Check Out Widget

Check Out Widget

The Check Out widget checks out an item in a library.

Widget Properties:

Column Description
Item (Required)

By default, the Current Item is checked out. Click the button to open the Item Lookup form where you can select an item to check out:

  • Select Current Item (the default) to check out the item the workflow was started on.
  • Select External List Lookup to check out an item in another library in the site, site collection, or another site in another site collection:
    • To check out an item in another library in the current site, select a library in the List box. To check out an item in a library in another site or site collection, make the desired selections in the Site Collection and Site boxes and then select a library from the List of available libraries.
      To identify the item in the library that you want to check out, select a Filter Field and enter a match criteria in the Equals box, either by typing one or by adding a lookup using the Add Lookup icon (Icon-Search). If more than one item matches the criteria, the first item returned is checked out.
Run As This widget can run with the permissions of the workflow initiator, the workflow designer, or another user. Select the option in the Run As property that best matches your requirement. For more information, see the General Widget Properties section.
Click Apply to save the widget settings.

Example Using Check Out Widget

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