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check back in a checked out file

  Asked By: Chase    Date: Jan 22    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 5241

how can you check back in a file that someone has checked out and you
can't get ahold of them to close it?



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Baiju Hoskeri     Answered On: Jan 22

You can check-in any file  that being checked  out by any user if and only if you
are a site adminstrator. Please note that you are going to loose any changed had
made by the user.

Answer #2    Answered By: Kristy Hicks     Answered On: Jan 22

I am site administrator but the file  was still locked.
I did not say "check in and don't save any changes"
the user had to actually login and close  the spreadsheet so it could be accessed
by others.

Answer #3    Answered By: Amanda Brown     Answered On: Jan 22

You need to be a 'site collection administrator' not just site administrator to
unlock the file  locked by other users....

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