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Editing a Subscription
You can modify subscription attributes, such as the subscribers or the events for which notifications are sent.
Only the subscription owner or an administrator can edit a subscription.
1. Perform one of the following actions:
Navigate to the Subscriptions table. From the right-click actions menu, select Edit.
Navigate to the subscription information page. Select Actions > Edit.
2. Under the Identify Events step, complete the following fields:
Subscription Name
The name used to identify the subscription in the Subscriptions table.
By default, the name is set to the name of the selected object, but remains editable. If multiple individual objects are selected, then you must enter a unique name. Enter up to 200 characters.
Subscribe to all versions
Select this checkbox to apply the subscription to all current and future versions of the object.
If you are editing a subscription to individual objects, this field identifies the object types.
If you are editing a subscription to a folder or context, click the find icon to open the Find Type window, where you can select additional object types. Selecting one or more types expands the list of events to include those that are applicable to the selected object types. For more information, see Folder and Context Subscriptions.
Select the checkboxes for each event to which you want to subscribe. For more information, see Subscription Events.
Click Next.
3. Under the Select Subscribers step, complete the following fields:
Distinguishes the address line on which the subscriber is listed when receiving email notifications for this subscription. To add a participant:
a. Next to the appropriate field, click Find to open the Find Participant window.
b. Use the search fields to locate the users, groups, and organizations you want to receive notifications. For more information, see Finding Participants.
c. From the Search Results field, select the subscribers you want and click Add to add them to the Participant List field.
d. Click OK to add participants and close the window, or click Apply to add participants and continue searching for more.
Identifies the username and email address that appears on the From line of all email notifications for this subscription. Select one of the following options:
Subscription Owner—Notifications are sent from the account settings listed in your Windchill user profile.
System —Notifications are sent from an automated Windchill account created by your administrator.
Indicates when notifications are sent for the subscription. Select one of the following options:
Immediately—Notifications are sent at the time the event occurs.
According to Schedule—Notifications are stored in a digest that is delivered daily or weekly at a specific time. This schedule is based on the Digest Notification Schedule preference set by your site administrator.
Click Next.
4. Under the Define Subject and Expiration step, complete the following fields:
A brief description that appears in the subject line of the email notifications.
Enter up to 200 characters. This description is also displayed in the Subscriptions table.
If you leave this field blank, the system generates a subject line listing the event, object, and object type. A system-generated subject is not displayed in the Subscriptions table.
Additional information to be included the body of the email notification.
Enter up to 4000 characters. This field can be left blank.
Expiration Date
Click the calendar icon to specify a date on which the subscription expires and is automatically deleted.
If this field is left blank, the subscription does not expire and must be explicitly deleted when it is no longer needed.
5. Click Finish to save your changes.