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I'm trying to write a vbscript to be able to checkout an excel file that is stored on sharepoint server.

Currently I can check the file out from SharePoint 2010: Link to open Excel file in edit-mode mode

However, I'm trying to check the file back in but not able to. I've searched and tried the checkout functions per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff194456%28v=office.14%29.aspx but not able to.

Currently the code I have is

Sub CheckInFile

    Dim ExcelApp, ExcelSheet, ExcelBook
    Dim myURL

    myURL = "http://server/Site/excel.xlsx"

    Set ExcelApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")                        

    If (ExcelApp.WorkBooks.CanCheckIn(myURL) = True) Then
        msgbox ("here")
        ExcelApp.WorkBooks.Open (myURL)
        ExcelApp.Application.WorkBooks.CheckIn myURL

        ' Quit Excel.
        ' Clean Up
        Set ExcelApp= Nothing
    End If

End Sub

However the script stops and fails at the if statement, rather doesn't execute. Is there a similar vbscript function to check in a file ?

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Just try this:

Dim ExcelApp, ExcelSheet, ExcelBook
    Dim myURL = "http://server/Site/excel.xlsx"
    Set ExcelApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")                        
    ExcelApp.WorkBooks.Open (myURL)
    If (ExcelApp.ActiveWorkbook.CanCheckIn = True) Then
        ' Quit Excel.
        ' Clean Up
        Set ExcelApp= Nothing
    End If

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Just change include below lines to your code:

ExcelApp.Visible = True
ExcelApp.DisplayAlerts = False


 Dim oExcel
 Dim strFileName
 Set oExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
 oExcel.Visible = True
 oExcel.DisplayAlerts = False
 strFileName = "view_2019.xlsm"

 If oExcel.Workbooks(strFileName).CanCheckIn = True Then
   oExcel.Workbooks(strFileName).CheckIn SaveChanges=True,Comments="Updated"
   MsgBox strFileName  & " has been checked in."
   MsgBox "This file cannot be checked in at this time. Please try again later."
 End If
 set oExcel = nothing

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  • Stops and fails? Whats the exception you're getting?
  • Hi there, no exception ... its done on a website on sharepoint server ... the whole script just stops and never gets to the message box prompt for debugging I know its the if statement because if i comment it out, i can get to message box but the other problem i'd face would be "ExcelApp.Application.WorkBooks.CheckIn myURL"
  • Hi Ryan, Upon running the IE script debugger, the error i'm getting is "SCRIPT438: Object doesn't support this property or method: 'ExcelApp.WorkBooks.CanCheckIn' "
  • Looked for awhile to solve my issue (which was also your issue) and stumbled across this. Thank you for posting. It has helped me out tremendously.
  • Can you add some explanation to your answer?