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How to stop the mail trigger while editing a task list item in sharepoint 2007

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I have a requirement to stop the mail trigger while editing a task list item in SharePoint 2007. When I am creating a task the mail is sending to the “Assigned to” Properly. But when I am editing the same task item again a mail is sent to the Assigned to user which I want to stop. Is there any out of box feature / settings to stop this mail trigger while editing. Early response is much appreciated.Deeptyranjan

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