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Number Block

The output will be a constant numeric value set by the user (set by double-clicking on the block).

Operations
  • This block can be declared as a User Defined Variable.

    Example. Right-click on the Constant Number Block and select one of the three available variable types: User Defined, Order Price, or Order Quantity

  • For Order Ticket Algorithms (OTA) executable from the MD Trader window, the Constant Number block can also be declared as an Order Price Variable or an Order Quantity Variable:

    • Order Price Variable: When the user clicks on the ladder to launch an OTA, will be set as the price level specified by the click.
    • Order Quantity Variable: When the user clicks on the ladder to launch an OTA, will be set as the quantity specified on the ladder.
  • When declared as a User Defined Variable, the user may link the variable to an Excel sheet using the Algo Dashboard (see: DDE Functionality for more information). A linked variable can be updated dynamically through the Excel sheet.
Double-Click Edit Window

Double-click on the block to bring up an edit window:

  • Value: Enter the value of .