Advice 1: How to protect an Excel column

Working papers it is important to protect not only against industrial espionage, but also from inept actions of users. Table editor MS Excel provides users with different ways of protection.
How to protect an Excel column
Instruction
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All table cells are protected by default. If you need to protect from changes in only one column, press Ctrl+A to select the whole range. Click any cell with the right mouse button to call context menu and select the option "Format cells". Go to the tab "security" and uncheck the item "cells".
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Select the columnwhose data you want to protect. Call the drop-down menu, go to the tab "Protection" and put a check mark in the checkbox "Protected cell". Now protected cells only from this column. However, that protection is in force, you must protect the entire worksheet.
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In the menu "Service" choose the command "Protect" and "Protect sheet". Under "Allow all users..." check the boxes for the actions that can be performed on the data. If you enter a password in the password field, then remove the protection, only those users who you provide this code.
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You can access the change data in a certain range to any participant. In the menu "Service" choose "Protection" and "Allow users to edit ranges". In the dialog box hit "Create". In the Name field, enter the range name in the "Cell" range. For confirmation, click OK.
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To protect a column in MS Excel 2007, select the entire range press Ctrl+A and select the command "Format cells" from the drop down menu. Go to the tab "Protection" and uncheck the item "cells".
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Check the desired column and put the flag in the checkbox "Protected cell". In the menu "Review" select "Protect sheet".
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In Excel 97, if you select "Protect sheet" in the menu "Service" you can only protect worksheet contents, objects and scenarios. To allow modification of the data in the column, choose "Protect workbook and share".
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In the dialog box, check the box next to "Shared patches". After this it will be active the "Password" field. To make changes can users you the password said.

Advice 2: How to remove protection from the worksheet

The protection sheet or the entire workbook as MS Excel is used quite frequently. It is common in companies that apply the functionality of Excel that is associated with numbers, formulas and calculations. From accidental changes the set of relationships prevents the installation administrator protect individual worksheets or the entire workbook.
How to remove protection from the worksheet
Instruction
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In MS Excel there are two simple options for installation protection: protect sheet and protect workbook structure. To install the protection sheet, go to the desired worksheet and select any cell. Go to menu "Tools" and expand the item "Protection". In the drop-down list, select the command "Protect sheet".
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You will see a window with the security settings. Specify what changes you want to block the worksheet by selecting the appropriate opportunity ticks. Also set a password if necessary, confirm it and click OK.
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Likewise, install the protection of the entire book. To do this, select "Tools" – "Protection" – "Protect workbook...". Specify the protection settings (here their order of magnitude less than in the protect sheet) and, if necessary, specify the password. The protection features of the book is that you can change the data on different sheet, but cannot add or delete existing worksheets.
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To remove the protect sheetmenu command "Tools" - "Protection" - "to Remove the protection sheet". If the block settings have been set the password, enter it. The full functionality of the worksheet in Excel will be restored.
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Similarly, you can remove the protection with all the books. Go to menu "Tools" - "Protection" - "to Remove the protection of the book." Also enter the password. The structure of the Excel workbook will be available again for editing in full.
Note
Open password protected xls sheet and reveal the protection via tools -> Unprotect sheet/Unprotect workbook. In 2003, the works ! After adding the add-in Excel have to be restarted.
Useful advice
Copy the file back into the XLSX container with the replacement of the old (just in case the source can pre-somewhere to store elsewhere in case you need to rollback. That's all. The protection sheet is removed.

Advice 3: How to open Excel file with password

To open a protected password file Excel is impossible without the involvement of additional third-party software developers. Such programs, there are many, and choosing the most appropriate is up to the user.
How to open Excel file with password
You will need
  • - Pasword Remover;
  • - Advanced VBA Password Recovery;
  • - Excel Password Recovery Master.
Instruction
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Boot the app Passord Remover Einar Huse Stele created, to perform the operation of opening the fileand protected Excel password, and run the executable file password.xla.
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Click OK in the message about the successful installation of the program and expand the tools menu of the top toolbar of the Excel application window included in the package of Microsoft Office.
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Find new items Unprotect Sheet and Unprotect Workbook are designed to perform the required operations removing the password from selected file.
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Select the desired worksheet or workbook, and use the corresponding menu command "Service".
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Take advantage of the free demo app Advanced VBA Password recovery offered by company Elmsoft, to remove the password of VBA scripts in office Excel.
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Run the program and select Open File in the top toolbar of the application window.
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Specify the filesubject to discovery in the list and select the desired action in the dialog box VBA Password.
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Click Change Password to change the password of the selected fileand or click the Delete Password to remove the password.
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Click OK to confirm the selected changes.
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Rate the features of the program Excel password Recovery Master from Rixler Software, integrating the on-line key search on the company server with the actual process of decoding that is performed on the local computer that provides maximum protection of sensitive user data, always remaining on the computer. The app interface is intuitive and requires no special training. The procedure of decryption and a password reset is performed in the background, and the operation can be carried out with one mouse click.
Note
All of the above programs are designed to recover the lost password of the user and should not be used to crack passwords!

Advice 4: How to protect the cell from changes in Excel

Protection of cells in tables created in Excel, part Microsoft Office package, it may be useful when you have complex formulas and pre-defined constants in the selected table. By default, each cell in the worksheet is locked, but in the absence of the protection sheet, editing of data available to any user.
How to protect the cell from changes in Excel
Instruction
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The main menu of the Windows operating system, knoke press "start" to initiate procedures for the protection of the cells in the selected table from changes and click "All programs."
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Expand Microsoft Office and run the Excel application.
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Select the protected cells of the table and open it.
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Highlight the desired cell or cells, and open the menu "Format" of the top toolbar of the Excel application window.
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Select "Cells" and click on the security tab of the resulting window.
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Apply the check box on the "cells" and confirm application of the selected modifications with the OK button. All unselected cells will remain editable.
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Apply a check mark on the "Hide formula" to prevent users from editing the contents of the selected cells and click OK to confirm save changes.
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Expand the tools menu of the top toolbar of the application window to install the protection from the selected range of cells and point to "Protection".
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Select the option "Allow users to edit ranges" to distinguish the required range and click "Create" in the dialog box.
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Enter values for the range names, cell addresses, thereto and password in the appropriate fields for each user and confirm your choice with OK.
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Return to menu "tools" and run the "Protection" to restrict editing of the entire sheet of the selected document.
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Use the option "Protect sheet" and enter the desired password value in the dialog box.
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Apply the check boxes for the fields necessary exceptions confirm and apply the selected changes by pressing the OK button.

Advice 5: How to change column width in Excel

An Excel spreadsheet is a good tool which used by almost all: pupils, students, and professionals in industry, and even Housewives who count the family budget. The interface of this software product quite friendly and intuitive, and to learn some of the subtleties and nuances of working in the tabular editor in the process of performing certain tasks.
How to change column width in Excel
Instruction
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Highlight that column, the width you want to change. To do this, just hover your cursor on the letter, which he marked horizontally, and click on it with the left mouse button. You can select multiple adjacent columns or those that are not located next to the selected. If you want to select adjacent columns, click the first one and the last while holding down the Shift key. If you want to select to change the width of several, non-contiguous columns, then mark the selection, hold down the Ctrl key. To change the width of the selected column or more, you can using different methods.
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Position the cursor on the right border of the cell, on which is written the letter and drag it, manually adjusting the width of the column "the eye". Simultaneously, the column will change width of all the others that you have identified. It will be the same at all, even if the original width was different.
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In the menu "Main" select a field "Cell" and click on the word "Format", select the third item from the top – "Width of column". In the dialog, you can set the desired width of the columnby typing its exact numerical value. Width of all selected columns will be equal to this value.
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If you need to adjust the width of the column depending on the length of a string of text or numeric values, follow the same steps, only select the menu "Format" fourth line from top to "AUTOFIT". In this case, the width of each selected column will be different. For each of them, it will be equal to the record length, located in this column, consisting of the maximum number of characters. This is useful when the number of rows in the table is large, and you don't have to scroll through it to set the desired width of the column manually. AUTOFIT can also be made by clicking the mouse two times on the right side of the letter header of the allocated column.

Advice 6: As in Excel cell protection

In Microsoft Office Excel it is possible to protect the data. It can spread to the workbook, worksheet, cell, controls. To protect the cell from changes or from entering into it incorrect data, it is necessary to turn to the tools of the program.
As in Excel cell protection
Instruction
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To protect the cell from entering invalid data, highlight the desired cell or a range. Go to the tab "Data". In the section "Working with data" click on the "Test data". Opens a new dialog box "input Validation".
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Activate the tab "Settings" and set the type of data that is allowed to enter in the cellusing a drop-down list in the "check Condition". If necessary, set additional parameters which will be evaluated in the input cell values.
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On the tabs "Message input" and "error Message" you can enter hints that allow users to understand what format you are allowed to add data into the cells and set the text to alert you to improper actions. After making all necessary changes click OK to the new settings took effect, the window "input Validation" will be closed automatically.
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To protect against changes to cells, select the range and click the Home tab. In the section "the Cell" click on "Format". Another option: click the right mouse button in the selected cells and select the context menu "Format cells". This will open a new dialog box.
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Go to the security tab and set the marker in the "Protected cell". Apply the new settings by pressing the OK button. Protection of cells will turn on only if you protect the whole sheet.
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Sheet protection is enabled on the tab "Review". Click on it and click on the "Protect sheet" in the section "Changes". A new dialog box. Set markers next to those items that will fit.
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If necessary, enter the password in the designated row and click OK. An additional window will appear, confirm it the password you just entered and click OK. Then when you try to edit a cell the program will notify the user that it is protected from changes.
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