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How do I password protect spreadsheet so that a password is needed to open and view spreadsheet [closed]

asked 2013-04-02 18:55:12 +0200

lynndh gravatar image

How do I set a password so that a spreadsheet can not be opened and viewed without the password. Xcel has this function.

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answered 2013-04-02 19:02:12 +0200

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updated 2013-04-02 19:18:42 +0200

Documents in ODF format can be saved with a password, so they cannot be opened without it.

Simply go to File | Save as... and select the option Save with a password.

save as... dialog w/ save with password

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answered 2013-04-02 18:56:56 +0200

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updated 2013-04-02 19:03:06 +0200

File - Properties - Security - Protect... and enter your password. - protects from modification i.e. traces changes. File - Save As... and choose save with password to protect document from opening i.e. prompts password to open.

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