Cancel the check-out of a document

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

Learn more: Create a draft version on a document

To cancel the check-out:

1. Open the draft version of your document.

2. Select Versions in the side panel and press the Discard draft button.  Alternatively, press the Discard draft button in the banner. image01.png

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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