Exploring check-in


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Exploring check-in

There is a downside to taking your documents off your own desktop and putting them in SharePoint. If they're available for others to edit, you may have two or three people trying to edit the same document at the same time. Now this could be good if you're trying to be collaborative. In fact, with the Office 2010 programs you can do something called co-authoring. That just simply means that two people or more have the same document open at the same time, and they can see each others changes as they're being made. But for some people that's exactly what they don't want to have happen. If they're trying to make major updates, they might want to lock the file while they're working on it, and this is what we do using Check In, Check Out.

Now you can always Check In or Check Out a document on a Document Library without changing any settings. I can just select a document, come up to my Ribbon and say Check Out. Click OK. It's Checked Out. We see the little icon the...

Exploring check-in
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Exploring check-in provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Simon Allardice as part of the SharePoint 2010 Getting Started

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Business IT
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