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Is it possible to make row height static in Excel 2010

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I have differing row heights depending on the data contained in the rows.

Every time I insert a new row it changes other rows to the default height.

Is there a way to make row heights remain static?

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Question by:Jagwarman
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by:Phillip Burton
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No, it can always be adjusted. There is no "lock" option on row heights.
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by:Rob Henson
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You can stop users formatting rows, including height, by protecting the worksheet. I don't believe this will stop any auto adjustment though.

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Hi Rob

Users need to be able to insert rows but thanks
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Use SelectionChange method:
Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
    Rows(3).RowHeight = 20
End Sub

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In the Protect Sheet dialog, there are various options that the user can still do after protection is applied; one these is to allow users to insert rows.

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