This article is for:
- Classic File Types
Handling Locked Sections
If you need to make a change to a document section that someone else has locked, you can request control from the current editor.
To make a change on a locked section, click on the lock icon in the document outline panel for that section. The editor's name will display.
On the File tab, click the Control button, and select Section.
You will be asked if you wish to request control of the section. Confirming will allowing you to type a message to the person who is editing the locked section.
A verification note appears to let you know your request has been sent. In addition, a confirmation email is sent to you and a notification email is sent to your colleague.