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Asking user a password in VBA

Asking user a password in VBA

Asking user a password in VBA

I've just finish a complex workbook with macro's to streamline the calculation process and my boss has asked me to put it up on hte intranet. However only a restricted amount of user are 'allowed' to have access to the module so I programmed a VBA macro to check user ID. The next step is to program VBA to ask the user his passowrd for verification (and ofcourse masking the password when the user is typing)

Any idees ??


RE: Asking user a password in VBA

Why not just use the password protection of the workbook itself?


RE: Asking user a password in VBA

Try Project / Add Form / Login Dialog

RE: Asking user a password in VBA

Sorry - my last post was assuming you were using Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0

RE: Asking user a password in VBA

You can create a form, add a textbox, and change the Textbox.PasswordChar property. If you enter an asterisk "*", you'll have the standard masked entry field.

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RE: Asking user a password in VBA

I would think there may be various ways of doing this.

You can display a userform on file open and ask for a password - if password matches with the stored one the file opens otherwise the file closes.

Or you can extract the username if you're working in WIN NT. You may wish to match the username with your stored usernames and grant access accordingly.


RE: Asking user a password in VBA

Thanks all,

dsi's idee took me further. Even found MS solution in their knowlegde base with samples of userforms.

download file we1163.exe


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