How to create alerts in SharePoint to notify you or other users of specific changes.




1. Open desired Library. For this demo, we have selected Shared Docs.


      



2. Select Actions then select Alert Me.


      




3. Add the desired users.


      




4. Select your settings then select OK.

 



How to create a 3-state workflow:



3-state workflows are very convenient because this allows you to easily track the status of documents. 

Please see the following article for further assistance at: 


http://www.documentmanagementworkflowinfo.com/workflow/how-to-set-up-three-state-workflow-sharepoint-document-library.htm