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bradthorne
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Registered: ‎02-01-2011
Message 1 of 7 (1,458 Views)

Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

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02-01-2011 03:40 PM

New install of LT2011. It has been working fine for a week. Now upon opening a drawing file, the first time I save the plan it immediately converts to Read Only file, therefore I cannot save my work. I have done one re-install with no fix.

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Charles_Shade
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Message 2 of 7 (1,435 Views)

Re: Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

02-02-2011 04:29 AM in reply to: bradthorne

From within LT use the File; Open from the dropdown or Icon.

Next to the Open tab at the bottom right is a Down Arrow, click this and you should see the options Open and Open Read-Only

If you click Open does your problem go away?

 

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bradthorne
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Message 3 of 7 (1,410 Views)

Re: Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

02-03-2011 07:03 AM in reply to: bradthorne

Negative. Still have same issue.

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pendean
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Re: Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

02-03-2011 09:58 AM in reply to: bradthorne

What changed on your system or file access/location? read-only is a System/Windows/Network/Server tag, not an AutoCAD/LT tag, or are you working off a CD/DVD or thumbdrive (they are always read-only, nature of the product)?

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bradthorne
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Registered: ‎02-01-2011
Message 5 of 7 (1,363 Views)

Re: Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

02-04-2011 07:31 AM in reply to: pendean

I performed a system restore and so far, so good. I have just started installing additional programs on my new hard drive and something must have changed with one of the installs. Problem seems to be resolved for now.

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081807
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Registered: ‎03-04-2013
Message 6 of 7 (440 Views)

Re: Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

08-20-2013 01:20 PM in reply to: bradthorne

I am having this same issue. Is there any other fix besides a system restore?

 

Any help would be apreciated.

 

Thank you,

 

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Charles_Shade
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Re: Drawing converts to Read Only after saving

08-20-2013 03:23 PM in reply to: 081807

This thread was started over two years ago so I am guessing the System Restore worked for the OP since they did not come back to the subject.

Have you tried a System Restore to a day, week, month ago?

See if that made a difference?

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