Available with Production Mapping license.
Lock Mode controls element locking. Access Lock Mode by right-clicking an element in the Layout window.
You cannot move or resize a locked element. A grouped element can contain locked and unlocked elements. If you move a grouped element, any locked elements in that group will not move.
- Start ArcMap.
- If necessary, click the Layout window button on the Production Cartography toolbar to display the Layout window.
- Click to select an element.
Select multiple elements by pressing the Shift or Ctrl key while clicking the elements.
- Right-click the selected elements and click Lock Mode.
The locked element's icon changes to include a red lock in the Layout window.