SharePoint list schema force checkout & checkin

If you creating a list definition and you want the list to force the user to checkin & checkout listitems, you can do this by adding this attribut ForceCheckout=”True”

You put it in the <List> tag at the beginning. It will say that it is not declared attribute, but it will work. Try it yourself.



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Consultant for Microsoft 365 Applications with a strong focus in Teams, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business as well as PowerPlatform with PowerApps, Flow and PowerBI. I provide Workshops for Governance & Security in Office 365 and Development of Solutions in the area of Collaboration and Teamwork based on Microsoft 365 and Azure Cloud Solutions. In his free time he tries to collect tipps and worthy experience in this blog.

1 Comment

  1. Hi Karsten,

    I need to manage a custom list with checkin/checkout functionalities. Do you know how I can do it?

    Thanks in advance

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