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The command you are attempting cannot be completed because the file '<filename>' is under source code control and is not checked out

The referenced file is read-only because it has not been checked out. Files that are under source code control must be checked out before they can be modified.

Note   Unlike other project types, deployment projects do not support automatic checkout.

To correct this error

  1. In Solution Explorer, select the referenced file.
  2. On the File menu, choose Check Out.

See Also

Checking Out Files