Sheet Protection Does Not Disable Options Settings

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SYMPTOMS

When you protect a worksheet, Microsoft Excel continues to allow you to select calculation options that affect formulas in the worksheet, such as "Precision as displayed," "Accept labels in formulas" (in Microsoft Excel 97), and "1904 date system." When you change these options, Microsoft Excel updates the formulas even though the worksheet is protected.

STATUS

This behavior is by design in the products listed at the beginning of this article.

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Article ID: 156987 - Last Review: October 1, 2013 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 95 Standard Edition
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