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Checking Out an Object
To make changes to an object, you must first check out the object.
Check out is a multi-select action .
Use the following procedure to check out an object:
1. From the structure pane select the object you want to check out.
2. To check out,
Select Selected > Check Out.
Click the check out icon .
Right-click on your mouse, and select Check Out.
A working copy, indicated by a checkout icon next to the object icon, replaces the selected object in the structure tree.
3. When you are finished making changes to the object, check it in.
If you want to check the object back in without having made any changes to it, select the working copy, and undo the check out:
Select Selected > Undo Check Out.
Click the undo check out icon .
All changes you made to the working copy are discarded.