How do I protect a sheet using merge and centre

ghrek

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Hi

I have a workbook that I want to protect certain cells but some of the cells that I want to use unprotected are merged and centred .

When I try to protect the cells it says it cant do it to merged cells.

Is there anyway round this?

Thanks
 

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vmjan02

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  1. 2013
Try this

For the cells which you don't want to protect (Merge and center), In format cell Protection the Locked and hidden option should be unchecked
ref the attachment
 

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