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Alert / Play Sound / Show Message (Parameters)

 
When the 'Alert (Play Sound / Show Message)' rule type is used you have three options of the type of alert/message/sound you want to use.
You can select as many or as few as you want to play/show when the rule triggers.
 
 
Play Sound File
To add a sound file as your alert click the 'Browse' button to select your required sound file from a folder on your PC.
 
Log Message & Pop-up Alert
To add a message simple type the message you want to appear in the space provided and ensure the box next to the 'log message' is ticked if you want the message to be recorded to your activity log,
 
Or to have the message appear on screen tick the 'show pop-up alert' box, once it is triggered it will appear on top of your current screen as shown below, to then clear it just click the OK box.
 
 
Watch List Alert
 
To show an alert on your Watch List start by entering the massage you want to see displayed and tick the 'Show Alert' box
The 'Position' drop list can be used to display the alert against a specific selection or in the header of the market in your watch list.
 
The remaining Watch List options will allow you to;
Configure your alerts to flash and/or auto-clear after a set period if you require and clear existing alerts already on the market.
Set the background and text colours to wish to use
Messages can also be time stamped with the time they were triggered
A tool-tip can be added and will appear when you hover your mouse cursor over the alert
Auto scroll to the market/selection within the Watch List which triggered the alert (useful if you have dozens of markets in a watch list)
Automatically maximize your Watch List if you currently have it minimised to your windows taskbar.