Locking a layer can be useful if you are designing a template and do not want it to be editable when the template is used.
Set your design as a template. Find out how to do this here.
Select a panel on your design, followed by the Layers palette.
Select the padlock icon for the panel that you would like to lock.
Two options are available so you can lock the Position and Settings of the layer and/or the Content of the layer
Any locked layers will display with a highlighted locked padlock icon
When the template is used to create a version, any locked layers will be uneditable.
Did you know?
A layer cannot be unlocked when a version is created from a template. The layer will need to be unlocked in the original template and a new version created using the updated template.
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