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in VBA by Beginner (25 points)

Hi guys

I found the following code:

Sub Protect_Sheets()
' Loop through all sheets in the workbook
For I = 1 To Sheets.Count
' Activate each sheet in turn.
response = MsgBox("Do you want to protect this sheet?", vbYesNo)
If response = vbYes Then
ActiveSheet.Protect Password:="****", DrawingObjects:=True, _
Contents:=True, Scenarios:=True
ElseIf response = vbNo Then
MsgBox ("Sheet not protected")
End If
Next I
End Sub

I have been using this successfully - but is there an easy way to perhaps modify it so that instead of looping through the entire workbook, it could just lock every sheet with the exception of "Sheet1" and "Sheet2"?

The other constraints are that I don't know how many sheets they may be in every book I need to use this on :(

Thanks in advance!


1 Answer

+1 vote
by Expert (887 points)
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Best answer

Try this code

Sub Protect_Sheets()
    Dim ws As Worksheet
    For Each ws In ThisWorkbook.Worksheets
        If ws.Name <> "Sheet1" And ws.Name <> "Sheet2" Then
            ws.Protect Password:="****", DrawingObjects:=True, Contents:=True, Scenarios:=True
        End If
    Next ws
End Sub


by Beginner (25 points)
Thanks sooooo much!!!!

That's perfect!
by Expert (887 points)
You're welcome. Glad I can offer little help.

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