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2013-11-19, 09:17 #1
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Protected worksheet with subtotal function
The worksheet I created has a subtotal function within it and it is also a protected worksheet.
The problem is as follows: With the PROTECTION on I cannot access the SUBTOTAL FUNCTION to switch from the expanded view to the condensed (subtotal view).
Is there a resolution to this. I did not not see the option to change from the SUBTOTAL to the EXPANDED with the PROTECTION on.
2013-11-19, 14:01 #2
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By expanded and condensed I guess you are referring to what is also known as grouping in Excel.
Every level of protection (there are many options) of a Worksheet disables the expanding and condensing of groups, so there's no simple workaround.
If you are able to unprotect the Worksheet yourself then you could write a Macro to unprotect, expand (or condense) and re-protect - and assign this macro to an object such as a button. But if there are many different subtotals that you might want to expand or condense then unprotecting manually would probably be a much less messy approach.