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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® SharePoint™ 2003 in 10 Minutes by Colin Spence, Michael Noel

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Creating an Alert

When you are in a list or library, you will see the option Alert me available in the left-hand menu bar (circled in Figure 12.1). This figure shows a sample document library that contains files a departmental manager wants to keep an eye on. The manager wants to know if any new documents are added to this library.

Figure 12.1. Alert me option in a document library.

The steps required to do this are as follows:

1.
From within a document library, click Alert me in the left-hand menu bar (circled in Figure 12.1).

NOTE

Note that you can also set an alert on an individual document. From within the document library, ...

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