Using the Time & Sales Window

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tog_minus        Selecting an Instrument

There are multiple ways to select an Instrument in the Time & Sales window.

 

Right clicking on the Time & Sales window and selecting the menu Instruments.
With the Time & Sales window selected begin typing the instrument symbol directly on the keyboard. Typing will trigger the Overlay Instrument Selector.

 

For more Information on instrument selection and management please see Instruments section of the Help Guide.

tog_minus        Understanding the layout of the Time & Sales window

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1 Quotes

The Quotes section displays the current bid and ask price.

 

Bid

The current bid price followed by the number of contracts at the current bid.

Ask

The current ask price followed by the number of contracts at the current ask

 

You can disable the Quotes section by clicking on your right mouse button and deselecting the menu item Show Quotes.

 

2 Time & Sales Grid

The Time & Sales Grid displays Bid, Ask, and Last data.

 

Daily High/Low

Displays an 'H' if the trade occurred at or above the current session high price

Displays an 'L' if the trade occurred at or below the current session low price

Time

Displays the time stamp of the trade, The time stamp format can be configured via the Time & Sales properties dialog window

Price

Displays the price of the trade

Size

Displays the volume of the trade

Block

Displays a 'B' if the trade size was greater then the "Block alert trade size" configured via the Time & Sales properties dialog window

 

You can enable or disable the columns by right mouse clicking within the Time & Sales window and then selecting the menu item Properties...

 

Note: Selecting an instrument outside of market hours will display snapshot data from the data provider. This can result in the first price information being from the previous close.

 

Right Click Menu

Right mouse click on the Time & Sales window to access the right click menu.
 

T&S_RightClickMenu

 

Instruments

Selects the instrument

Prices

Selects what level 1 data to display, you can choose to display bid, ask, and last data in the Time & Sales window.

Show Quotes

Sets if the quotes section is displayed

Always On Top

Sets if the window should be always on top of other windows

Print

Displays Print options

Share

Displays Share options

Properties...

Sets the Time & Sales properties

tog_minus        Using tabs

Using Tabs

Please see the "Using Tabs" section of the help guide for more information.