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The Best Shortcut to Lock Cells in Excel

If you're like most people, you probably spend a lot of time working in Microsoft Excel. And if you're like most people, you probably wish there were a way to lock cells in Excel so that you could protect your work from accidental changes. Well, there is a way, and it's actually quite simple.

To lock cells in Excel, all you need to do is select the cells you want to lock, then click the 'Lock' button on the 'Home' tab of the Excel ribbon. That's it! Your cells are now locked and you can rest assured that your work is safe from accidental changes.

Of course, there is one caveat to this method: you can only lock cells in Excel if you have the 'Protect Sheet' feature enabled. To do this, simply click the 'File' tab, then click 'Options'. In the 'Excel Options' dialog box, click 'Advanced', then scroll down to the 'Security' section and check the box next to 'Enable protected view for files originating from the Internet'.

Once you've done this, you'll be able to lock cells in Excel, and your work will be safe from accidental changes. So go ahead and try it out!

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