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Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Step by Step by Penelope Coventry, Todd C. Bleeker, Bill English, Olga M. Londer

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Sending an E-Mail to a SharePoint List

Windows SharePoint Services allows list managers to assign an e-mail address to some of the out-of-the-box lists that can be created from the Create page. Once configured, you can send an e-mail to the list. At first blush, e-mailing a Windows SharePoint Services list seems like an odd thing to do; yet, consider the following ways that this capability could be used.

  • You are on an airplane working with an Office Word document. When you are finished, you e-mail the document to a specific document library. This e-mail sits in your outbox until the next time you connect to the Internet, at which time it is automatically sent to the document library. When Windows SharePoint Services receives the document, it is ...

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