In a given worksheet/workbook, only allow paste special - values?


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Jul 14, 2008
I have a worksheet that requires users to copy columns of data from an outside program and paste the data into the worksheet. The data comes in unformatted, and users have a habit of replacing all the nice looking formatting I'd done with the unformatted data.

Is there a way to override a user's paste with a paste special - values only command? I'd be looking to do this either at the worksheet or workbook level I think, because I'd still want to be able to perform standard paste operations in other workbooks.

If that's not possible, could I somehow run a worksheet_change event that detected a paste operation and reformatted the affected cells to the way I want them on the color/border/banded rows front?

Sorta lost on this one, thanks for any help.

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