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    ActiveWorkbook.Protect issues/questions

    Part of my Macro is protecting my workbook. If I run the same macro, with the workbook protected, it will unprotect my workbook even though there is nothing in the code telling it to do so. Is this a common thing with protecting workbooks in VBA? Below is a sampling of the my code...
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    Hosting a password protected excel sheet online

    For this game I play I've made an excel workbook to simulate ingame battles. It works quite neatly, and I would like to share it with my team. However, I would prefer to be the only one to have this workbook hence when someone leaves the team I'd like to retract access. Is there some way to...
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    Tipping Competition

    Hi, I am creating a 'Tipping Competition' and I want to make the Worksheets so that after a certain time nothing can be edited by Tipsters. I have managed to hide the Ribbon (so they can't unprotect the Sheet) and I can lock and protect the Sheets as needed. What I can't do is work out how to...
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    protecting newly created worksheet only

    I have a vba which creates a new worksheets whose name is dependant on a cell value. At the same time it also created a PDF file of the same sheet. What I want it to do is also protect the newly created worksheet only. I have tried a few things to no avail. This is what I have so far Sub...
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    How can I fetch a web site in VBA without using IE? I now use IE & MSXML... to do fetches.

    Chase Credit Card issued this announcement: Please update your browser.We'll stop supporting Internet Explorer® soon. Choosing another browser will also help protect your accounts and provide a better experience. Update your browser I would prefer to use Chrome ver. 77. Any advice?
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    Experience of XLS Padlock

    Hi Is There anyone with experience of the software XLS Padlock (copy protect ). I am looking for a good way to copy protect my worksheet. Or is there any other software to use. Best regards Bengt
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    XLS Padlock user?

    Hi Is there anybody out there who have tried XLS Padlock software to copy protect a Excel workbook.
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    Best way to protect VBA code?

    Hey everyone. I'm getting close to being finished with a Macro-Enabled Excel workbook I've been working on for a while now. I plan to release it publicly, but do not want anyone to be able to see my VBA code. I know I can password protect it, but I've read that it's fairly easy for someone to...
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    do you want to protect workbooks? yes/no (vba)

    Hi I know how to protect workbook in vba using workbooks(1).protect workbooks(1).unprotect What I want to do is to ask user this question: do you want to protect workbooks? yes/no If user say yes then I do wrokbooks(1).protect If user say no then I do workbooks(1).unprotect Any idea how...
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    How to protect a workbook in windows

    I know how to protect a worksheet in a macro and also protect a workbook in a macro. But I don't know if it is possible to protect a workbook in windows. Let me explain. When I open up say drive F:\... on my flashcard, I see my workbook which I will call book1.xlsm. I want to be the only...
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    Protect Three Columns

    Hello, I would like to protect 3 columns using VBA. Protection should go as long as there is data. I measure the end of my data in column A and to find the last row I use: LastRow = ws.Cells(ws.Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row Now, to protect 3 columns I used this code, but it doesn't work...
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    Code not working

    Hi, I want my excel to hide and unhide a row when i select an option from my drop-down list but it is not working. My excel sheet needs to be protected and certain areas need to be locked including part of the row. Here is the code: Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range) If...
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    Protecting a Sheet

    Hi all, I have a spreadsheet with macros that I wrote. I have to give it to some colleagues and need to protect the sheet. When I protect it normally it makes the code not work. Has anyone protected a macro enabled worksheet? Thanks
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    Tabbing Between Unprotected Cells Is Interrupted in a Protected Sheet

    I've used Excel for years, but have never run into this situation. I have an Excel spreadsheet I've created for my fellow workers to use to select items and then the sheet will do the calculations. All of my formula cells are protected, and the "fill in the blanks" cells are unprotected. I've...
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    Protect/Unprotect all tabs with set password

    Good day all. I have a spreadsheet with 80 (and growing) tabs. When this file is distributed, I would like all tabs to be protected with a password. I have VBA which does this: Dim wSheet As Worksheet Dim Pwd As String Pwd = InputBox("Enter your password to...
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    Power query and protection

    Hi all SITUATION: I have several individual workbooks for data input. 1 formula and some data validation. These have been combined into one table through power query which forms the 'source data' for another worksheet where the user inputs a criteria and the result is all the relevant data rows...
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    Excel 2016 Worksheet Protect Fail

    I have a workbook that I have been locking cells and using a password to protect. Recently, I was not able to unprotect the worksheet. Kept receiving the message that the password was incorrect. I believed that I was using the correct password. I created the file again, used the password to...
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    Protecting XML workbook formulas, but allowing filter sorting

    Newbie at best on anything really deep in the Excel world. Basic skills, watched a few YouTube videos. A separate application requires the use of XML mapping to function. This is something that cannot be changed. I have created a XML workbook that makes use of VLOOKUP and some calculation...
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    Protecting Macros

    How can I protect my macros from editing or even viewing?
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    Protect cells with formula

    Hello I need a VBA code to protect all cells containing formulas only and let me input data in cells not containing formula. the file has multiple sheets. Of course I need a password and do I need to run this code every time I open the file or just run it once, and what if I delete the code...

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