Properties

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The Basic Entry order entry window is highly efficient by design but can also be customized to your preferences through the Basic Entry Properties menu.

tog_minus        How to access the Basic Entry properties window

You can access the Basic Entry properties dialog window by clicking on your right mouse button within the Basic Entry window and selecting the menu Properties.

tog_minus        Available properties and definitions

The following properties are available for configuration within the Basic Entry properties window:

 

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Property Definitions

General


ATM strategy selection mode

Sets the behavior mode of the price ladder display and strategy selector (see more)

Grid font

Sets the font options

PnL display unit

Sets the display unit for profit and loss

Scale quantity

Sets the scale order quantity amount.

Show gross realized PnL when flat

Displays realized profit and loss for the selected account when flat

Simulated order volume trigger

Sets the value for a simulated order volume trigger (for entry and exit orders and NOT used for stop loss)

Tab name

Sets the tab name

Quantity modification for stocks

Sets if modifying an existing stock order quantity changes the the order, or submits a new order

Colors


Action button

Sets the color for action buttons (CLOSE, BE etc...)

Buy button

Sets the color for all the buy buttons

Downtick background

Sets the background color of the market data display when a downtick is detected

Downtick foreground

Sets the foreground (text) color of the market data display when a downtick is detected

Order - limit

Sets the color used for limit orders

Order - MIT

Sets the color used for MIT orders

Order - profit target

Sets the color used for profit target orders

Order - stop limit

Sets the color used for stop-limit orders

Order - stop loss

Sets the color used for stop loss orders

Order - stop-market

Sets the color used for stop-market orders

Sell button

Sets the color used for all the sell buttons

Uptick background

Sets the background color of the market data display when an uptick is detected

Uptick foreground

Sets the foreground (text) color of the market data display when an uptick is detected

Columns


Order Columns (...)

Expanding this section will allow you to disable / enable any of the columns in the Orders Grid display

Window


Always on top

Sets if the window will be always on top of other windows.

Show tabs

Sets if the window should allow for tabs

tog_minus        How to set the default properties

Once you have your properties set to your preference, you can left mouse click on the "preset" text located in the bottom right of the properties dialog. Selecting the option "save" will save these settings as the default settings used every time you open a new window/tab.

 

If you change your settings and later wish to go back to the original settings, you can left mouse click on the "preset" text and select the option to "restore" to return to the original settings.

tog_minus        Using Tab Name Variables

Tab Name Variables

A number of pre-defined variables can be used in the "Tab Name" field of the Basic Entry Properties window. For more information, see the "Tab Name Variables" section of the Using Tabs page.