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Using Alert Feature

Jessica Conn
edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2016 Posts

Hi- Is there any way to have an alert when something is added to sheet, not changed.


Nonetheless, i am trying to use this feature but i have not recieved any emails "alerts" stating that i have changed something.


  • J. Craig Williams
    J. Craig Williams ✭✭✭✭✭✭



    Yes, there is.

    Set up a column to update of the Created By (Date) column (hidden until you add it).

    Have the Notification trigger when it changes.


    The alerts aren't triggered by your own changes - sort of pain to test, but it is what it is.

    Either work with a colleague to trigger them, receive them, add a special tester user with a different login, there are a variety of ways to get around this.

    Notification only goes to shared users. 




  • JLC
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    Fantastic advice Craig, I have alerts set up for when a new web form entry is submitted but that will surely come in handy as well. Thanks!

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