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Checkbox in ribbon

Checkbox in ribbon

(OP)
Is it possible to create a custom tab in excel containig a checkbox showing de protection state.
Checkbox checked if worksheet is protected and unchecked when worksheet is not protected.
I was thinking of a worksheet_activate procedure but how do I control the checkbox in the ribbon using vba ?

RE: Checkbox in ribbon

(OP)
I already have created a custom tab containing a checkbox but I want to control the checkbox depending on the state of the active sheet....
Checkbox checked if worksheet is protected and unchecked when worksheet is not protected.

Something in code like:
If ActiveSheet.ProtectContents = True then ThisWorkbook.ribbon.controls("checkbox1").Checked = True
But then the correct code winky smile

RE: Checkbox in ribbon

So what does this code do?

CODE

ThisWorkbook.ribbon.controls("checkbox1").Checked = ActiveSheet.ProtectContents 

You could run the code in the WorkSheet_Acrivate Event.j

No doubt you've tried using the macro recorder to see what code is generated by checking/unchecking the box.

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