The easiest way to do this is by double-clicking the Excel file; if the file opens like usual when you double-click it, the sheet is protected but the file is not. Type your desired password in text field of the Encrypt Document dialog box. Perhaps, turning off autosave before visibility settings are applied, then turning it on after saving, right before close? However, we will go ahead and cover the details of how to put it to use here. The default value is True. Is there a quick fix for this? I havent changes anythin in the code, in fact I havent even looked at the code yet. This is included in case where one user tries to use Format Sheet Unhide to unhide another user's worksheet.
Close False End If End Sub The above code does several things. Having two different views available simultaneously? Select End Sub Is there a way to protect the work sheet and still allow the use of slicers? Thanks, Rick Send me an email and I'll let you have it. I have added an additional 6 sheets with no content as yet and the loading time has extended somewhat. If you change user sheet names and passwords, you will need to change them in the Select Case structure here, as well. This protects the cells that are currently selected. The default value is False. Then click the Save button to save your workbook.
Close False End If End Sub Any help is greatly appreciated! Protect Excel Sheet Cells You can further narrow down the protection to the cell level. This is something that I will add in the future but, to date, I haven't had the time to do this. Only users with admin rights are allowed to view the worksheet with the list of users and access rights. I'd like to set it so that when a person enters their username and password, their specific sheet, and only their sheet, is available for them to view and edit. In this case, the user's authorized sheet name stored in a document variable when the user was originally authorized is compared to the sheet being displayed.
Hope someone can help with this as this tool is exactly what i need. AllowInsertingHyperlinks Optional True allows the user to insert hyperlinks on the worksheet. If you need to edit a password protected sheet but you cannot remember the password, try to unlock that Excel spreadsheet by using one of the following methods. So, I used your below code to create a test file and I kind of thought it as best option instead of manually copy pasting results in email or providing hard copies. Hi, There are several ways to this but you need to bear in mind that they will only deter the honest.
If you're going to implement this yourself I suggest you look-up the Workbook. Plus, you never have to give out the password that you used to protect the entire worksheet. It then asks the user for their worksheet name and password. The default value is False. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Hello, This is great, i've followed all the steps listed above but nothing comes up after i save the excel file.
The range now appears in the Allow Users to Edit Ranges dialog box. They are set as locked by default. Therefore, when I tried to open one of the worksheets that is locked down, I was already authorized. Step 2: Click a location, or click Browse to select a location. Jay, I've only had a chance to have a quick look, you don't say if this happens all every time a User changes a cell value and saves the workbook? You could code a message box to pop up with the opening of the application to prompt users for their username and password. As I said, I suspect I'm biting off more than I can chew! If you want to protect your Excel file both from modifying and opening, type the passwords in the Password to open and Password to modify boxes.
The spreadsheet never took that long to save before implementing the codes above. If this argument is omitted, protection applies both to macros and to the user interface. Cells Val m , c. The other set of code mentioned in this article would allow the other sheets to be permitted by user. Are there any other symptoms? The most common use-case is where an Excel file is used by many stakeholders for some ongoing process. I get a Runtime Error 5 at this line: If Sh.
Hi, When i try to run this on Excel 2013 I get a run-time error 9: Subscript out of range. I will continue to test this code and post as new issues arise. The default value is False. Cells Val m , 3. On the adjacent cell I have the name of foods.
This password is a bit more tough to crack than the sheet passwords. The default value is False. This is my first time trying anything with code. This is much easier to maintain than having to delve into the macro code each their is new User or a change to an existing Users permissions. This makes it much easier to maintain the Users profile.