Workbook.ExclusiveAccess Method

Assigns the current user exclusive access to the workbook that is open as a shared list.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.dll)


Function ExclusiveAccess As Boolean
bool ExclusiveAccess()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean


This method saves any changes made to the workbook and requires other users who have the workbook open to save their changes to a different file.

If the workbook is not open as a shared list, this method fails. To determine whether a workbook is open as a shared list, use the MultiUserEditing property.

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See Also


Workbook Interface

Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel Namespace