Selecting All Unlocked Cells
Oddly, there is no direct way to quickly identify which cells are locked or unlocked. When the sheet is protected, you can use the Tab key to move among the unlocked cells, but it you would like to select them all you'll need a macro.
The macro listed below selects all unlocked cells on the active worksheet.
Sub SelectUnlockedCells() Dim WorkRange As Range Dim FoundCells As Range Dim Cell As Range Set WorkRange = ActiveSheet.UsedRange For Each Cell In WorkRange If Cell.Locked = False Then If FoundCells Is Nothing Then Set FoundCells = Cell Else Set FoundCells = Union(FoundCells, Cell) End If End If Next Cell If FoundCells Is Nothing Then MsgBox "All cells are locked." Else FoundCells.Select End If End Sub
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