Check Out Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to check out one or more entities in a version control enabled project to make changes to the entities.

To access

Use one of the following:

  • Select an entity and start to edit. The Check Out dialog box opens automatically.

  • Right-click an entity and select Versions > Check Out.

  • Select an entity and click the History tab > Versions tab. Select a version and click Check Out.

Available from the following modules: Requirements, Business Models, Business Components, Test Plan, and Test Resources.

Important information

Checked out entities are indicated by the following icons:

  • An entity checked out by the current user is displayed with an open green lock icon .

  • An entity checked out by another user is displayed with a red lock icon .

Relevant tasks

How to Use Version Control

See also

Version Control Overview

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element (A - Z)


Change comments

Describes the reason for the checkout.

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Instructs ALM to automatically check out entities that you start editing, without requesting confirmation.

This option is available when an entity is checked out automatically.