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Saving a Workbook Using Passwords in Excel

When it comes to saving a workbook using passwords in Excel, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First and foremost, you need to make sure that the workbook is saved as an .xlsx file. If it is saved as any other file type, the password protection will not work.

Once the workbook is saved as an .xlsx file, you can set a password for it by going to File > Save As. In the Save As dialog box, click on the Tools drop-down menu and select General Options. In the General Options dialog box, enter the password in the Password to open text box and click OK.

Now, whenever you try to open the workbook, you will be prompted for a password. If you enter the correct password, the workbook will open; if you enter the wrong password, you will get an error message.

You can also set a password for modifying the workbook by going to File > Save As and selecting Tools > General Options. In the General Options dialog box, enter the password in the Password to modify text box and click OK.

Now, whenever someone tries to make changes to the workbook, they will be prompted for a password. If they enter the correct password, they will be able to make changes; if they enter the wrong password, they will get an error message.

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