_Workbook.Unprotect(Object) _Workbook.Unprotect(Object) Method

Definition

Removes protection from a sheet or workbook. This method has no effect if the sheet or workbook isn't protected.

public void Unprotect (object Password);
Public Sub Unprotect (Optional Password As Object)

Parameters

Password
Object Object

Optional Object. A string that denotes the case-sensitive password to use to unprotect the sheet or workbook. If the sheet or workbook isn't protected with a password, this argument is ignored. If you omit this argument for a sheet that's protected with a password, you'll be prompted for the password. If you omit this argument for a workbook that's protected with a password, the method fails.

Remarks

If you forget the password, you cannot unprotect the sheet or workbook. It's a good idea to keep a list of your passwords and their corresponding document names in a safe place.

Applies to