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Chapter 19. Managing Your Web Sites > Using Check-in Names

Using Check-in Names

If you're working with a team on a site, and your entire team uses Dreamweaver, you can use file check-in and check-out to keep track of who's working on which file and who last uploaded it. (If there are only one or two of you, you should already know the answer.)

Checking out a file locks it on the remote server and allows you to edit it locally, while a flag appears on it (a red checkmark) that says to others, “Can't Touch This.” Checking in a file unlocks it on the remote server, but makes it read-only on your local site so that you don't accidentally edit a file that is not checked out.


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