Alerts » Signal Alert Options
The following Signal Alert options are available in VisualTrader.
Add Alert Dialog box
- New Signal— Alert for one symbol that fires when a new signal is formed on the current bar. After firing, this alert is no longer active unless the Always Active option is enabled.
- Any New Signal—Fires alert when a new signal is formed on the current bar for every symbol in your Opportunity List. This alert remains active until cancelled by the user.
- New Pattern— Alert for one symbol that fires when a new pattern is formed on the current bar. After firing, this alert is no longer active.
- Any New Pattern—Fires alert when a new pattern is formed on the current bar for every symbol in your Opportunity List. This alert remains active until cancelled by the user.
Signal Alert Type specifies the type of signal to fire an alert on. The signal type options are:
- Pending Exit
Signal Alert Direction allows you to specify signal direction.
Always Active is only available with the New Signal Alert. If enabled the New Signal Alert will remain active for the symbol after it has been fired.
Play Sound enables an audible alert. Specify your own .wav file to play by clicking the ellipsis button.
Show Message Box with Symbol displays a message window when the alert fires.
Select Day or GTC. Good Till Cancelled (GTC) means that the alert will remain active until you cancel it yourself. Day means that the alert will expire at the end of the day.
Set Defaults allows you to save the specified options for the next alert.
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