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Contact List - Assigned to - automatic alert?

Amye
edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2016 Posts

Hi guys,

Is there a way to automatically 'alert' someone if they are 'assigned to' a task using a contact list column?

 

Would love to hear a workaround if you have found one.

 

Cheers

Comments

  • Atus Bartal
    Atus Bartal ✭✭✭✭✭

    Amye,

    Do you mean sg like this?

    https://community.smartsheet.com/discussion/instant-notification-whenever-someone-assigned

    There's a cool work-around from Craig.

  • Thanks Atus,

     

    Yes. I tried it but can't get the 'if' function to work... still learning functions... and how they 'talk'. Will keep trying.

  • Atus Bartal
    Atus Bartal ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 04/08/16

    Do you have problems with this part: "Add formula to check the box if the column matches the Assigned To."?

    it can be something like this: =IF([Assigned to]1 = "Atus Bartal", 1, 0) in a checkbox column named Atus. Then create as many checkbox columns as many people you have in the team (OK, it's nonsense if you have more than 8-10). 

    The second step is to set the Notifications for each person if their column changes. 

    I hope it works for you.

    Atus

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