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2414180 - Notifications tab options - Send emails to me / Read messages in the system


  • What does the Notifications tab available from the Options menu control?
  • Is it possible to remove, hide or permission "Notifications" from the Options menu?
  • What do the options 'Read messages in the system' and 'Send emails to me' mean?

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  • The Notification tab under options is to specify whether users will receive Email notifications, company-wide.
  • Notifications appears in the Options menu as part of system design. It is not possible to hide/remove/ RBP permission Notifications. However in  Company System and logo Settings page there is an  setting  "This option allows a company-wide setting on whether users will receive Email notifications. If 'checked', all users will receive Email on all workflow related process. If not checked, each user has an option to turn notification on/off."  which allows company admins  to control  the permission whether to allow user's to set their notification preferences  or not under  Option->settings->Notification 
  • If the option "Send emails to me" is selected, all users will receive emails about all workflow and system generated processes.
  • If the feature "Read messages in the system" is selected then user will not receive any notifications from the system. 

Note: Product Management are aware that the text "Read messages in the system" and behaviour is confusing and will work on a better solution to be updated in a further release.


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