Adding an alert to a panel
When you add an alert to a panel item, you embed a real-time count of recently-triggered alerts.
You also enable one-click access to the Alert History, filtered to show only recent ocurrances of the selected alert. For more information about using alerts in panels, see Using panels.
Before you begin
Before you begin this procedure, you should confirm that the alert that you want to add to the panel is both active and marked as a favorite. To do so, go to Administration → Alerts Configuration. In the Alerts Subscriptions tab, use the filter to locate the alert. Make sure that the alert's slider is set to ON and the heart icon is selected as shown below:
Add an alert to a panel
Once you have confirmed that the alert is active and a favorite, you can add it to an item in your panel.
Go to Panels, select your panel from the drop-down list, then click Edit to open the panel in edit mode.
Click to select the item, then click the lightning bolt icon that appears above the highlighted object. The Alerts list appears.
Click the alert's Assign button. It is now linked to the item.
- Just as you can customize the appearance of items and connections in a panel, you can edit the appearance of an alert. Click to select the alert and edit the settings that appear in the panel to the right of the canvas. Below we can see how you can edit the alert's text label, size, and font family and color. For information about other settings available here, see Create and customize a panel.
- When you are satisfied with the alert's appearance, click Update to save the panel, then click Back to exit edit mode.