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I have some how protected my spreadsheet so that I cannot modify

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I have some how protected my spreadsheet so that I cannot modify the print area.
The Print Area (and Print titles) fields are greyed-out
In the "Review\Protect Workbook\Restrict Permission\" is set to "Unrestricted Access"
I need to change the page layout but I cannot remember how.

After more than 30 years in the computer industry I had a stroke in 2005 and now using Excel is a challenge. Can you help at all?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Viet -MS Office Tech replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I will assist,

I'm sorry about the Excel issue. Do you have office/excel 2003, 2007, 20010?

Can you try: On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click Clear Print Area, and check?

Please let me know. Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Viet


I am running Excel 2007


On the Page Layout tab the "Print Area" icon is greyed-out


I cannot get to the "Clear Print Area" option


Ken

Expert:  Viet -MS Office Tech replied 1 year ago.

Can you try:

Select Clear Print Area (click image to see full size)

Select the below arrow (click image to see full size)

Select the appropriate area you desire to print (click image to see full size)

 

Thank you,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Viet


I would love to do what you suggest but am unable
the "Print Area" icon is greyed-out and unavailable


 


If it would help I could send you the spreadsheet via email


Ken

Expert:  Viet -MS Office Tech replied 1 year ago.
Sorry, is the spreadsheet grouped with another sheet? Does it affect any other spreadsheet? Also, see if you can click on the arrow at the image above.

You can upload the spreadsheet at the website: http://wikisend.com/
, then tell me the file ID and/or link it will give you.

Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

The spreadsheet is not grouped as far as I know but it several tabs.


 


I have uploaded it as suggested


Download File ID :


http://wikisend.com/download/519774/Songs Sung 130331.xlsx


 


Songs Sung 130331.xlsx

Expert:  Viet -MS Office Tech replied 1 year ago.

Can you check if the new file below works?

http://www.wikisend.com/download/397898/NEW%20Songs%20Sung%20130331.xlsx

Also, if needed, unfreeze panes, if you are freezing and the printarea should be enabled.

 

Thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes - That did it


 


What did I do to break EXCEL?


I do want to do it again.

Expert:  Viet -MS Office Tech replied 1 year ago.

Great. Did you freeze panes? If all other excel files are working, then it's fine now. Thank you

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