This area is accessed from File > Options
Alerts are available as reminders about items that require action.
Alerts Enabled: check this box to enable all alerts. The other fields on this tab will then become available.
Alert Name: check this box to enable the individual alert area.
Alert Type: select the type of alert to be received. The options are:
User Select: allow each user to specify their own settings.
HowNow Alert: display an alert message in the bottom left of the screen.
Email: send alerts via email.
Alert Frequency: select the frequency with which alerts are to be displayed. The options are:
User Select: allow each user to select their own settings.
As Events Occur: alerts are sent immediately.
1 Day: delay sending by 24 hours.
3 Days: delay sending for 3 days.
7 Days: delay sending for 7 days.