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Password Mask Cell in Excel

Posted on 2011-02-22
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I want to make the Cell in an Excel to be Password masked with * symbol

How would i achieve this
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Question by:srikanthv2322
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Dave Brett earned 250 total points
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While I don't think you could do this directly, depending on how you want users to access the cell you could

- protect the sheet
- put a textbox with a "***" over the cell
- use a UserForm or other code to write the actual cell contents

Do you have a sample or concept to expand upon?

Cheers

Dave
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You can use a "Custom Format" as per below...

"*";"*";"*";"*"

As Dave said though you probably need to protect the sheet to hide the contents of the formula bar.

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