Please try my code: Sub UnlockCells Sheet1. Sub ProtectCellsWithFormulas For Each rng In ActiveSheet. Press the Alt + Q keys simultaneously to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window. But if you have 15 sheets to protect with a password, it is going to take a while. Min 255, B With Worksheets 1. Change event of worksheet is used to protect cells which contain formulas.
Another dialogue box of Confirm Password will come up. It's inelegant, but gets the job done. This is sort of a followup to my previous question. The following codes demonstrate how to lock ranges, cells, charts, shapes and scenarios. I think yes we can do these two additional requirements but do all the sheets that you want to protect follow the same structure? Click on it and you will see a dialogue box Protect Shared Workbook will come up. Min 255, B With Worksheets 1. Thank you for your comment.
Please, I hope my suggestion will be accepted. Please do as follows to lock these cells after data entry in Excel. I have tried using the code below, and other similar variations, but it does not seem to work. Thanks in advance for your help. As of now the sheet1 has protection property set through the toolbar properties. Unprotect that is after the row else by the row rng. Otherwise it will return False.
Here the password we select was 1234. If you want to undo the shared option, click on top of the excel file where Protect and Share Workbook Legacy is written. Tom Thanks for your help, Dave, but it didn't work. In other words, protection would be applied to I11:I20 and K11:K20 and M11:20, but a user would be able to add a new row row 21 , with new data, but once the new row is added, then the protection would apply to I11:I21 and K11:K21 and M11:21. Adapting the code for your purposes Every example below is based on one specific worksheet.
If you try to select cell A3 or A5 in current worksheet, the cursor will be moved to the right adjacent cell automatically. So before protecting a cell, it must be locked. All cells that are Locked are fully protected when Sheet protection is applied and includes Contents. Please try it and see. Could you please rectify this code or provide a new one? The first is the password argument. For Each rng In ActiveSheet. Copy and paste the code into the module to run it.
End Sub If the Worksheet was Unprotected when the file was last saved, it becomes Protected when the file is opened and macros are enabled. Does it error for you in that case? After finishing entering data to the cells of range A1:F8, they will be locked automatically. But there are lots of ways to reference sheets for protecting or unprotecting. The procedure of adding them is given below. The default value is True. Thank you Dear Crystal, Thank you so much for this! Thank you for your comment. Unprotect End If Next rng End Sub If you liked this blog, share it with your friends on.
Invoice template Invoice - Just a generic invoice that is sent to my agents weekly. The procedure is given below. All cells are Locked by default. But protecting different cells gives you the freedom to work on the unprotected cells. I hope you guys understand what I am trying to do.
Right click the sheet tab the sheet with cells you need to lock or unlock based on values in another cell , and click View Code from the right-clicking menu. When I ran the Protect routine, the entire worksheet got protected, not just the cells in the Range command. If a cell has a formula, it locks the cell. You can earn a commission for sales leads that you send to us by joining our. I want those to be locked most of the time, but I would like to unlock them should I need to change any of the data. A warning box saying This action will save the workbook. So, after consulting the and , I added these statements to my initialization routine: Worksheets 1.