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X_TRADER®

Starting Plug-ins

You are viewing X_TRADER Version 7.17 and higher. For earlier versions, click here

You can start and stop all installed X_TRADER and X_TRADER Pro plug-in applications from the Control Panel. Proper licensing must be in place in order to access each plug-in.

Once started from X_TRADER, plug-ins perform normally. For instructions on using them, see the online help provided with each plug-in.

When X_TRADER closes, all plug-ins started through X_TRADER also close.

You can start plug-ins in two different ways:

Manually: You log into X_TRADER and start any number of instances of any licensed plug-in application.

To manually start a plug-in:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Plug-ins.

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From the Control Panel, click the icon.

The Plug-Ins dialog box appears, displaying all your installed X_TRADER plug-ins.

Note:

  • If the text is green, you have the proper licensing and access to the plug-in.
  • If the text is red, you do not have the proper licensing or access to the plug-in.
  1. Click the plug-in name you want to start.

The plug-in starts.

  1. Repeat step 2 to start another plug-in or another instance of the same plug-in.

You successfully started plug-ins from X_TRADER.

Automatically: You log into X_TRADER and select each licensed plug-in you want to start with X_TRADER. During subsequent logins, X_TRADER automatically starts one instance of each selected plug-in.

To set plug-ins to start automatically:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Plug-ins

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From the Control Panel, click the icon.

The Plug-ins dialog box appears, displaying all your installed X_TRADER plug-ins.

Note:

  • If the text is green, you have the proper licensing and access to the plug-in.
  • If the text is red, you do not have the proper licensing or access to the plug-in.
  1. Click to select the checkbox next to each of the plug-in icons you want to start automatically.
  2. Click OK.

The next time you start X_TRADER, the selected plug-ins automatically start.

You successfully set plug-ins to start automatically from X_TRADER.