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Automatic Notifications

With the context menu command My notifications, users can opt to be notified by email when a chosen element undergoes changes or transitions to a specified state. No notification is sent to the user who changes the state or contents of a given element.

With version 8.2 and later, notifications are sent as system messages in the chat feature of objectiF RM’s messenger.

Activate notifications

 

  1. Choose an element about which you would like to be notified about and open its context menu.
  2. Go to My notifications.
    In its sub-menu, the top entry you’ll see is Notify when there is a new version available. Underneath you’ll see entries for all the possible states that the selected element can transition to.

    Notify when there is a new version available:
    Selecting this option means that you will receive an email if the contents (e.g. name or description) of the selected element changes. You will also receive an email if the storage location of the selected element changes, or if the element is a package, a new element is created and stored within it.

    Notify when element reaches state […]
    You will receive an email if the selected element transitions to the specified state.

  1. Choose a state.  If the selected element transitions to it, a notification email will to be sent to your address.

To see which state an element has been configured to notify the user of when it reaches, look out for an icon with an envelope and a red cross. The state is referenced in the command description. This command also allows the user to deactivate notifications for the selected element. The icon with an envelope and red cross will now be replaced by the state icon there previously.

Users can also be notified when there is a new version available. This is also the case for the entry for new versions.

When the content of a selected element changes or it transitions to a specified state, you will receive a system notification.