The Search Tab, enables you, to find all of the available alerts and filters, you can use to customize your scans. right-click into the window, select Configure and open the Search Tab.
Scroll through the entire list, or enter a keyword into the search field. You can also narrow down the options, by making a selection from the category dropdown. Filters icons always have teal or purple backgrounds, whereas Alert icons display an image, and most of the time have white backgrounds.
Once you have found the alerts or filters, that you would like to use, highlight them with a mouse click.
A right-click on a highlighted alert or filter will bring up a popup menu with various options. The same options are accessible by pressing the buttons below the list.
A click on, Add Alert will open up the Select Alerts Tab where you can check or uncheck which alerts to include in your scan.
A click on, Add Filter will open up the Windows Specific Filters Tab where you can modify each filter.
The Clear All option will unselect all highlighted alerts and filters.
You can choose to visually display a filter as a column in your window. Highlight the filter, then select the Show Column option at the bottom of the list. This will bring you to the Columns Tab, where the chosen filter has automatically been added to the field on the left-hand side. This field displays the already chosen columns. The right-hand side, on the other hand, contains all the available filters, that can be selected for display in your scan.
To find out more about a specific alert or filter and its settings, highlight it, then press the Help button. This will bring you to the Alert & Filter Definition page on our website. It provides valuable insight and will assist you in determining the correct alert or filter usage and settings.
The Show Me option is a great tool when you are uncertain about the exact filter settings or would like to see the effects filter changes will have on the number of stocks available to scan. A further tutorial will discuss this feature in more detail.
Click OK when you are done, or jump to one of the other tabs to adjust your scan further.