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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Office Web Apps error with checkout required

I have office web apps installed, everything works fine unless checkout is required on a document library, then I receive the error "An error occurred while opening this document. To edit this ...
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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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sharepoint document library issue in document check in - check out

We are using SharePoint 2007. I have created new document library and added some documents. When I checked out any document,it throws following error message "This document could not be done ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Check in error “We can't do that becuase the file is no longer checked out or has been deleted”

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 is as follows: "We can't do that because the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...