Procedure: How to Create an Alert Result
  1. In the Alert Assist main window, right-click the Result node, and then point to New, as shown in the following image.

    New Option

  2. Select one of the following options:
  3. If you select New Report, the Open dialog box opens. Select a Master File.

    InfoAssist opens, and you can create the report that will be run when the Alert test is triggered (true).

  4. Save your report, and close the InfoAssist window to return to Alert Assist. Proceed to step 19.
  5. If you select Existing Report, the Open dialog box opens, as shown in the following image. Select a report you are authorized to run from the tree.

    Open Dialog Box

  6. Click Open.

    The Open dialog box closes and the selected report appears under the Result node.

  7. Select Save from the Alert Assist menu. The Save As dialog box opens, as shown in the following image.

  8. Type the Alert Title, and click OK.
  9. Close Alert Assist to return to the BI Portal.

    The Alert result is automatically run if the Alert test report is triggered (true). If you are authorized to schedule reports for distribution, you can optionally schedule the Alert.

    Note: As you use Alert Assist to create reports, you may see messages that state Report Saved. Your changes to the report have been saved, but they are not written to the WebFOCUS Repository until the Alert is saved. If you exit Alert Assist before you click Save in the Alert Assist menu, the Alert is not saved.