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Predefined Alert Templates

Windows SharePoint Services 3

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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.

NoteNote

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.

Table 1. Predefined alert templates

Alert Template Name

Description

SPAlertTemplateType.GenericList

The first alert template in Alerttemplates.xml. GenericList is used unless there is a match to one of other event types.

SPAlertTemplateType.DocumentLibrary

Notification of changes in document libraries.

SPAlertTemplateType.Survey

Notification of changes in surveys.

SPAlertTemplateType.Links

Notification of changes in links.

SPAlertTemplateType.Announcements

Notification of changes in announcements.

SPAlertTemplateType.Contacts

Notification of changes in contacts.

SPAlertTemplateType.Events

Notification of changes in events.

SPAlertTemplateType.Tasks

Notification of changes in tasks.

SPAlertTemplateType.DiscussionBoard

Notification of changes in discussion boards.

SPAlertTemplateType.PictureLibrary

Notification of changes in picture libraries.

SPAlertTemplateType.XMLForm

Notification of changes in XML form.

SPAlertTemplateType.DataConnectionLibrary

Notification of changes in data connection libraries.

SPAlertTemplateType.AssignedtoNotification

Assigned to task list and issue list notifications.

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