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Enterprise Architect => General Board => Topic started by: PeterHeintz on March 07, 2019, 03:21:51 am

Title: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: PeterHeintz on March 07, 2019, 03:21:51 am
A user can break locks on elements and diagram of other users by Security/Locks.
Is ther an equivalent functionality for packages, and if so were?
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: Geert Bellekens on March 07, 2019, 04:20:36 am
Doesn't it work the same way for packages?

Geert
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: Arquesoft on March 07, 2019, 08:56:38 am
If the user has permissions for applying locks (Lock elements), and packages/elements/diagrams are unlocked or blue-locked, he can remove the locks.

The behavior is the same for packages, diagrams and elements.
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: PeterHeintz on March 07, 2019, 07:16:42 pm
Hi Geert,
This is what I thought, how the Manage Locks dialog works, but it does not. As types are only shown diagrams and elements. :'(

Another case which shows, that a package is limited in features without any reasonable reason.
If a user leave a company with locked stuff, you can break the locks of elements and diagrams but not for packages. ::)
Maybe Sparx can provide any explanation for that! ;)
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: Geert Bellekens on March 07, 2019, 07:34:24 pm
You are seeing something that I'm not.

If I lock a package then that package shows up in the manage locks window.
If I remove the lock from there then it is really gone.

I never had any issues with that.
Have you tried running the project integrity check?
There might be something else wrong.

Geert
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: PeterHeintz on March 07, 2019, 08:50:43 pm
Hi Geert,
thank you for your reply!

Now I got it!
I expected the type column in the Manage Locks dialog to be a "package" rather than an "element".
Quiet often I clam that a package is too often limited in features in comparison to “other” elements.
At this place the package is treated as any other element (what I miss so often). But in this dialog I would clam, that the information provided in the columns is to unspecific to clearly identify what you unlock.
At lease a "find in project browser" would be helpful.
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: Geert Bellekens on March 07, 2019, 09:13:06 pm
Yes, this particular dialog is a PITA to use, but I don't really mind that.
It should be easier to ask your coworker to unlock the package than to unlock it for him using this dialog.

Geert
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: PeterHeintz on March 07, 2019, 10:47:10 pm
Yes, of cause!
As long as she/he/it is still alive.

We work with Indian colleges and some of those do company hopping. :-\
Title: Re: Break User Locks on Package Level?
Post by: Eve on March 08, 2019, 10:13:31 am
We work with Indian colleges and some of those do company hopping. :-\
Reset the password
Log-in as them
Remove all locks
Delete the user