At a minimum, the document must have a workbook part that serves as a container for the document, and at least one worksheet part. Enter a password to make Read-only Passwords are not 100% secure Passwords entered using this method are not encrypted and can be cracked. This is going to cause a pop-up window to open. Activate Call RefreshDataAtInterval End Sub Sub RefreshDataAtInterval Application. Your Excel username will appear below.
Step 5: Finally, press Ctrl + S to save the spreadsheet. And then the sheet is editable. Sheet A sheet that points to a sheet definition file. The best option is to restrict access to the folder in which file is saved. WorkbookPart; ' Assign a reference to the existing workbook part.
I'm curious why you don't like it. I just want to make it so that I can't accidentally edit the sheet, and I don't want to have to deal with a password--not even a blank one. True or omitted to notify the user if the file cannot be immediately accessed. Now for the second part. The following code example performs this operation. Please can anyone advise if I make changes and save them down, will this update the data in the read-only versions or will the users have to re-open the file to keep checking for changes? When I try this on any other computer it opens the spreadsheet without giving the option to edit with a password.
And if I were to open a file with that property to add to it, how would I? Why can't I edit the Excel spreadsheet? The table earlier in this topic lists only those Open methods that accept a Boolean value as the second parameter to specify whether a document is editable. Step 1: Prepare your workbook which you will save as a read-only Excel template. Press the Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window. It is important that the password is only set for modifying the document. I want to make one of the worksheets in an Excel 2010 workbook read-only, but I don't want to use a password. Open ' Open a SpreadsheetDocument for read-only access based on a stream.
In the lower left hand corner of this window you will see a tools option. This new system is, as Markus says, ridiculous. UserName What if you need a secure read-only option? Now the workbook is saved as a read-only Excel template. In this post, we will explore some of the options available. If you have to enter a password to open the document then you have not successfully set the document up for Read Only access. The following code example opens a document based on a stream.
There is an Excel 2007 spreasheet which resides in a shared folder on a network. Just go on to have a try. I made a link to the excel spreadsheet in the shared documents folder as a SharePoint Link. Step 5: Click the Save button in the Save As dialog box. Unprotect Excel sheet with password If you still remember the password for the protected sheet, unprotecting Excel sheet is a piece of cake. To create the class instance from the document that you call one of the overload methods.
Next stop Linux, free software or Apple. Here you can use the Protect Worksheet and Unprotect Worksheet utilities of Kutools for Excel to quickly protect or unprotect multiple worksheets or all workrksheets in current workbook with password at the same time in current workbook. } } Public Sub OpenSpreadsheetDocumentReadonly ByVal filepath As String ' Open a SpreadsheetDocument based on a filepath. My comment is that it does essentially do so but there is one thing I do not like. Select the Macro name and click on Run button to run the macro. How do I automatically tell it not to save changes before switching modes? When the file is opened, a message is displayed asking the user if they wish to open as read-only.
Press the Ctrl + 1 keys simultaneously to open the Format Cells dialog box. The Immediate window will open below the code window. Just click on the Remove Password button. Notice that two of the Open methods create an instance of the SpreadsheetDocument class based on a string as the first parameter. Select For Each CurCell In Selection If lastCellFx.
I just know that I am not the only being on the planet who wants to do this. Now cells in the locked range are read-only now. I cannot open my Access databases. Also, as mentioned above, Excel passwords are not secure. In these instances, you want to open the document for read-only access. This How To topic discusses several ways to programmatically open a read-only spreadsheet document. The user must open the file as read-only unless they have the password.