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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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 handle items modification in SharePoint 2007

From my understanding, there is no checkout function inside a SharePoint 2007 List. So, what is the best practice that SharePoint Professionals and Expert do to make sure that a item of a SharePoint ...
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“Document could not be checked out” permission problem?

I am facing problem with document check out in a SharePoint document library. This is the message I am getting: I'm using the out of the box document library. I have logged on as Admin Document is ...
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How to deal with versioning files that are not types recognized by sharepoint

We store files in sharepoint that are not office documents (PDFs, Quickbooks files, that kind of thing). I would like to be able to check them out, modify them, and upload a new version, check in and ...