Jack, You said you removed the Principal Role flag for executors that had that set. Did you make sure someone else (e.g. the testator) was flagged as Principal? UFT does not like an event with no principal role flagged. You can have more than one principal, but I don't think you can have none. So it may have rejected your change for that reason. I have gone through an edit list to make the same change to many events. (I was correcting bad data in structured dates caused by a global find-and-replace bug.) I'm not sure exactly the sequence of actions, but I tried to keep my hand motion to a minimum and I don't think I explicitly closed the events.