Routing a Project file

Routing a Project file to a group of people is another good way to keep workgroup members informed and involved in the project. Each person can add information that the next person along the route can build or comment on. Routing a file is a simple process. Follow these steps to do so:

1. Choose FileOSend ToORouting Recipient to open the Routing Slip dialog box, as shown in Figure 16-22.

Figure 16-22: The Routing Slip dialog box enables you to track your message as it moves along its route by selecting the Track status check box.

2. Click the Address button to display the address book for your e-mail program. Select as many addressees as you want by using this method, and then click OK to return to the Routing Slip dialog box.

3. Enter information in the Subject box.

4. Type your message in the Message text box.

5. Select one of the option buttons in the Route to recipients panel, choosing to route sequentially or all at once.

6. Select the Return when done check box if you want Project to return the file to you at the end of the route.

7. Select the Track status check box if you want Project to notify you each time that the file moves to the next person on the routing list.

8. Click Route to send the message.

Tip If you are the last recipient of the routing, you can remove the routing slip from the

% Project file. Click the Remove All button in the Routing Slip dialog box.

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