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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



See also


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


Security Policy


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

The context menu displays.




Select the Lock Package menu option.

The Lock/Unlock Package(s) dialog displays.




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


Lock Model Elements


As required, select the checkboxes to lock:

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




Click on the OK button to apply the lock.




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

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