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Alerts for posts in Javaranch

vijay kumarg
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Joined: Dec 14, 2006
Posts: 105
Is there any mechanism like getting an alert message for any replies to my post in a forum on javaranch
Paul Sturrock
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Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

'fraid not. You'll just need to check back to see if someone has responded.


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vijay kumarg
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Thanks Paul
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Ilja Preuss
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Actually there is: when you post a new topic, under options at the bottom there is a checkbox for enabling email notification.


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Paul Sturrock
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Ah.

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Note that you can only be alerted on topics you yourself create. I am not sure if you can change it later - i've never tried. Some people have mentioned here that they got alerts on threads that have not been active for years when somebody digs them up and makes a new post, and that causes a flurry of posting activity.

Just something to consider.


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