Discard Check Out Widget

Discard Check Out Widget

The Discard Check Out widget removes the “Checked Out” status from an item that is currently checked out and restores the previous version number.

NOTE: To discard check out for items checked out to other users, the user configured in the Run As property must have the Override Check Out permission.

Widget Properties:

Column Description
Item (Required)

By default, the Current Item’s “Checked Out” status is discarded. To discard check out on a different item, click the Icon-Ellipsis button.

  • Source:
    • Select Current Itemto discard check out for the item the workflow was started on.
    • Select External List Lookup to discard check out for an item in another library in the site, site collection, or another site in another site collection:
      • To discard an item from a list in the current site, select a list in the List box. To delete an item from a list in another site or site collection, make the desired selections in the Site Collection and Site boxes and then select a list from the List of available lists and libraries.
      • To identify the item in the library that you want to discard check out for, 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 (Button-AddLookup). If more than one item matches the criteria, the first item returned is deleted.
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 Common Widget Properties topic.
Click Apply to save the widget settings.

Example Using Discard Check Out

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