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How to Lock Cells in Excel

Tips 2022-05-24 10:05:10 Excel 497

By default, all cells are locked. However, locking cells has no effect until you protect the worksheet.

1. Select all cells.

2. Right click, and then click Format Cells (or press CTRL + 1).

3. On the Protection tab, you can verify that all cells are locked by default.

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4. Click OK or Cancel.

5. Protect the sheet.

All cells are locked now. To unprotect a worksheet, right click on the worksheet tab and click Unprotect Sheet. The password for the downloadable Excel file is "easy".