Watch the Video In this short video, you can see the step by step instructions for preparing and protecting the worksheet. However, after I do this, the sort and filter buttons are no longer available. Now all specified sheets have been protected but allowed to sort and filter. With worksheet protection, you can make only certain parts of the sheet editable and users will not be able to modify data in any other region in the sheet. Could someone helps me out? Sub LockCols Dim Sh As Worksheet Application. Users can change the values in the changing cells, if the cells are not protected, and add new scenarios.
Jul 24, 2014 Using Excel 2007. The trouble is when I do this I lose the ability to apply formatting and to insert symbols in other cells? I am in Excel 2007. Jul 18, 2007 I have a worksheet with employees names and their overtime hours worked that week. The second macro is to reverse the changes made in the first and 're-lock' the unlocked cells and again apply the same password to the sheet. Jul 4, 2012 Is there a way to protect the excel sheet with a password that expires after a particular time.
How to allow sorting and Filter locked cells in protected sheets? Thanks and I have learned how to do things on here that I did not even know I wanted to do! If this answer solves your problem, please check Mark as Answered. Is there a way to password protect a users ability to unhide a column? Essentially I am wanting to unprotect two sheets, unlock the cells that were previously locked so users couldn't enter data in them when the sheet is protected , then reapply the same password to protect the sheet, but now they will be able to enter data in the unlocked range of cells. If you only want the data to be locked, you could have your data on the protected sheet where you can also allow using pivots, selecting, sorting etc , and have your graphs on another sheet. 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. Just need to remove the ones with the :30 Dec 3, 2012 I'm using Excel 2007.
The default value is True. Step 2: Protect the worksheet Next, select the actions that users should be allowed to take on the sheet, such as insert or delete columns or rows, edit objects, sort, or use AutoFilter, to name a few. Also I would like the user to be asked for a password when they wish to unhide a sheet, with the password being different for each of the sheets. Tip: To , temporarily unprotect the worksheet, refresh the pivot table, and then protect the sheet. I don't want a macro because then the whole project will be done as a macro.
If I unprotect the worksheet manually and protect it again using the above code, it works normally. I unlocked all cells on the page - and then locked only the cells I needed locked - then protected the worksheet. The default value is False. In the Protect Sheet dialog, type the password in the Password to unprotect sheet text box, and in Allow all users of this worksheet to list to check Sort and Use AutoFilter options. That's probably the problem you're facing.
Sally's password would be Summer 3 Vanessa - - Hidden and protected, unless Vanessa types in correct password. The default value is False. See this for more details about how to unlock ranges of cells. The default value is False. True allows the user to format any cell on a protected worksheet. If there are multiple sheets needed to protect and allow users to sort and filter, you can apply Protect Worksheet utility of Kutools for Excel to protect multiple sheets at one time. I would like the time stamp to be updated every time the cells are locked.
Is there also a way to do this which won't be affected by Excel disabling all Macros when the application initially opens. The rest of the worksheet works normally. Feb 28, 2013 Is it possible to have a hidden sheet password protected, so that only I can unhide the sheet? 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. I am using excel 2007 but the data excel is xls. Step 1: Make cells editable so that sorting will work. I assume I must use visual basic, however I am not very familar with it.
A string that specifies a case-sensitive password for the worksheet or workbook. If you forget the password, you cannot unprotect the worksheet or workbook. Jan 12, 2007 I have a sheet that is password protected. It's a good idea to keep a list of your passwords and their corresponding document names in a safe place. Protect method as it applies to the Worksheet object.
Additionally, you can also specify a password to lock your worksheet. Enable worksheet protection Worksheet protection is a two-step process: the first step is to unlock cells that others can edit, and then you can protect the worksheet with or without a password. This means when worksheet protection is turned off, a locked cell is no different from an unlocked cell. May 6, 2013 I have a spreadsheet with nested subtotals. Jan 23, 2012 I have been really trying to get this sorted myself and I can get it to work with one exception.