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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Listing all checked out files

As a site administrator I have to list all checked out files in the site collection. Looking at the DB is looks like the tp_CheckoutUserId field in AllUserData might be a key to this query. Is it ...
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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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Checked Out file is not appearing inside “SharePoint Drafts” folder

I have SPS 2010 intranet site that has 1200+ users, and so many document libraries and folders. The farm actually contains only one server and there is no any Alternate Access Mapping configured only ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2003: List all checked-out documents

I'm in a process where I'm copying documents from a SharePoint 2003-site to a new 2007 site. The problem is that documents that are checked out on the 2003-site are not copied in their newest version ...
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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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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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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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Unable to check-out an excel sheet from a document library in SharePoint 2010 Standard

I have a document library under my SharePoint 2010 Standard site. We are uploading Excel files to this document library to be updated by multiple users (Using Check-in/Check-out). We are using IE9 as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...