Protection

adavies

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How do I protect a range of cells to make it read only?

I've been using the protection option on the menu, but it always protects the whole sheet?
 

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sykes

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Hi Adisorn

Select your range, from the top toolbar go to format / cells / protection and select "locked." then protect the sheet.

You'll have to unlock all of the other cells on the sheet that you want to keep read/write though, of course you just use the same method, select them all at once but "Unlock" them.
 

adavies

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tHANK yOU

Thanks,

I'm a little backwards tonight... that's what I was doing, but I was locking the wrong cells.... :eek:ops!
 
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