Objects Making changes to graphic objects — including shapes, text boxes, and controls — unless you unlock the objects before you protect the chart sheet. Tip: To , temporarily unprotect the worksheet, refresh the pivot table, and then protect the sheet. Users can't sort ranges that contain locked cells on a protected worksheet, regardless of this setting. And all of them can still be used after protecting the worksheet. More information about worksheet elements Clear this check box To prevent users from Select locked cells Moving the pointer to cells for which the Locked check box is selected on the Protection tab of the Format Cells dialog box.
When I put password protection on the template, the template child doc also gets the same password protection. However, while filtering works fine on locked cells, sorting does not. I want to prevent tampering on the template, but I want the child doc to be fully editable for the end user. My problem is if I want to filter specfic months in say year 2012 it also takes out the month in 2013. Now if the person with the password wants to change the locked cells, they can click the button again and enter the password and the button will turn green so they can make the changes. The chart continues to be updated when you change its source data. I need to take out all the data point that are at the 30 min interval.
Now, you can choose the cells you specifically want to lock. If the Lock Cell command is enabled, click Lock Cell to unlock the selected cell. And how does these kind of sheets get unlocked then. Feb 28, 2013 Is it possible to have a hidden sheet password protected, so that only I can unhide the sheet? If Delete columns is protected and Insert columns is not also protected, a user can insert columns that he or she cannot delete. Users cannot apply or remove AutoFilters on a protected worksheet, regardless of this setting.
You will be able to use some AutoFilter functions, but not Sort Ascending or Sort Descending. Right click on them and select Format Cells in the right-clicking menu. I still want them to have the ability to use the slicers, filters and drill down in the layout that I have provided. To Be Appreciated By Everyone So That Get A Promotion And Salary Increase. Jan 23, 2012 I have been really trying to get this sorted myself and I can get it to work with one exception. This will enable everything you want and prevent a user from saving changes.
Hello all I am using Excel 2007 and I have a worksheet with multiple columns, some of these columns are protected and some are not I then lock the worksheet with a password so the user can't edit certain cells that are protected but can modify the unprotected cells, the problem is the user cannot use the filter or sort the workbook Is there a way please to allow filtering or sorting but still lock down the worksheet Hi team. Jul 2, 2012 the following macro, changes a few cells etc, then protects the sheet. Firstly, you need select all cells with drop down list in the worksheet you need to protect. Objects Making changes to graphic objects — including shapes, text boxes, and controls — unless you unlock the objects before you protect the chart sheet. Am I using the protection worksheet the wrong way? You simpy only have to select Unprotect Sheet and the sheet is unprotected which for me kinda defeats the object. In some workbooks, you might want to allow users to make changes to a pivot table, but you need to protect formulas or data in other areas of the worksheet. The chart continues to be updated when you change its source data.
For example, if a worksheet has a button that runs a macro, you can click the button to run the macro, but you cannot delete the button. Format rows Using any of the row formatting commands, including changing row height or hiding rows Home tab, Cells group, Format button. If that password matches a predefiened password then lock a range of cells and place a time stamp next to the button and maybe change the button color of the button to Red. When you protect the sheet there was an option in the Protect Sheet dialog box near the bottom called Use AutoFilter, just check it. When you protect a worksheet, all cells are locked by default, which means that they cannot be edited.
Mar 15, 2013 I have a set of data points with date and time shown in the picture. Most of the sheets contain charts, they should be updated as per the user selection 4. Problem When creating workbooks with protected sheets, it is common to want to allow users to get different views of the data by sorting and filtering, without allowing them to change the data. However, what I want to do it that when the user wants to view the sheet I just hid, he has to unhide and then enter a password. Recommended Productivity Tools This also changed the way cells react to clicks. If Delete rows is protected and Insert rows is not also protected, a user can insert rows that he or she cannot delete. I am thinking of macro as I have different Spreadsheet I need to do the same steps in each one separately.
How do I get around this. This command is available only when the worksheet is not protected. On clicking the Protect Sheet option would display the following Protect Sheet window. However, the auto-filter was disabled blocked after the file closed and reopened. Use AutoFilter Using the drop-down arrows to change the filter on ranges when AutoFilters are applied. Recommended Productivity Tools for Excel Allow sorting and filtering in a protected sheet To allow sorting and filter in a protected sheet, you need these steps: 1. By default, all cells in an Excel worksheet are locked.
If Delete columns is protected and Insert columns is not also protected, a user can insert columns that he or she cannot delete. Do I really have to use a macro to solve this? Jul 24, 2014 Using Excel 2007. I have tried the find option typing In :30 and getting all the points but then have to replace, which I do not want to do. However, I have successfully made AutoFilter work on a protected sheet. Mar 20, 2013 I've got a workbook where I need to protect certain cells by locking them. Why is it when you unprotect a worksheet in this way Excel does not ask you for a Password.
Nov 1, 2009 I have an Excel 2007 workbook which has five sheets in. Excel for Office 365 Excel 2019 Excel 2016 Excel 2013 Excel 2010 By default, protecting a worksheet locks all cells so none of them are editable. Any help would be greatly appreciated. My workbook consists of almost 25 sheets, I want to protect 11 sheets. Sep 5, 2012 In Excel 03 I could just password protect a template and prompt for to open the template at read only is there a way to do the same thing in Excel 07? Vanessa's password would be Pluto 4 George - - Hidden and protected, unless George types in correct password. I don't want a macro because then the whole project will be done as a macro.