Force check out on single document or folder

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Hi,

I'm having an issue in my companies sharepoint environment.

So the library setting of require check in is somewhat making some files handling hard.

So we have a excel document that needs to have a force check out, due to the people using it opens the document just to test some formulas without saving. The require check out option makes this possible due to it removing the auto save function.

But the require check out option creates other issues, namely the issue with uploading files. This makes it so every file that is uploaded is check out from the beginning and the users need to check in every single files before anyone can see it and that is not really smart, especially since this workspace is a Microsoft Teams team.

If i remove the required check out option it starts to autosave everything and breaking the test excel document that I talked about. 

Can I force check out single documents or folders because I don't really want the required check out option turned on because it creates a lot of problem with uploading files. 

br,
Tomas Ferlaux
IT Engineer

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