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

tog_minus        How to access the Order Ticket properties window

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

tog_minus        Available properties and definitions

The following properties are available for configuration within the Order Ticket Properties window:




Property Definitions


Close tab on order submission

Enables/Disables the feature which closes the current tab after an order is submitted

Show net change in pips for forex

Enables/Disables forex daily net change to reflect pips.  Otherwise, uses points

Tab name

Sets the tab name


Buy button

Sets the color for all the buy buttons

Sell button

Sets the color used for all the sell buttons


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