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Force a list item to be checked out

  Asked By: Neal    Date: Jan 05    Category: MOSS    Views: 1548

I have a user that is setting up a task list in MOSS and wants to limit
the number of people who can modify a specific task at any given time.
Can anyone tell me if it is possible to force a check out, or even allow
for a check out, of a list item? I cannot find any setting for this in
the list settings section.



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Kyle Hernandez     Answered On: Jan 05

Since there is no file associated with a list  item they can't be Checked Out.
The only way I can think of to accomplish what you want would be to reset
security permissions on the object so that only one user  has Edit permissions.
When that user is done permissions would be reset to Inherit. This could be
done programmatically through a menu entry in the context menu.

Answer #2    Answered By: Kedar Phule     Answered On: Jan 05

I was afraid it would need some additional coding

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