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Using Checkin/Checkout

Step-by-Step Instructions: Using Checkin/Checkout

Ever checked out a library book? The Checkin/Checkout feature follows the same concept. On enabled folders, you may check out a file to download and then edit. The Checkout locks the file, keeping others from downloading and making changes to the file at the same time. This allows for a collaborative environment with strict version control. You might also like more information on:

Let's Get Started: 

1. Login to your account.
2. Locate the file you want to checkout in the folder tree.
3. Right click on the file and select Checkout.
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4. The Download screen will appear. Enter any necessary comments or additional email notification recipients, then click Download and Checkout. The folder tree will reflect the checkout.
 
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5. You'll be prompted to open the file or save it to your local machine. Once you've viewed/edited the file you may check it back in by uploading it. The checkin is automatic and the account holder will receive notification that the file has been checked in.
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Still Have Questions?

If you need help or have additional questions about using checkin/checkout, please contact us. FilesAnywhere LIVE customer support is available weekdays 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Our customer support is always free, and all engineers are located at our headquarters in the U.S.
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09/08/11 Updated by Kym W. 
 
09/10/11 Reviewed by Chris A. 
 
 
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