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Customer Case: Adding Lookup Links in Alert Emails

As example, you can add a link to client card view form from lookup field in your alert

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Business Requirements

The ability to add link to company details card in Virto SharePoint alert email. The company details column is a lookup column.

Virto Software Components Used

SharePoint alerts add-in

Solution Summary

The additional feature of Virto Office 365 alerts add-in allows you to customize your SharePoint Online alert to receive an email with links to lookup fields with additional information. All lookup fields are displayed as links, so you can customize your alert report with more additional details.

For example, a Virto client recieved a daily summary alert of all changes from its clients list. The list has a lookup field “Company”.

Insert link to lookup view form in any email alert

When the client recieves the alert email, this “Company” lookup field is displayed as a link to item`s view form.

Insert link to lookup view form in any email alert

You just need to click on link to see more company details from lookup field.

Insert link to lookup view form in any email alert

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Tatiana Sushchenko is the product owner at VirtoSoftware. She started her IT career with the famous ABBYY Lingvo back in 2006 in Moscow. Then she moved to Microsoft performing strongly in various marketing management roles across Visio, SharePoint, Office 365 and Project for almost 10 years. Tatiana is a graduate of the Institute of Business Studies and holds a mini-MBA degree. She also graduated from Microsoft marketing excellence university.

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