The macro may not be available in this workbook or all macros may be disabled. Dennis has a travel expense worksheet that he has inherited; it has been passed down within his organization for years. The new worksheet can be changed in any way you need. I'm running Excel 2013 in Windows 8. You should not have to change anything within the script. All worksheets are protected with the same password.
Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted. Some of the cells in the worksheet need to be unlocked so that Dennis can correct the outdated formulas they contain. There is the problem, though: The worksheet is locked, and changing the formulas is not permitted because of the protection. This will open the declarations page. Element protection cannot protect a workbook from users who have malicious intent. I would suggest that you select the activesheet before you check it for a password and unprotect it.
Open the workbook you want to unprotect, check. Please note the problem is reproducible in excel 2013 and it will be great if you advice how to unlock the document using vba code. I had tried several other programs that did not deliver as promised. The problem is that you'll also get lots of search results for programs that remove workbook passwords—something you don't need for this particular purpose. We are now through 25 or 26 weeks and need to get the figure in week one corrected. There is a perfectly good internal password remover that is available at this page: The page explains the macro which is rather long and even provides a download you can use, if desired. Fortunately, you came to my rescue!! For optimal security, you should help protect your whole workbook file by using a password.
You will also need to adjust row heights and column widths, as necessary, to match the old worksheet. Apologies for not providing more info, it was long time ago since I had similar issue. This was the most simple method and I wish I had found it the first time I tried to remove the protected sheet. In that case, no way. I'm seconding Donald's post from December 23 about allInternalPasswords no longer working. The code is a brute force method to unlock a sheet.
Step 4: Use The Generated Code The macro will return you to the worksheet you want to unprotect. Up to three images may be included in a comment. Any protected Excel spreadsheet can be unprotected in three steps. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Unprotect' is executed without errors but does not cancel structure change restrictions from the document because the newt row ActiveWindow.
I am getting this error even when all macros are enabled. Open up the Marcro Editor Tool. In 2007 it takes seconds and in 2013 it takes about 2 to 3 minutes. This would be of no help in the present case of attempting to unlock formulae. ProtectStructure As it was said in the post you gave the link, this does not work with password protected excel files asking for a password when you open it. Thank you for a macro that was simple to use and worked the first time.
It was password protected, and I couldn't even select all the cells to be able to copy and paste. This copies the selected cells to the Clipboard. Excel should select all the used cells in the worksheet. I am not able to remove the protection even from this window! Someone has screwed up along the way and put the wrong password in this first worksheet. There are macros available, on the Internet, that will remove or identify any internal , such as those used to protect a worksheet.
Let me save you some trouble, however. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. The first cell in the worksheet A1 should be selected. Closed out, the first sheet open after the protected one inherited the protection. In this case, you'll need to authenticate as one of them. Opened up the file in the new workbook. For the single password protection, there are some 3rd party tools, but they are not free.
This was the fourth time, and the first time I found your site with the hack which worked. The protect feature even lets the owner set a password so that the more determined meddler can be thwarted and confidential data kept confidential. The guide below was provided to us by our good friend. Cell A1 should be selected. It does not find the password, but unlock the sheet anyway. If the above doesn't work, for some reason, you will need to actually try to crack the worksheet password.
I'll have to see if I can recreate it and post exactly when it happens. Saved me from hours of recreating the spreadsheet! In the Review menu tab click Unprotect sheet. . Your code is not easy to handle and understand what you are trying to do. An alert style box will appear with a usable code.