Apps to Force recipients to read files

How do I FORCE RECIPIENTS TO READ FILES SENT OUT. and at the same time be able to track that all recipients are forced to read the file
Grace ChanAsked:
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Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
How do I FORCE RECIPIENTS TO READ FILES SENT OUT.
Not possible to do Grace.

The best you can achieve is to track whether or not an email was opened, or whether links in a sent email were clicked, an attachment opened etc.

There is a multitude of email tracking solutions available, so try entering a search term like Track Email Reading into google. Here's just one such example. I don't necessarily endorse that service, but it's one of many.

at the same time be able to track that all recipients are forced to read the file

Sorry, can't be done. Not unless you have complete control of the recipient's workstation and even then, the best you could hope for is to ensure an attachment was immediately automatically opened - forcing them to read it, however, would still be on the "can't be done" side of the fence.

Hope that's helpful.

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Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:
Hide information in the text, and poll users later.  A free entry into a draw to win  a 6pack works well, I have actually done this.   Other than that, you cannot really discern between  a user opening and scrolling to the bottom of a document, and them actually reading it.
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
I developed a SharePoint App for that. The basic idea is:

Have a process that users need to Accept that they have read and understood mail/policy.
With workflow, nag person x number of times if not accepted.
Escalate to manager after that.

So depending on what systems you have, you might be able to do the same
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