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Check out documents in Version 2

  Asked By: Pamela    Date: Mar 09    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 739

Does anybody know how the check out feature works in Version 2.0? When I
select check out for a document it just changes the status to checked
out to me. It does not allow me to save it and make changes. When I
check it in, it doesn't ask me for the file. It just change the status
back to check in.

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5 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Upendra Bordoloi     Answered On: Mar 09

When you check  out the document  from v2 are you using the portal
site or doing it through the office application? If you are using the
web site once you check it out you can then select the document and then
go and say edit document in office application that will open up the
doucment and allow you to do a save  as or edit it. Microsoft has gotten
away from making you save the document locally and is now using the
server as the place where work on the document occurs.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Ali Javed     Answered On: Mar 09

Do you also know how the searches work? I have a few documents  in the
portal, but when I do a search, nothing comes up. I have set it up to
incrementally index every 5 minutes.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Karrie Wooten     Answered On: Mar 09

Have you set up the propogation of the indexes? If so then I am not
sure what is happening. One thing to make sure is that the documents
are of types that can be indexed like Word, Excel and that sort of
thing. Other then that I am not sure. I am looking into that as well
and if I come up with anythign I will let you know.

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Alan West     Answered On: Mar 09

How do I set up the propogation of the indexes? They're all Word
documents that I'm using.

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Maribel Todd     Answered On: Mar 09

Here are two places to check  if you go to
http://<server>/_layouts/1033/SearchSettings.aspx you will see a number
of settings that you can modify. Make sure that the location of your
work documents  is being indexed. The second place you should check to
make sure the index is being propogated is:

Go to the SharePoint Portal Server Central Administration then under
Component Configuration choose Configure Search and indexing. Under
that there is a section called indexes click on the manage propogation
link and that will let you see if they are propogating correctly.

 
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