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 Sharepoint 2010 be setup to send an alert with changes only

We are using sharepoint alerts to send out wiki page change notices. However, when the wiki page is very complex, it is difficult to see exactly what changed. Is it possible to setup the sharepoint ...
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Standard Alert emails - what determines what is shown?

When I create a standard alert, where does the format for that alert email come from? How can I change it?
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Why are there extra fields in the content of an alert e-mail?

I've got an immediate alert set up on a custom list, the list has multiple content types attached. If I create a new item on the list for a specific content type, the alert e-mail contains fields from ...
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Why are alerts using a language other than English to display the alert's title?

I have a SharePoint 2010 portal, and it seems as though some people receive alerts with a language other than English for the alert's title. You have successfully created an alert for '럢镛乪佟犋֣␓' ...
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How can I get the job-immediate-alerts stsadm property setting to work?

Despite my running the following command: stsadm -o setproperty -pn job-immediate-alerts -pv "Every 1 minutes between 0 and 59" the immediate alerts timer job runs every five minutes. What do I ...
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Why is the alert email for a list truncating the message body?

I have created one SharePoint Blog site. I have one Blog site collection called MyBlog, which contains a list named "Post". I clicked on the "Alert me" in list settings, so that I can get alerts ...
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Implementation of IAlertUpdateHandler

Has anyone implemented IAlertUpdateHandler interface successfully? Actually I've to suppress alert subscription notification email. I've following code in PreUpdate method: public bool ...
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Setting alerts for review on images and documents in moss

In Moss we can set an alert on a publishing page to review the content. Does anybody know how this can this be done with images and documents?
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How can I create calendar alerts when specific events are about to happen with certain keywords in?

SharePoint 2013 I would like to set up alerts on calendar events from a few calendars. There are 4 calendars on our site (conference room, board room, etc.). They get events thrown in by everyone in ...
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AD group not receiving mails from one of the SharePoint Farm

Experts, The era of weird issue continues... I have few AD groups and have two SharePoint 2010 Farm configured with these groups with exact SMTP settings. The issue is the AD groups from one of ...
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Custom Alert does not trigger

Has anyone successfully implemented IAlertUpdateHandler on SP 2010? When I try to add a new alert on a document Library following this tutorial, everithing seems to be fine. But when I try to insert ...
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Sharepoint Alerts not sending emails

I have a problem that I can't seem to understand. I have a user who has set up alerts for a library with the settings shown below: For some reason I cannot understand, the user with the issue does ...
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Sending alerts based on changes in lookup columns

Scenario: List A, called Regulations, stores info about some documents - like law regulations that are important to our business. It has several columns like last update, document status etc List B, ...
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Notifications on Discussion Forum

I am using SharePoint 2013 and the notifications for the discussion forum don't seem to be working properly. I do get notified if I reply to myself but not if someone else does! Is there not an ...
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Get value from textboxes inside dynamic table using selector

I am creating one row every time im clicking on the btn Add row. In this row there is 3 textboxes and one lable(span) and one buttom. I want to reach by selector the value in the (input type:text) or ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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Trying to add an AD group to an alert

I am trying to add an existing AD group to an alert for a list, however, it does not appear in the dropdown. When I add the email directly i get a "Sorry, you are not allowed to share this with ...
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Custom query send email notification

I have a custom query "issue" in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to find how I can add notification on it. So that each time I add data in it, it will send an email to some users
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Alerts not working on SP 2010 on SBS 2011 which also runs Exchange 2010

we have Sharepoint 2010 & Exchange 2010 on our SBS 2011 server. I cannot get the alerts to work on SP. I have followed all the guides I've found without success. One thing I've noticed is they all ...
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Task list - alert on completed status

I have a task list and I have set up an alert so that it sends one when the task is completed. Does this only work on the default "completed" option? What if I added another option called "complete" ...
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Add Alert programmatically sharePoint2013

how to add alert programmatically for current user. I tried this code but it alway say : Microsoft.SharePoint.SPAlertCollection dont have Add() function this the code : using (SPSite site = ...
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How to Target SharePoint Announcements to Different Groups of Users From the Same Announcement List in SharePoint 2007

My organization created a SharePoint Announcement list and subscribed all of the organization's divisions to that announcement list. So, now when you create a new announcement, everyone in the ...
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Register users to receive alerts for multiple lists

I would like to create an application which is started up from a webpart on a SharePoint (2010) site that allows users to register to receive alerts for changes/additions to a collection of four ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is a workflow the simplest way to send mail notifications?

I have inherited a Sharepoint 2010 site. I have found a simple "list" with a few custom fields that the company used before and wants to use again. A new list item SHOULD generate an email with the ...
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How to trigger alert mail from SharePoint Document Library

I want to store few documents in document library and after upload the document I want to give expire data for each document. Now here I want some alert mail from SharePoint before the particular ...
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Alerts on List based on Items shown in View not working

I got a custom list with fairly standard columns: - Single line of text - Multiple lines of text - Choice - Number - Yes/No I set up a default alert on it, add an item, and just as expected, I get an ...
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Available documentations about the “alerttemplates.xml” fields name and layout classes

I want to modify the default alerttemplates .xml alert template. But seems the only way to hide, display and change the components format is to know exactly the name of each components . Such as the ...
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Script Returning �

I use a lot of JavaScript in SharePoint, but today I came across a problem that I do not understand. Every time I use accents in a script such as in an alert, it returns the following strange symbol: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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Create multiple alerts for multiple lists at once

Creating an alert to be notified of changes in a list is a 5-6 clicks process in Sharepoint 2013. Our users need to subscribe to 30-40 lists so is there a way to do it "all at once" or somehow reduce ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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Links in SharePoint alert emails not working

While receiving the SharePoint alert emails, some of links in it are not working. Can anybody give the possible causes
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Can I include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers?

We have a request to include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers in either the subject (preferred) or body of the email. We know that we can create a custom alerttemplates.xml in ...
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Injecting dynamic list content into an alert template email

I have tried, and successfully failed, to determine a way to inject the emailed item's value from a universal custom column into the default alert emails generated by SharePoint, in both the subject ...
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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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sharepoint notifications

Is it possible to bring my custom property values to the Newsfeed? For example consider I have FAQ's or something similar to it. If I ask a question, and if that question is answered I want that in ...
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Send Attachment in Alert

How can one send the attachment along with the alert? Here's my story. In my email server, I have a bulk-email address. I create an Active Directory account for that called Email-Alerts and use the ...
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SP 2010 List Alerts Not Working on Added Content Types?

I have been trying to add an alert for any changes on an item that is created on a list. However I have added a new content type to the list and removed the default item content type. When I set the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 list alerts

I have a SharePoint list for which I have created a specific view with a filtered column. I have set an alert to alert me if "Existing items are modified" and "Someone changes an item that appears in ...
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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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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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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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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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How to prevent alerts from SPEmailEventReceiver?

I have been struggling with a small but irritating problem for a while now and suddenly I ran out of ideas. I have implemented an email event receiver in Sharepoint 2010. The event receiver creates ...
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Remove warning alert subscription to Sharepoint 2010

I need to know how to completely remove the warning mail subscription to an alert. I do not want this mail will come to those who subscribe. I just want mails arrive with the creation of the element ...