You use the Alarms pane and the Alarm View to view and administer alarms. When an alarm is triggered, it is displayed in the Alarms pane or Alarm Views together with information about the alarm. You can edit the Alarm View filter to display the Alarm View only when certain alarms are triggered. You can create and use more than one Alarm View. The Alarms pane and each Alarm View can be customized with an alarm filter to show information that is relevant to the user who supervises the alarms. Customized settings are lost when you perform a system upgrade.
In the Alarms pane and Alarm Views, you can also open a detailed view to inspect all properties for a selected alarm.
Through Control Panel, you can customize the appearance of different alarm states that are displayed in the Alarms pane and Alarm Views. For example, you can change the font style, font size, background color, and font color.
You can also configure the alarm to flash or play a sound when it is triggered.
A standard layout defines the columns that are included in the Alarms pane, Events pane, Alarm View, or Event View, the order in which they are displayed, whether or not the alarms or events are grouped in any way and whether they are displayed in an ascending or descending order. A standard filter defines the conditions that have to be met before the alarms or events are displayed in the pane or a View. The standard layout and filter is saved for the pane or View to which you made the changes. The standard layout and filter is displayed for all users in the Building Operation system.
For more information, see Alarm View and Event View Standard Filter and Layout .