Protecting Excel Workbooks

Leonieb

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I am using Excel XP and trying to protect an entire workbook. Only a few elements in the workbook is protected. This file must be sent to a lot of people and I don't want them to make any changes and prefer not to use Read-Only. Please - any suggestions?
 

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Joe4

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What you want to do is Lock the cells you want protected under Format, Cells, Protection. Then, password protect the workbook (under Tools, Protection).
 

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