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Knowing who has a document checked out?

You can easily identify if a document is checked out based on the green arrow icon To see who it is checked out to, you can do a couple things: Add the "Checked Out to" column to your library. If a ...
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Apply Require Check Out Feature to all available sites' libraries

You can use below PowerShell command to set Require Check Out feature on each document library on all sites foreach ($web in (Get-SPSite -Limit All | Get-SPWeb -Limit All)) { ...
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Main site collection checked out to a user?

The site collection is not checked out. It is not possible to check out a site collection. What has happened is that the file Home.aspx in the SitePages library is checked out. Anyone with contribute ...
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Apply Require Check Out Feature to all available sites' libraries

You can easily do it with PowerShell script.It is having attribute $list.ForceCheckout = $true for more reference you can refer this Change SharePoint list settings using PowerShell - Part 1: General ...
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Can I see everything I have Checked Out?

Go to Library setting Create new view Give it a name Click on filter section Select column 'Checked Out To' Select 'Équals to' operator Assign value as [Me] Go to Folders Section Click items without ...
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Checkout Location

Not sure if that'll count as first screen, but if you click on the document itself it's there on the ribbon.
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File wont checkIn via rest

Turns out, the comment is very important. My previous comment was "Checked in during Migration." I believe the extra "." was causing the issue. When I changed the checkin comment to "Migration", it ...
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Get list of CheckedOut Items

Here you go: # enter your site URL $spWeb = Get-SPWeb "http://sp2013" $listName = "Your List Title" function GetCheckedItems($spWeb) { $list = $spWeb.Lists[$listName] Write-Host "Scanning ...
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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'd probably set up a calculated column that looks at the Version. Basically this finds the version, finds the decimal point and if the number after the decimal point is a 0, it's published, otherwise,...
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How do you add version comments from within the Office document when checkout is not required?

Add a column to the "Document" Site Content Type: For the site "Document" content type, add a new column (e.g. "Late Version Comments:"), select multiple lines of text, make it NOT required. Then ...
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Mass Check-in not working because of missing fields

Is the "Title" the only other column in the library? If so go to the library settings and make the column not required. This usually happens where there are other content types or columns in the ...
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Editing a Library without checking out

Is it important to check out before editing a Library? It depends on your Library setting at Version Settings > Require Check Out > Yes. Check out is used to specify whether users must ...
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Access denied on editing page in Sharepoint 2013

Confirm the following: Your masterpage is checked in & published Your page layouts are achecked & published Your users have read access to the Master Page gallery Your service accounts have ...
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Uploaded documents getting checked out by default in Sharepoint 2010

This problems occurs because if any of the content type has required fields and donot containe default value. the document is automatically checked out. Remove the required fields in all content types ...
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Avoid automatic checkout of documents when using required fields

You can use Validation settings at library level and keep the Required settings of the content type column optional. Example validation setting on the "Title" column. The validation message would ...
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SharePoint custom permissions Check in/Check out issue

Please try to copy the contribution permission level and uncheck the delete items only, then try to edit the document
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How do I delete a new page created by another user who hasn't checked it in?

In your document library, do the following: Settings - Document Library Settings Under Permissions and Management click on Manage files which have no checked in version From this page you can select ...
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Force check-out/check-in on individual file in SharePoint online

The short answer is NO. Check in/Check out is set at library level, we can not force check-out/check-in for an individual file without applying this setting to the entire folder/library. If you still ...
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Can I see everything I have Checked Out?

If you have the proper permissions you can see what files are checked out by going to Settings > manage files which have no checked in version on the particular document library. You can also run a ...
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Check in files that have no check in version (CSOM)

To check in all checked out files using PowerShell: Open SharePoint Management Shell as Administrator. Try to use this PowerShell code with your entries. $Web = Get-SPWeb http://yoursite/ $libName = ...
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Check-out file by users

If you are a site admin/ sca you should be able to override the checkout. Select the item/file drop down and click Override checkout. Usually if a file is locked by a user, the lock is release after 5 ...
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Not able to open PDF Documents in SharePoint Online on the client with Check-in/Check-Out Functionality

Set your doc library where you store editable PDF files to require Check-Out. Open the file with check-out and make sure that the checkout uses your "Use My Local Drafts Folder". It should open PDF ...
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Can't undo a checkout

Discard checkout - The changes that you made to the file since you checked it out are discarded. For example, if you have checked-out a file and made some changes, but now you decide you dont want ...
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Can't undo a checkout

Discard check out will actually undo the changes that happened after the last check in, which is in fact an undo check out process.
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Are there any files that can't be checked out?

Any item in a library can be checked out regardless of what file type it is. Microsoft Office files go one step further by allowing you to check files in and out from the desktop application but other ...
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Will I see Checked Out To for myself?

Option 1: Create a view with filter as "Checked Out To " field to [Me]. This view give you desired results. Option 2: Use column filter to see your checked-out items. Click on "Checked Out To" ...
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Will I see Checked Out To for myself?

Also note the library has a "Manage files with no checked in version" page in the library settings for uploaded files that were never checked in.
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Will I see Checked Out To for myself?

In the "Checked Out To" column, you also can see that it has been checkedout to you along with other users.
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Null SPFile reference when trying to check whether a list item is checked out

You need to load the File along with the item. ctx.Load(items, item=> item.Include(f => f.File)); Ref: Checking if file is checked out through CSOM
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2013 Check out and Edit PDF file

Verify the issue does not stem from the user's browser or version. I have seen unexplainable issues of reduced functionality with browsers that are not 32 bit IE. Also verify that compatibility mode ...
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