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keep someone from saving or printing an Excel Workbook
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There's no really good way to do this that someone with a little tech savvy can't work around by using screenshots, copy and paste, and a variety of other tools.

However, here's one option to prevent saving by making a simple macro:

http://www.excel-pratique.com/en/vba_tricks/preventing_a_file_from_being_saved.php

Here is another for disabling printing:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/how-to-keep-others-from-printing-an-excel-worksheet/

Just keep in mind that anyone can turn on the "disable all macros" option and then none of this works.
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