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Setting Range Protection in Excel File using Jakarta POI

Manasa Daggubati
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Joined: Jul 07, 2009
Posts: 1
I am using Jakarta HSSF POI to create an excel file in Java. I am able to set password protection for the whole sheet.

But I need to set it only for a few columns and the others should be editable.

I checked in Excel and there is an option "Allow Users to Edit Ranges".

Is this feature available in Jakarta or are there any other APIs that have this feature.

Please Help.

Thanks
M
ram prasad A
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Joined: Jul 22, 2009
Posts: 1
hi you said... I am able to set password protection for the whole sheet.
can you share that code...

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Ulf Dittmer
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The HSSFSheet class has methods to protect a sheet. Search its javadocs for "password".


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