Check Out a File
To check out a file for editing, select the file you wish to check out in the web application. Right-click the file and select Check Out. In order to check out a file, you must have upload and download permissions on the folder. While users can check out multiple files individually, it is not possible to check out multiple files simultaneously with a bulk action.
Click Check Out on the Check Out popup screen.
You are prompted to confirm your Check Out. Click the Check Out button to confirm. Only a user who has checked out a file may check it back in. Checked out files will expire automatically after 24 hours. If necessary, an administrator user on the account may discard a check-out.
Check In a File
Only a user who has checked out a file or a folder admin may check it back in. By default, a file check-out will expire automatically after 24 hours. Once you have finished working on the checked out file, return to its location in the Citrix Files web application. Right-click the file and select the Check In option.
At the Check In upload screen, drag your file to the provided space or browse to its location on your computer and designate it for upload. Once the file is listed, click the Check In button.
If you would like to discard your check out, return to the file’s location in the Citrix Files web application and right-click the file. Select the Discard Checkout option. You will be asked to confirm the action. Only the user who checked out the file or the Folder Admin may discard a check out.
Access Checked Out Files
You may Download, Copy and Share files that have been checked out by another user. The following actions cannot be taken on a checked out file:
- Get Signature
Uploading a new version of the checked out file is not allowed.
Releasing a Check Out
Note: The following actions will result in the release of a check out for the altered file.
- Removing the owner of a check out from folder access
- Disabling File Versioning on the Folder or Admin level
An email notification is generated whenever a file is:
- Checked out
- Checked in
All users that are subscribed to upload notifications for the given folder will receive notifications of the above actions.