Worksheet protect acting strange.

danielstry

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I am trying to protect a worksheet so that users can only change unlocked cells. The following code was copied from the actual code.

Worksheets("Purord").Protect
Worksheets("Items").Protect contents:=yes
ActiveWorkbook.Save
End Sub

I expect the first worksheet to be totally locked. The second to be locked only for user input but in fact the users can navigate or change any cell. If I look under the review tab I see that the workbook is unprotected but the sheet is protected. Can somebody please help ? I am using Office 2016.
 

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Are the Cells locked (click the cells Format-Protection)?
 
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If cells are not locked then the protection doesn't apply to them, is that the issue?
 
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Well to start with
Code:
Worksheets("Items").Protect contents:=yes

should be

Code:
Worksheets("Items").Protect contents:=[COLOR="#FF0000"]True[/COLOR]
 
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