How to See What is Checked Out in Solid Edge Insight

Version ST7 MP0

1)  Checking Through Cache Manager
a. Open Solid Edge
b. Click the application button in the upper left corner of Solid Edge

c. Click on Manage…Cache Assistant
d. Under the Checked Out By box (not you have to click in the box below the “Checked-Out By”), make sure it says Checked Out To You. You can change this by clicking in that box.

e. If there are any items there – they will be green because you have them checked out to you – then right click and check them in. Be sure that you have worked on these recently as they will overwrite what is on the server that someone else may have worked on. If you have not made any changes to the files recently, you may want to right click and pick “discard check out” as this will not overwrite what is on the server
2)  Checking Through Solid Edge Search
a. Open Solid Edge

b. Go to the application button in the upper left corner and click on it.

c. Now click Open

d. At the bottom of that “Open” dialog is a button that says Search. Click on it.

e. Click on the browse button next to the box that says “Look in Folder”.

f. In the dialog that comes up, click on computer and select a network location where your Insight files are located.

g. Then, click the add button to move it to the right in the Available box. Do this for all locations where you use files.

h. Now click in the box below the “filename”. A dropdown arrow comes up. Click on it and select “Checked Out By”
i. In the box next to it under Criteria type *YourWindowsUserName* where YourWindowsUserName is equal to the username you use when you sign onto the computer. Example: *MadisonRye* or *mfrayser*. Click Enter.
j. Once you click enter, you will see that it now says contains “*MadisonRye*”.
k. If you want to search another name, just click in that box and hit delete and start over or you can click the Clear Criteria button at the top.

l. If you want to search for anyone that has anything checked out, enter *domain* where the domain is the domain that you sign on in Windows (Check your log on when you enter your password to get onto your computer. It will say domainnameusername)

m. In this case, my domain is MAD

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