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Manage Database

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NinjaTrader installs with a predefined database of commonly traded instruments. There will be rare occasions where you may need to add a new instrument to the database.


Adding an Instrument

1. Press the New button which opens the Instrument Editor

2. Add instrument parameters including the symbol mapping for your connectivity provider(s)

3. Press the OK button


Equities can be alternatively added by typing the symbol name into an open chart or Market Analyzer and pressing the "Enter" key on your keyboard. Please see the "How to change a Data Series" section of the Working with Price Data page of the Help Guide for more information.


Deleting an Instrument

1. Select a master instrument in the instrument grid

2. Press the Delete button