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How to make a cell readonly in Excel?

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150922 Jan 24,2020 10:10 AM UTC Jan 27,2020 12:55 PM UTC ASP.NET Core - EJ 2 1
Tags: Spreadsheet
Asked On January 24, 2020 10:10 AM UTC

 How do I make a complete sheet as read-only and for some sheet i want to make certain coloums as read only. how to do that using syncfusion

Arunkumar Devendiran [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 27, 2020 12:55 PM UTC

Hi Balaji, 
Thank you for contacting Syncfusion support. 
We have checked your query and it can be achieved by using “cellEdit” event. We have create a sample to behave certain column cells as readonly by using args.cancel in cellEdit event. In this sample we have set the sheet1 cells are read only and the specific column (‘A’) as read only on sheet2. Please refer the below code snippet and sample link. 
<ejs-spreadsheet id="spreadsheet" cellEdit="onCellEdit"> 
                <e-spreadsheet-rangesetting dataSource="ViewBag.DefaultData"></e-spreadsheet-rangesetting> 
                <e-spreadsheet-rangesetting dataSource="ViewBag.DefaultData"></e-spreadsheet-rangesetting> 
    function onCellEdit(args) { 
        if (this.activeSheetTab === 1) { 
            args.cancel = true; 
        if (this.activeSheetTab === 2) { 
            var i = args.address.indexOf("!") + 1; 
            var colIndex = []; 
            var address = args.address.substr(i, args.address.length); 
            colIndex = ejs.spreadsheet.getCellIndexes(address); 
            var col = 0; 
            if (col === colIndex[1]) { 
                args.cancel = true; 
Sample link: 
Please get back to us if you need further assistance. 
Arunkumar D 


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