Locking sheets with Data filters (Excel 2003 SP3)

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Locking sheets with Data filters (Excel 2003 SP3)

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Guess who is working with data filters today :grin:

I wanted to lock some large lists to avoid accidental deletion of Hyperlinks and or other data so I highlighted the column headers and made sure that they were unlocked and un hidden but when I protect the sheet it disables the arrows.

I am guessing that you cannot lock it but hopefully, and as usual, you will prove me wrong
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Re: Locking sheets with Data filters (Excel 2003 SP3)

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When you select Tools | Protection | Protect Sheet, you'll see a list of items with check boxes. Tick the item "Use AutoFilter". This will enable the AutoFilter arrows on the protected sheet.
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Re: Locking sheets with Data filters (Excel 2003 SP3)

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Thanks Hans
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