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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Sharepoint Issues with Checking Out Documents

We have a unique problem, We have several of our users that can check out signed in documents, although they are in the same permission group as other users. The link that you use to check out the ...
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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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Document library forces check-in upon adding custom lookup column

SharePoint 2007 Team Site Add a Document Library with the Word 2003 template Add a new item, save, close document, no problems Add a (required) custom lookup field to the document library Add a new ...
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Publishing Page Goes back to “Checked Out” Status after Publish

I have an odd issue where a page on one of our subsites remains checked out by the site admin. When I go in to "Override Check-Out", the action goes through, and then when I publish the page, it ...
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CheckedOutFiles return zero files but there are some files checked out

I've defined a Document Library named "Sales" on Sharepoint 2010. And I use the following code fragment to add all names who have checked out a file to a listbox: lstCheckedOut.Items.Clear(); var ...
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Force “Minor check in” when (instead of) “Major check in” occurs

I am playing around with SPItemEventProperties and it looks like it's little bit messed up (or I am totally missing the point). Here is what I am trying to do. When a user do a "Major check in" I ...
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How could I know the exact reason behind Check In/Check Out failure?

I am an iOS developer and implementing SharePoint integration in iPhone through one of my application. From the API information I got that there are 3 APIs related to Check In/Check Out/Undo Check Out ...
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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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Opening file for editing in Word from Office Web Apps allready checked out to myself

I have the following scenario where I receive the error message "This document could not be checked out. You may not have permission to check out the document or it is already checked out or locked ...
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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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Search results for checked out documents to a user, inside a document set

If I perform the following search (replacing [domain] and [username] with appropriate values): /search/pages/results.aspx?k=CheckoutUserOWSUSER%3A[domain]%5C[username] It returns search results ...
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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 checked ...
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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 occured while opening this document. To edit this ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 - Checking out multiple documents issue

I have a user that has IE8 on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine, they are trying to check-out multiple documents at the same time by selecting all documents and the selecting Check Out up in the Documents ...
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Do we require Visio services to edit the Visio file?

I tried to check out a Visio file and edit it. But I am unable to save the changes. *Note: Visio service is not running on my system
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SharePoint Doesn't CheckOut Pages When Editing Custom WebParts

I am creating custom webparts in SharePoint, uploaded them by default in a module into a page, and whenever I want to let users edit these webparts, after modifying the properties they face this error ...
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Intercept WikiPage Check In/Check Out Javascript Event

We're looking to customize the Status: Checked out and editable. SharePoint notification on our Wiki libraries. We'd like to change the message and include a button to the right that checks in the ...
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Cannot open Word document from link in library once it is checked out

We are using SharePoint 2010, with some users using Office 2007 and and others Office 2010. We have several document libraries that require users to check out documents. If a document is not checked ...
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When creating a site from a template containing documents, all the documents start as checked out

A colleague has set up a small SharePoint 2010system where site templates (simply created via SharePoint and saved as templates) are used to create new sites. these templates contain a number of ...
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Word document can't be checked out via Firefox

On a SharePoint Server 2010 a user tries to open a Word document from a library that requests checkout. He is using Firefox: clicks on the document the document opens in read only mode in the Word ...