Properties

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

tog_minus        How to access the FX Board properties window

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

tog_minus        Available properties and definitions

The following properties are available for configuration within the FX Board properties window:

 

FXBoard_25

 

Property Definitions

General


ATM strategy selection mode

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

Display

Selects the Market Data Display Text

Grid font

Sets the font options

Highlight duration (ms)

Sets the amount of time a tile will remain highlighted after a new tick

 

Note:  The lowest value which will take effect is 500 (ms)

PnL display unit

Sets the display unit for profit and loss

Quick order entry

Enables / Disables the quick order functionality on the front of an instrument tile

Tab name

Sets the tab name

Tile size

Select the size used for all tiles in the FX Board display

Colors


Button background

Sets the color for all buttons

Button foreground

Sets the text color for all buttons

Downtick background

Sets the color used for highlighting when a down tick is detected

Downtick foreground

Sets the text color used for highlighting when a down tick 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

Uptick background

Sets the color used for highlighting when a down tick is detected

Uptick foreground

Sets the text color used for highlighting when a down tick is detected

Columns - Orders


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

Display orders grid

Enables / Disables the Order Grid display

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 FX Board Properties window. For more information, see the "Tab Name Variables" section of the Using Tabs page.