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If the K2 Worklist web part is used on a SharePoint collaboration site and the current page view is Shared View and the SharePoint page is not checked out, adding or modifying K2 Worklist filters results in a SharePoint error. The SharePoint page must first be checked out in order for the filters to be modified in the K2 Worklist web part. K2 warning messages have been added to inform the user that the SharePoint page must be checked out. Similarly, K2 warning messages have been added when trying to add or modify K2 Worklist filters in a SharePoint collaboration site in Personalized View. In this instance, the SharePoint page has to be checked in to enable changes to the K2 Worklist filter.

Error Scenario Steps

Note: The steps below describe one scenario under which this error may occur. The steps below are simplified and not all the steps will be shown or described.
  1. On a SharePoint collaboration site, while in Shared View and using the K2 Worklist webpart, create a new K2 Worklist filter, or modify an existing filter
  2. On the Filter Criteria screen, click OK
  3. On the Filters Configuration screen, click OK
  4. The following SharePoint error is received

Error Messages

The following error messages relate to this issue:

  • The file is not checked out. You must first check out this document before making changes.

Error Resolution

Follow the Error Scenario Steps as stipulated above to view the new K2 warning messages added on the Filter Criteria and Filters Configuration screens

This Hotfix is contained within the latest K2 blackpearl 0807 Update. Install the update package to resolve the error.
The latest K2 blackpearl 0807 Update is available as an independent installation package which can be found here: https://portal.k2.com/downloads/bp/default.aspx.