I opened a New document and began writing. I completed two pages. Then, for some reason, I could no longer enter text or perform any type of editing. When I tried a Save or anything else, I saw that this was now considered a View Only file. There was no way to change it back because the file doesn't exist on the computer so there is no lock file to reset. A search of the entire computer for "Untitled1.fm" was negative. I can't even select text to copy into another file. I am using FM version 10.0.2.419.
Try ESC, F, l (lower case L), k. That should unlock the document.
Or just click the padlock icon on the Quick Formatting toolbar.
You can tell that you have locked a document when the normal menus disappear and the Navigation menu shows up. It's an easy mistake because:
Unlocked (editable) document:
Thank you for the response. Now I know what to do next time this happens. More importantly, I know what happened and what caused it, so it probably won't happen again. I've only worked with Framemaker for twenty-six years now, so I'm still learning.
LOL. There's a lot to learn.