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Questions tagged [check-out]

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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Not getting option of checkin/checkout option while editing page in sharepoint online

I am not getting option of checkin/checkout while editing page in SP Online https://xyz.sharepoint.com/sites/root/abc/test.aspx while I am getting checki/checkout options at root site while editing ...
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SharePoint 2013 Internet Explorer CheckOut problems - Error message

We have problems when open a document in a Document Library with Document Version History and/or CheckOut required in Internet Explorer 11. When opening the document we don't get the question to ...
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Setting site to auto-check out every file uploaded

I'm looking for solution to automatically set all all the files uploaded to one particular sharepoint 365 site as 'checked-out' without use of Sharepoint designer. Thank you.
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How do I delete a new page created by another user who hasn't checked it in?

A user has created an aspx page, but not checked it in. Only discovered when trying to create the page again (with same name) - it won't let us, because the page already exists. Is there any way to ...
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Delete locked file in Form Templates

I am unable to delete a locked file because it says it is checked out by a user. We verified the only user that has access does NOT have this open or checked out. This is in the 'Form Templates' ...
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Cannot Edit Document from Office Client Some Necessary HTTP Headers are not sent by the server

I have a problem, where if I open a document from SharePoint Document Library, I couldn't edit it locally, the file requires to be saved locally. I cannot Checkout/Checkin, cannot edit it. It just ...
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Checkout behavior is inconsistent when opening files from sharepoint

Can anyone tell me why it makes a difference, whether I open Office documents from the browser or through the office app, and why it does even depend on what files they are? Specifically: 1 I open ...
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Change a document metadata when it's not checked-out using Flow

I need to start a flow when a document in a SharePoint online document library has been checked in. The responsible is added to the metadata of the library. The flow checks if the responsible is ...
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JSLink - How to check the list item whether is draft?

I wanted to highlight list items which is checked-out and draft. I found a solution for checked-out items but I couldn't find how can I check the list item is draft (minor version). I am sure that ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Powershell: checked out files move ownership or download

I have a large set of files that have not been checked in. Is it possible to move the checked out status to another user (not take control myself)? Or plan b, download the checked out files through ...
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“edit this page” - Automatic Check-Out possible? Supress Error Message

on Enterprise wiki pages, there is an additional link available, above the site Content: "[Edit this page]" When using the above mentioned link, the following error will Show up in a Dialog ...
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SharePoint custom permissions Check in/Check out issue

I have a SharePoint 2013 site, which has no versioning set on the specific document library. I have a custom permission level, which does not allow users to ‘Delete items’. This works great until you ...
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SharePoint WebPart forcing to fill out required fields to edit page

A sharepoint page created by my predecessor which is a content viewer web part has some HTML "required" tags to fill out a form. When trying to checkout and edit this in the browser, it just hangs on "...
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Easier document checkout for SharePoint 2016?

I have been tasked with finding an easier way to check out documents in SharePoint 2016. In the old environment, the ribbon appeared when the user clicked on a document and the check out option was ...
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Content Editor Webpart changes visible despite page being checkout (SharePoint 2016)

So I have an issue with Publishing Enabled Pages on SharePoint 2016. The admin of a site before editing a page always checks out the page, makes changes, and than checks in and publishes the pages ...
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Issue with SharePoint list Item's Undo Checkout

I am working on custom solution. If end user undo checkout for an item in Doc. Library, then file gets undo but "version history gets overwrite and modify by will be user who did this undo". How to ...
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Unable to check mulitple files in “Manage Files with no checked in version” - SharePoint online

I am able to check in the files one at a time, but I should be able to choose multiple files by clicking the check box. Problem is...there are NO check boxes to click. Help.
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Modification partially lost after undo check-out

Following an issue where the Word document was locked, preventing my colleague to save, I told him to keep his document open, and I undid the check out, and told him to make the check out again. Then ...
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Is CheckOut/Checkin via C# CSOM guaranteed to be atomic?

I have a C# CSOM code that updates a page based on its current context, code sample below. Now, I want to run several instances of this code. I'm concerned that the instances would overwrite each ...
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Checked out documents

I've got a weird one, we have a document list and I've added a view to show all items checked out, one document I know if checked out but it doesn't appear in the list as checked out I know it is ...
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How to grab a copy of a checked out document

Sometimes it happens that users leave documents checked out as drafts. They are in the library but just not visible, and I can override the checkout if I want to. However, I wanted a way to grab a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - PDF Documents are able to be checked out by users

I have had an issue where PDF documents are checked out by the user - even though in the version control is set to Require content approval for submitted items? and Require documents to be checked ...
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How to checkout any item/file through other users account or system account

I need a solution that every contributor can check out a file. the file needs to be checked out using system account and only Admins can revert this operation and make the file editable again for all. ...
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Is there a way to show the document status inside a document library indicating if the document is Draft or Published

I have a SharePoint enterprise farm 2013 on-premises. and i have a team site which contain a document library. now for this document i define the following versioning settings:- so currently my ...
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My list column “Checked out by” never gets a value, why?

Using Sharepoint Online, I've added a column "Checked out by". I've also forced check-out. Regardless of who has checked out (and in) a document and regardless to what major version, I never see a ...
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Javascript to display checked out documents to remind users

I am searching for a function to put in a content/Script editor that will just Display what and how many documents the user has to check in. Google will not help me and i would prefer not to use the ...
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'Discard check-out' does not actually discard the check-out

System being used is Sharepoint 2013 on premises. Users in Accounts have monthly files, to make the new month's file they do the following: Open August file. Check out file to enable editing. File/...
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Avoid automatic checkout of documents when using required fields

We are using SharePoint 2013 on premises. We have a document library that uses managed content type, it has the option to NO check out documents and it doesn't use versions, although I have tried with ...
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View All Site Content Showing the wrong number of items for Pages Library

When I create pages in Pages library, I get an error saying 'The page name already exists' or 'its checked out for editing by another user'. But when I go to Pages library and try to find that page, ...
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Main site collection checked out to a user?

I'm getting ready to build out a basic intranet for my company, and on our main site collection I'm getting the message that it is checked out to an individual who does not have owner-level ...
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SP2016 - Site check-in log

Our site has multiple administrators. I need to be able to track when/whom checks the site/pages in/out. Where would I find this data?
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Items missing when accessing list in Access database

I have an Access database which stores its data in SharePoint lists. The .accdb file resides on the SharePoint site itself. The lists are meant to be accessed only via the Access database (I went for ...
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Access denied on editing page in Sharepoint 2013

I'm experiencing a strange issue with Sharepoint 2013 at my company. A few users are getting an access denied error when they try to edit a Sharepoint page. It checks the document out to them but ...
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Unable to save sharepoint page after Checkuot()

I need to update the sp page content by using C# code. I have used below code to check out and update and check in. SPLimitedWebPartManager manager = pageFile.GetLimitedWebPartManager(System.Web.UI....
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Check-out file by users

The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user share point document library? None of the users locked this document. I have a farm admin account.
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Not able to open PDF Documents in SharePoint Online on the client with Check-in/Check-Out Functionality

We have Office 365/ SharePoint Online. We want to open pdf documents on a client (Adobe Reader) so that it can be edited. We are able to open the documents on the client but we are not prompted ...
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Checked in or checked out

Does the check mark indicate that the file is checked out?
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Can't undo a checkout

Am I correct in saying I cannot undo a checkout for a document in SharePoint 2013? I can only discard check out.
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Are there any files that can't be checked out?

Using SharePoint 2013 are there any file types that can't be checked out and edited? I was surprised to learn that I could open an Adobe Photoshop .psd file from within SharePoint. After I selected ...
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Create shortcut for check-in or check-out

Is there an easy way to create a shortcut to check-in or check-out an item of a list (or library)? I see a JS is making this work, but I would get the URL/Command that is created in order to put a ...
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Will I see Checked Out To for myself?

We are using SharePoint 2013. I have added the column Checked Out To within a document library. My question is, will only other users see that I have checked out a document within the Checked Out To ...
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Knowing who has a document checked out?

In SharePoint 2013 is there a way to know if another team member has a document checked out? We have decided to not use co-authoring. My question sounds like co-authoring would be the solution. Would ...
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Items stuck Checked Out, can't check in

I'm doing a purge of a bunch of list/libraries used in a QA environment (using the script found here) and have run into a snag where 3 items in a particular library are checked out to a user but I am ...
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Null SPFile reference when trying to check whether a list item is checked out [duplicate]

I am trying to show an error when a user performs an operation with a list item that is checked out. How I get the list item: var listItem = list.GetItemById(itemId); This works and I can perform ...
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Is there a Check Out/In option for Sharepoint 2013 for individual rows of data (records) not documents?

We have created a database in SharePoint and are using InfoPath 2013 for entering or changing the data. So, lets say Each row of data or "record" has multiple fields such as: 1) ID 2) Status 3) ...
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How to checkin SPCheckedOutFile

In Powershell i get all checked out file from a library with foreach($f in $lib.CheckedOutFiles){ //I tried to retrieve item with $item = $lib.GetItemById($f.ListItemID)//exception item not ...
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2013 Check out and Edit PDF file

I have some issues with Sharepoint 2013 document library, for edit/check out PDF File, only for PDF document. I have some premiums users that absolutely need the "checkout and edit" functionnality ...
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Restore a checked out file that was accidently deleted by another user

one of our users deleted a document that was checked out by someone else. As the document was under heavy construction there were many changes since the last checkin. Upon restoring the file, it came ...
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How do I get the check out/in banner to stop appearing?

I have opened a document from share point into word and the above banner is at the top of my document. It is very distracting by being a different color to the rest of the screen and its blue icon. I ...
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Can I see everything I have Checked Out?

In SharePoint 13 is there a way for me to view every document I have checked out from one location? Thanks