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In Microsoft Excel, you can programmatically disable all of the keys on the computer keyboard by setting the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications DataEntryMode property to xlOff.
A sample Visual Basic macro that you can use to turn off the keyboard is provided in the "More Information" section.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS)The following sample macro turns off keyboard functionality for the active sheet only. To turn keyboard functionality back on, press CTRL+D.
To create this macro, follow these steps:
For more information about the DataEntryMode property, in the Visual Basic Editor, click Microsoft Visual Basic Help on the Help menu, type dataentrymode property in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.
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