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Edit Watch Settings for a Folder

This article helps you understand how to edit watch settings on a project folder on Asite.

Updated over a week ago

Right click on the folder and select 'Watch > Edit Settings' to edit the watch configuration for activities performed on selected project folder. This option will be available only for project folders in which 'Start Watching' is already enabled.

This will open a layered page with the title 'Alert Settings'.

Click on the below links to access their detailed help:


Basic Details

Watch all revisions / Watch latest revision - Select from one of these to decide the basis on which watching should work for the files in selected project folder.

Watch all revisions - To enable watching on all the revisions for the doc ref of a file. This option is selected by default.

Watch latest revision - To enable watch for the latest file revision only. If new version is published, watching would stop for previous version and start for latest version automatically.

Watch all sub-folders - To include all existing sub-folders as well as newly created sub-folders in the watch.


Notification Frequency

Instant Notification - To enable instant notifications for activities performed by other users on the selected folder.

Instant notification will appear as a browser notification popup on your screen, based on browser compatibility.

Browser notification is currently supported in 'Microsoft Edge' (Version 15 & above) as well as latest versions of 'Google Chrome', 'Mozilla Firefox' and 'Apple Safari'.

For all supported browsers, a prompt will appear asking you to grant permissions for getting notifications from within the browser once you are successfully logged in on Asite. Based on your response, such a prompt may or may not reappear the next time you login on Asite.

Each of such browser notification popup will have a visibility period of 5 seconds.

For activities performed in batches, there will be single instant notification per batch activity.

Alternately, instant notifications can also be accessed by clicking on bell icon at the top right of screen once you are logged in on Asite.

To clear all notifications, click on 'Clear All' link available at top right side to clear all notifications. Notifications once cleared cannot be retrieved back.

Email Notification - To enable email notifications based on the frequency defined for activities configured.

Frequency - You can set the email notification for activities configured at defined frequency, immediately or on daily basis. In case you are selecting 'Daily' frequency, you will get an option to select a specific time for receiving notifications from the available dropdown.


Activities

Select All - To select all available activities for watching project folders.

Files

Revision Upload - To receive notifications regarding upload of file revisions.

New File Upload - To receive notifications regarding upload of new files.

Status Change - To receive notifications regarding status changes on files.

Discussions - To receive notifications regarding aMessages created on files.

Sharing / Edits

Distribution - To receive notifications regarding distribution of files.

File Linking - To receive notifications regarding linking of files.

Edit Attributes - To receive notifications regarding editing of file attributes.

Actions

Deactivate File - To receive notifications regarding deactivation of files.

Reactivate File - To receive notifications regarding reactivation of any deactivated files.

Clear Task - To receive notifications regarding cleared tasks on files.

Deactivate Task - To receive notifications regarding deactivation of tasks on files.

Reactivate Task - To receive notifications regarding reactivation of any deactivated tasks on files.

Folders

Edit Folder - To receive notifications regarding editing of folders.

Deactivate Folder - To receive notifications regarding deactivation of folders.

Move Folder - To receive notifications regarding moving of folders.

Reactivate Folder - To receive notifications regarding reactivation of any deactivated folders.

Once required changes are made, click on 'Update' button to apply those changes.



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