But I have to save as a. Found others suffering the same but haven't found any conclusive answer yet. Clicking save just invokes the same msgbox again. Literally, for most users, they just need to be able to watch the real time data, not edit the document. It also allows me to specify the file name from a cell reference.
It is the same Operating system and the same version of Excel. I want the macro to automatically name the file with the contents of cell Z1. I am trying to open it in Excel. I'm concerned that changes will get over-written when 2 people are saving their changes. Here this article will show the ways to disable read only in an Excel file that depends on the 3 cases of how the Excel file is made to read only. Hi guys, Looking for some help and would appreciate your help.
Path Hi all, I've had a long search through your pages to see if this question has been answered before but having browsed through about 50 pages worth of threads I couldn't see anything, but if I am repeating prior information I do apologise. Users then Save As to have an archive copy of their spreadsheet. Is it possible to write a macro that will start with the first file in a folder, open it and update links, run a macro, save and close, and open the next file in the folder until it has open all the files in the folder. If you want to change it, you must first access the file with password and then disable the read-only. So far, the only workaround is to issue the 'Share Workbook' command.
If the problem affects only. Im using : 'wait until the page loads Do While ie. I wondered about possibly checking the. Its possible to disable this feature? Currently, with 2003, you are prompted to 'Read Only', which is exactly what we want. Maybe I change my mind latter, but so far I don't think it's an Excel failure. Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you, Glenn i get the prompt to open as read only when using excel 2010.
I have a sheet with a list of names on and I've noticed that when I use ctrl+F to use the find function, even when I know i have entered the correct name it still will not work. Uncheck Read-only via Explorer Step 1. These steps can be applied for Excel 2010, 2013 and 2016. I've been looking through all the posts currently on this forum to get something working. User Alert System provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. I think the AutomationSecurity Property works for workbooks opened ptrogramatically only.
I have uninstalled the addin and so far so good, but I cannot categorically say that this was the cause. The methods to disable read-only mode are different on the different cases of how the Excel file is made to read only. We would like for the file to open for the first person. We would also have to go through hundreds, maybe a thousand or two, spreadsheets and set this Does anyone know if a setting exists for this and where it is? I'm just not certain what value I'm replacing in the Macro above. Please help and thank you! How to clear the read-only password of the Excel 2016 after opening? I can't work out when it goes into this mode.
In order for me to do it on the 75-100 files I have at any given time, I need to open one, run the macro, close and save, then open the next one. If don't want to restrict the Excel file with password any more, you can remove it by this way: 1. Enter Password to Access Excel: When the warning message pops up, you must type a password to access Excel 2016. I dont want it to actually make the save though as I want the user to have the chance to check that the save location is correct and the option to change the filename if required. I will go ahead and close this thread. Best Regards, Sally Tang TechNet Subscriber Support in forum If you have any feedback on our support, please contact re: the thread above I have the same problem on our works system. Redirecting Of Banned Users provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Thanks very much for your time. Does anyone have have code i could use to disable the save as function when it opens read only? Open the Microsoft Excel file that you need to make as read-only file. Every so often when I attempt to save a file, including save as , Excel won'r let me. Lock the Workbook Step 1. Password Genius free can recover up to 3 characters of password. Melnik Kuhn We have a large 4,000+ rows excel worksheet from a prior employee that I would like to be able to use, but it is password protected and no one has the password.
Click File menu and click Save As to open the Save As dialog box. You can quickly without losing data. I have tried creating an Excel doc from scratch and entering text in Text format, to see if this created a cleaner file. Also, any hints for setting it to be default during an automated installation?. Now let me introduce a reliable tool - Password Genius to retrieve passwords which can recover within minutes.
The link for the Windows Server and Windows 7 Foruns follows: It's like a big menu of Foruns where you can choose at the left side of the page the foruns you want to post on. Thanks so much for your help! Should be fine and in most cases it is, however there is one user who although they can open the file, can't seem to get the macro to run properly. Marry Christmas Renatoabc Hello renatoabc 1 I mean does it happens always in the same machines, or does it happens at random? However, is there a work around to allow a macro to save? And then clear the check box next to Read-only recommended. My best regards and Thanks in advance. The sharing option from the ribbon within excel is not sufficient to resolve this, as firstly there are too many files to do this to every one, and secondly, as soon as that option is selected allowing multiple users to edit we lose the ability to create pivot tables charts and a whole bunch of other options — this would prove as problematic as not being able to open it in the first place. Extra background info: The spreadsheets we use pull data from external sources and update in real time If colors are on some of these sheets they blink like Christmas Trees! Such as prevent inadvertent erasure or modification of formulas or other data on the Excel file. By won't let me I mean: using Save doesn't appear to do anything using Save As doesn't either do anything, the dialog is not displayed and if I am doing via the File menu then the File menu is exited and the previous ribbon tab is displayed i.