Cancel a check-out: discard a draft version

When a user manually checks out a document, a draft version is created. You can manually discard the draft version of a document if you are authorized to edit it.

Learn more: Cancel a check-out: create a draft version

To cancel the check-out:

1. Open the draft version of your document.

2. In the Properties panel, select Versions in the side panel and press the Discard draft button.  There is also a Discard draft button in the banner. image01.png

Alternatively, in the Versions panel, select Versions in the side panel and press the Discard draft button. There is also a Discard draft button in the main panel. 

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3. A confirmation pop-up opens, indicating that all changes made in the draft version will be discarded. Press Confirm to cancel the check-out and discard the changes.

The draft version is deleted and the permissions are restored on the main version.

The user whose check-out is canceled is notified by email.

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