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Excel file locked by another user

I have an Excel file shared widely on SharePoint. Most users open the document with Excel Online. A couple times, I've seen when a user opens it with the Excel client, it then locks the file for ...
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Make column locked for editing by users in Sharepoint list

I currently have a SharePoint list that track open tickets for specific events. I have a flow that runs on this when an item is added. The flow creates an automatic due date (+5 days from when ...
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this task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited. sharepoint 2013

I have a task where participant is not able to approve it. It says "this task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited" .
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Powershell Script to temporarily disable SharePoint subsite

I tried using the following script to disable one of my sub-sites: Connect-SPOService -Url https://contoso-admin.sharepoint.com -credential xyz@contoso.com I get the following error: The site is ...
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Override User's File Lock

I am have a file and a folder in two separate document libraries that I am experiencing similar issues with. They are both locked (I didn't even know folders could be locked) and I cannot unlock them. ...
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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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Locking Sharepoint column after data is input

How can I lock a column (in a list) from further changes after it is initially populated? I want to lock down the "initial due date" and only allow changes to a "revised due date" column so we can ...
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The file is locked for shared use by domainName\user

I have a document library in a SP 2013 site. I have a document content type with a document template associated to it. Now, I have written an ItemUpdated event receiver which will update the document ...
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Enforce File/document locking in Sharepoint 2013

I currently received a request in which the document/folder should be locked after (x)days (after the created date). Is it possible to enforce document/folder locking?
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Can we unlock a ShortTerm lock via CSOM for SP2013

We are using SP2013 with OWA installed. Users often complain about a file stored in SharePiont being locked by another user not in office. Error is "The file "xxxx" is locked for exclusive use by ...
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List locked. SSIS copy from Sharepoint to SQL Server

I have an SSIS package that copy data from the Sharepoint List to MS SQL table. It work's fine. But yesterday I have an issue that package is getting stuck in validating the data flow. Maybe ...
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Remove locked file (locktype=Shared)

there is a file I want to delete but it is locked. I see with powershell that the lock type is Shared. >$item = $web.GetListItem('pathtomyfile') >$item.file.locktype >Shared Can I change or ...
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SPFile.LockId property some clarification

SPFile.LockId property: whenever somebody checked out file it will be locked automatically, is that correct? then what will be the value of LockId property at that time? secondly, what is the default ...
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The file <filename> is locked for editing by user <username>. OWA cannot preview it too

On our SP2013 on-premises environment. We have OWA installed. Recently Excel file (.xlsx) is locked and prompt for the error at title. We confirmed the opened the file 2 days ago. At this moment, ...
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Release Client Side Lock by Javascript

I am having problems with the Client Side lock events of SharePoint 2013. When an user edits the document and closes it. The Client Side lock of SharePoint is working on that document. Is it possible ...
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Cannot delete document, error: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user

I am using SP 2013 on-premise. I have an document library named Documents. I have added a new Word document. I try to remove this document, but it gives me an error: Het bestand is momenteel ...
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The file “[file name]” is checked out or locked for editing even though no one has it open

I get the following error when I try to check out a document from a document library in SharePoint that has been recently edited: The file "[file name]" is checked out or locked for editing by "[...