Repair / File Locks tab

Alerts and notices

This tab is used to clear file locks that restrict access to a specific user, embedded object, screen, checked out drawers, or file locks that prevent a user from starting FileCabinet CS.

To open this tab, choose Help > Repair and click the File Locks tab.

After clicking the appropriate option, highlight the user, embedded object, checked out drawer, or screen for which you want to delete an associated lock and click the Delete Lock button.

Notes

  • Depending on your security configuration, you may be required to enter the master password and click OK before you can open the Repair dialog.
  • When you are viewing FileCabinet CS documents from within other CS Professional Suite applications, a user lock is created even if FileCabinet CS is not currently running on your machine.

Fields & buttons

Click this option to list all of the users currently using FileCabinet CS.

Click this option to list all embedded objects that are currently open in FileCabinet CS.

Certain screens (such as the Edit Group and Edit User dialogs) can be opened by only one user at a time. Click the Screen locks option to list all such screens that are currently open in FileCabinet CS.

Click this option to list all client drawers that are currently checked out in FileCabinet CS.

  • If the User locks option is selected, all of the users currently using FileCabinet CS are listed.
  • If the Embedded object locks option is selected, all embedded objects that are currently open in FileCabinet CS are listed.
  • If the Screen locks option is selected, all screens that are currently locked are listed.
  • if the Checked out drawers option is selected, all client drawers currently checked out within FileCabinet CS are listed.

Click this button to delete the network lock for the user, embedded object, screen, or checked out drawer highlighted in the list.

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