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Remove Check in/Check out functionality altogether

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Ideally, I would like for users viewing items in document libraries to not have the option to check out a document. I have done some research, and I am aware of how to hide/disable the corresponding buttons in the ribbon. However, the option to check out still exists in the contextual drop-down menu when a document is selected. 

Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks for your time.

Edit: Here is a link to how I am removing the ribbon buttons, I will continue with this and then go from there.



Update: I was able to remove the buttons from the ribbon successfully, But when I open the drop-down menu for a document I still have the option to check-out. Any way of removing this?

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