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Issue: Drawing Locked for Editing message appears when opening a drawing
Description: If a drawing is opened by another user on another computer or was not closed properly the last time it was opened or if the program crashed, then you might see “Drawing Locked for Editing” after opening Design or when you click File>Open Drawing
Solution: To remove the lock file associated with this drawing, please follow the steps below:
Note: If you are unable to see the .LCK file then you will need to enable “Show hidden files and folders” by doing the following
In Windows 7, 8.1 & 10
In Windows XP