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Lock or unlock an object

The column under the Lock all/Unlock all Cc294541.648ae919-c41a-4127-8d56-f70f81e4299c(en-us,Expression.10).png button indicates whether an object on the artboard is locked. When the lock button is visible in the row that corresponds to an object, then the object and all of its child elements are locked.

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You cannot modify an object when it is locked.

  • Under Objects and Timeline, click the dot Cc294541.2d176445-bfa3-4d52-8b58-7c1d32cf90e3(en-us,Expression.10).png button in the same row as the object.

    The dot button turns into a lock to indicate that the object is locked.

  • Under Objects and Timeline, click the lock Cc294541.648ae919-c41a-4127-8d56-f70f81e4299c(en-us,Expression.10).png button in the same row as the object.

    The lock button turns into a dot to indicate that the object is no longer locked.

  • Under Objects and Timeline, click the Lock all/Unlock all Cc294541.648ae919-c41a-4127-8d56-f70f81e4299c(en-us,Expression.10).png button above the object tree.

    A lock appears beside all of the locked objects in the object tree.

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