Document management is probably the most well-known and widely used SharePoint feature. This chapter provides a deep dive into SharePoint 2010's document management capabilities and shows you how to make best use of them.
The recipes guide you through common document management operations such as uploading documents, versioning, e-mailing links to documents, downloading document copies, and setting alerts to be notified when a document changes.
Recipes are included that deal with more advanced functionality, such as publishing major versions of a document, restoring previous versions, taking document libraries offline with Outlook 2010, and using content types to store different types of document in the same document library.
There will be times when you will need exclusive access to a document while you update it. A recipe is included that shows how to require the checkout of a document so that others cannot change it while you work on it.
However, often the reverse is true. You...