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==How to access==
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Select '''Tools → Global Check-in''' from the drop-down menu on the Back-end of your Joomla! installation.
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
This screen is displays the results of global check-in when you click on 'Global Check-in' in the 'Tools' menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation.
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Selecting this menu option causes Joomla! to perform a global check-in of all checked out or locked items. It then shows the results of the Global Check-in. This is useful, for example, if an Articles is locked by a User who opened it for editing and never finished the editing session. In this case, other Users are not able to edit this Article. Performing a Global Check-in releases all such items.
  
==Version Changes==
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==Screenshot==
Global Checkin was under the 'System' menu in Joomla! version 1.0.
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[[Image:global_checkin.png]]
  
 
==Column Headers==
 
==Column Headers==
 
* '''Database table'''. The name of the table checked.
 
* '''Database table'''. The name of the table checked.
 
* '''# of Items'''. The number of items checked out from the table.
 
* '''# of Items'''. The number of items checked out from the table.
* '''Checked in'''. Whether the items were successfully checked in.
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* '''Checked in'''. Whether the items were successfully checked in. A green tick indicates that the table was checked in successfully. A red X indicates that the table was not checked in correctly. An empty column indicates that there were no items to check in.
  
==Typical Usage==
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==Toolbar==
When a user inadvertently leaves an item checked out, others are not able to edit it. Doing a global check-in releases all such items.
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At the top right you will see the toolbar:
  
==Quick Tips==
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[[Image:Help_toolbar.png]]
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{{toolbaricon|Help}}
  
==Points to Watch==
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==Quick Tips==
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*If an Article or some other content element is locked, do a Global Check-in to unlock it.
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*Make sure no one is busy editing any items before you perform a global check-in. When a Global Check-in is done, ''all'' items are checked in, including those currently being edited.
  
==Dependencies==
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==Related Information==
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*To see all logged in users: [[screen.users.15|User Manager]]
  
[[Category:DocCamp]]
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|1.5|Global Checkin|Tools Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 22:14, 4 August 2012

Contents

How to access

Select Tools → Global Check-in from the drop-down menu on the Back-end of your Joomla! installation.

Description

Selecting this menu option causes Joomla! to perform a global check-in of all checked out or locked items. It then shows the results of the Global Check-in. This is useful, for example, if an Articles is locked by a User who opened it for editing and never finished the editing session. In this case, other Users are not able to edit this Article. Performing a Global Check-in releases all such items.

Screenshot

Global checkin.png

Column Headers

  • Database table. The name of the table checked.
  • # of Items. The number of items checked out from the table.
  • Checked in. Whether the items were successfully checked in. A green tick indicates that the table was checked in successfully. A red X indicates that the table was not checked in correctly. An empty column indicates that there were no items to check in.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

Help toolbar.png

  • Help. Opens this Help Screen.

Quick Tips

  • If an Article or some other content element is locked, do a Global Check-in to unlock it.
  • Make sure no one is busy editing any items before you perform a global check-in. When a Global Check-in is done, all items are checked in, including those currently being edited.

Related Information