Spreadsheet Tab Options

pedroghuk

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This has got to be easy!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
I use Excel 2003.<o:p></o:p>
On the actual spreadsheet tabs (Sheet1, Sheet2, Sheet3 ...), I am unable to utilise the Insert, Delete, Rename, Move or Copy commands. They are greyed out. The Select All option is available.<o:p></o:p>
The actual Workbook is protected to open and modify.<o:p></o:p>
The attributes and permissions to the Workbook look fine.<o:p></o:p>
If there something in Tools -> Options, I should be aware off?<o:p></o:p>
Any help will be gratefully received.<o:p></o:p>
<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Gary</st1:City></st1:place><o:p></o:p>
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Richard<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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Good morning.<o:p></o:p>
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No, I applied the protection using Save As -> goto Tools tab in the Save As screen and clicked on General Options.<o:p></o:p>
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I understand this is the same as utilising Tools -> Options -> Security within the actual Workbook.<o:p></o:p>
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Regards.<o:p></o:p>
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<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Gary</st1:place></st1:City><o:p></o:p>
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Can you check that someone hasn't inadvertantly applied workbook protection though - if you go Tools>Protection it should be obvious as it will have "Unprotect Workbook" if it is already applied.
 
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Richard
Sorted!
The Workbook was protected by someone in error!!!
Makes sense that the commands were unavailable.
Thanks for your prompt response.
Gary
 
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