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Get User Who Checked Out File in SharePoint using REST API

The example in this topic show how to use REST API to Get User Who Checked Out File in SharePoint
  • REST-API is based on OData (Open Data) Protocol and hence it doesn't require any dll or JS library to run the commands on the SharePoint objects.
  • REST-API calls require proper end-point URL and proper Header implementation in your REST call.

How to use SharePoint REST API?

  • Note: This is just a sample, you can go ahead with your implementation.
  • You can also use this method in your SPFx Component.
  • Open your Site. Create a webpart page.
  • Put a Content Editor Web part and a Script Editor Web part on it.
  • Webpart page content editor and scipt editor
  • I have added below Html in Content Editor webpart. You can replace MainFunction with your actual method name.

    <button onclick="MainFunction();" type="button">Click me​</button>

  • And below references in Script Editor Webpart. ScriptFile.js is a JavaScript file where you can keep below function i.e. your actual logic.

    <script src="https://MyServer/sites/SiteCollection/style library/js/ScriptFile.js"></script>

  • Once you are done with setting your page, click on the button and your method should get executed.

  • function GetUserWhoCheckedOutFile() {
  •  
  •     var WebServerRelativeUrl = _spPageContextInfo.webServerRelativeUrl;
  •  
  •     // Provide Internal name of the library here
  •     var DocuentLibraryInternalName = "Document%20Library";
  •  
  •     // Provide name of the document
  •     var DocumentName = "Test%20Doc.docx";
  •  
  •     var ServerRelativeUrlofFile = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('" + WebServerRelativeUrl + "/" + DocuentLibraryInternalName + "/" + DocumentName + "')"
  •  
  •     $.ajax
  •         ({
  •             // _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl - will give absolute URL of the site where you are running the code.
  •             // You can replace this with other site URL where you want to apply the function
  •  
  •             url: ServerRelativeUrlofFile + "/CheckedOutByUser",
  •             type: "GET",
  •             headers:
  •                {
  •                    // Accept header: Specifies the format for response data from the server.
  •                    "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose"
  •                },
  •             success: function (data, status, xhr) {
  •                 console.log("User Name - " + data.d.Title + " , User Email - " + data.d.Email + " , User Login Name - " + data.d.LoginName);
  •             },
  •             error: function (xhr, status, error) {
  •                 console.log("Failed");
  •             }
  •         });
  • }

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013

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