Reviewing the E-mail a Link and Alert Me Tools

The next two tools on the Documents tab are E-mail a Link and Alert Me. The E-mail a Link opens an email and pastes the link to the document that has been checked. Only a single document can be selected. This is a great time saver when a user wants to share a document with another user because it requires just one click to open the email and paste in the link. This also helps IT reduce the number of files attached to emails that end up bloating inboxes.

The Alert Me tool allows the user to create an alert on a specific document, if one is checked, or to Manage My Alerts, which opens the My Alerts on this Site page. Then the user can create an alert for a list or library. Alerts are another powerful ...

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