Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Handling multiple check-in check-outs in document library

Hi All,

There is a way from which you can handle check-in, check-out for multiple documents at a time.

It's a simple process. Follow these steps :

(1) Go to Site settings.

(2) Under Site Administration Tab, find "Content and structure". Click on that link.

(3) On left side, you will find entire structure of the site. select your document library and then on right hand side you will see all documents gets listed there.

(4) Select all the documents that you want to check-in / check-out and then go to actions menu above on toolbar and select your option for check-in/check-out or even discard check-out.

That's it. your job is done.


Denny said...

What version of SharePoint provides the site administration menu you are referencing? We are using Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and we do not see that option.

Anonymous said...

That only works if you are an admin on the site, not a user.

Skaboy71 said...

If you are on a team site that does not have the "publishing" feature enabled, you can get to the content/structure management page by going to http://yoursiteurl/_layouts/sitemanager.aspx

Matthew said...

I am admin/owner on an SharePoint Services 3 site and this is not an option. Also, explicitly stating the stiemanager.aspx link comes up with nothing but an error.

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