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View and Manage Locks

Enterprise Architect provides a function to view and manage active locks on elements.

Access    Project | Security | Manage Locks

Use to

Periodically examine and, if necessary, delete locks placed on elements by users

How to

To view locks and, if necessary, delete them



See also


Select the Manage Locks menu option.

The Active Locks dialog displays.




In the View Locks For panel, click on the radio button for the type of lock to view.

Groups Only
Users Only


Locks of the selected type are listed in the Active Locks panel.




To remove a lock, click on it and click on the Unlock Selected button.




When finished, click on the Close button to close the dialog.




You must have Security - Manage Locks permission to view and delete user locks; the initial Admin administrator automatically has this permission
If you want to display the resulting information in a more readable layout, you can resize the dialog and its columns
If an element is locked then connectors attached to it are also locked, so to unlock the connector you must unlock the element; however, under certain circumstances you can add new connectors to a locked element

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