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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Status: Checked out by [USERNAME]

Can anyone enlighten me on what this means? Never seen it before in 3 years - all of the sudden I get this message on our "top" team-site. How did it happend? What does it do and how do I prevent 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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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013: Document Check out to local draft folder

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Server and a team site. I try to Check Out and Edit the file from document library to Local Draft Folder. This document library is enabled document version and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Check-in/check-out a file to SharePoint2013 via command line or Matlab or other language

Is there a way that I can check out, copy and check in a file to SharePoint2013 via command line or Matlab (preferred) or some other programming language? I found a third of the answer in this forum. ...
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SharePoint 2010 and Excel 2016 incompatibility

Situation: You check out/open a document or spreadsheet from SharePoint 2010 (Intranet) using the actual Office application (not in the browser). On attempting to save, you will either get a ...
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Newly edited pdfs not updating or replacing old pdf in Sharepoint Library

I'm trying to upload and overwrite existing pdfs in my sharepoint library (using sharepoint 2010) but I can't seem to view the "newer" document after editing the "older" document in adobe acrobat 5. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Check in not working in variation publishing site

I have a variation site with publishing feature activated publishing site with workflow, so i have to check in, click on major version and approve the document. When I uploaded a document, this is ...
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Workflow doesn't start on the document library which has “require document to be checked out before they can be edited”

I created a default document library in SharePoint 2013 designer.I went under library setting and turn "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" feature on. Then I created a ...
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User is labeled as Check-out, and need to check them in

i am new to sharepoint, and trying to make updates to user details. For some reason the user appears to be check-out, and I am not sure how to check them back in. Any ideas?
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Open document exclusively for read?

I would like to implement some kind of exclusive document reading in SharePoint Server 2013. A document can only be read/opened/viewed by one user at a time. Any solution approaches ?
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“A problem occurred while connecting to the server” when opening documents from SP2010 in Office 2010 application

We have a strange issue that seems to appear after the weekend. It appears that when opening documents from our SharePoint 2010 environment (Excel, Word, etc) the end user no longer is able to 'check ...
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How to Display a Friendlier Message on File That Has Not Been Initially Checked-In

I have a custom application page that display files from different libraries in a site that have been uploaded but not initially checked into a library. When the link is selected it displays "No item ...
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Can a SharePoint 2010 workflow check out a document to a specific user?

Is it possible, within a SharePoint 2010 workflow, to check out the current item to a specific user?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...