Since XBRLAnalyst is connected to live SEC database, all of its reports are the real-time filings of the companies. Just minutes from actual submission, these reports were already processed, analyzed and readily available for use in XBRLAnalyst Excel. Hence, getting alerts or notifications on company filings are real-time too!
By default, there is already filing alerts for 20 most recent filings in XBRLAnalyst ribbon:
But if you want to receive email notifications for your preferred companies, create a "Company List" (Clist) using "Edit My Definitions" and set the Alert options as shown below: