Checkout Files

Files may be checked out by contributors with "Write" or "Admin" privileges. This ensures that other collaborators cannot edit the file while it is being worked on.

Check out a file

Go to the "Project Overview" page. You can check out a file from "Project Overview" or "File Details" page.

Either, stay on the "Project Overview" page and find the "Files" secton. Or, click the Files tab in the navigation bar, and the "Files" page will appear.

Click next to the file that you want to check out.

A toolbar will appear above the list of files. Click the Check out file button from the toolbar.

A modal will appear, explaining what it means to check out a file. Click the Check out file button to continue.

The file will have an arrow symbol next to its name, indicating that the file is checked out.

Check in a file

You can check in a file at anytime.

To check in a file, click next to the file, and a toolbar will appear above the list of files.

Click the Check in file button. The file will return to its default state, becoming editable by contributors with proper permissions.