Predefined Alert Templates
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Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 alert templates are stored in the configuration database and are available at the Web application level. Alert templates are defined in Alerttemplates.xml.
Alerttemplates.xml is located at local_drive\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\Template\XML directory.
Do not modify Alerttemplates.xml itself. Make changes to a working copy.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ships with the templates shown in Table 1.
Alert Template Name
The first alert template in Alerttemplates.xml. GenericList is used unless there is a match to one of other event types.
Notification of changes in document libraries.
Notification of changes in surveys.
Notification of changes in links.
Notification of changes in announcements.
Notification of changes in contacts.
Notification of changes in events.
Notification of changes in tasks.
Notification of changes in discussion boards.
Notification of changes in picture libraries.
Notification of changes in XML form.
Notification of changes in data connection libraries.
Assigned to task list and issue list notifications.