Frequently asked question

Why does the default name for a checkout seem to skip a number?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


As a general rule, the default checkout names will increment by one to the next available unique number for the checkout. For example:


However, if a version already exists with a name that matches what would be the next available checkout name, that name/number will be skipped and the next number will be used instead to ensure the combination of checkout name and version name will be unique when the checkout is created.

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  • ArcMap 9 x
  • ArcMap 8 x

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