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What types of reading receipts does DocRead generate?

What types of reading receipts does DocRead generate?DocRead generates two types of reading receipts: Positive Receipts: These are receipts that are automatically generated when a user confirms that they have read a document. Negative receipts: Registers the fact that a user has never completed a task to read a specific document. Negative receipts will be […]

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What happens when a document is deleted?

What happens when a document is deleted?When a document with DocRead Audiences gets deleted DocRead takes the following actions: A negative receipt is generated for each incomplete reading task. This is to register the fact that users did not have a chance to read a document that was assigned to them because the document was deleted. The negative receipt will […]

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What is Smart Move?

What is Smart Move?Smart Move refers to the technology that detects when a user joins or leaves a group or audience. DocRead is able to utilise Smart Move to ensure that your users only ever receive the correct reading tasks. For example, let’s assume that we have an audience for the ‘Sales department’ and another […]

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Why don’t we send DocRead e-mails using SharePoint?

Why don’t we send DocRead e-mails using SharePoint ?All e-mails in DocRead are sent using the DocRead Notification Scheduler service (not using the email functionality that SharePoint offers). This means that the DocRead Notification Scheduler is a Windows Service that can run on a Windows Server that doesn’t require SharePoint. At the time we designed scheduler, we thought long […]

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How to update multiple documents in a SharePoint document library with PowerShell

How to update multiple documents in a SharePoint document library with PowerShellWe recently received a query for DocRead to see if it was possible to set the ‘Required Audience’ and ‘Acknowledgement Days’ to about 100 policies on mass (via a script). Hence, being one who is always up for a challenge, I loaded up PowerGUI and […]

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What happens when an audience is removed from a DocRead configured document?

What happens when an audience is removed from a DocRead configured document?This blog post will explain what happens to tasks and reading receipts when a SharePoint Group or SharePoint Global Audience is removed from a previously configured document in DocRead for SharePoint. Let’s assumed a document is already configured to be sent to a specific […]

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