Workbook.ReadOnly property (Excel)

Returns True if the object has been opened as read-only. Read-only Boolean.



expression A variable that represents a Workbook object.


If the active workbook is read-only, this example saves it as Newfile.xls.

If ActiveWorkbook.ReadOnly Then 
 ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs fileName:="NEWFILE.XLS" 
End If

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