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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Why do alerts change info sent after X time?

I have created alerts based on the view from a list. When I setup the alerts for that list by going to List > Alert Me > Set an Alert on the list I enter the desired email and alert title and ...
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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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2 Alerts getting created for same item in sharepoint 2013

We are facing a wierd issue while creating alerts on an item in sharepoint 2013. While creating an alert on an item, 2 alerts are getting creating for the same item. Steps to reproduce: 1) Add a ...
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Blog Posts not sending alerts - SP 2010

I've seen this question asked a few times from various sources yet haven't found an answer so hoping someone can assist! Blog post alerts aren't working for some apparent reason. Alerts do work ...
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Customizing Workflow Email Design

So i have a workflow that sends out an email to a people chosen in a Person/Group field on a list. Is it possible to customize the look of these emails so they look more professional? For example, ...
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Change default alert view

I have searched here and on multiple forums if there is a way to take the alert email option and make the default view as a mobile view. Is it possible to change what is emailed as well in the ...
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Display an alert when there is error in infopath form

I know that "thisxdocument" is used to display alert in infopath but when i try to implement the interface it gives me error. Please guide me what to do in this situation.
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Getting error “Object doesn't support property or method 'commitPopup'” when saving a new alert in SP 2010

In my SP 2010 environment, I have a html page, that has an iframe, and the iframe is the page where you create a new alert for a list. In the html page, I dynamically create the iframe and then insert ...
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Sharepoint SMS alerts using SMPP

Is there any way to configure Sharepoint 2010 to use a SMPP service to send SMS alerts?
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Send notification to approver if approver has not approved task in pre-defined time

We have a requirement to send alert/notifications to approvers on pre-defined time if approver doesn't approve the task. We want this functionality for all approvers involved in each level of ...
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some questions about IAlertUpdateHandler

I am trying to create and install an IAlertUpdateHandler interface to prevent SharePoint from sending emails on alert creation and am having trouble getting it to fire. By contrast, I have had no ...
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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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Alerts for individual users in mail enabled security group

I'd like to setup a system such that users in a mail enabled security group can add items to a list, and once that item is modified, the user is notified. I don't want to user a workflow because I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Email users, unless they appear in list

I have a series of forms which users are required to fill in by a certain date. 5 days before this date I'd like to send out an email reminder to those who have not completed it. Is there a way of ...
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Weekly Digest of changes to SharePoint Documents?

I want to be able to get a daily email notifying me of changes to certain libraries that I select. So what I was thinking is to set an alert for each library that I am interested in receiveing ...
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Modify list alerts to send 72 hours prior to date field

I've searched around, and surprisingly I haven't seen anyone with the same specific question. I have a user that wants to use the Alert functionality on a list, but only send 72 (or 48) hours prior ...
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Update the default DiscussionBoard alert template

I am following in the path of many - and attempting to change the OOTB alerts. I have created a copy of the alerttemplates.xml, and made changes to the SPAlertTemplateType.DiscussionBoard ...
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One email for changes to multiple lists/document libraries

I need to send one email for changes to multiple lists/document libraries. Is this at all possible??? And to make it even more complicated I need this one email to be sent weekly containing all these ...
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Alert on All Items added automatically and erroneously on item insert or update

When a specific user adds or updates an item in a specific list, an alert automatically created for that user, set to notifiy them of changes/inserts to "All Items". This shouldn't be happening, but ...
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Server Object Model: Retrieve alerts for a folder in Doc Library

I need to find out if a user has alert set for a folder within Document Library. Can someone please advise how to do so? I am able to do so for Folder Items but not for the folder itself. Thanks MS ...
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How can I change HTTPS to HTTP in order to send an SMS from SharePoint 2010?

I want to send SMS from sharepoint 2010 but in my country we can't use a https request to send the sms. How can I send sms in sharepoint with http request?
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Custom From Address in List Alerts

We are using host-named site collections in our environment sharing one web application. The problem is that when a user set alerts on their lists/items in their sites, they receive the alerts from ...
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CAML strip or remove HTML tags in custom AlertTemplates.xml

is there any way to remove the html tags for text in CAML? I have made a custom alert template when sending e-mails that uses a field that looks like this: <'GetVar Name="DisplayName#{Field}" ...
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Single user not receiving e-mails regarding Alerts

I am having a minor issue related to a single user on my Sharepoint Server 2010 setup. I have a single user who does not receieve Alerts, neither when creating an alert, or in cases where the user is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 ALERT settings - customize possible set of lists

I want to customize possible set of lists on which user can set "alerts ON". Customizing just ribbon button ("Alert me") for not showing on specific list isn't enough because - on some list on which ...
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Sharepoint Alerts

Thanks very much for your responses so far! I'm trying to set up a single alert in a basic Sharepoint site that is set so that only "Existing Items are Modified" and "When a Task Becomes Complete" ...
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modified alert notification sharepoint 2007

How can I modified alert notification in sharepoint 2007. I need to : 1. change field order. 2. remove column that not relevant to the alert. (without using the designer or sharepoint server)