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Please make it possible to have instant email notification to forums

  1. May 20, 2014 #1
    I plan on becoming active in answering questions. Consequently, I would like to be instantly alerted (by email) when people post to certain forums.

    If possible, i greatly appreciate it.
     
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  3. May 20, 2014 #2

    adjacent

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    I think subscribing that thread will do that.
     
  4. May 20, 2014 #3

    phinds

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    Yes, you can select in your personal options to be notified by email to any posts in every thread to which you have subscribed. When you post in a thread yourself, you have automatically subscribed.

    In other words, the forum already does what you want, you just haven't explored the options.
     
  5. May 20, 2014 #4

    berkeman

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    tdod may be asking if there is a way to be notified of any new threads being started in a particular forum. [STRIKE]AFAIK, there is no way to do that.[/STRIKE]

    EDIT -- See Greg's post below.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2014
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