Disable selection of unlocked cell on locked worksheet without unlocking the sheet

bjkluft

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Hello,

Hopefully somebody can help me with the following issue. And taking in account that I found a huge amount of solutions already at MrExcel, my expectations are high ;)

I have the following situation:
A password protected worksheet with a specific cell (for example B2) that is unlocked, the user can edit the contents of this cell.
However under specific situations (if, for example, cell A2 has the value FALSE), it is no longer allowed to change the contents of the cell.
Is there a way that I can dynamically disable the contents of that cell?

VBA Code:
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
  If range("A2").value = "FALSE" then
    range("B2").EnableSelection = False ' I know the EnableSelection is non-existing
  end if
End Sub

Any help would be appriciated!

Kind regards,
Jeroen
 

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Snakehips

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@bjkluft Maybe something like this?

VBA Code:
Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
If Intersect(Target, Range("B2")) Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
If Range("A2") = False Then Range("C2").Select  '<<< edit the alternative selection to suit
End Sub
 
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bjkluft

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Hi Tony,

Yes that is what I was looking for! Thanks.
 

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