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An alert is usually a notification message to draw one's attention to an event such as a change or error condition.

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Can I alert a person defined in a list item when a new item is created without workflows?

I need to alert someone when a new item is created but it wont be the same person each time. I want to pull the name from the current list item and alert them. For example if i had a column in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussions - Subscribing to Alerts on an Individual Post

Believe I may have stumbled across a SharePoint qwirk, where users are unable to subscribe to alerts from an individual post. To note subscribing to alerts at the list level is fine (i.e. all items ...
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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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Created By User Notified Of Status Change Of List Item

I'm creating a list on sharepoint to use as a backup should our primary incident reporting software go down as it did this past week. I've got most everything set up the way I would like, however I ...
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New Blog Post added email Alerts Log

We have created alerts on our Blogs and want to ensure that all users are getting the email alerts. Are there any logs for these email alerts?
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Weekly newsletter alert on Blog library shows pending entries

We have setup an alert on our internal blog that sends an email once a week with all the new blog posts, as follows: The problem is that it sends both Approved and Pending blog posts. Is there a ...
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How to modify the sharepoint 2010 NewItem2 function?

In sharepoint 2010, I want to add javascript to the alerts popup window page, but I don't want to modify the actual layouts file. I want to dynamically insert javascript in it. Basically the button to ...
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Redirecting to a new web page after adding a new item in the list

After clicking "Save" button in the pop-up (for adding a list item), I want to redirect to a page to show them a message "Success" or at least an alert window called "Success"? How can it be ...
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Alert on document library comes through 3 times

I am using SharePoint 2010......when I create an Alert I do get an email saying I created the Alert, but when I do something that will kick of the Alert I do get the email that say I added a new ...
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how to set list alert using javascript in sharepoint 2010?

I need to set a list alert for current (logged in) user using javascript. var currentcontext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var currentweb = currentcontext.get_web(); ...
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SharePoint OOTB Alert still sends an email even after deleting all instances of it

A while back we deleted an Alert on a list (the only Alert that was set on the list), yet an email is still being sent out, and when we try to check the settings of the Alerts on the list (and also ...
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Hide or Remove Workflow Columns on Alert Emails

Any idea how to hide/remove those columns that are generated with each workflow on Alert Me emails?
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“Send email when ownership is assigned?” Due Date functionality

I'm writing a blog article about the above feature (under lists' Advanced settings) and I'm finding it goshdarn hard to find a definitive reference on the subject. In short, I've heard passing ...
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How to manage alerts for multiple users without deleting?

New here and also very new to SharePoint. I am looking for the best way to manage user and site alerts without deleting them. i.e making changes to the current alerts.
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Sharepoint 2010 alerts not working

So the problem is I cant send email via alerts. So I far I ve checked this: 1) Alerts are activated in central administration for my application (activated and unlimeted) 2) User has permisions for ...
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Is there a way, as a site Designer, to create functionality that periodically emails specific list items to a user?

I have a Sharepoint 2010 site which is hosted by my institution. I have "Design" access to the site so I can use Sharepoint Designer, but as far as I know I don't have developer access. I created an ...
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PowerShell script in setting up multiple SharePoint Alerts

Another user (Charlie) is requesting to have alerts sent anytime a change is made on the "discussion board", "Batch Report" folder, "Reports" folder, and "Audits" folder within a single client site. ...
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Cannot change the site collection administrator - error?

I am trying to change the Site Collection administrator for a site collection, in Central Admin. under Site Collection Administrators. When I select a new user from the lookup I get the "Error. An ...
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SPAlert Original Creator

I have some search alerts that have been set up for users based on search results. We have some admins who create these alerts for other people. I am trying to find out a way to determine who created ...
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Customize “Additional Information Required” Email

We are using the Content Organizer in SharePoint 2010 to route documents to a central location. Before the documents are routed, however, there are a few required meta-data fields that need to be ...
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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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2010 - Email a selection from a datasheet

Environment: 2010 Enterprise One of our sites has several lists created from uploading spreadsheets and viewing them in a datasheet view. Some users have been asking if there's a way to easily select ...
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Why the announcements list sent e-mail (alert) doesn't have pictures?

Created a SharePoint 2010 Announcements List, and I configured it to receive e-mail, and set it up so I could receive alerts every time anything changes in the list. Sent an e-mail to the list and the ...
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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User alerts being sent for something that happened before alert was created

I create a web. I create a doc library within this web. Create folders within this doc library. Then 'subscribe' (i.e. create an alert for) a user for this doc library. Why, if I'm doing things in ...
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Cannot Sign Up for Alerts Because “You Have No Email Address”

When I create a new account in Active Directory, then sign in to Sharepoint (2010) with that account, and then try to sign up for alerts, I can, indeed sign up for alerts, but I get an error message ...
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Receive a task notification for any task assigned to you - your group or not

Is there a general place to set up notifications on tasks so that anyone who has a task assigned to them will receive a notification - not dependant on if they have set up an alert for that list or ...
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List Expiry Date Reminder

I have a Sharepoint 2007 Announcement List which have an Expiry Date for every Item .. I have really tried too much in this, but I came up short. I want to send an alert when an Item or Announcement ...
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Longest practical filter for an alert

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise SP1, Server/SQL 2008 R2, VS2012 When building alerts through object model, what is the longest or most complex CAML filter that can be applied to them? Can they be as ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document List

Good morning. I have a set of requirements for some simple document storage and I am investigating the possibility of using an existing SharePoint 2010 system. We need: A location where multiple ...
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Sharepont List alerts get fired twice

i have set alert on list item "AssignedTo" (A task is assigned to Me). It was working fine since last 1.5 year. But now suddenly it fires twice. So all of the users assigned Task get alert twice. I ...
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Dynamic content in SharePoint Workflow Email

i've got a Workflow which starts when a specific column has been updated. It basically just sends an Email to the requester. Quite straighforward. Im struggling to insert a dynamic text inside the ...
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Modifying the contents/template of the sharepoint Search alert mail?

I'm doing some RND on SharePoint search alert! I'm looking on how to modify the SharePoint search alerts mail. as in the Daily Alert Summary. Is there anyone who knows to do this? Please note I'm ...
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Possible to attach an event receiver to the list of user alerts?

There's seemingly loads of ways of overriding the OOTB e-mail notifications for creation and deletion of user alerts - can't you just attach an event receiver to the alerts 'list' (is it an SPList?) ...
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Fixing programmatic alert URLs

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, SQL2008R2, VS2012, full server access A while ago I created a massive amount of alerts using a c# console app I made in VS. The app ran on the server using SP ...
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Daily and weekly alerts always send

I have created sharepoint alerts programmatically. If I check 'manage my alerts' all values are correct such as "Weekly", "Friday", "6:00pm" then I add an item to the list and receive an alert email ...
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SPAlert Timezone

I am trying to set the time on a weekly user aler to Friday 6pm. And I do but.. We have users in many diffrenet timezones. How I do I know which timezone will trigger the 6pm alert?
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SPListItem.SystemUpdate(false) is still triggering alerts

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, c#, full server access Simple question... I'm using a console app to create sub-folders in a document library based on user input, then calling ...
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c# Programmatic sub-folder creation with SystemUpdate

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, full server access Goal: Console application that creates sub-folders in various locations based on user input, and uses SystemUpdate(false) to prevent alerts ...
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Possible to turn off SharePoint 'subscription' confirmation e-mails given certain conditions?

For parts of a site I'm developing - I want the OOTB SharePoint e-mail notification of a newly created alert (i.e. subscription) to be sent to the recipient as it should. But on occasions when I ...
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SPWeb.Alerts.Add() vs. SPUser.Alerts.Add()?

Can someone explain the difference? Why I want to know: I needed to use c# to create an alert and assign multiple users to it. I assume that would be SPWeb.Alerts.Add but they both seem to be the ...
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Daily summary alert split into multiple emails

Pretty simple problem that apparently was experienced by a lot of people in MOSS, but extensive research has produced exactly zero answers. Environment: 2010 SP1 August CU, single-server farm with ...
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SPv4 - Alerts based on view - What are the limitations?

The quick version (SP2010 Enterprise): What requirements/limitations are there for being able to assign a view to an alert? The full explanation: I've been playing around with creating alerts via C# ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Alerts are not firing any mails for the Normal Alerts and search Alerts, can someone guide me with the Email configuration for Alerts?

i've been working with SharePoint alerts for the past two months and in SharePoint 2010 for all the alerts i setup, i recieved confirmation mail and alert mails regarding to the context for both ...
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Alerts working only when Delete Versions permission is checked

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Alerts are working only if the users have permission level that has Delete Versions permission. I want users to be able to get alerts, but not delete past ...
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Using a variable in alert filter (CAML/C#)

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012 I've been using C# to programmatically create alerts for various users and implementing the alert.Filter property to assign filters that point to specific ...
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Notification system for SP 2010 portal users

There is a task to implement the notification system in SP2010 portal (~ 12 thousand users). Need to solve following tasks with notification: List of items where each item has a group of users and ...
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Can't set User Alert on one site collection for one user

I'm having problems setting up an Alert for one particular user on one site collection. I'm able to set up alerts for other users (e.g. me) on the site collection in question. I'm also able to set ...
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Not Getting Task Changed Emails

I am not getting the task has been changed emails. I am getting the assigned and reassigned emails. I have looked at the timerjobs and everything seems to be running and is not disabled. Anyone ...
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Get Notified on List Item Changes - not using email

I'm searching for an easy way to display the latest changes of a sharepoint list. Situation: one huge list (10k entries) with a lot of daily changes (lets say 100). Target: Display the changes during ...