Try keying in:
   Esc F l k

the file lock command toggle, and see if anything changes. You should
see the menus change immediately and be able to work in the file.

If nothing at all happens, do it a second time to toggle it off.

Art Campbell
               art.campbell at
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On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Judy Bragg<judy at> wrote:
> I'm using FM8 to build PDF documents
> Yesterday, I spent quite a while building a flowchart.? Each step is a 
> hotspot that takes them to the relavant topic in the manual.? I got it done 
> just in time to insert it to the manual, PDF it and send it to tech. support.
> Today, I'd like to take that flowchart and modify it for a similar program.? 
> My problem is that, for some reason, it acts like a view only document.? I 
> can select the text box from the master page and I can select the graphic 
> frame in which I drew the flowchart, but I can't select the component parts 
> of the flowchart itself.? I've tried both methods of toggling the View Only 
> property and the button in the Hypertext dialog changes back and forth.? 
> Unfortunately, when (according to the status of the button) the document 
> should be editable, I still can't edit my flow chart.
> Does anyone out there have any ideas what else I could try?
> Thanks in advance for your wisdom and help!
> Judy Bragg
> Technical Writer
> Hypack, Inc.
> judy at
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