Lock Packages

This topic explains how to lock the complete contents of a package (and optionally all contents of its child packages) in User/Group locking mode, in one operation.

Access:   Project Browser | Package context menu | Lock Package

Use to:

  • Automatically set or clear locks on elements and diagrams within a package in User/Group locking mode, as if the locks had been set or cleared individually

How to:

To lock a package, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Deselect the Project | Security | Require User Lock to Edit menu option

Security Policy

2

In the Project Browser, right-click on the package to lock

The context menu displays

 

3

Select the Lock Package menu option

The Lock/Unlock Package(s) dialog displays

 

4

In the Lock Type panel, select the appropriate radio button for the lock to apply, as for an individual object lock

Lock Model Elements

5

As required, select the checkboxes to lock:

  • Elements and/or diagrams
  • The contents of child packages (that is, lock the whole branch)

 

6

Click on the OK button to apply the lock.

 

Notes:

  • If security is enabled you must have Lock Objects permission to lock a package

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