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Pasting into password protected sheets.

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    Pasting into password protected sheets.

    I have a multiple page workbook. I have a macro that will copy information from a source sheet within the workbook into another sheet within the workbook, based on certain criteria. When the destination sheet is password protected the macro will encounter an error when trying to paste into the destination sheet, regardless of whether the destination cells are locked or not.

    Is there a way to password protect the destiantio sheet while still allowing the macro to paste into it?
    ~Adam D.

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    No, but in your macro's code you can unprotect the sheet, paste the data and then re-protect it without any user interaction. (If you're going to do this, you would need to save the password in the macro code, so you'll probably want to protect the vba project itself with a password.)

    The code would look like:
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