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Is it possible to unprotect+protect specific cells of an excel within alteryx?

9 - Comet

Is it possible within Alteryx to protect/unprotect specific cells in a sheet that Alteryx will be reading/writing to?


If yes, can someone post a sample workflow where alteryx reads from a password protected sheet, then writes to it and protects some of the cells it wrote to?

Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

Hi @AkisM!


I'm linking some posts that might help with this issue: A quick tip for reading in password protected excel files and How to Read/Extract password protected Excel file using R Code in Alteryx Designer. The comment section of the first link also includes info on writing to a protected Excel file.

12 - Quasar
12 - Quasar

I was also searching for a solution for this. Thanks @mnorberg!