Macro to protect sheet

RiaM

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Hi guys

I want to have a macro that protects the active sheet, but still allows other macros/vba to edit the sheet i.e. only the user is restricted in terms of protection. The ffg is the code I've written however, it fails when another macro/vba attempts to edit the sheet

Sub ProtectSheet()
ActiveSheet.Protect Password:="ria", UserInterfaceOnly:=True
ActiveSheet.Protect DrawingObjects:=True, Contents:=True, Scenarios:=True _
, AllowFormattingCells:=True, AllowFormattingColumns:=True, _
AllowFormattingRows:=True, AllowSorting:=True
ActiveSheet.EnableSelection = xlNoRestrictions
End Sub

Any ideas?
 

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In your code that edits the sheet, remove the protection, edit the sheet, add the protection back.
 

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Code:
With Worksheets("Sheet1")

    .Unprotect "password"

... your code

    .Protect "password"
End With
 

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