Checking Out Files

Checking out a file gives you exclusive right to edit it. Other users can open the file for viewing and copying but cannot change it.

You can check out a single file or multiple files.

To check out a file:

  1. Select a file to be checked out.
  2. Click File > Check Out.
  3. Ensure that the file listed in the Check Out Item dialog box is appropriate.
  4. Click Check Out.