True is to protect scenarios. Not the answer you're looking for? Comment them out and test it. True to protect the user interface, but not macros. The default value is False. If the sheet already is protected with a password just use the userinterfaceonly line. To re-enable the user interface protection after the workbook is opened, you must again apply this method with UserInterfaceOnly set to true. Passwords should be 8 or more characters in length.
We know that human error often messes up complicated calculations or elegant models set up in Excel. Please see for guidance about the ways you can receive support and provide feedback. Protect options When inserting the code using the all arguments are set explicitly. Only the user interface is protected. This argument is valid only for worksheets.
The default value is False. True allows the user to delete rows on the protected worksheet, where every cell in the row to be deleted is unlocked. You will notice we are not specifically referencing any sheet names. Unprotect Checking if a worksheet is protected To check if a worksheet is already protected, you can adapt the following code which is currently set to display a message box if the sheet is protected. Protecting sheets disables macros from running!! In the procedure below we are protecting all of the sheets except the interface sheet. I attempted to put the EnableSelection parameter on the protect line, but Excel didn't like that. You need to pass a correct password only when your Sheet is protected by a giving a password.
Thanks Jordan, that really works. I created a file which is protected by password. ProtectDrawingObjects DrawingObjects True to protect shapes. When password is false then Excel will close, but when macro's are disabled the password prompt doesn't appear. This is set to True to protect the user interface, but not macros. I have a lot of macros in this workbook and the code above did the trick.
On the same sheet you have a button reading: Protect sheet. AllowDeletingColumns True allows the user to delete columns on the protected worksheet AllowDeletingRows True allows the user to delete rows on the protected worksheet AllowSorting True allows the user to sort on the protected worksheet. Make up your sheet so that the cells which should not be altered are blocked and if you don't want others to see your formula or other content use hide as well. If changes wanted to be made to a protected worksheet, it is possible to use the Protect method on a protected worksheet if the password is supplied. AllowInsertingHyperlinks True allows the user to insert hyperlinks on the worksheet. Allow edit ranges is applied and the sheet in protected. Being used by 110,000 elites and 300+ well-known companies.
When protecting workbooks the Windows option is disabled within Excel 2013 and above. AllowInsertingColumns True allows the user to insert columns on the protected worksheet. Users can change filter criteria but can not enable or disable an auto filter. Can you work with this? If password is correct then range A1:A10 will be unblocked. The problem is that when it protects it, the parameters are such that you can select locked and unlocked cells. The default value is False.
For a chart, this protects the entire chart. In that case there will be no Popup for confirmation of your entered password as shown in the Step No: 4. Your Order and inventory management helped me in project work too. This way you only need to insert or change the password in one place. This argument is valid only for worksheets. If you don't like Google AdSense in the posts, or log in above. The default value is True.
I figure my two choices are: 1 start with template unprotected, paste info in, then protect it 2 start with template protected, unprotect it in vba, paste in info, protect it Any suggestions as to the best approach? It uses two different methods of calculating licensing fees, has five lines of business, has customer revenue retention calculations for five years on each line of business, and creates three pages of analysis. I just needed a general code because the people using this worksheet are not too excel inclined. The default value is True. If there are advanced filters you will still need to protect and unprotect that part of the code. Otherwise, you must specify the password to unprotect the worksheet or workbook. UnProtect End SubWas searching around had exactly the same problem so I created these two public subs in a module so I can call them from anywhere in my sheet. The code must run each time you open the workbook.