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Possible to lock formatting only (still allowing data to be altered)?

Possible to lock formatting only (still allowing data to be altered)?

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Is it possible to lock a sheet so that data can still be altered but the formating cannot be changed?
I have a simple sheet with some borders and alternating grey & white rows for easier reading when the sheet is printed. There will be another user editing this sheet and I want it to be easy for him so he doesn't have to worry about copying and pasting any formating.
Basically, I want him to be able to edit the sheet without having to think about the formating.

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I often am able to set up my excel tables in advance - Borders, bold or italic cells, etc. and then later when the data is available I often am copying and pasting values from other worksheets and formulas from with in my own sheet. Unfortunately when pasting I lose my formatting.
Is it possible to lock-in the formatting at some point before I begin putting in data? It would save me a huge amount of time.

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