Workbooks.CheckOut method (Excel)
Returns a String representing a specified workbook from a server to a local computer for editing.
expression A variable that represents a Workbooks object.
|FileName||Required||String||The name of the file to check out.|
This example verifies that a workbook is not checked out by another user and can be checked out. If the workbook can be checked out, it copies the workbook to the local computer for editing.
Sub UseCheckOut(docCheckOut As String) ' Determine if workbook can be checked out. If Workbooks.CanCheckOut(docCheckOut) = True Then Workbooks.CheckOut docCheckOut Else MsgBox "Unable to check out this document at this time." End If End Sub
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