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 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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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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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 ...