Protection.AllowInsertingHyperlinks property (Excel)

Returns True if the insertion of hyperlinks is allowed on a protected worksheet. Read-only Boolean.



expression A variable that represents a Protection object.


Hyperlinks can only be inserted in unlocked or unprotected cells on a protected worksheet.

The AllowInsertingHyperlinks property can be set by using the Protect method arguments.


This example allows the user to insert a hyperlink in cell A1 on the protected worksheet and notifies the user.

Sub ProtectionOptions() 
 ' Unlock cell A1. 
 Range("A1").Locked = False 
 ' Allow hyperlinks to be inserted on a protected worksheet. 
 If ActiveSheet.Protection.AllowInsertingHyperlinks = False Then 
 ActiveSheet.Protect AllowInsertingHyperlinks:=True 
 End If 
 MsgBox "Hyperlinks can be inserted on this protected worksheet." 
End Sub

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