Solved

Why are some modules read only

Posted on 2013-12-05
6
211 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
There are some modules that are read only and others that are not (see padlock icon in screenshot).  How can I make none of them read only?
I got this code from the machine of someone who has been sacked.
It's a web application in visual studio 2008 using C# asp.net 3.5
EE.docx
0
Comment
Question by:AlHal2
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:UnifiedIS
ID: 39698645
I don't see any padlock icons.

Do you use source control? If so, files are going to be read only unless they are checked out.
0
 

Author Comment

by:AlHal2
ID: 39698687
There is a padlock icon next to IDAL.cs.
What confuses me is that the padlocks are not everywhere.
We're using something called SAMI for source control.  I did check it out.
0
 

Author Comment

by:AlHal2
ID: 39698747
I think I've found the reason for the padlock.  It's simply that one can't edit a module while the program is running.  The reason for my confusion is that I'm putting in a streamwriter to create a text file at certain points.  At some points when I run the debugger the text file is created.  At other points not.  It's as though the debugger is debugging the program before I made my changes even though it appears to look at them.
0
3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:UnifiedIS
ID: 39699082
Ok, I see it now on the tab.  I was looking in the grid.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
AlHal2 earned 0 total points
ID: 39714458
I solved it myself.  The problem was that a directory required by the program had been deleted.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:AlHal2
ID: 39723483
see above
0

Featured Post

3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could test whether an element is contained in an array by using a Contains method just like the one available on List objects? Wouldn’t it be good if you could write code like this? (CODE) In .NET 3.5, this is possible…
The article shows the basic steps of integrating an HTML theme template into an ASP.NET MVC project
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question