You can protect all worksheets using Macros in Excel! You will ask the user for the password then use it to protect all of the worksheets in the file.
Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.
I explain how you can do this below step by step!
What does it do?
Protects all worksheets with the user-given password
Copy Source Code:
Sub ProtectAllWorksheets() Dim worksheet As Worksheet Dim pword As String 'Get the password from the user pword = InputBox("Enter a Password to Protect All Worksheets", "Password") 'Loop through the worksheets and protect all of them For Each worksheet In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets worksheet.Protect Password:=pword Next worksheet End Sub
This is our list of worksheets:
STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic
STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.
STEP 3: Let us test it out!
Go to Developer > Code > Macros
Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.
Type in a password and click OK.
With just one click, all of your worksheets are now protected!
How to Protect All Worksheets Using Macros In Excel