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Re: Feature request - Get Lock Error message when locking failed

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 07:37:42 -0400

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 03:52, Smirre <servaas.luckhoff_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> here's a suggestion which could help users who have to lock documents
> before amending them.
>
> When a user requests a lock and the lock request failed due to someone
> else having the lock, the error message only displays the user id who
> has the lock. I think it would be helpful in also displaying the Lock
> comment as can be seen on the Check for modifications window.
>
> In our environment the users have to put their name in the lock
> comment so that anyone else can see who has the lock in the Check for
> modifications window, but this results in two actions: 1) attempting
> to get the lock and 2) checking who has the lock when the acquiring of
> the lock fails.

I'm away from Windows for the week, but if I'm not mistaken the user
who has the lock is already shown in Check for Modifications. Thus
making your requirement to have users put their name in the lock
comment, and then show the lock comment in this window, redundant.

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Received on 2008-07-07 13:37:56 CEST

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