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SharePoint document libraries II: All about checkout

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.


Which of the following is a good reason to check out a file?

When you need to make a quick change to a file that will take five minutes or less.

When you need to make a quick fix to a file that will take just five seconds.

When you want to be sure that others can still change the document while you have it open.

When you need to make a change to the file that will take more than 15 minutes to make.

Which of the following is a good reason for you to check out a file?

When you need to be sure that only you can make changes to it until you check it in.

When you need to be sure that only your boss can make changes to the file until he or she checks it in.

When you need to inspect the file closely without needing to change it at all.

When you want the file to be changed simultaneously by several people at the same exact second.

Henry has Windows XP, and he is using a library that has the following URL:

http://contoso/sales/pricesheets/

When he checks out a spreadsheet, he selects Use my local drafts folder.

Where will the file be stored while it is checked out?

http://contoso/sales/pricesheets/pricesheets.

http://contoso/spreadsheets/SharePoint%20Drafts.

My Documents\SharePoint Drafts.

Documents\SharePoint Drafts.

Which of the following is one way to check in a file using Word 2007?

Close the file.

On the File menu, click Check In.

Right-click the file in SharePoint Drafts, and then click Check In when prompted.

Double-click the file in the SharePoint Drafts folder.

You checked out a file to your laptop. You did some traveling and then returned to work, where you reestablished your Internet connection to the library. Which of the following is one way you could check in the file?

In your Web browser, go to the library. Place your pointer over the file name, click the down arrow, and click Check In on the menu.

In Word, go to the Home tab. Place your pointer over the file name, and then click Check In.

In Windows, right-click the file in SharePoint Drafts, and then click Check In.

In Windows, double-click the file in the SharePoint Drafts folder.

You are using Windows Vista, and you get an error message when checking out a file. The error message explains that you can't use your local drafts folder. To eliminate this error message, you could add the site to:

Your list of tertiary favorites.

Your list of trusted sites.

Your favorites or bookmarks, depending on the browser you are using.

Your SharePoint Drafts folder in Windows Vista.

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