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 Alerts sending wrong information in emails

I have a Document Library named Project Files where details of all our projects are uploaded. As many users refer to the files on this library, they have alerts for new documents added when changes ...
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Can I setup blog subscriptions on SharePoint 2007?

Currently the best way I can think to do this is to have anybody who'd like to "subscribe" to a blog use the alerts feature. However, is there a way to setup actual subscriptions? If the alert ...
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send an email like alert me template on sp designer wf

I want to send an email to a user when an item is changed in a list. I can add "send an email" event on sp designer but I want that email to be like the alert emails. I want to inform user on the mail ...
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How to Edit email alerts Templates from Issue Tracker?

Hi I want to edit the email alerts format sent from a Issue Tracker. I need to know which files I have to edit to customize the email alerts? I use WSS 3.0 -Saumil
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How can I delete all alerts for a user in Sharepoint 2007 without visiting every site?

A user leaves the organisation. Their account is removed from active directory. Their user object does not get removed from Sharepoint, and their alerts remain in place. This generates ...
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Developing a replacement “Alert Me”-function

I'm pretty new to sharepoint-development, so I thought I'd check real quick with the gurus in here. I've been given the task of building a replacement for the built-in Alert Me feature. The main ...
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Libraries and Alerts

Is it best to load all documents into one shared documents library, tag them appropriately so they pull into the correct site page, and add folders with special permissions for different reports that ...
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Task List Alerts not Working on Assignment

For some reason or another, my SharePoint 2010 production farm has stopped sending email alerts when a task is assigned from a default task list. I have tried everything I can think of, and the timer ...
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Sharepoint alert as Spreadsheet

Looking for a bit of advice, I am in the process of setting up a new user request form on my works Sharepoint. Is there a way to have it sent through as a spreadsheet rather than the text based ...
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Is it possible to break alerts in one site collection with client-side scripting?

We have a single site collection where alerts have been down for some time. After review, it was suggested that client-side Javascript (common ones like EasyTabs and SPServices) could break alerts. ...
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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 ...
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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Custom triggers for Alerts in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to set up an alert that triggers after 5 or more items are entered into a list within a specific timeframe (i.e. 2 hours)? List is SharePoint 2013 custom template. Email would not ...
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'Alert Me' does not work on custom lists

We have several custom lists which are all deployed using WSPs along with some web parts to a SharePoint 2010 installation. Every time a user clicks on the 'Alert Me' button on a custom list or an ...
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Sharepoint 2010 & Lotus Notes Alert View

I have been looking forever for an answer to this question and nobody can answer it; so I'm hoping some Sharepoint enthusiast here will be able to! You know how when you receive your email alert ...
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Can I have an alert for each calendar overlay

I have a calendar web app on my SharePoint site. I have several overlays for it for our different conference rooms/departments. What I want to do is to have an alert made for each individual ...
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SharePoint Immediate Alerts Are Spamming List Subscriber

I have a SharePoint list where users have individually subscribed to the list for any updates. Today I was notified that several users who subscribed to alerts received over 100 email(s) a piece for ...
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Disable Data Alerts in Sharepoint Reporting Services

I am trying to disable the reporting services data alerts and can't seem to do so. The "New Data alert" menu option is still available whenever I go in an view a report in sharepoint. I am trying to ...
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SharePoint Alert issue

I am facing one weird issue in alert functionality for a list. Users are able to get an alert only when they accessed that site. Otherwise an alert notification is not working for any change in list ...
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Survey doesn't allow administrator to subscribe for alerts

I have a SharePoint survey where users can respond and see their own replies. Administrators can see all replies but when I want to make an alert me for an administrator, I receive the following ...
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Timer Service not stopping / Upgrade not possible

it all started with the fact, that the SP 2010 did not send any alerts. I found out, that the timerjob was the problem. It seemed impossible to recycle anymore and I even could not stop it, without ...
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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...
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Is it possible to send alerts from calender list before the start time of an event?

we are having a calender list. Suppose we create an event with start time as 11:00am, then, is it possible OOB to send an alert (email) to the users (list column) at 10:30am (ie: 30mins prior to ...
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Distribution list in Secure group does not recieve alerts

We have a secure SD group name BNPAdmin, on which we have set alerts on a list. There is a distribution list named BNP@server.com. We have added BNP@server.com as a member of BNPAdmin but the mailbox ...
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SharePoint 2010 Some Lists Don't Show up in Add Alerts Page

I have been attempting to add an alert to a list in one of my SharePoint 2010 Web Applications and the list does not show up in the list of available items in the Add Alert page. There are several of ...
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Duplicate alerts

When I first built a 2010 document-housing site and tested alert functionality on it I found that when you set multiple daily alerts (one in the morning, noon and evening) on a document and a change ...
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User on SharePoint 2007 getting alert that was/is not set up

I have a user who is getting alerts from a list (on item create) and he clearly does not want it! I have checked /_layouts/mysubs.aspx and he does not seem to be listed there. Here are a few things ...
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Is this Alert notification behavior expected?

I have the following scenario in SP2010 publishing site. Create and publish a page in a subsite Create another Page in the same subsite Edit the page1 by adding a link to page2 (insert link from ...
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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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Cannot set email in profile for alert emails

I'm trying to set up alert emails for a blog but am having trouble figuring out how it knows what email to send to. Once I set up SMTP I started getting error messages that I didn't have an email ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...