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Worksheet.ProtectDrawingObjects Property (Excel)

True if shapes are protected. To turn on shape protection, use the Protect method with the DrawingObjects argument set to True. Read-only Boolean.

expression .ProtectDrawingObjects

expression A variable that represents a Worksheet object.

This example displays a message box if the shapes on Sheet1 are protected.

If Worksheets("Sheet1").ProtectDrawingObjects = True Then 
 MsgBox "The shapes on Sheet1 are protected." 
End If