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Errors checking documents out

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Dear all

I've recently had SharePoint set up and I've created my first shared document list. I changed the settings to switch on checking out and I'm now getting errors. The error occurs when I click OK on the 'you are about to open...' dialogue with 'edit' selected. The error comes up in a new box and it states 'object reference not set to an instance of an object'. When I click OK it gives a message stating I may not have permissions or that the file is currently checked out by someone else. I have permissions to the whole site so I don't think that is the problem, and I know for sure that the files are not checked out (i tested this by uploading a new file and trying to check it out).

Many thanks in advance for comments and suggestions.


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