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This article provides Visual Basic for Applications sample macros that determine whether a workbook or a worksheet is protected.
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Example 1: Determining Whether a Workbook Is Protected
Example 2: Determining Whether a Worksheet Is Protected
For additional information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/163435/EN-US/ )VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
Microsoft Excel 97For more information about protection in Microsoft Excel, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel Help, type the following text
protecting, worksheets and workbooksand then double-click the selected text to go to the "Control access to workbooks and worksheets" topic.
Microsoft Excel 5.0For more information about protection in Microsoft Excel, click the Search button in Help and type:
Article ID: 161245 - Last Review: October 11, 2006 - Revision: 2.3
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