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