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Application.DataEntryMode Property (Excel)

Returns or sets Data Entry mode, as shown in the following table. When in Data Entry mode, you can enter data only in the unlocked cells in the currently selected range. Read/write Long.

expression .DataEntryMode

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Value

Meaning

xlOn

Data Entry mode is turned on.

xlOff

Data Entry mode is turned off.

xlStrict

Data Entry mode is turned on, and pressing ESC won't turn it off.

This example turns off Data Entry mode if it's on.

If (Application.DataEntryMode = xlOn) Or _ 
 (Application.DataEntryMode = xlStrict) Then 
 Application.DataEntryMode = xlOff 
End If
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