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SharePoint 2013 Edit vs. Contribute – What the hell happened?

20 February, 2014 (21:38) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Today I discovered an interesting change to the security model in SharePoint 2013. Create a new team site with the three (3) default groups: Visitor, Members, and Owners.  Without observing this too closely I noticed that people I added to the Members group were able to completely change all the pages and delete lists. I […]

You must first check out this document before making changes and RoleAssignments

18 March, 2008 (10:08) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

This morning I ran into an issue with SharePoint where I was attempting to adjust the permissions of a list item and I got the following error message: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: The file “http://portal.company.com/sites/acme/Memos/Q1 Memo.docx” is not checked out.  You must first check out this document before making changes. —> System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8007009E): The file “http://portal.company.com/sites/acme/Memos/Q1 Memo.docx” is […]