Checking Out a Content Item



  1. Begin by navigating to the File Attachment Properties page.


    Click the My Content link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the My Managed Content link.

    Step 2
  3. Click an entry in the Content Item Status column.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Properties link.

    Step 4
  5. Use the File Attachment Properties page to modify content properties such as content location, content approver, and content version; to check content out, to check it in, and to submit it for approval; and to maintain comments or discussions specific to that piece of content, among other functions.


    When you check out a file attachment, you are prompted to save it to a local drive and folder.


    In this example, you will check out this piece of managed content.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Check Out button.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Save button.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Save button.

    Step 8
  9. Notice the changes to the Version, Version Status, Created, and Modified fields.


    Checking out a piece of content creates a new version with a status of draft.

    Step 9
  10. Also notice the icon indicating that this content is checked out and locked.

    Step 10

You have completed checking out an item of managed content.

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