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 can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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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The file “[file name]” is checked out or locked for editing even though no one has it open

I get the following error when I try to check out a document from a document library in SharePoint that has been recently edited: The file "[file name]" is checked out or locked for editing by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Active linking of document libraries

We are attempting to create a functional area for a time limited project which brings together documents from multiple SCs’ libraries. At the end of the project, all documents would be returned to ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...