Did you know that you can collaborate with co-workers using the briefcase?
Simply share a briefcase folder, and members of your project team can:
- Upload files
- Download files
- Check files in/out
- Manage versions of files
Checking Files In/Out
Project team members can collaborate on files by checking a file out, making edits as needed, and checking the updated file back in.
While the file is checked out, users will see a lock icon. This prevents multiple users from making changes to the file simultaneously.
Note: You must have a share to the briefcase folder to check files in/out.
- To check a file out of the briefcase, right-click the file and select Check Out File.
The lock icon shows that this file is now locked and others cannot check the file out for editing.
- To check a file back into the briefcase, right-click the file and select Check In File. If you did not change the file, select Discard Check Out.
You will be prompted to add notes about the version you are uploading.
Managing File Versions
You will see each version of the file listed in the briefcase.
- To manage file versions, right-click on any early version and select Restore as Current Version.