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waiting for user confirmation; it’s the same thing). If you are sure the path is correct, click
OK to complete the copy. The dialog box will process for a few moments, add a copy of
the original document to the other library, and then announce its success.
9. To confirm that the Send To worked, open the library where the copy was sent
(CompanyLibrary in my example). The copied document should be there. You may notice
that, looking at the document, it doesn’t indicate it is a copy. One easy way to tell whether
a document is a copy is if the Go To Source Item option appears in the item drop-down
menu (Figure 8.58).
document is in the new
10. Click Go To Source Item. It will take you to a View Properties page for the original
document. In this page, the ribbon bar has the option Manage Copies (pay attention to that
“hand holding paper” icon, because the button for Manage Copies in the ribbon bar looks
like that but doesn’t have a label). This is one place you can check to see what copies of
a document you have made, and you can manually update copies from here. When you
update a copy of a document, you are overwriting the copy with the changes from the
original. If versioning is enabled in the copy’s library, the changes will be saved as the
most current version.
DON’T CHECK OUT COPIES
Never enable Require Check Out on a destination library for copies. If you do, the updates will
Now that you’re on the original document in the originating library, let’s check it out, make
changes, and then check the document back in.