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G'day everyone, can you inform me about how to open my index.html? I can not open it with text edit, because I get the message "locked".
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Right click the file > Get Info > uncheck the Locked box. That should do it.

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Thank you van smith for answering my question. I work on an iMac, Mac OS X Version 10.7.4 Using iWeb for my website does not allow me to open the index.html. When I followed your suggestion I got the info.html file, but ... having unchecked the Locked box I am still able to edit the index file. In the mean time I read on the internet several articles which say that it will be not possible to edit the index.html from iWeb. There should be a way, but that is a very difficult one, especially for "not so experienced users" as I am!
I still hope you can provide (and I think a lot of other iWeb users as well :-) ) with a solution.
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When I followed your suggestion I got the info.html file
Wrong file.

You need to right click the index.html file > Get Info > uncheck the Locked checkbox.

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My apologies to you vansmith and all Mac fans! My response was incorrect!
I mentioned info.html, it should have been index.html and a little bit further on I wrote "... having unchecked the Locked box I am still able to edit the index file." It should have been "... having unchecked the Locked box I am still NOT able to edit the index file."
My problem is still alive! Clicking on the index.html continuing with Open With TextEdit.app gives a blank screen with on top the message "index.html -- Locked"
You were right to correct me van smith :-) but unfortunately my problem still exist.
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With TextEdit open, simply click Locked in the titlebar and select the Unlock option.

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You might also want to try TextWrangler to open the file. It's a lot more flexible and has some HTML support built in.
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