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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how to enforce checkout for only one file and not the whole library

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010, and I would like to enforce checkout for only one of the files and not the whole library. Is that possible?
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Update Excel document without checking in and checking out

Suppose we upload a shared Excel document in the SharePoint 2013. If we try to edit it allows to edit for a windows user and allows to save it. If then another windows user tries to edit the same ...
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How to check out communityreputationsettings.aspx

I'm trying to change the Reputaion Settings on a community site. When I click OK after selecting the settings I get a 'Something Went Wrong' error message telling me to check out the document before ...
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How to edit Microsoft Word document without checking it out

Our company using TFS 2010 and Sharepoint. I don't have rights to make changes in documents, but I want to edit their local copy. Unfortunately Microsoft Word doesn't allow me to do this - I need to ...
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After check out a page, edit the page and save. Warning prompt the same user have checked out the page

In one of site collection at our SP2013 farm, we have "SharePoint Server Publishing" site feature and "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" site collection feature activated. One of user ...
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Sharepoint automatically checking out document to user when opened

I'd like to start by saying I have very little sharepoint knowledge, I'm just helping out a friend ... Basically, we have 2 users, one of which is the owner of a file on a sharepoint site (first ...
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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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Is it possible to add an Initiation Form to the Check-out workflow?

Business process requirement is that when checking out a file, users must provide a Change Request number. In a custom workflow, I would simply add an initiation form, collect the data, and add it to ...
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Can't checkout Project (mpp) or Visio (vsdx) files

I have library with 'require checkout' set that contains mpp and vsdx files. I have MS Project and Visio 2013 (SP1) installed locally. If I choose edit for one of the mpp files, it simply opens in ...
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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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Force checkout new items

I would like to force check out documents to the owner of the document when it is added. I am currently doing this when a new item is added via a workflow. I'd like to achieve this via an event ...
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How to make changes to CSS file stored in Style Library in 2013

I am trying to edit a CSS file inside the 'Style Library'. For some reason 'Edit document' in the web interface ribbon is greyed out when I select the file. It seems to only be enabled for some file ...
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Prompt the user who has checked out a spreadsheet to check it back in

A couple of people have the bad habit of checking out a spreadsheet and after editing it, leave it checked-out. Is there a way to either send them a message to check-in the file because someone ...
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Making checked out documents visible to all users

So on our Office365 I've noticed that users cannot view files that have been checked out by other users. Is there a permission or library setting that does allow users to see files that have been ...
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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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Trying to check in multiple photos at once, SP2010

I created a photo library in SharePoint 2010 with LOTS of photos going into it. I use windows explorer view to drag photos from the server to the library. The photos all show checked out to me, and I ...
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How can I make the document library have columns that show checked out details in SharePoint 2010?

How can I make the document library have columns that show if the it’s checked out, who checked it out, and when it was checked out?
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Do check out in a document with jquery

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I need do check out in a library document using JQuery. Someone help me?
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Items being checked out to me, the sharepoint developer

Hello again and thanks for taking the time to look at my issue. I've got a site that I've just taken ownership of and I'm tracking a major workflow bug that is disrupting my users' ability to work. ...
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Checkout for another user using CSOM?

Can we checkout page to another user via CSOM? Or, first checkout the page and then change to whom it is checked out to?
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Files got checked out on copy paste in Sharepoint 2013

I tried copy-paste the Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint file, version 2007 to sharepoint 2013 by 'open in windows explorer mode'. I got checked out to my login and stored in the site. But tried ...
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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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How do I get the 'CheckedOutByUser' in SharePoint 2013

I am updating a document and I try to check it out first. If it is already checked out by the current user I do nothing. If it is not checked out I check it out. For this I have the following code to ...
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Disable Checking Out of PDF Files

We have a client who is having issues with users who are checking out documents instead of picking "Read Only". We would like to find a way to remove the option to have them check out documents and ...
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how to determine if a page is checked out? Client side, using javascript?

I need a way to determine if a publishing page is checked out by the current user; I need this because I'd like to put a redirect, if the page is not checked out. Any ideas?
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Check out to document owner using powershell

I have a document library with 200 + documents. I would like to check out all documents in the library to the document owner. I have seen a few powershell scripts that check in documents but not ...
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preventing checkout when clicking on Edit page

How to prevent a publishing page to be checked out when you click on Edit Page button. You have not done any changes yet, so no need to checkout the page.
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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, ...
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Is there a CSOM equivalent of SPFile.SPCheckOutType

I want to determine the checkout status of a document using the Client Side Object Model rather than the Server Object Model. Does anyone know how to do this? Or even whether it's possible? Can it ...
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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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Error editing Read-Only word files after clicking Edit document

When I click a link to a Word file in SharePoint Document Library, it asked if I want to open it. If the file is checked out, I can edit the document. If the file is not checked out, it will open in ...
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Publishing Page Goes back to “Checked Out” Status after Publish

I have an odd issue where a page on one of our subsites remains checked out by the site admin. When I go in to "Override Check-Out", the action goes through, and then when I publish the page, it ...
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How To Prevent Checked-Out Documents When Adding Document Cancelled

In my document library, "require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" set to NO. When the user uploads the document and the metadata form appears, if the user cancels or closes the ...
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How to get list of documents checked out by me in view?

I have created a document library definition in which I want to insert a view that shows all documents which are checked out by me. The declarative code is: <View BaseViewID="140" Type="HTML" ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 - Checking out multiple documents issue

I have a user that has IE8 on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine, they are trying to check-out multiple documents at the same time by selecting all documents and the selecting Check Out up in the Documents ...
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Do we require Visio services to edit the Visio file?

I tried to check out a Visio file and edit it. But I am unable to save the changes. *Note: Visio service is not running on my system
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How to retrieve the login of the user who checked-out a given file

I am currently developping a C# application which has to retrieve some data from a SharePoint website through a CAML request. I successfully get everything I need except one information : the login ...
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Search results for checked out documents to a user, inside a document set

If I perform the following search (replacing [domain] and [username] with appropriate values): /search/pages/results.aspx?k=CheckoutUserOWSUSER%3A[domain]%5C[username] It returns search results ...
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Can open Word in SharePoint on one computer but not on another, why?

Have external users who are able to open and edit Word documents in SharePoint at a university but cannot do so on personal computer at home. What are some of the reasons for this difference?
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Uploaded documents getting checked out by default in Sharepoint 2010

I am uploading documents to a document library in SharePoint 2010 and I find my documents are checked out even they are not checked out. I have checked for option check out required to NO but even the ...
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How to display checked out user name on notification email [closed]

I have set up an extremely basic Nintex workflow which simply sends an email on document change. As part of the email I wish to include the name of the person who checked it out. I have tried to ...
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How to check-out a file from sharepoint document library using curl?

It is possible to checkin a file to sharepoint document library using curl with the following command as mentioned in this question: curl --ntlm --user username:password --upload-file file.txt ...
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Word document can't be checked out via Firefox

On a SharePoint Server 2010 a user tries to open a Word document from a library that requests checkout. He is using Firefox: clicks on the document the document opens in read only mode in the Word ...
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Checked Out documents can't be found on local drives

I'm using Foundation 2010 and when I checkout various documents they won't save on my computer. I've tried to play around with the Office offline editing options and the Sharepoint Draft file location ...
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How could this happen? Records declared without checked out user

I have a bunch of records that exist on my sharepoint site that have somehow become records without being checked out to a user.... Any idea how that could be possible? I was under the impression ...
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What is the difference? (Checked out files)

I am in the process of writing a powershell script to work with checked out files and I stumpled on this article: Find All Checked Out Files My question is what is the difference between the two ...
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Infopath forms get checked out and locked on Form Library when any entry is checked out

I have been struggling with this one for a while. We have a Form Library, where a user will enter data into a form and it gets stored. When changes to that entry need to be made, we require a ...
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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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Checkout file returned by sharepoint does not really exist

I have the following code that returns me a list of checkout files in a document library. private static void IdentifyCheckedOutFilesForRequest(SPListItem listItem, SPDocumentLibrary lib, ...