Save As dialog box will appear again. Lastly, they would have a cancel workbook open option until they get the other user to exit. If there is a way to automate this that would be great. In that way, the read-only file can be opened in editable mode by all. I have the macro set up to limit the access via a password, but don't know where or how to set up these other changes. Copy the code into the code window on the right. Saved variable to see if the file has been saved.
Apr 10, 2007 Is that possible that I can make an excel file as a read only through code. Is there a way to get rid of the message? I would like the Excel Spreadsheet to look as follows once completed. Thank you that works fine and the manual input on the message box prevents overloading the network with file open requests. In this case, to disable read-only, you need to unprotect the sheet by the following steps. I input a password in the Password to modify field. Double-click on the Excel file, and enter the restrict editing password for write access.
The truth is, you are not able to fully protect your Excel file with just Excel. This user is only used to automatically run this excel file, other users need to open the file occasionally to edit emails address, add clients etc stuff like that, that the automation part of it works off. Propteries show read only on the written files but not on the originals??? I can't have you saving this file at all. I opened the file to add instructions and the files are now read only? I cannot share the workbook because of the macro's and protection on it. On the left hand side you will see Microsoft Excel Objects. If the read-only file is not password protected If the read-only excel file is made without any password, you can easily disable the read-only from the file.
I can't have you saving this file as something else. In the Save As dialog box, you will get Tools option at the bottom right corner of the dialog box. Or the server the document is stored on may not be responding. Have you try to step through the code line by line? When the file is opened, a message is displayed asking the user if they wish to open as read-only. I've now realized the double-clicking isn't an ideal solution, as it's easy to click in another cell and mess up all the formulas. It says: the file is reserved by someone.
Then just opening the excel file is a difficult thing, not to say removing read only mode in excel file. What I have is about 25 text files stored in a folder, let's say C: est. Everything works fine except on about 10 out of my 30 questions, one of the four answers all opition buttuns has a fine dotted line around it. Say I have an Excel file. As per title really I am making a temporary database in excel which will also be a functional model for one we are having made externally. When a user closes a file, Excel checks the ThisWorkbook. I want to restrict my users from modifying the file.
The 11th row of the First text file value written in cell A2, then read the 31st row of the First text file write the value in cell B2, then loop to the Second text file and values from The 11th row of the Second text file value written in cell A3, then read the 31st row of the Second text file write the value in cell B3, so on and so forth until the last text file is read and the last record is written. Name Any help would be apreciated. So, the command became Workbooks. The user must open the file as read-only unless they have the password. Then the read-only mode in the Excel 2016 workbook can be disabled.
If a user has write access to the folder in which the file is saved they could just save down a version of your file, delete the original file, then save a new version with the same name. Jun 25, 2009 I have an option button control on a spreadsheet and I can't seem to remove it from the sheet. The key is i only want to record those Hex code which have a difference of 4,8,10,12 differences. In summary, the rules are 1. Dont suppose you know how to clear the file now available box that appears after the code completes? Hope it helps, have a good night.
The others only need read only access. Otherwise, you just could let excel file read-only all the time. If that works, your problem is not the open and close statement. ReadOnly Just the workbook now available messagebox to clear now. I can't have you saving any updates to this file. Is there a way to eliminate the password prompt and automatically enter read only mode? You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It means: to make the read-only file editable, the user s must have the password.
Currently I have this user running the file every hour using Win7 Task Scheduler. My guess is that Exel try to save as when your code closes the file. If you don't like Google AdSense in the posts, or log in above. My workbook is structured to where if a single sheet is deleted, it screws up all my formulas. A way round this i have found, add a worksheet at the start of the workbook, give the users a message in the middle of the page advising that macros need to be turned on and how to do it. How do I set the Workbooks.
After selecting a folder, you will get the Save As dialog box as the picture below. The file will be opened, but not as read-only. Tips: Probably your excel file is also protected with open password now besides above edit restrictions. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I will show here two ways to disable the read-only from an Excel file. Get which will help you to remove the read-only password in two seconds. The best option is to restrict access to the folder in which file is saved.