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Locking Objects

You can also lock objects so they cannot be moved or modified. This prevents people from inadvertently destroying your layout.

To lock the position of an object:

  • With the object you want to lock selected, choose Object > Lock Position. A small padlock appears if you try to move or modify the object d.jpg.

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    d.jpg The Padlock cursor indicates that the Lock Position command has been applied.

To unlock objects:

  • Choose Object > Unlock All on Spread. This unlocks the objects and leaves them selected on the page.

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    e.jpg An object that is locked and that has also been selected.

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    f.jpg Deselect the preference Prevent Selection of Locked Objects to be able to select locked objects.

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