I have a workbook of 6 sheets that I created using Excel 2007. You can edit and save Excel 2003 files in Excel 2007. Or does anyone know how I can fix this so that I can keep editing the file? Then click the Save button to save your workbook. And then another size out of the offcut left over. Hello, In general, this button Edit Links is disabled on the Ribbon.
Option Allows users to Select locked cells Move the pointer to cells for which the Locked box is checked on the Protection tab of the Format Cells dialog box. All contents Copyright 1998-2018 by MrExcel Publishing. This got around the issue. As indicated on the dialog window, a password is optional. It is probably a shared workbook, there is much functionality not available in shared workbooks. I am trying to protect the sheet without success. I have a file that has 8 sheets.
So any suggestion what to do? The tutorial shows how to protect Excel sheet with or without passwords. Any ideas of why we are unable to make a copy of this worksheet within the same workbook or to another workbook? We have a number of Excel users in our office who cannot copy and paste between Excel workbooks. The bottom line is - lock an Excel spreadsheet to prevent other users from accidentally tampering with your data, but never store sensitive information in your Excel sheets. I'm working with Excel 2003 sp 3 on Windows xp. I'm trying to come up with a solution to calculate the man hours and days worked over multiple sheets. I need to know how many full stock lengths 6500 long it will take to cut all the pieces listed above.
I need to protect the templates, since the data from all 85 spreadsheets is rolled up and linked to a master consolidation template. Prerequisite Menu Actions Excel 2007 grays out some menus until you perform an action that precedes the use of the option. In addition to password-protection, you can secure your Excel files further by using the , which is available in the Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista and Windows. The workbook had conditionally formatted cells that need to be corrected. Solution 2: Disable Protected Sheet Feature When an Excel sheet is protected, various icons and features of the program will be disabled. This file is to track about 100 employees that are on a rotational work schedule. If you leave only these two options selected, the users of your sheet, including yourself, will be able only to select cells both locked and unlocked.
Excel also grays out many menus while you are completing a formula. Hi Bessie, I am referring to a protected sheet that is already linked to external workbooks. If I look at the visible state in the Properties tab, it tells me that the sheet is hidden and does not allow me to switch the class to visible. Be sure to remember the password or store it in a safe location because you will need it later to unprotect the sheet. Select a sheet you want to hide.
Protected Workbooks Excel gives users the option of protecting the contents of an entire workbook, a worksheet within the workbook and specific cells in a worksheet. The problem is that by protecting the worksheet, the Edit Links button is inactivated, but I need to the user to still be able to edit links, while the worksheet remains protected. When clicking the document for editing excel web app starts telling me that the document is protected and giving me now the chance to edit it in excel. Because Microsoft Excel uses a very simple encryption algorithm for worksheet protection. The only way to avoid this is to protect the worksheet. Alternatively, you can use one of free tools, for example.
You must unprotect the workbook, worksheet or cell to unlock the unavailable menus. The recent versions of Excel 2013 and 2016 use more sophisticated methods of sheet protection, but they are also vulnerable and can be unlocked without knowing a password. If I remove entries so that the result has only 1000 rows, everything works as expected. Check the formula bar first to make sure that your cursor is not in a cell with a formula in progress. Even when you protect your Excel worksheet with a password, that password is very easy to break. It does this using the indirect function because it needs to concatenate the path and filename from other cells. My workbook is not shared or protected in any other way.
Jo Workbook A has a cell that gets data from workbook B as an external link. That there are not worksheets that exist with the same name 4. Luckily, Excel provides a quick and easy way to lock a sheet or password protect an entire workbook to prevent accidental or deliberate changes in their contents. Passwords should be 8 or more characters in length. Best regards William Zhou -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. I have one staff member that does the data entry but I don't want them to see the 2nd sheet. How to unprotect Excel sheet As you have just seen, it's very easy to password protect a sheet in Excel.
It probably means that you have grouped two or more sheets. . We recently migrated to SharePoint 2013 from 2010. Last week I heard from a customer who was trying to unhide a worksheet. If there is a reference to an external workbook, this feature will be automatically enabled.
I had locked the sheet for restricted editing, but something happened while someone else was using it to where the Unprotect Sheet button is now greyed out. If the worksheet is password-protected, Excel will not unlock the menus until you enter your password. I am looking for some help with a spreadsheet I am making. When he right-clicked on the worksheet tabs, the Unhide command was greyed out. All I can figure out is how to switch to another workbook with an exact name. I have one spreadsheet that needs to be shared by many users.