Update formatprotection

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Update the properties of formatprotection object.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Files.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

PATCH /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/names/{name}/range/format/protection
PATCH /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/names/{name}/range/format/protection
PATCH /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/worksheets/{id|name}/range(<address>)/format/protection
PATCH /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/worksheets/{id|name}/range(<address>)/format/protection
PATCH /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/tables/{id|name}/columns/{id|name}/range/format/protection
PATCH /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/tables/{id|name}/columns/{id|name}/range/format/protection

Optional request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance you shouldn't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
formulaHidden boolean Indicates if Excel hides the formula for the cells in the range. A null value indicates that the entire range doesn't have uniform formula hidden setting.
locked boolean Indicates if Excel locks the cells in the object. A null value indicates that the entire range doesn't have uniform lock setting.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and updated FormatProtection object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/names/{name}/range/format/protection
Content-type: application/json

  "locked": true,
  "formulaHidden": true

Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "locked": true,
  "formulaHidden": true