To get around the potential issue of another user having the workbook open when the macro tries to update it I am using a workaround of setting the attributes to read-only when the macro saves it, and then turning it off when it opens the book for editing. This will exactly suits your requirement,while saving workbook you can enable with password like below, ActiveWorkbook. Let AutoUpdate install updates and then restart your Mac. Settings The attributes argument settings are: Constant Value Description vbNormal 0 Normal default. Right Click on your Documents folder or whatever folder contains the documents and choose Get Info.
Microsoft do not acknowledge that this problem exists, and there is no documentation on it whatsoever. The following code opens the workbooks path loops through a list to hit each workbook name : Workbooks. Do a regular restart 4. This would help me iterate through all the data from the source and write the data to the destination Workbook the current Workbook in this case. By doing it this way though you will not get prompted to save changes back to the Excel file your reading from. File info in finder shows the file unlocked.
The ChangeFileAccess method still does some funky things, potentially. My version of Excel in office 2016 is 16. We provide tips, how to guide and also provide Excel solutions to your business problems. I have an Excel file the source , where I regularly update the Sales figures for each region. Then the next row would be a different source and destination from that one and so on.
This code below works well but I am trying to make it work in Read-Only mode. By default, the function will only return true if the workbook is open, and is read-only. Hi If user remove readonly from the file property i want do something like this. Feedback Buttons provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Because there is a holiday, I don't know exactly when the 16.
Redirecting Of Banned Users provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. And its name is Read-Only. The below code shows how you can accomplish this. It will save precious time too. The SetAttr has limitations, which the previous poster hadn't mentioned.
So does set attrib work in open workbook event to toggle between read only and read write? The dialog box has some information for you. I notice that our support engineer has already working on this issue in your. Now for the second part. Below is my code, can anyone help, please? In order to make changes to the file, you have to save it in a different name. Say I have an Excel file. All contents Copyright 1998-2018 by MrExcel Publishing. SelectedItems 1 'Open the File Workbooks.
Please help me with the extended code to search for required files in folder and sub folders and copy in the destination folders. I am trying to save a workbook read only in a folder selected by the user. From Worksheet B I want to open Worksheet A, change mode to allow me to add to it, update the data, and then close it, how would I? I am currently using Excel 2013. Those fonts are not in the font library anymore. I am get the code for allowing the user to select a folder; but when it comes to the setting read only attribute, this is not working. When you click on the file for opening, Password dialog box will pop up. Your font issues might be related to the font cache.
I recommend doing the following: 1. Click File menu and click Save As to open the Save As dialog box. FileDialog msoFileDialogFilePicker 'Set the caption of the dialog box, fdl. Open the Microsoft Excel file that you need to make as read-only file. Because of this bug, we have to get creative and look at the Window Caption to determine if the file is actually in Read-Only mode.
This is a problem if you want nobody can edit your file. Gee- Maybe we did all that!! If you set a password to open the document the users will not be able to open the file without a password. When you click on the file to open it, Microsoft Excel dialog box will pop up with a message like the picture below: If you do not want to open the file as read-only, you will select the No button. Click on the General Options. You will find 4 options in the drop down.