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    Format Cells on a Protect Sheet

    Looking for a solution, I need to be able to format a certain range on a protected sheet, but not be able to format the rest of the sheet. Example: Columns A through L are locked with formulas and color coded cells, but Columns N through AG I need to be able to format as needed. Is this possible?

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    Re: Format Cells on a Protect Sheet

    Welcome to the forum.

    If you set cells as unlocked, theyíll remain editable when you protect the sheet. Also play with the check boxes in the protection dialog.
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    Re: Format Cells on a Protect Sheet

    Yes, I can edit them, but I'm looking to be able to format (highlight, change font) of only a certain range while not allowing formatting anywhere else on the sheet.

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    Re: Format Cells on a Protect Sheet

    Either you set those cells as unlocked or, if that wonít work for you, you may need to look at VBA.

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