How to use protected excel documents.

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I am doing an online uni course and I have to use excel for diffrent things. Theres documents I need to type into but it says everytime i try to use it that it is protected and i cant edit it in any way. Is there a way that i can un protect them so i can use them?

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Here are some links that might help you.

Protect a workbook

Protect a worksheet

Lock or unlock specific areas of a protected worksheet


Please note that there is a difference (or something else) about locking/unlocking a workbook and something different about locking/unlocking a worksheet, as well as locking/unlocking a specific cell range or cell.


Hope I was able to help you with this info.



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