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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SharePoint 2010 change alert email message

Hi is there a way to change the content of the alert email associated with a document library or a list? In SP2007, I know it is possible to do so by changing the alertteamplate.xml in the 12 hive. ...
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Different behaviour of people search in different site collection

This is the scenario: Moss 2007 on a domain, user in a different trusted domain E-Mail field has been manually populated (no exchange server on the user domain) AD crawled successfully, browsing ...
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You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.

I am having a list in SP2013,when i am clicking on the list alerts i am getting the error like "You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items". I am having Full ...
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Modify my SharePoint 2013 alerts' email body to provide a link to the item , instead of embeding the item content

I am working on a publishing site inside SharePoint 2013, and i set an alert for users to send them emails when a new page is created or modified. but the problem is that the alert email will contain ...
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Is there a way to temporarily disable existing alert emails from executing?

I have a powershell script the runs automatically once a week to move old list items to an archive list. On the current list my end users are receiving alerts when the item is moved (create/deleted) ...
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SharePoint2010 is it possible to set an alert on change to column?

I have a user that would like alerts when specific columns in a list are changed. Is this possible OOTB or does it require some C#? If it requires some custom code, does anyone have resources to use ...
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Sending a half yearly reminder on SharePoint 2010 foundation

My customer using SharePoint 2010 foundation and it is not able to use "Information management policy settings". Is there any alternatives to setup workflows sending reminders as documents/pages are ...
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Do not get email alerts when Task is modified

I have enabled following settings for my Task List i.e. List Settings > Advanced Settings > Send e-mail when ownership is assigned? Yes. Now, When a task is edited or deleted, I do not get any alerts ...
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turn off alerts on an announcement list

How can I disable email alerts for an announcement list (that is, prevent users from signing up for alerts on this list)? I looked at the list settings in the UI, but did not see a way to do this. I ...
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What user context do SharePoint E-mail Alerts run under, when they are generated?

I would like to customize the layout and content of some of the alerts SharePoint generate, but I will be using the search engine for some content, and therefore I need to know which user context the ...
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Can I change the objet type of an email alert (SP 2007)

I've set up my SharePoint list (MOSS 2007) to send email alerts, and it does. However, the object type of these alerts is "Sharing Message" and not "Message". This means that they appear differently ...
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How to know when and how many SPAlerts were sent?

I would like to know when and how many SPAlerts are sent to a specific user, is there any way to do this?
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SharePoint 2010 Alerts

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 with 2 views, one of them use a [Me] filter where a user can only see the items created for him, and the other view have all items with any filter. My problem is if a ...
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Community site alerts pretty much useless to users

We have a community site set up with several different categories. All those categories use the Category.aspx page to pull discussions from the discussion list. Users who set an alert on a page ...
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Starting “Alert Me” automatically

I've come across to programmatically assign list/library alerts to a single SharePoint user, is it possible to do the same but for more than just one user or maybe a SharePoint group? Thanks in ...
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How to remove the item content from my alerts templete

I am working on a team site that contains an announcement list & also on an enterprise wiki site. i set a general alerts for all users to be notified when any item is added/edited/deleted . ...
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Getting no e-mail alerts when list attachment has been modified

In our SP2010 lists, users who created e-mail alerts will not get notified when the list attachment (here: docx files) has been modified. This is the whether version is enabled or not. Is this ...
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How to include a 'yes' and 'no' button on the PreSaveAction() on the EditForm.aspx to return true/false accordingly?

I am simply looking to use the PreSaveAction() in a content editor web part as an extra cautionary step prior to saving a list item. Here is what I have: function PreSaveAction() { alert('Are ...
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What field in Active Directory should be populated to allow e-mail alerts?

Apologies if this is a duplicate, but none of the questions I've found so far seem to answer this specific question. I have a SharePoint site where no users (or almost no users) can create alerts ...
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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 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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Customizing sharepoint alerts

I have a requirement as fallows: I have a document library with four columns, whenever the value in fourth column changed then only alerts will send to users with frequency (day , week etc). How can ...
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SharePoint Online (Microsoft 365) - Notification of external user invitation acceptance

Just wondering if there is any way to manage the SharePoint Online external invitation system on a more granular level? The out of the box system where you go to Site Actions > Share Site seems very "...
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List/Library level custom alert template

All, I am following the instructions from here (custom alert template) to set custom alert template for a list/library. I have a document library for which I would like custom alert email. Following ...
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Alerts for social notes

I am to develop an alert system for the social notes functionality in SharePoint 2010. I could write a timer job looping through all pages and look for new notes since last run, or loop through all ...
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SP Alert email cuts off Excel table in Office 2010 but not Office 2003

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we use Office 2010, not sure if its ...
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Modifying Alert Subscription Template

Is there a way I can customize the alert subscription email sent to users when they subscribe (or their subscription added by System Administrator) to a list for Alerts? I've gone through Microsoft....
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Unable to editing user profiles

I've SharePoint Server 2007 installed on Windows Server 2003 (x32). I'm trying to create Alerts but I get the error: The following users do not have e-mail addresses specified: System Account, ...
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How to change alerttemplate.xml in multilevel FARM

I've been trying to deploy a new alerttemplate.xml for a specific site. But when I deployed it, I had someone me problems with alerts triggering for the entire FARM. All of sudden, all alerts stopped ...
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Exceeding warning level for storage after adding site collection to larger template

I keep receiving the following warning email after expanding the site quota. You are receiving this e-mail message because you are an administrator of the following SharePoint Web site, which ...
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Adding alerts for users on a list

I am the admin for a SharePoint 2013 on premises site and am adding alerts for a list on one of our pages. I am able to add each user, name by name. Is there a way to add everyone? We have a email ...
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Do alerts expire?

I and a couple others set up alerts on a site (two different site collections were involved), but they disappeared. (It's a little confusing to talk about all three of our experiences at once, so I'm ...
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Alert sends email when list item leaves view

I have two people, Frodo and Gandalf. I have a list with the person/group site column "Assigned To" I have a view "View1" that only shows items where Assigned To is empty I have another view "View2"...
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Created Alert on View, Email containes Fields not in that View

Here is the list of fields in my Writer View: What I receive in my Email Alert is: The fields in the email do not match the fields in the View?
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How to send email to all the “Assigned to” users inside my sharepoint 2013 issue tracking list

I have Issue Tracking list inside a team site on SharePoint 2013 . I need to know how I can force the system to send automatic emails to all the “Assigned To” users. So for example if someone create ...
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Send Sharepoint Alert style email via SPD Workflow

I am trying to set up a workflow that sends an email to the assigned person and those contributing to a list item when the content of that item is changed. Currently I have it working, but I am ...
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How can I get a list of all user alerts set on a site collection in SPO?

I need to retrieve a list of user alerts set on a particular site collection in SharePoint Online. This is possible through the web UI under Site Settings -> User Alerts, but requires that I choose ...
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helpdesk support ticket list. Users can only see their own, yet get emailed when they are updated by helpdesk staff

I'm trying to setup a list in sharepoint 2010 that end users can submit and view support tickets on. The user should be able to only see their own tickets, not ones other users have submitted. IT ...
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In SharePoint 2010, is there a way to stop one user from subscribing to list alerts?

For example, when a list is updated, a user can subscribe to the list so they get emails about the changes to the list. I can remove a user from getting those alerts, but the user can simply go back ...
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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 Notifications not working

I'm trying to set up notifications in a production enviroment. I have already set up the notifications in a test enviroment which contains the same SMTP-adress that I need to use in production. The ...
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How to add check-in comments to Alert Email?

Ok so I want to customize the email alerts that are sent out when a document is modified so that besides the information that is already there, it also shows the comment that the editor typed in when ...
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Page expiry notification not sending emails - MOSS2007 / WSS3.0

Just looking for some ideas around how to solve this particular problem. Case: My Intranet pages (publishing pages with workflow) are flagged with an expiry date and I am using the notify page ...
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View list of Alert Me assignees?

Can I view a list "Alert Me" users who've been assigned to a specific list/document/event? I'm aware of the "User Alerts" function which allows you to view a user's "Alert Me" subscriptions. I want to ...
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Setting an alert in WebProvisioned event

I want to set alerts for all users whenever a new subsite is created under the root site. I am using the WebProvisioned event, but when I attempt to Update() my new alert I get an error: "There is no ...
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Send alerts, default functionality

I have a document library with custom columns that point to metadata term groups. When I add a file, the system sends an alert, at that time(when you upload the file), the system does not ask for the ...
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get alerted when a file is downloaded

I have a document library in sharepoint 2010 and our product management team want to be alerted when a file downloaded by a user. is there any way to achieve this? thanks