Excel Help for time limit.

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Hello experts, please help me,

Is  there any way so that I can limit a cell for a specific period of time in which cell can be edited. After the time limit is over, the cell should not be edited.

Please help me.

4 Replies



You could add Data Validation with a formula




Where the figure of 43585 is the number equivalent of any date

(type a date in a cell and change the format to General)

I have not got it. Please help me. I am not able to understand what you said in your response.



Select the cells you want to protect and the click on Data ->  Data Validation




Then choose the option as shown in the image below




Or this (where A1 is a reference to a cell containing a date)




Hope that helps


Just let me try. I will respond you shortly. Thanks
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