Command Description Return Value
Unlock Unlocks the selected object(s) The number of objects unlocked




The Unlock command unlocks the currently selected object(s). The Unlock command can be used with Buttons, Contacts, and Stations. When an object is unlocked, it triggers its events when operated and if it has an indicator, it appears in a “normal” state. Lock has the opposite effect as Unlock.

The following table shows the various effect of locking or unlocking an object:

Object When Unlocked When Locked
Buttons Responds to presses normally, displays normal indicator states Does not trigger any actions, displays locked indicator state
Contacts Responds to closures normally Does not trigger any actions
Stations Station operates normally, all controls display normal indicator states Station is locked, all controls display locked indicator states


Button 1 Unlock
Unlocks button 1.

Button 3>5 Unlock
Unlocks buttons 3 through 5.

Station 7 Unlock
Unlocks station 7.

See Also

Button, Contact, Lock, Station