Enable Force Checkout in SharePoint using CSOM

The example in this topic show how to use CSOM to Enable Force Checkout in SharePoint

  • using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client; 
  • // This method will not work for SharePoint list
  • // Specify whether users must check out documents before making changes in this document library.
  • // Require Check out
  •  
  • using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection"))
  • {
    • // clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetById - This option also can be used to get the list using List GUID
    • //This value is NOT List internal name
    • List olist = clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("List Title");
    • olist.ForceCheckout = true;
    • olist.Update();
    • clientcontext.ExecuteQuery();
  • }
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Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013

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