Editable Module From Previous SS Version Is Not Editable In New Version


Beta Tester
I created a couple of user modules a few years ago and they have worked fine through an SS upgrade or two.

Recently, my Surface Pro 3 became an usable. I have SS on several computers and my modules were available to add to the SS modules when I replaced the computer. I bought a whole new Swordsearcher Suite a few weeks ago. When I added my modules into the module folder, I found that I could not edit them.

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what I'm doing wrong.


Ken Hansen
Marion, IA
Did you put them in the SS user module folder? If you put them in the program directory they would be uneditable.
Yes, as Bill said, it probably has to do with where they are on your computer.
If you right-click the module tab and select the "information" item on the popup menu, it should tell you why the module is not editable. Also, the Help menu will have a "module error log" item on it if there were any problems loading modules, so you can check that, too.

Almost always, this is because the module file is not in a writable location. Putting editable modules into the Program Files location of your computer will force them into read-only mode. They need to be moved to your user Documents\SwordSearcher User Modules folder.