Check Out is the process of assigning an item or a document in edit mode to a checked out status, while the latest published item/document still is accessible in SharePoint.

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Mass Check-in not working because of missing fields

I'm trying to check in a couple hundred docs after I've uploaded them. They're all in the checkout state. However I get an error saying You must fill out all required properties before checking in ...
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Required Field not Retaining Data

I am running a 2013 workflow on a Document Library. When a user uploads a document, it automatically checks out the file, thus not allowing other users to see it. Upon research I discovered that its ...
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Checked out to [me] view not showing file checked out to local drafts

I have set up a "checked out to [Me]" view in each library on our SP page. When I check out a document and save to local drafts folder, that document does not show up in the view. when I check out ...
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Apply Require Check Out Feature to all available sites' libraries

I have a task to enable the 'Require Check Out' feature on each document library on all sites we have. See the picture below: There are about 20 sites in our site collection and each site has only ...
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CAML to get all checked out docs

I ran the following powershell however, it only list 20 items and in reality I have about 50 items for the site I am running for. I am the farm and site admin. I see 50 files when I go to the library ...
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Get list of CheckedOut Items

I found the following code which works like a charm as is... How do I modify it for a specific (known) list. # enter your site URL $spWeb = Get-SPWeb "http://sp2013" function GetCheckedItems($spWeb) ...
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VBA code to determine whether a SharePoint file is checked out?

I've written a VBA program to examine each Excel workbook in a SharePoint folder and perhaps move it to another location. It turns out that rarely (but not never) a user is currently editing a ...
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Require Check Out on links to a document

IE 11, SharePoint 2013 Currently, I have a document in library A. Library B links to this document (I set the original document as a content type and linked to it). Both libraries have the "Require ...
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Why can't I discard my own checkouts?

I am having a repeated problem where I check out a document, but am not able to discard my checkout subsequently. What could be the cause? Background: I am a user not an administrator; our SharePoint ...
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Error : The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT/system

I am creating .docx file using template of SharePoint Library and uploading it to the library. But I am facing an error while CheckOut(). Below is my code. public void UpdateAndCreateFile(SPWeb web) {...
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Getting “Response does not contain any data” for CheckOut rest API in SharePoint

I am new to SharePoint rest api. Now I am developing an iOS application by using SharePoint rest api. I am working with "CheckOut" functionality. I am getting the 403 Forbidden error and also it is ...
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How to checkout file using PowerShell REST API in SharePoint Server 2013 located in subsite?

I'm trying to check out file which is located inside document library under sub site. Site URL : mymainsite/subsite/subsite/My Library/test.xlsx I'm using below PowerShell script function ...
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Word documents “keep the document checked out after checking in this version” is grayed out

Am using SharePoint 2010 and I have sent his weird thing for word documents. When I went to check in the document it is not allowing me the option to "keep the document checked out after checking in ...
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Error while Overwrite CheckIn using Powershell

I got following error when I tried to Checkin files wich are Checked out by other users using powershell. Exception calling "CheckIn" with "2" argument(s): "You cannot checkin and overwrite a ...
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javascript works on checkout not in check in

I am using SP2013 & giving a JavaScript on homepage but the problem is it works when the homepage is checkout as soon as I check in the script doesn't work. what might be the reason ???
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SP2007 - List all checked out / unversioned files

I am in the process of migrating our SP2007 farm to SP2013 using a migration tool. Where it is currently having issues, is where it skips documents that have "no checked in version". I can see these ...
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Checked out files by all users

Is it possible to create a view of all checked out files by all users. I already created a view to see all checked out files by the logged in user with: [me] I am wondering if it is also ...
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SPD extraction/save problem

My problem is that, in SPD, some files are displayed as checked out (with the green checked symbol); when I right-click them, I can't check them out. Of course. So I open the file in advanced mode to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 audit Discard check out

Is there a way to view an audit of when users have done the 'Discard Check Out' option for a library item? We are looking at the audit reporting from Site Settings, and 'Check In' will show in the ...
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Check in not working in variation publishing site

I have a variation site with publishing feature activated publishing site with workflow, so i have to check in, click on major version and approve the document. When I uploaded a document, this is ...
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Can we unlock a ShortTerm lock via CSOM for SP2013

We are using SP2013 with OWA installed. Users often complain about a file stored in SharePiont being locked by another user not in office. Error is "The file "xxxx" is locked for exclusive use by ...
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Check-in/check-out a file to SharePoint2013 via command line or Matlab or other language

Is there a way that I can check out, copy and check in a file to SharePoint2013 via command line or Matlab (preferred) or some other programming language? I found a third of the answer in this forum. ...
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SharePoint 2013: Document Check out to local draft folder

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Server and a team site. I try to Check Out and Edit the file from document library to Local Draft Folder. This document library is enabled document version and ...
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Workflow doesn't start on the document library which has “require document to be checked out before they can be edited”

I created a default document library in SharePoint 2013 designer.I went under library setting and turn "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" feature on. Then I created a ...
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User is labeled as Check-out, and need to check them in

i am new to sharepoint, and trying to make updates to user details. For some reason the user appears to be check-out, and I am not sure how to check them back in. Any ideas?
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Open document exclusively for read?

I would like to implement some kind of exclusive document reading in SharePoint Server 2013. A document can only be read/opened/viewed by one user at a time. Any solution approaches ?
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Status: Checked out by [USERNAME]

Can anyone enlighten me on what this means? Never seen it before in 3 years - all of the sudden I get this message on our "top" team-site. How did it happend? What does it do and how do I prevent it ...
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SharePoint 2010 and Excel 2016 incompatibility

Situation: You check out/open a document or spreadsheet from SharePoint 2010 (Intranet) using the actual Office application (not in the browser). On attempting to save, you will either get a ...
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“A problem occurred while connecting to the server” when opening documents from SP2010 in Office 2010 application

We have a strange issue that seems to appear after the weekend. It appears that when opening documents from our SharePoint 2010 environment (Excel, Word, etc) the end user no longer is able to 'check ...
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Newly edited pdfs not updating or replacing old pdf in Sharepoint Library

I'm trying to upload and overwrite existing pdfs in my sharepoint library (using sharepoint 2010) but I can't seem to view the "newer" document after editing the "older" document in adobe acrobat 5. ...
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How to Display a Friendlier Message on File That Has Not Been Initially Checked-In

I have a custom application page that display files from different libraries in a site that have been uploaded but not initially checked into a library. When the link is selected it displays "No item ...
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Can a SharePoint 2010 workflow check out a document to a specific user?

Is it possible, within a SharePoint 2010 workflow, to check out the current item to a specific user?
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Undo discard changes

Let's say I check out a file from a library on a site, make changes, and then by mistake I do undo the check-out and discard changes. Is there a way to recover the discarded changes?
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In SP 2013, why is there a Checked Out To column

Why is there a Checked Out To column when only the users who have files checked out can see them? Sure, it saves you squinting for the checked out mark on the document icon, but surely there must be ...
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Is it possible to disable required checkout for a specific file in SharePoint library?

I would like to disable the required checkout for only one folder/file in a SharePoint library that has both, 'version history' and 'required checkout' options on. Does any of you know if that's ...
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Refresh SharePoint document programmatically in MS Word addin

I have a MS Office Word addin that contacts a service to upload and checkin the current Active document into SharePoint and does some other magic. My issue is that if I try to save the document again ...
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SharePoint InfoPath - Check In/Check Out - UDCX connection is using the secure store account, not the local user

using sharepoint 2013 with claims (Active Directory) designed form using infopath 2013 infopath form has Check in / Check Out data connections configured infopath form is published directly to a forms ...
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Why is my Check Out and Edit button glitched?

I have a production sharepoint 2013 environment that staff access via a virtual desktop version of Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9. Several site collections are set to 'Require Check Out' to edit. ...
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SPException was caught - file is checkedout for editing by domainname\myuser1

In my console application that is trying to forcefully checking out and checkin a Page inside the Pages library library, am getting the error: The file "http://srvr1:123/sites/GnG/Pages/DMSHome.aspx" ...
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Get Check-out Documents using Javascript

Is there a way to get all the checked-out documents in a library? I know this cannot be done by search-driven webparts, but is there a way let's say through REST or something like that?
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WSS 2.0 - Prevent users from checking out files

Is there a way to prevent users from checking out a file for an entire Web Application? Currently there are users with files checked out to them for days / weeks, often without them realising. The ...
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how to find out the status of a file (checkedout, etc.) using Web Service Access

I am currently trying to check out a file on our SharePoint server using the lists class that can be found at /sites/storage/_vti_bin/lists.asmx on any SharePoint server, as far as I know. However, ...
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List/view all checkout files from Sharepoint 2013

Is possible each user have a link configured next to "Follow", "Share" ribbon, who shows all the checkout documents by the user? If so how to do it?
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Page edit Issues

I am trying to edit a page in SharePoint 2013 and having issues. I have all the proper permissions (I don't have site collection admin but full control). I am able to edit the page, but only ...
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Force Document to Open in Read Only

I have a Document Library that has word documents in it. When users go to open a document they are prompted with a message letting them know they are about to open a document. It asks them "How ...
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Can I apply check out rules to a single document in a document library and not the whole library?

Is it possible to apply check in/out rules to a single document in a document library without applying the same rules across the document library via the Library "Version Settings" section?
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I got exception when I try to update webpart programmatically, it says I need to check out the page

I have a custom webpart. Inside this webpart there is some logic to update the webpart settings. See below the code. I edit the page where the webpart is located. I click on a button which will ...
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Why files are not checkedin using following code

I have checked out couple of files in document library manually by right clicking on item and click on checkout. Then i am using following code to checked in files that i manually checked out, But ...
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How To Undo check-out and discard changes to a file grammatically?

If you check out a file from a library on a site, make changes, and then decide you don't want to keep the changes that you made, you can undo the check-out. The changes that you made to the file ...
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SharePoint 2010 Users cannot edit/open documents

Users with correct permissions are suddenly unable to to edit documents. When a document is clicked it is opened in Read-Only mode stating that the document is checked out to literally "Another User". ...