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Locked Element Indicators

When an item is locked through User Security, the lock is indicated in the Project Browser by a marker against the item, as shown below:

ClippedBrowser_Userlock

Guide:

The meanings of the markers depend on the security mode:

Security Mode

Marker

Meaning

See also

Require User Lock to Edit

No marker

There is no lock, the item is not editable, but any user can now apply a user lock to edit the item

Security Policy

Apply a User Lock

 

Blue exclamation mark

The current user has applied a user lock and can edit the item; no other user can edit the item

 

 

Red exclamation mark

Another user has applied a user lock, and the current user cannot edit the item

You can find out which user has locked the item

Identify Who Has Locked An Object

 

 

 

 

User/Group Lock

No marker

There is no lock, the item is editable, but any user can now apply a user or group lock

Security Policy

Lock Model Elements

 

Blue exclamation mark

The item has a lock set by the current user or a group having the current user as a member, and the user can edit the item

 

 

Red exclamation mark

The item has a lock set by another user, or a group of which the current user is not a member; the current user cannot edit the item

You can find out which user has locked the item

Identify Who Has Locked An Object

Notes:

  • If a diagram is locked and you select an object on it, the object border displays in red; this indicates that you cannot change the object