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Managing Manual Fills in the Fill Window

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

To access the Add Manual Fill dialog box:

Right-click the Fills window and click Add Manual Fill.

If you execute trades outside of X_TRADER , you can manage those trade using the Add Manual Fill dialog box. Adding trades in this manner lets X_TRADER calculate your true position and P/L (profit/loss).

Notes: Manual fills affect only the position and P/L data. X_TRADER does not provide manual fill information to the middle or back office.

Also, for Buy actions, the Add Manual Fill dialog box will be highlighted blue; for Sell actions, it will be highlighted red.

Add Manual Fills Dialog Box Field Descriptions

The fields in the Manual Fills window include:

FieldDescription

Instrument

The traded product's exchange symbol or contract name.

Example: FGBL, ODAX, CME ES DEC13

Broker (X_TRADER ASP only)

The Broker who filled all or part of the order.

Note: You must be logged into a X_TRADER ASP environment before you can select a Broker.

Gateway (Non-X_TRADER ASP)The TT Gateway on which the order was filled.

Currency

The currency used in the trade.

Example: USD = United States Dollar

Buy or Sell

Radio buttons to select which side of the order was filled.

Quantity

The quantity filled in the order.

Price

The price at which the quantity fills.

Account

The back office account number or name as indicated in the Customer Default profile.

Confirm

Lets you ensure the fill is correct before adding it to the Fills pane.

Add Fill

Sends the manual trade to the Fills pane.

Note: This button enables after you complete all mandatory fields.

Close

Closes the Add Manual Fill dialog box.

Status Bar

Shows the state of the dialog box, including when the manual fill is added to the Fills pane.

Adding a Manual Fill

To add a manual fill to the Fills pane :

Note: In order to save a manual fill, you must enable the Save Manual Fills option on the Fill tab in the Properties menu.

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Fill Window.

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From the Control Panel, click the icon.

  1. In the Fills pane, right-click an open area and choose Add Manual Fill.

The Add Manual Fill dialog box appears.

Notes

  • Place your cursor on a specific fill in the Fills pane to pre-populate the Add Manual Fill dialog box with information.
  • Open the  Add Manual Fill dialog box via the Position pane to have all fields appear blank.
  1. From the Instrument field, select a Market, Product Type, Product and Instrument from the Instrument Explorer.
  2. From the Broker field, click the Broker (X_TRADER ASP only).
  3. From the Gateway field, select a TT Gateway (non-X_TRADER ASP only).
  4. Click Buy or Sell.
  5. In the Quantity field, type the appropriate value.
  6. In the Price field, type the appropriate value.

After you complete all mandatory fields, Add Fill enables.

  1. In the Account field, type any applicable account information. (optional)
  2. If you want to see the formatted fill before you add it, click the Confirm checkbox.
  3. Click the Add Fill button.

The manual fill is added to the Fill window. If you clicked the Confirm checkbox, you must confirm the manual fill.

  1. Click OK to exit.

You successfully added a manual fill to the Fills pane.

Deleting a Manual Fill

The only way to remove a manual fill is to delete it. They persist even in case of an emergency or automatic shutdown when you lose connectivity to X_TRADER .

To delete a manual fill from the Fills pane:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Fill Window.

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From the Control Panel, click the icon.

  1. From the Fills pane, click to select the manual fill trade you want to delete.

Note: Manual fills are identified by the m in the Open/Closed (O/C)column.

  1. In the Fills pane, right-click an open area and choose Delete Manual Fill.

The Fills and Position panes update to reflect the fill deletion.

You successfully deleted manual fill from the Fills pane.