Help with locking and unlocking and drawing

timspin

Board Regular
Joined
Nov 18, 2002
Messages
231
Hi all

I have to lock some cells in a work sheet. When i have done this, and selected protect work sheet (allow users to access unlocked cells) the drawing functions (including insert picture, shapes etc) are all greyed out and can not be accessed. Even in the unlocked cells.

Trouble is I need to access these functions.

Any ideas?

Cheers
T
 

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stuartford

Active Member
Joined
Nov 28, 2002
Messages
419
try when protecting the sheets unticking the Objects box in the protection screen

this should sort it

Stu
 

Joe Was

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Feb 19, 2002
Messages
7,539
When you Protect make sure that you Check the "Edit Objects" CheckBox!
 

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