Procedure: How to Create an Alert Result
In the Alert
Assist main window, right-click the Result node,
and then point to New, as shown in the following
of the following options:
New Report. Allows you to create a new report, chart,
document, or dashboard, using the full version of InfoAssist. Proceed
to step 3.
Existing Report. Allows you to choose from the existing reports
in the tree. Proceed to step 5.
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).
report, and close the InfoAssist window to return to Alert Assist.
Proceed to step 19.
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.
The Open dialog box closes and the selected
report appears under the Result node.
Select Save from
the Alert Assist menu. The Save As dialog box opens, as shown in
the following image.
Alert Title, and click OK.
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.
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.