Excel 2010 VBA to generate a password protected file in PDF or .txt

I have a worksheet in a larger Excel file that I want to transform into a stand-alone password protected file in PDF of .txt or other common file format that is not Excel.

Is there VBA code that can accomplish this?
AndresHernandoAsked:
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regmigrantCommented:
you would need to call an external routine to handle the password protection as VBA only handles excels own standard which is not available in text or pdf files
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