To cancel a checkout

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If you do not want to check in your changes or you want to start with fresh copy, you can cancel (undo) a checkout using the command line:
cleartool uncheckout path
On Windows systems only, you can also cancel (undo) a checkout from HCL VersionVault Windows Explorer or Windows Explorer:


  1. From VersionVault Windows Explorer or Windows Explorer, right-click the file or directory.
  2. On the HCL VersionVault shortcut menu, click Undo Checkout. The Confirm undo checkout window opens. Select or clear Save copy of the file with a '.keep' extension.
  3. Click Yes.