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X_STUDY®

Continuous Contract Dialog Box

The main Chart Properties dialog, accessed via the X_TRADER context menu allows you to control your chart, drawing tools, and technical indicators.

 

  1. Definitions

     

    FieldDescription

    Definitions

    List of continuous contracts available for use within X_STUDY.

    Add

    Adds a new continuous contract.

    Delete

    Deletes the selected continuous contract.

    Clone

    Clones the selected continuous contract.

  2. Contracts

     

    FieldDescription

    Click to select the desired contract months.

  3. Build chart based on

     

    FieldDescription

    1st Front Month

    Displays the contract with the shortest time until expiration.

    2nd Front Month

    Displays the contract with the second shortest time until expiration.

    3rd Front Month

    Displays the contract with the third shortest time until expiration.

  4. Roll

     

    FieldDescription

    Calendar Days before expiration

    Rolls to the next contract before the expiration.

    Calendar Days before start of exp. month

    Rolls to the next contract before the start of the expiration month.

    Calendar Days after start of exp. month

    Rolls to the next contract after the start of the expiration month.

    Adjust Back Month By Closing Price

    Adjusts the back months by the closing price difference.

  5. Save Settings

     

    FieldDescription

    Save

    Saves the continuous contract.

    Close

    Closes the continuous contract dialog box.