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Is there a way to query Excel password protected files?

Is there a way to query Excel password protected files?

– Microsoft Power BI Community 04-01-2020 08:22 AM Files: I used to password on the files. The files successfully open and the data appears good. I want to import (query) password protected excel workbooks. Is there a way to do that?

What happens when I link to a password protected workbook?

Master sheets with aggregated data from multiple sheets (especially when protected), can be a real stumbling block. If cells are linked by address (= [Workbook]Sheet!Range)) there is a change that when rows or columns are inserted or deleted, the reference will point to a wrong area or lose its reference.

Can you run a python script on an Excel file?

I have an Excel file that I run a Python script on. The Excel file has external data connections that need to be refreshed before the Python script is run. The functionality I’m referring to is here:

How to open a password protected Excel file using Python?

Or, you could use msoffcrypto-tool as a library. While you could write an unencrypted version to disk like above, you may prefer to create an decrypted in-memory file and pass this to your Python Excel library ( openpyxl, xlrd, etc.).

How to update external data in protected worksheet in Excel?

In the popping up Import File dialog box, please select the external file which you have imported data from, and then click the Import button. After returning to the worksheet, you can see the external data is updated immediately.

Is it safe to link to password protected workbooks?

I have a master for each manager that pulls a few values from each of their employees personal sheets. The personal sheets (about 30) are individually password protected so only the owners can open them. This is creating a security issues as the links in the master require the passwords for each of the “source” workbooks.

How to change password in protected worksheet in Excel?

In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module, then copy and paste the below VBA script into the Module window. See screenshot: Note: In the VBA code, “123” is the password we specified to protect the worksheet. Please change it based on your needs.