What Does CHECK-IN Mean on Microsoft Teams?

On Microsoft Teams, if a user checks out a file to ensure that no-one else can make changes to it while they are working on it, the file must be checked in again when they have finished with it. By checking in the file, the user is making it available to other team members for editing.

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meaning of CHECK-IN (TEAMS)

"Unlock a File for Editing (Microsoft Teams)"

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"Unlock a File for Editing" is the most common definition for CHECK-IN on Microsoft Teams. Here is some more information about CHECK-IN (TEAMS):
Definition:Unlock a File for Editing (Microsoft Teams)
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