Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I want to Lock the whole template/sheet except a few cells that are to be filled manually. to Lock the template i used "Tools/Protection/Protect Sheet "

I am using Excel 2003 spreadsheets. How to do that?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Sep 2 '09 at 17:29

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

1 Answer 1

The answer is to select a cell that you want to be editable, choose Format/Cells, hit the "Protection" tab, and uncheck the box that says "Locked".

Note that this will have to be done before you protect the sheet.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.