Bulk Check In - v1.0
ArtfulBits Bulk Check In is created to make check in task much easier. It allows checking an entire group of documents and changing their properties at one operation. Besides, it can be integrated into SharePoint Multiple Upload tool that makes it possible to use all ArtfulBits Bulk Check In features right after multiple documents are uploaded.
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ArtfulBits provides custom software development and IT outsourcing services for its clients from the USA, Canada and Europe.
ArtfulBits was established by enterprising Professionals with a strong IT background in March 2005.
|Check in multiple documents|
|Upload and check in documents at the same time|
|Check in documents stored in subfolders|
|Edit document fields on check in|
|Auto fill the default column values|
|Options to overwrite existing column values or fill in only empty columns|
|Interactive documents tree for file and folders selection|
|Support of standard SharePoint document versioning|
|Customizable per document library|
|Language pack support (desired localization can be added by request)|
|SP 2013||SP 2010|
(March 18, 2013)
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
- SharePoint Foundation 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
Internet Explorer 8+
Windows Server 2008 x64 SP2
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7 x64
- SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010
- Microsoft .NET Framework 2.5
Internet Explorer 8+
Before installation, please, check that your target server meets System Requirements.
IMPORTANT!!! ArtfulBits License Manager must be installed before you install the component. If it is already installed, you can proceed with the installation of your product. If ArtfulBits License Manager is not installed, you can do it by one of the following methods:
Open ArtfulBits License Manager page, download its installer on your server, run it and install
Download Full Package of the product, find License Manager in ArtfulBits License Manager folder and run its installer
You must be a SharePoint Farm Administrator for successful installation. Also, "Windows SharePoint Administration" and "Windows SharePoint Timer" should be running on the server:
Download Product installation package from ArtfulBits website, unpack the file, and run Setup.exe:
After system check is finished, click "Next".
After reading License Agreement, click "Accept" and go to next step.
Select one or more web applications and click "Next".
Wait for install to succeed, click "Next" for deployment status details.
Close an installer after successful installation
All ArtfulBits SharePoint on-premise products use Per-Farm License Model (each license is bound to single SharePoint Farm ID). For more details about licensing models please visit License Agreement.
Product works in unlicensed mode for three days from the moment of installation. In this mode all the product features are unlocked same way as with trial license. After these three days either trial license, development license or full license should be entered for product to function.
To get Trial license click here.
After ArtfulBits License Manager is installed, go to the SharePoint Central Administration page:
This page shows all ArtfulBits installed products and their license statuses.
Click on product name to view license details.
If product is not licensed you can click "Enter License" link and enter license key (trial, development or full) into textbox. For upgrading product edition click "Convert License" and enter new license of target product edition.
Pressing "Activate" button will verify the key and in case of verification success license status will be updated.
Note: in trial or unlicensed mode all product features are available for evaluation. This way you will be able to try each and every feature available in the product line which will give you good understanding of what feature set will be necessary for you and it will be easier to come up with the decision which product edition should be purchased. After trial period expiration full license should be purchased which will determine product edition and available (unlocked) feature set.
Special link informing about product expiration is shown in SharePoint pages, where ArtfulBits component is used if product is using trial license or such license is "Expired" or no license is provided at all. Clicking on this link will redirect to product license status details page.
Click "Site Actions" menu in the root site of one site collection, then click "Site Settings":
Click "Site collection features" link in Site Settings page:
In SharePoint Site collection feature list, activate ArtfulBits product feature (if deactivated):
Process of updating is pretty straightforward - just download latest installation package and execute Setup.exe from it. After system check completes, select an "Upgrade" option and then follow setup wizard instructions.
Execute Setup.exe from your installation package. On the Repair and Remove section, select Remove radio button and click "Next", the program will be uninstalled. Or select "Repair" - to repair the program.
artfulbits_bulk_check_in_v1.0_SP2013.zip Version 1.0 (2 MB)
Zip file contains Bulk Check In install files for SharePoint 2013, user guide and install guide documents. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
artfulbits_bulk_check_in_v1.0_fullpack_SP2013.zip Version 1.0 (4 MB)
Zip file contains Bulk Check In and License Manager install files for SharePoint 2013, user guides and install guides documents for both products. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
artfulbits_bulk_check_in_v1.0_SP2010.zip Version 1.0 (2 MB)
Zip file contains Bulk Check In install files for SharePoint 2010, user guide and install guide documents. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
artfulbits_bulk_check_in_v1.0_fullpack_SP2010.zip Version 1.0 (4 MB)
Zip file contains Bulk Check In and License Manager install files for SharePoint 2010, user guides and install guides documents for both products. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.