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How to disable the paste option of tool bar in excel macro

Posted By: nishithraj     Posted Date: November 26, 2009    Points:2   Category :Others
I have disabled the paste option and ctrl+v options in a macro.

How to disable the paste option of tool bar in excel macro? Does any body have the answer reply me..

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Author: Sudarshan             
Posted Date: November 26, 2009     Points: 5   

Hi,

You can refer this code to disable copy paste option in Excel using Macro

Option Explicit 

Sub ToggleCutCopyAndPaste(Allow As Boolean)
'Activate/deactivate cut, copy, paste and pastespecial menu items
Call EnableMenuItem(21, Allow) ' cut
Call EnableMenuItem(19, Allow) ' copy
Call EnableMenuItem(22, Allow) ' paste
Call EnableMenuItem(755, Allow) ' pastespecial

'Activate/deactivate drag and drop ability
Application.CellDragAndDrop = Allow

'Activate/deactivate cut, copy, paste and pastespecial shortcut keys
With Application
Select Case Allow
Case Is = False
.OnKey "^c", "CutCopyPasteDisabled"
.OnKey "^v", "CutCopyPasteDisabled"
.OnKey "^x", "CutCopyPasteDisabled"
.OnKey "+{DEL}", "CutCopyPasteDisabled"
.OnKey "^{INSERT}", "CutCopyPasteDisabled"
Case Is = True
.OnKey "^c"
.OnKey "^v"
.OnKey "^x"
.OnKey "+{DEL}"
.OnKey "^{INSERT}"
End Select
End With
End Sub

Sub EnableMenuItem(ctlId As Integer, Enabled As Boolean)
'Activate/Deactivate specific menu item
Dim cBar As CommandBar
Dim cBarCtrl As CommandBarControl
For Each cBar In Application.CommandBars
If cBar.Name <> "Clipboard" Then
Set cBarCtrl = cBar.FindControl(ID:=ctlId, recursive:=True)
If Not cBarCtrl Is Nothing Then cBarCtrl.Enabled = Enabled
End If
Next
End Sub

Sub CutCopyPasteDisabled()
'Inform user that the functions have been disabled
MsgBox "Sorry! Cutting, copying and pasting have been disabled in this workbook!"
End Sub

'*** In the ThisWorkbook Module ***
Option Explicit

Private Sub Workbook_Activate()
Call ToggleCutCopyAndPaste(False)
End Sub

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
Call ToggleCutCopyAndPaste(True)
End Sub

Private Sub Workbook_Deactivate()
Call ToggleCutCopyAndPaste(True)
End Sub

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Call ToggleCutCopyAndPaste(False)
End Sub


http://www.vbaexpress.com/kb/getarticle.php?kb_id=373

Author: nishithraj             
Posted Date: November 26, 2009     Points: 5   

Sudarshan. Thanks for such a detailed answer.

Author: nishithraj             
Posted Date: December 01, 2009     Points: 5   

Sudarshan. I have disabled all others except the copy paste options in the tool bar. I tried with your code. I coudn't do it. I'm using Excel2007 now.

do you have any code to check the copy paste options in different versions of excel.



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