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VBA fails to function on a protected worksheet

I’ve purchased the Excel Native Generator to produce barcodes in Excel.

The VBA fails to function on a protected worksheet. The sheet isn’t heavily protected, just protected without a password, and a few unprotected cells to stop accidental deleting of formulas. The VBA also fails if the cell containing the bar code function is excluded from the protection.

A Google search tells me I need to place the following 2 lines of code at the appropriate location to overcome the problem.

Sheet1.Unprotect Password:=""
Sheet1.Protect Password:=""


Application: Excel

04-15-20     89 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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A single line of additional code entered into the “ThisWorkbook” section of the VBA that set the conditions of the protection.

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The code is:
Sheet1.Protect DrawingObjects:=False, UserInterfaceOnly:=True, Contents:=True, Password:=""

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Thanks Mark!

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