[question]How to acknowledge an e-mail?

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Hi All:

What should I write in a reply e-mail whenever I got it from my boss or co-workers?

I'd like to express that I've received their information.
I always write "Yes!!" or "Received!!". But it seems a little strange.

Are there any other proper expressions? Please help me.
Regards.
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Hi,

Welcome to tthe Forum.

Generally speaking, I don't see why you need to send any acknowledgement at all. Did someone tell you that you had to do this? It seems to me that you are just cluttering up their inboxes with unnecessary emails.

Do they then send an acknowledgement that they have received your acknowledgement? Emotion: smile

Best wishes, Clive
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I just want to add my voice to what Clive said.

Unless the person says "Please let me know when you read this, so we can talk about it" or something like that, to respond to every e-mail is NOT a good idea. And if you do need to respond, do not use an exclamation mark, and certainly do not use two of them.

Something like "Okay, thanks for sending this. It's really helpful." if it's helpful information or "I'll add this to my task list and let you know when it's complete" if it's a request to do something might make sense, depending on the context.
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To Grammar Geek & Clive:

Thanks for your advice, it's really helpful.

Actually, it depends on the content of e-mail.

If it is part of FYI e-mail, I'll do nothing. But if it is the one that my leader asked me to notice and get on it, I might let him/her know.

Regards.
Hi Wilsonidv,
I see where you're coming from. I'm also one of those who always need to confirm receipt of emails or documents sent to me as I work as a freelance translator and all the jobs are sent via email. What I usually write is something like 'just a quick note to let you know that I have received the (document/email/message/etc) and will (send the translation back to you as scheduled/look into this right away and get back to you/etc etc etc).
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Thank you for sharing ~
Anonymous:
If you are replying to an email, as an acknowledgement of the previous email, can one say the following?

Jon,

Well received your email.

I will make sure I send out the shipment as soon as possible.

Katy

Hi,

If you are replying to an email, as an acknowledgement of the previous email, can one say the following?

Jon,

Well received your email.

I will make sure I send out the shipment as soon as possible.

Katy

'Well' is wrong. You could say 'I have received . . .'

Best wishes, Clive
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Anonymous:
You can reply with the contents of the mail with mail having just one line
ACKNOWLEDGED
OR
mail received and read.

but the latter seems ackward.
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