Navigating to unprotected Cells in Protected Sheets
Is there any way to specify the order in which a user may
navigate (using the tab key) from one unprotected cell to
another in a protected worksheet? The order in which data
will be entered is not corresponding to the current
navigation path, and I cannot figure out a way to modify
the directions anywhere.
See if this old post can help.
Please keep all correspondence within the Group, so all may benefit!
"Carrie P." <firstname.lastname@example.org&g...Unprotecting what Excel says is unprotected ???
Good evening all the peeps of the Excel Community.
This one has me completely flammuxed but hopefully someone can spot my
obvious error that I can't ...
I have a workbook with 26 sheets. At some time, I know I password protected
it ... somehow. Each time I open my workbook, it asks me "xxx.xls' is
reserved by Joe Bloggs. Enter password for write access, or open read only."
I have been through each and every one of the 26 sheets using Tools -
Protection to unprotect but none are protected, nor are any Workbook
My only guess is that at some stage,...Protect / Unprotect with checkbox
I have searched the web on this and found instructions to do this bu
they are unclear for someone at my skill level.
What I need help on:
I want assign code to a check box that can be used as follows:
When box is checked the spread sheet is protected.
When box is unchecked the spreadsheet is not protected
I need to know the code and how to assign it to the check box. Pleas
remember: Phrases like '"enter this into the check box event code" doe
nto ehlp me.
Treat me as an idiot
retseort...Move cursor through all unprotected cells in a protected worksheet
I have Excel 2003 at home and have completed a protected worksheet with a
number of unprotected cells for data entry. The cursor skips thru each
unprotected cell without trawling thru the rest of the worksheet. When I
copy this onto another computer at work, the cursor moves through EVERY cell,
although it will display a message if I try to enter anything in a protected
cell. What is set on my computer at home that is not set on the works
computer? (I am using the ENTER key, not the tab or anything). Any
pointers would be appreciated
I expect you meant skips each pr...unprotect (in Excel 2007) workbook created and protected in Excel
When I open (in Excel 2007) a workbook created and protected in Excel 2003, I
cannot unprotect it. When I go to the Review tab, the Changes block of the
ribbon shows an icon to "Protect Workbook" (as though the workbook were not
protected) rather than one to "Unprotect Workbook". I have not been able to
find anything in Help to suggest another approach/method.
The workbook was protected in Excel 2003 using both the Structure and
The label of the button will not change if the workbook is protected
Click on the arrow on the button and choose...My sheet is unprotected, but I can't format cells.
I can't format my cells. It is number cells which I want to round out. The
sheet is unprotected.
Is it shared? Look at Tools - Share workbook. "Allow changes by more than
one user...." should not be checked.
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"Paul" <Paul@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I can't format my cells. It is number cells which I want to round out.
> sheet is unprotected.
I c...Formatting In Unprotected Section of Template
In Office 2003 you were able to add bullets in an unprotected section of a
template - now, with 2007, this option is no longer available. Any other
suggestions? - I have used the Insert Symbol and Alt 0149 but is there
In an unprotected section of a protected document, you can press
Ctrl+Shift+L to quickly apply the List Bullet style to the selected
So-called quick styles can be applied via the Styles box on the Home tab.
Also note that you can apply any style via the Style box which you can add
to the Quick Acc...Conditionally Unprotect Worksheet?
Is it possible to unprotect a sheet by selecting specific cells or by
performing specific function?
Like lets say, a sheet will unprotect if the user select cell A1, B3, D4 &
a sheet will unprotect if a user Copy range A1:B19
some code run before BeforePaste event
Hope you understand the idea
you could use the worksheet_selectionchange event for this. see:
"Murtaza" <NoEmail@Please.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:u7LFQ59uEHA.2200@TK2MSFTNG...Unprotect Worksheet Prompt
I'm running Excel 97 (sorry!) and I have built a workbook which
obtains inputs from a number of users. All sheets are protected with
only the input cells unlocked. How do I switch off the prompts when
the workbook opens so that macros enable automatically and users
aren't prompted to unprotect 12 worksheets? Some users are not very
savvy, and struggle to hit "enable", then ESC 12 times.
>>How do I switch off the prompts when the workbook opens so that macros
That's not possible since it would leave users with no way to stop malicious ...unprotect a write protected file
I can not save a file to a cd because it tells me that it is a write
I did not write protect the cd file and don't know how it got write protected
I need to unwrite protect the file. How can I do this.
First of all.......you should never save to or open from removable media
directly. Just looking for file corruption.
Save to HDD then copy to the CD. Same when opening. Copy to HDD then open.
The read only bit.......
All depends upon how the files get "burned" to the CD.
With regular Windows burning, they will always be read-only.
...I need to unprotect sheet so I cn sve it but need a password?
I was working on my scouts accounts file which previously I have no problems
with then on completion of some addittions I asked it to be saved.BUT it kept
saying sheet is protected and I cannot alter it.
This is hppening a lot recently and as far as I am aware I have not asked
for protection on any of my workshets in my Microsot progs ie Word or excell
There are 3 types of protection on an Excel file(4 if you count VBA Project
protection which we can ignore at this point).
1. File to open protection which requires a password to open and/or modify
2. Workbook struc...Order of selecting unprotected cells
I was wondering if anyone could assist me with an Excel 2003 problem I am
trying to solve?
I have a worksheet which has majority of it's cells protected. There are
only 5 cells which the user is allowed to select and enter information. The
first 2 cells are directly underneath each other eg: C6 + C7. I have another
2 cells which are unprotected B8 + B9. The final cell which is unprotected is
D5. The end user needs to enter information in cells C6 and C7 first, then
enter information into B8 and B9 second, then finally enter information into
D5. While using the enter key, cells C6 a...Unprotecting password protected workbook
do we have a way by which we can break a password protected excel
worksheet.....it doesnt open..it asks for password whenever i try to
open it....thanks again
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I need a simple to use unprotect utility to crack an old
file for which I've forgotten my passwords. Any help or
link would be appreciated.
Attached below is a copy of a post by Norman Harker that should
be able to help you with your dilemma:
(Copied from a post by Norman Harker)
Here's a standard collation of password recovery facilities.
Please note that unauthorized use of password recovery techniques can
breach software license agreements and leave you without otherwise
assistance and remedies. You may also be liable to being sued or even
pr...Unprotecting Cells in a Protected Worksheet
I have a multi worksheet workbook. Most of the workbook is protected, but I
have isolated cells that I want to unprotect becasue they represent variables
for "what if" scenarios. How do I do it?
before protecting the sheet select these cells and goto 'Format - Cells -
Protection' and uncheck 'Locked'
"Mark F" <MarkF@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
>I have a multi worksheet workbook. Most of the workbook is protected, but I...Excel 2000: Unprotected cells
I have created a workbook in which I limit cursor movement to unprotected
cells, by using the VBA code
.EnableSelection = xlUnlockedCells
This works fine but I find the cursor-wrapping behaviour annoying and
*** when the cursor reaches the right-most unprotected cell in a particular
it wraps to the left-most unprotected cell in the next row (i.e. next
row that contains an unprotected cell)
*** when the cursor reaches the bottom-most unprotected cell in a particular
it wraps to the ...Marco to protect / unprotect worksheet
How can I edit the code below to enter the password snow (I use a password on
the protected sheet to keep people from makeing unwanted changes)
Also I need code to reprotect the worksheet at the end addining the password
' Macro1 Macro
Note snow is case sensitive
When competing hypotheses are otherwise equal, adopt the hypothesis that
introduces the fewest assumptions while still sufficiently answering the
qu...Unprotection once performed...
I have protected certain formulas via the following method:
go to "Data/Validation"
and write =""
Those cells ARE PROTECTED.
HOW DO I UNDO THE ABOVE?????????
Do you mean you want to restore previous data|validation rules?
If you do, I think you'll have to put them back manually (may be quite a pain if
you had lots of rules).
Do you have a backup copy of your workbook?
> I have protected certain formulas via the following method:
> Select ce...How can I unprotect an Excel worksheet without the password?
I need to modify a document in Excel but lost the password that is
required to unprotect the worksheet so I can edit it. Is there any way
to override the protection or at least copy and paste all the contents
into a new blank worksheet?
"Newellmyra" <Newellmyra.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I need to modify a document in Excel but lost the password that is
> required to unprotect the...Protect or Unprotect Cell dependent on different cell
I am trying to find a way of automatically protecting a cell if an adjacent
cell has a specific value whilst if that cell has a different value the cell
would be unprotected.
For example if I am aiming to have a column with values in that will be
entered but if a field next to it has a 1 in the value field will then be
locked. But if the 1 is changed to a 0 the value field could then be edited.
Many Thanks for any help.
You could do this with a worksheet_change event to make it fully
automatic.Unlock ccell f1>protect the sheet>right click sheet tab>view
...Unprotect a Word Template
I posted something similar a few days ago, but it remains unresolved and has
run out of steam. I will be more specific this time in the hope that someone
can give me a quick and precise answer.
How do I unprotect a Word Template (I know the password) from within Access
(2003) so I can complete fields, and then re-protect the document so users
cannot change anything? This does not need high security - it is simply a
means of preventing changes after the data has left the database. The
internal users will not dig deeply to bypass the password protection, and a
copy of the print...Formatting unprotected sections
I'm currently working on a template (.dotx) for Word 2007 where I want to
protected several sections with the 'Filling in forms' protection. So far
it's ok - but in the unprotected section I'm unable to use things like
'Bullets' and 'Numbering' - why is this, and mere importantly how do I solve
Any help would be greatly appreciated
As you are using Word 2007, consider using Content Controls rather than
formfields. Alternatively, use a UserForm (Custom Dialog) to get the user's
See http://gregmaxey.mvps.org...PROTECTING/UNPROTECTING SHEETS
I use Excel 2000. I have workbooks with many sheets that
are protected against changes to cells (data, formulas,
Question 1: Is there a way to quickly determine if a sheet
and/or cell are protected or not without doing an input
test or checking out the Tools, Protection command?
Something like the PR or U codes Lotus places at the
bottom of the window.
Question 2: Is there a way to unprotect, and vice versa, a
number of sheets with one command? I tried selecting all
the sheets and using the Tools, Protection/Unprotect
command with no luck.
Search and Replace is n...Unprotect Excel 2002 row groupings in protected worksheet
I recently created a workbook that I shared with other users in our network.
I protected and locked certain cells, only allowing some to be changed
without a password. Now, I am trying to edit the cells and it doesn't even
prompt me for my password, I can't do anything!
When I go to "unprotect sheet" like Excel help says, only "Protect sheet" is
an option (other is greyed out). Also I cannot even right click on any of
the locked cells to "unlock them". I don't know what to do!!!!!! I spent
hours working on these worksheets!