Lock elements

An administrator who is allowed to edit an element can lock the element and add a comment to explain the reason for locking it.

Before you begin

To lock or unlock an element, you must be logged on to the Shared Domain or the Domain in which the element is stored.

Note: You cannot lock predefined system elements or elements that have been sent to the Trash.

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  1. Right-click the element you want to lock, then select Tools > Lock.
  2. Enter a Comment explaining the reason for locking the element.
  3. Click OK.
    The element is now locked and a lock symbol is displayed on its icon.