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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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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Best practice to check out current page add webpart check out page under ElevatedPrivileges?

I have craeted a delegate control. Inside this delegate control I add a custom webpart to the welcome page. After this I deactivate the delegate feature. I am struggling now with the check out/in of ...
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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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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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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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Why do some documents get checked out when uploaded via WebDAV (Windows Explorer)?

In our productive SP2013 environment, we have a document library that is accessible via "Open in Explorer" feature. The doc lib and none of the content types do not have any mandatory fields and all ...
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Users not prompt to save to local drafts when checking out a document

In our environment (IE 11, Office 265 and Office 2013) Users are not prompted to use a local drafts folder when checking out a document. I've narrowed this down to be an Office / IE issue. I've tried ...
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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". ...
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Files do Not Appear in Local SharePoint folder

I have reviewed many posts related to this topic. In doing so I have verified that the add ins are enabled, and that my file save settings are set appropriately. This feature was working until my ...
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Can't checkout project from MS-Project Server 2013

I got a problem with MS-Project Server 2013 and MS-Project 2013 (in a Win 8.1 PC). I can't checkout a project from the server. It says, that a "check-in" is in progress. My SysAdmin said, that on ...
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Find check out status of SharePoint 2013 wiki page

How do I find the check out status of a SharePoint 2013 wiki page? Alternatively, how do I find out any documents that are actually check out to me or "Exclusive" or locked to me?
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How do you add version comments from within the Office document when checkout is not required?

I have a library with Version-ing enabled. Check out is not enforced. How do I add version comments from within Office (IE, Excel)? I want to do this without having to manually check out the ...
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Does overriding a checkout discard changes or save changes?

When I go to checkout out a file, sometimes a previous user has forgotten to check the file back in and I have the option to override their checkout. When doing that, are the changes the previous user ...
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Checkout and checkin in sharepoint 2013 infopath form

I am migrating infopath form from SP2010 to SP2013 one of the form contains the checkout(on button click) - Checkin(on exit) functionality. I converted the Checkout data connection file. its giving ...
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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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Do not allow check out, edit, and upload to document library

I have a document library in my SharePoint 2013 site. (I have SharePoint Foundation.) I want to allow people to add documents and also to view documents (and save them locally to their own PC) but I ...
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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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CheckOut page programaticlly

Im trying to remove all content in page. but i get an exception when i trying to do this, it says that the file is not checked out and i have to do this. And wehn i use file.CheckOut() i see that ...
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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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why all documents are imported in check out

I've an issue with an import of documents in client object model. My import run correctly an imported my documents not check out and after 12h, every documents arrive check out. I changed nothing in ...
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How to avoid automatic checkout of documents when uploading multiple files or using drag and drop?

I need help with document check-out. My client when you drag the document to the library he gets checked out to the person who dragged the document. I need to disable this check out that ...
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Is the sharepoint check in check out feature meant to be used only for microsoft office files-i.e. word, excel and powerpoint files?

I am trying to create a library of files which are used for PLCs ( Programmable Logic Controllers). The file name ends in .acd for these file. Right now when i Check out a file, it is not downloaded ...
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Restoring version in Document Library causes unhandled exception when not checked out

We have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation installation, with a document library that has check-out requirement activated. When the user tries to restore an older version of a document, the following error ...
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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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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?