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How to disable the right click menu in specified worksheet or whole workbook in Excel?

Do you know how to disable the right click menu in Excel? This article will show you methods to disable the right click menu not only in specified worksheet but also in the whole workbook.

Disable the right click menu in specified worksheet with VBA code

Disable the right click menu in the whole workbook with VBA code

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This section is talking about disabling right-click menu in specified worksheet with VBA method. Please do as follows.

1. Open the worksheet you want to disable the right-click menu, right click the sheet tab and then click View Code from the context menu.

2. Then the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window pops up. Please copy and paste the below VBA script into the Code window.

VBA code: Disable the right-click menu in specified worksheet in Excel

Private Sub Worksheet_BeforeRightClick(ByVal Target As Range, Cancel As Boolean)
    Cancel = True
    MsgBox ("Sorry Right Click is Disbaled for this Worksheet"), _
    vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
End Sub

3. Press the Alt + Q keys to exit the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

From now on, when you try to right click on any cell of this worksheet, you will get a Kutools for Excel dialog box as below screenshot shown.


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You can also disable the right-click menu in the whole workbook with the following VBA code.

1. In the workbook you need to disable the right-click menu, please press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please double click ThisWorkbook in the left Project pane, then copy and paste the below VBA code into the ThisWorkbook (Code) window. See screenshot:

VBA code: Disable the right-click menu in the whole workbook in Excel

Private Sub Workbook_SheetBeforeRightClick(ByVal Sh As Object, ByVal Target As Range, Cancel As Boolean)
    Cancel = True
    MsgBox ("Sorry Right Click is Disbaled for this Workbook"), _
    vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
End Sub

3. Press the Alt + Q keys to exit the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

From now on, when you try to right click on any cell in the workbook, a Kutools for Excel dialog box will pop up to remind you the right-click menu has been disabled. See screenshot:


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