You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It is a herculean task to do. We often need to share our worksheets at work to other people or organization, and but you don't want your important content to be changed by other users. Protect Looping through all worksheets If we want to apply protection to every worksheet you could use the following code. True is to protect scenarios. Then click the Remove Password button to let the program instantly remove the password protection on your Workbook or. The macro will automatically open the cracked password which is usually not the original one but never the less it will work fine.
Unprotect password Where: Password Optional : is the password by which your Sheet is protected. I downloaded the kutools trial version and installed it as an administrator. Enter the generated code as the password and your done. Open the workbook that has a protected sheet in Excel. Remove 12345 and enter your password inside the double quotes. If you want to restrict all worksheets from users not to modify the structure, we can protect all worksheets.
Part 3: Unprotect Excel Worksheet When password protect a Worksheet, you can edit the data on it anymore, unless unprotect it again. So, if you are unaware of how to unprotect Excel Workbook then follow the methods mentioned in the article below. Thanks Steve Code: For Each sh In ActiveWorkbook. Or else you can press F5 key by placing a cursor inside the macro. You can also copy the data and paste it into a Google Docs spreadsheet, doing the same procedure up to step 3. Case 1: What if I passed a Wrong Password In this case if you will get a 1004 : Run Time Error.
It is not protected by not providing any password then no need to pass the password as well. Code Sub sbShowProtectDialogBox 'This code will do the required task. Click on Insert, select Module. Excel files usually end with the file extension. Users cannot make any changes. For Excel document, there are many security features built in that allow you control and protect your important and sensitive data in Workbook from unauthorized reading, editing or modifying. How to Protect and Unprotect Sheet in Excel? Step 2: As soon as you click on Unprotect it will ask you to enter the same password which you have typed while protecting the sheet.
Any examples would be really appreciated also. Because you need the same password to unprotect the sheet later if you want to make some changes. Step 8: Now, go to the original Work Sheet folder, here you will paste the edited document and the file will be overwritten. Using this method you will be able to protect your WorkSheet. Step 3: Add the password-protected excel file to the program.
Right-click with your mouse on the worksheet name then click on Insert followed by Module from the given options. Unprotect End Function Special Cases: I just thought of putting a simple note on all those scenarios which are possible while unprotecting a Sheet. Step 1: Go to the Review tab and click on the Protect Sheet. Step 5: It will ask you to re-enter the password one more time. So read the methods patiently and then evaluate which one will be the best for you.
Each sheet's tab appears along the bottom of Excel. See the Workbook Modules section from if you're unsure how to do this sorry that the page looks a bit crappy but I'm in the middle of renovating! Boolean value is True for Protect and False for unprotect. The code used in this instruction is one of the simplest I've found. I've made progress, but have one 'minor' problem. I've added the code from Smitty, which works fine for unprotecting the template so I can paste, and then protects it. If the sheet or workbook isn't protected with a password, this argument is ignored.
I found one that works for me and yes I do know how to insert a code, this one did not work for what I was doing. If you omit this argument for a workbook that's protected with a password, the method fails. But when I go into the resulting worksheet, it is 'protected', but the user can select locked cells. Knowing this, and having already saved the file in the old format, just move on. I don't know that much about macros! In the Review menu tab click Unprotect sheet. Still, you can unprotect an Excel spreadsheet and have access to raw data, either by dribbling the password in some cases or by directly tinkering with developer options, with macros that can overcome the barrier. I needed the info badly.