Thanks so much for helping! Someone has any idea of what could be the problem? Is there any method to achieve this without selecting the cells. Or maybe there is another way to get the same result. Their password does not work, as intended, at the startup as a result. Information moves quickly with modern technology. However, I don't even know what question to ask on this one!?! I have experience with creating macros that reference different workbooks, but not sure how to go about opening files with different filenames without referencing the exact filename. You can also set up password prompts to open a file in read-only mode, write to the original file or both. Having searched through the many solved threads on this site, I attempted to customize some of the code to my worksheet.
For some reason it currently does not do this, and I have multiple users with the same doc open. I'm a bit confused myself. Any ideas how to fix this? So you should end up with something like. But you also might not want them to change data, using it for review only. I'm concerned that changes will get over-written when 2 people are saving their changes.
Unlocking Made Simple The key to unlock an Excel 2011 or 2016 worksheet is in the File menu of the Finder feature on your computer. You can lock the file from your end. Step 2: Select the Review tab and click Unprotect Sheet. Obviously, having to wait the extra 10 seconds for the macro to pull the file up before hitting read only is 10 seconds totally wasted. Save End WithThanks in advance for any suggestions.
Re: Save Workbook Read Only Then Open Read Only Without Password Prompt For the benefit of anyone who might benefit, I'm posting a couple things that helped resolve my problems. Thank to previous posts on that board tackling that issue, I was able to find how to proceed to reduce the file back to its normal size. UserName What if you need a secure read-only option? Excel will, by default, open documents in Protected View from potentially unsafe locations that includes SharePoint, but doesn't include local or network drives. Double-click on the Excel file, and enter the restrict editing password for write access. Thanks to all the wonderful people here that have been so helpful and give us their valuable insight and time. To learn more, see our.
Depending on your network setup, the setting might be Enable Protected View for files originating from the Internet. This occurs with any data type and the most simple workbooks. Also, not sure why you have IsRunning in the ExcelObjectType. Is there a way to get them to have read acess but not get the password prompt? How to disable read only on this case? Step 3: In the Save As dialog, click the drop-down arrow next to the Tools button, and then select General Options. I just make a fresh installation of win and keep all my other drive partition as it is. Your Excel username will appear below. Open methods like the following.
User Alert System provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Is there a way to lock the position, let's say , in the upper right corner and have it stay there? If it doesn't work, close Excel, then go to Windows' run window WinKey + R and type: Excel. This was done to prevent us data analysts from accidentally changing the data while working with the files. This is using Excel Version 1808 Build 10730. When the file is opened, a message is displayed asking the user if they wish to open as read-only. The code I have been using is below: Code: Workbooks.
The user cannot be allowed to write over the existing workbook. I want to start keeping track of inventory using a barcode system. My name is Mitch Bartlett. Once that's done, you can manipulate and change the information. I have a macro that opens up a file of forms, makes customizations, and saves each worksheet in that file as it's own form in the new project.
You can open the clipboard and the paste will work, but there is no paste special option. You can change this by going to the data directory or files you wish to change and simply add the Win7 user s you want to be able to edit these files without giving Excel too much access to the system run as Administrator. I have a co-worker's file that he is having trouble with. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. When opening an Excel file, no matter what I do, the password dialog box appears, even when the application. Thank you very much for your help. Any help much appreciated Wrightie I did a bit of browsing on this problem.