On the News Flash options sheet, you can configure how long a news flash is active on a price page, specify the colors used and choose whether to color the entire row of a symbol for a few seconds whenever a news story arrives.

News Flash Button Coloring

The News Flash button is colored differently according to the age of the related news stories for a symbol. Every color is used for a certain time period after a news story arrives.

New

If selected, this color is used for recent news stories (for example 1 minute old).

Choose a color and how long it will be valid after a news story has arrived.

Active

If selected, this color is used for active news stories (for example 1 hour old).

Choose a color and how long it will be valid after a news story has arrived.

Old

If selected, this color is used for old news stories (for example 1 day old).

Choose a color and how long it will be valid after a news story has arrived.

 

News Flash Options

 

 

Color row background for x seconds

If selected, the entire row of a symbol is colored for a few seconds whenever a news story arrives.

Choose the number of seconds that the news flash will be active and the color used.

 

Use News Flash properties for Headline column

If selected, the color settings for the News Flash button are also used for the News Headline column.