Is it possible to get automated alerts upon change to a report

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Mike Ferringer
Mike Ferringer ✭✭✭✭✭
edited 03/18/24 in Smartsheet Basics

I have a report which is being populated from 150 separate sheets being used to track project approval stages for 150 projects. I would like to be alerted anytime that a project stage approval is completed. Is there a way to get an alert when a report changes (as opposed to manually checking the report every day? Or perhaps there is another way to accomplish this?

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  • SmartWay360
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    Hi,

    You are not able to set up notification on reports. What you can do is sort the report based on the date of the approval. Even if I don`t think this is what you want achieve.

    However, the most efficient way to get the notification of the changes is to include notification of the approval to the approval workflow (as one of the actions).

    Best,

    Beata

  • Mike Ferringer
    Mike Ferringer ✭✭✭✭✭
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    Thanks SmartWay360. I suspected that alerts on reports was not going to be possible. Thanks for confirming that.

    For now I have the report sent to me daily as an attachment via email. I can quickly scan to see if project approvals have moved to complete. Not ideal but manageable.