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I need help finding the programatic technique to access a new LibreOffice Calc feature.

LibreOffice Calc has a feature that is absent in relating to protection within a sheet. Try Alt+T, P, S on an unprotected sheet. You will see a box where you can check "Protect this sheet and the contents of protected cells". You can also enter a password and confirm it. The new feature is that you can select either, both, or neither of two options dealing with allowing all users of this sheet to select protected or unprotected cells. Finally there are three buttons -- OK, Cancel, and Help. Use the OK button to activate your selections. You can restore the unprotected sheet mode by simply using Alt+T, P, S once again.

The upper half of the dialog box that I just described is available in also but the lower half dealing with the options regarding permission to select cells has been added in LibreOffice. This is a great addition but I have not yet found a way to influence the option settings from within a LibreOffice Basic Macro. Is a feature request needed or does this feature already exist? I don't know how to submit a feature request if that is needed. I hope that when the feature was added to the menu that access to it was also added to the Macro interface and that I just have not seen the documentation spelling out how to utilize it.

The technique that I know to programatically establish sheet protection is this:


The easiest implementation I can think of to add these two options is to expand that command to include two boolean parameters -- one corresponding to each of the two option checkmarks in the dialog box. Example which is equivalent to the default.


I currently have access to LibreOffice 3.5.0 Build ID:350m1(Build:13) on Linux and LibreOffice 3.4.5 OOO340m1 (Build:502) on Windows.


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