On Screen Alert if Conditions Not Met?

edited 12/09/19 in Using Smartsheet
02/28/19 Edited 12/09/19

Is there a way to alert the user when, for example, they check a box, but other conditions are not currently being met?

I see I can send emails and Slacks and whatnot, but I just want something to appear on screen.

 

Thanks!

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  • Andrée StaråAndrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi John,

    You can use conditional formatting for this.

    Would that work?

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  • We use to have validation messages in MS Access, I have not seen this feature in Smartsheet.  Like the reply says above, you can raise a visual alert by changing the formatting of the row, or a cell instead.

    You could also set up an IF function to display a word or phrase in a column based on the validation - but it isn't the same as an onscreen validation message.

    Good question btw!

    Kind regards

    ​Debbie Sawyer Consultant & Training Manager

     

     

    Smarter Processes mean happy people in successful businesses

     

     

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