When placing an article from the Smart Connection panel onto the layout in InDesign, the default behavior is that it is automatically checked-in. To start working on the article, it needs to be checked-out first.
To change this behavior so that a placed article is automatically checked-out, enable the following option:
- File: WWSettings.xml file
- Name of option: CheckOutOnPlace
- Location: anywhere between the
Important: Make sure to validate the WWSettings.xml file for correct content. See Validating the WWSettings.xml file.