Those are just junk lines which are automatically created whenever you go to workbook's event area. There will be a varying number of rows in each of the individual sheets. I understand the users may only have access to the editable range, right? One more thing to be aware of is that once you set the locking status of a cell step 8 , the cell retains that status until you specifically change it. I've tried locking all the cells on a sheet, and only unlocking a small range, as in the examples A1:A10 , and I cant get it to work. Regards, Chris I have added a checkbox CheckBox1 for the administrator so that when he clicks the box he is prompted to enter the admin password after which he can freely manage the worksheet. How can I protect the sheet and still have the following commnad work? Entering the data is what drives the locking of the cells.
I am able to provide online help on your computer at a reasonable rate. The change even is the wrong event for a number of reasons. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted. Well, protecting the worksheet as I described will do exactly what you seem to want. The only way out here is user education. Oct 26, 2013 Trying to incorporate the following in a worksheet: Lock the cells automatically in the columns that are older than 2 days or more Lock the cells corresponding to today. Here is some sheet event code which locks any cell after entry.
I've protected the sheet because it contains a lot of formula's. Click the button at the top left corner of worksheet to select all cells. Locked or not, all cells will be editable so long as the sheet is set to unprotected. Once the user inputs data into B10 then the error should be cleared. Where would the data be placed after entry in the form? The issue I'm facing now is that when I refresh the connection, it locks File A from being opened until I close File B. I am stumped on this one, however.
You can e-mail me to xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx yahoo. If I click in the formula bar to make the changes, it automatically changes it back to all blue text and underlined. Text Unload Me End If End Sub Hi all, I am new to this forum and I have a question. Exit out of the format window and select any cell to remove the Column B selection not required but it doesn't hurt. The empty cells are used for data entry. Otherwise, there's n telling what result you may get. Excel displays the Go To Special dialog box.
Usually, using the 'Tab' key will navigte from input cell to input cell if protection allows to not select locked cells. Force Date Entry on Particular Condition. Its really doing my head in. Now if the person with the password wants to change the locked cells, they can click the button again and enter the password and the button will turn green so they can make the changes. Jun 6, 2013 1- If I wish to write in the cell I can do it? After finishing entering data to the cells of range A1:F8, they will be locked automatically. I went to the top left corner of the work sheet and click on diagonal pointed arrow.
May 26, 2009 I am looking to create a macro that will create a new sheet when data is added on a summary sheet. Lookup table and some code maybe? To prevent tampering with previous data the cells are locked once data has been entered and the file saved. If they get it incorrect, through data validation, a box will pop up to tell them what they need to go back and study. If you are using an earlier version Excel 2003 or earlier , this tip may not work for you. Also, a popup message is displayed.
I have researched this in the board and found many excellent ways to do the opposite, but not convert Time format to Text format. While all of the above activity is going on, new customers are continuously being in added in G4, G5. Thanks for all your help gentlemen. There is one exception to this, addressed shortly. Jul 7, 2012 How to protect or lock their spreadsheets after certain date.
Mainly I just want to find out if this is possible or if its not, in which case I'll be forced to work around it in a inelegant fashion. One interesting thing to note is that you don't really have to select a range in step 1. Excel displays the Go To dialog box. Mar 15, 2013 I have a spreadsheet whee teammates can inut the date in one cell and the exact time in another cell - how do I lock the cell with the time so it can't be changed? Furthermore if I were to enter a -1 or a -18 in cell e2 then those numbers would be eliminated from the appropriate cells on row 2. And although I show a password for sheet protection, see my earlier comments.
I have also added a userform UserForm1 with a textbox TextBox1 which is where the administrator will be entering the admin password. I've searched and searched and not come up with anything yet!! Would like to protect that info automatically for further usage. Is there a way to copy each one - whether as a table or as text - into a single Excel cell without losing data? I am trying to autofill from the selected cell in Column C down. I need to lock each cell after data entry in given range. I would like them to enter their answer in a cell. It will be opened twice daily and saved.
Is there a way to get these thing automatically done and still let them to add details? Can someone help me with this. I have locked other cells that contain formula and some cells are linked with those formula cells but when i input values on other cells then it gives me output on cells containing formula. Obviously there should be no inputs for 2015 C5 and the data should start to be input for this year at 2016 C6. But after removing data from the range, no data entry can be allowed. The second excel file File B I created in hopes of basically using to analyze the data in File A. I can't find a way from validation to do this.