. So I have a spreadsheet that I want to format based on user inputs, but the cells need to remain locked until it is determined by the formatting that they will be user input cells. Thanks so much for the help! Many advanced users try to avoid them altogether because of all the issues they cause. It all depends on the rules of the split.
. Right click the sheet tab, and select View Code from the right-clicking menu. The worksheet protection is still maintained. If you are in the new Reddit editor, click Switch to markdown in the editor footer to enable the ability to add 4 spaces. I am aware of setting protection to certain cells by the Excel Options. So far, I haven't found a chart-unprotect syntax that works within that function.
Picking the correct design will determine how easy or difficult this is. Then save and close this code window. The subs for this are below for reference The cells I need to lock down are A1 to V1 B4:110 I understand from what I've read in various searches that without protecting the sheet a user could possibly change a 'locked' cell but all I am trying to do is protect a formula in the cells that they shouldn't even need to go into. Dear Crystal, Is there anyway that this macro can be run automatically upon opening the file, or upon clicking any cell. And specify a password to protect this worksheet. See screenshot: Office Tab - Tabbed Browsing, Editing, and Managing of Workbooks in Excel: Office Tab brings the tabbed interface as seen in web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer new versions and Firefox to Microsoft Excel. Excel ® is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
How can you do to achieve it? If you need extensive filtering then an external solution will be slow and difficult if you are not a master of Excel. You can change them to your need. That in turn, expand on a line chart. How do I do this? Do you have any more suggestions? Thank you for your comment. It should actually be ActiveSheet. Offset 1, 0 If Target. End Sub Did you confirm that Protect statement works for you? I don't want people to have to run the macro manually in order for the required ranges to be protected.