Check in is the process of ending an edit session and release a new version of an item.

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How do I check in a LOT of files all at once?

I put a lot of documentation on our SharePoint site, and it all lists as being Checked Out To me. How do I check all of those files in, in one shot?
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Can an admin check in publishing pages for other users?

I know that those with Full Control can override a checkout by another user (which causes the user's changes to be lost), but can the Full Control users also check in those publishing pages on a ...
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What function is called when the Check in button is clicked

Which function is called when you click on the "Check In" button of a page? I am referring to the button that opens the following modal dialog window. It does not reference a page (already checked ...
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Cannot check out documents anymore

Our WSS3 document libraries no longer prompt to check out. I've confirmed check out is required for editing, and I've tried a new library. We're getting the same results. I also check the ...
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Get the check out file based on users Name

My environment is SharePoint 2007. I have write a Power shell script to get the file names and checked out by username and their email id. I am successfully able to get these details. Now I want to ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Remind user of check-out documents

May I know if it is possible to remind user who have check-out a document for a period of time, to check in their document? (I notice that sometime user do forget to check-in their documents, so was ...
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How can I check files In using OData for SharePoint 2010?

I am uploading files to SharePoint 2010 following the answer here: Uploading files to Document Libraries using the REST API The issue is that all of the files are set as checked out due to some ...
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Check in error “We can't do that becuase the file is no longer checked out or has been deleted”

First question ever from this rookie, please be kind. Sharepoint 2013, Office 2013 Std 32 bit. Win7 Pro 64bit Sp1. I've got an issue with checking my .XLSX file back in after any edits. Error message ...
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limit to number of times you can checkin/checkout a document

Is there a limit to how many times a file in SP2010 can be checkedin and checkedout assuming the file size is small and we have no problem of space in the database. Pointers to any documentation with ...
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Does the ItemCheckedIn event fire when item is updated?

I can't find any documentation on exactly when the ItemCheckedIn fires. I know it does when a user explicitly checkes it in, but I thought it would also fire when an item was added, or updated, since ...
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Cannot check in a page after updating it

Has anyone encountered the Microsoft correlation ID-related error coming up when try to check in a page aftery you updated it? When I checked the logs, this is the specific error message I see: ...
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Powershell CheckIn Throwing null-valued expression error

I've got a script that goes through subwebs of a sie and adds a webpart to the page. Everything is functioning correctly, until it's time to check the file in. I get the following error: You ...
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Disable Check In / Check Out prompt Sharepoint 2010

I was just wondering if it is possible to dissable the check in / check out prompts when interacting with document libraries in Sharepoint 2010. I am writing an application and it is quite ...
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Remotely & Programmatically check document in and out

Here's the situation: We have a number of Excel based tools that are checked into a SharePoint document library. I want a program that will allow me to check out one to many tools, perform ...
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Only allow certain users to check in major versions

Is it possible to restrict "regular" users to only check in minor versions, while other users, say, approvers etc., can check in major versions? The backround for my question is that I have a custom ...
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Automatic checking in of documents into SP from Word

I have noticed an oddity in SharePoint 2010 Libraries that I am hoping one of you will be able to shed some light on... If I: 1) Check a Word document out of SharePoint via the web interface. 2) ...
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Implement check-in check-out on list items?

I want to implement check-in/check-out functionality on a list in sharepoint 2010. What I want is, when a person is updating a list item, no one else shuld be able to edit that particular item and ...
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Having trouble check in excel file in SharePoint 2010

I tried to check in the file to the site. But I got this error message (The system cannot find the file specified (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)). I'm able to check out the file, edit, and ...
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Is there any way to undo 'undo checkout'?

Can you get those changes back in any way (powershell, etc.) or are they completely gone?
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How to check in and/or discard check out all pending shared documents?

Currently in my team, we share Word .docx files via Shared Documents of Sharepoint page. The issue we have now is that if someone check out many files, we have to ask him/her to release it. This is ...
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SharePoint 2010 Ocassionally not saving user's changes

Our users are experiencing an elusive issue in which their changes will not save to sharepoint. I have watched the users procedure for editing the documents, and this issue is occuring randomly ...
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Is it possible to Check-in and Check-out the current form from the InfoPath browser editor?

A coworker has been tasked with adding check-in and check-out functionality from within an InfoPath 2010 form. Is this possible? This is a typical use case: User is browsing a SharePoint Form ...
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Error on save a project in Project Server 2013

When I save the information for a project I get the success message, but in the "Manage queued jobs" page I get this error log to checkin workflow: Geral Queue: GeneralQueueJobFailed (26000) ...
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“Check Out” button not appearing in Excel 2010

One of my coworkers has this problem for some of the files stored in a document library. If he clicks on the link, from the document library, the dialog has these two options: "Read-only" and "Edit" - ...
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Check in/out current item in a sharepoint designer reusable workflow

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have created a reusable worklow. In this workflow I do some logic to publish approval stuff. After I approve the task I got some error that the item is not checked out ...
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Open check in form with JQuery

It's possible open the check in form with JQuery? I need do this to force the user to do check in in the document.
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Enforcing check in comments with a pre-formatted comment template

I'm looking for a way to force users to enter a comment when checking in a document to a specific library, I'd also like to auto populate the comment window with some content in order to guide users ...
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How to retrieve edited and checked out content sharepoint

Want to resolve an issue: with one User access a lot of pages were checked out exclusively.the content of the pages has been modified and checked out to the USER. How to take access as a farm admin ...
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Problem with File.Checkin only on certain files

I have a powershell script that is copying files from a mapped drive into sharepoint and setting some meta data. All is working as expected with the exception of certain files lose most meta data when ...
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How to open application page on check in button click in document library

For a document library ,while checking in document, I need to open a customized check in form on click of check in button instead of opening inbuilt form. Does anybody know how to do this ? Thanks ...
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an event receiver has canceled the request (item.File.CheckIn)

Sharpoint 2007, Following is a part of my powershell script which works in all web sites but MySite. $item.TakeOverCheckOut(); .... $item.SystemUpdate([System.Boolean]::false); .... ...
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What happen to Checkout document during a PC crash?

What will happen to a document that was check-out from a document library in SharePoint 2007 when the client computer crash? (e.g. Is the check-out forever lost? Is there a need to check-out the ...
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File remains checked out after closing without making changes

If I open a file for editing using the dropdown menu and selecting "Edit in " and then immediately close that file without making any changes or saving it, SharePoint does not prompt me to check that ...
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What is the specific benefit of requiring check out in order to edit?

Just today I decided to try something that I was certain would go terribly wrong: In the Versioning Settings of one of my document libraries I set the Require Check Out option to "No" but left ...
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Is there a way to add check-in comment when saving from MSWord?

Is there any way to add a check-in comment when saving from MS Word 2010? I was hoping to find a sharepoint funcionality that prompts a user to add a check-in comment when saving back .doc files to ...
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Check in Check out For Sharepoint List Items

is it possible to implement Check in Check out on Sharepoint List Items?
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How do I use a SQL query to check-in a document?

Yesterday I started looking at the tables in my SharePoint 2010's Content databases for the first time and I noticed something a little unnerving: There were files that were checked out and the web ...
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Item level permissions - access denied on check in

I have a document library with item level permissions set for the documents. Users with contributor access for a document cannot check a document into the library. Access Denied error comes up before ...
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SP13: Checked Out Document Items Not Visible

I ran across something that I have nevertheless experienced using a document library. Normally in a document library if a document is checked out the document is still visible on the list, however, ...
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Admin Rights to Sharepoint

How do I give admin rights to files in sharepoint 2007? I don't want to have to sit and check files in, I would like my assistant to do that. Please advise.
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A copy of this file is checked out on another machine.?

Some user regularly have: "A copy of this file is checked out on another machine. The server copy may not contain your latest changes. Would you like to discard your check out before opening the ...
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Force “Minor check in” when (instead of) “Major check in” occurs

I am playing around with SPItemEventProperties and it looks like it's little bit messed up (or I am totally missing the point). Here is what I am trying to do. When a user do a "Major check in" I ...
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How can I recover a saved version of a document, that was not checked in?

I'm in a bit of an odd situation. I had a Word document checked out for editing, in Word 2007. I made a bunch of changes, and clicked the Save button in Word. But, I forgot to actually check the ...
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How to deal with versioning files that are not types recognized by sharepoint

We store files in sharepoint that are not office documents (PDFs, Quickbooks files, that kind of thing). I would like to be able to check them out, modify them, and upload a new version, check in and ...
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How could I know the exact reason behind Check In/Check Out failure?

I am an iOS developer and implementing SharePoint integration in iPhone through one of my application. From the API information I got that there are 3 APIs related to Check In/Check Out/Undo Check Out ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Overriding Default Editor For Checked-Out Files

I've set up an override CSS file and it's sitting in a Site Asset library. When I view the file via SharePoint, it opens in my system default CSS editor - being my text editor of choice. This app is ...
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Checkout and checkin in sharepoint 2013 infopath form

I am migrating infopath form from SP20010 to SP2013 one of the form contains the checkout(on button click) - Checkin(on exit) functionality. I converted the Checkout data connection file. its ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 and Word 2010 saving issue

We are opening Word file with custom template and fill it out. When we are trying to save the document receive the error to check in the document. After this action the workflow doesn't start and the ...
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Multiple checkouts on single document (item)

I recently discovered that it's possible to check out a single document by multiple users at (nearly) the same time. But what exactly happens when they all check in again? I'm using SharePoint 2010, ...
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Inability to check MS Word 2003 document into SharePoint 2010 Library

Several users have recently been experiencing an issue when trying to check-in a document into a SharePoint Library. Microsoft Windows Explorer notifies them that "This document was checked out to ...