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Lotus 123 file is not open, but can only be opened read-only

Lotus 123 file is not open, but can only be opened read-only

Lotus 123 file is not open, but can only be opened read-only

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We have a large 123 files that is used by several people.  I have checked the open file list and it is not open.  The users in question have write access to the file.  When they try to open it they are offered Read-Only access only with the error message saying the file is in use or cannot be modified.  Under file properties it is not in Read-Only status.  What could cause this?  What are possible fixes?

RE: Lotus 123 file is not open, but can only be opened read-only

Use My Computer to highlight the file and look at its properties.  Is the Read Only box checked?  IF so, uncheck it and see if the problem is solved.

If that does not work try rebooting the machine on which the file is stored (server?) and see if that releases it.

Don

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