To open the FX Pro window, select the New menu from the NinjaTrader Control Center. Then left mouse click on the menu item FX Pro.
The image below shows each of the 5 sections in the FX Pro window
1. Order Grid
2. Optional Level II panel
3. Position and Level 1 (current inside market) display
4. Action Buttons
5. Order entry and ATM Strategy management
Please see the sections below for more information on each of these sections.
Note: Positions and orders will only display for the selected Account and Instrument.
Order Grid Display
The Order Grid displays active orders for the account and instrument selected in the Basic Entry window.
Level II (Market Depth) Display
The Level II panel displays bid and ask market depth data color coded by price. The Level II display can be enabled/disabled by right mouse clicking inside the Level II display and selecting the menu item Show Level II.
If a price is at a sub pip level, the sub-pip value is displayed as a value after an apostrophe, as in the following example in which the sub-pip value is highlighted in red.
Example: 1.4115'5 (The price is at 1.4115 pips plus 5 half pips)
Customizing the Number of Price Levels Displayed
By default the Level II display in the FX Pro window will display five rows of market depth, however you can configure the Level II display to show additional rows by following the steps below:
1.Right mouse click inside the FX Pro window
3.Input the desire number of rows in the Number of price levels field
The Market Display panel shows the inside bid and ask along with current position information.
Market Display Definitions
1.The current spread between the best bid and best ask (the image below is showing a spread of 2.5 pips)
3.The handle of the current bid (current ask is on the right side of the spread)
4.The current bid
5.Tenth-pip value. In the image below, the current bid is 0.9401 and 0/10 of a pip displayed as 0.9401'0
6.Current volume (displayed as 100K when volume is not available)
7.The direction of the last tick (blue up arrow for an uptick, red down arrow for down tick)
The FX Pro has several buttons which are used to invoke a number of order related actions.
Please see the Submitting Orders section for more information on using these buttons.
Order Entry Controls
The Order Control section of the FX Pro is used to specify several attributes for a pending order to be submitted.
The FX Pro window has two right click menus, depending on where you click:
•Right clicking on the FX Pro window itself will bring up menu items specific to the FX Pro
•Right clicking in the Order Grid will bring up menu items specific to orders
FX Pro Control Right Click Menu
Right clicking on the FX Pro window itself will bring up a number of menu items specific to the FX Pro
Order Grid Control Right Click Menu
Right clicking in an empty grid will bring up a number of general menu items specific to the Order Grid
By moving your mouse cursor over an order and pressing down on your right mouse button, you will see a context menu listing all individual orders consolidated at the corresponding price and any relevant actions that you can perform on those orders.