the previous article we showed the Alert for
changes feature, present in all SharePoint lists and libraries.
In the demo below Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer of kalmstrom.com
Business Solutions, shows another kind of alert that is only available in
SharePoint lists that build on either the Tasks or the Issue Tracking template:
the e-mail notification to the person who has been assigned a task. This settings
is done for the list, not on personal level.
The Tasks and Issue Tracking e-mail notification is very easy to set – you
just click a radio button – but it is not possible to customize the notification
at all. And it is only sent out when a tasks has been assigned to a user,
and only to that user.
Set an e-mail notification for task assignment
Open the list where you want to set the assigned notification.
Click o the List Settings button under the LIST tab in the ribbon.
Click on Advanced settings in the General Settings group.
Click Yes to 'Send e-mail when ownership is assigned'.
A workflow gives more control over when an e-mail should be sent, what it
should contain and to whom it should be sent. In the following four articles
we will show how to create a workflow that sends an e-mail message with a
link to a SharePoint list to a user who has been assigned a high priority