Cannot edit styles in existing MXD, can only make changes through a blank mxd

03-05-2013 08:58 AM
Occasional Contributor II
I can only make changes or add/save styles to a .style file only if I'm doing changes in a blank MXD.
I can't make changes or add/save a new style in an existing MXD.

The "Save As..." button is greyed out all the time, no matter what style/symbol properties window I am using.
If I open a blank MXD, add a layer, then change the symbol properties, I can save it fine.

My users style file is the default one at:

Not sure why I can't add/edit symbols to an existing style when using an existing mxd, always have to make changes in a blank mxd.

System Info:
Windows 7 64-bit
ArcGIS 10.0 SP5
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