VBA to unprotect and protect sheet to allow checkboxes to be checked/unchecked

Jasesair

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My checkboxes (many of them) are linked in the same sheet. When the sheet is protected, I cannot use the checkboxes. I get the "The cell or chart you're trying to change is on a protected sheet. To make a change, unprotect the sheet."

So, can someone please share how to unprotect then protect the sheet when a checkbox is being checked/unchecked. They're form control checkboxes. Many thanks!
 

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rollis13

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Can't be done on-the-fly, you need to leave unprotected the linked cells (don't check the Blocked flag); but these cells can be hidden for the sake of 'security'.
 

rollis13

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PS. the above Blocked should be Locked , my bad translation.
 

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