LockXLS offers a way to share your spreadsheets without losing your intellectual property.
How does the protected spreadsheet work on your customer's PC?
To open spreadsheet a user must enter an Activation Code (hardware based) (optional).
Your file may have an End User License Agreement (optional).
Note:The workbook can be opened
only after the customer accepts the EULA.
Formulas are protected and unavailable to user
Formula cannot be deleted. User cannot use DELETE key to erase formula.
User cannot write a macro to get the formula in your workbook.
Formula from a protected workbook cannot be used by an external VBA macro, add-in or application.
LockXLS Runtime completely blocks access to formulas and VBA code.
Clipboard operations are blocked. User can not copy your formulas in a protected workbook. He can copy only values. Range.Copy
method cannot be used in VBA macro to copy formula from a protected workbook.
VBA Project is locked. It is not accessible in the VBE Project window. User is unable to see or change your VBA code.
VBA project is vulnerable to password-cracking applications. There is no way to gain access to your VBA Code.
See Also: Examples
page contains Protected Excel Workbooks, which you can download and test on your PC.