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Updating linked EPDM variables into locked Excel cells

Question asked by Jake Brann on Feb 26, 2014
Latest reply on Mar 3, 2014 by Jake Brann

Hopefully someone has a simple solution to this.


I have setup an Excel workbook to link some variable fields from the EPDM datacard.


Everything works great - however, I of course want more...


Some of the fields on the datacard are read only and I want the same level of protection in Excel.


I have tried locking the cells and protecting the sheet in Excel, but those particular locked cells don't update with the variable information.


I have been researching and it looks like there may be a way to unprotect and protect the file via an auto open vb macro.  Not sure how it would work though.


Has anyone had a similar problem and found a solution?