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Connections Desktop Plug-in: Prompt for lock before editing a file

IBM Connections Desktop Plug-in provides the option to lock a file. However, users have to lock a file manually before editing, and forget it most likely. A first improvement would be to prompt for lock before editing a file. Confirming this prompt would ensure that a file gets locked and cannot be edited by another person in parallel.

Idea #I-48 (https://connections.ideas.aha.io/ideas/IDEACNCTNS-I-48) describes a more broader approach including a check if a file is currently being edited by another person in IBM Docs.

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  • Oct 19 2018
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    22 Oct, 2018 02:52pm

    This feature was announced by IBM two years ago. I would like to see some progress in IBM's development activities.