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X_TRADER®

Launching via the Net Position Field

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When Floating Order Entry is enabled via the context menu in the Market Grid, Spread Matrix and Quote Board, the Net Pos field can be clicked to launch the floating order entry you assigned in the General tab on the Properties menu.

Note: When you launch the Floating Order Entry via the Net Pos field, your corresponding action against the market is aggressive. This fact persists even if you enabled the join on left click property in the Order Entry tab on the Properties menu.

If the Order Bar is your floating order entry: 

 

 With a Long PositionWith a Short Position

Left-click Net Pos

Seeds with the best Bid price with the offsetting quantity.

Seeds with the best Ask price with the offsetting quantity.

If the Order Pane is your floating order entry: 

 

 With a Long PositionWith a Short Position

Left-click Net Pos

Seeds with the best Bid price with the offsetting quantity and with the Buy/Sell preference set by the side of the highlighted order when in Broker Mode.

Seeds with the best Ask price with the offsetting quantity and with the Buy/Sell preference set by the side of the highlighted order when in Broker Mode.

If MD Trader is your floating order entry, left-clicking the Net Pos field, regardless of position, seeds with the offsetting quantity. 

Notes

  • In all scenarios, if a maximum order quantity is defined in the Customer profile, the seeded quantity will not exceed the maximum order quantity.
  • With no passive action available, right-clicks on the Net Pos fields of Market Grid, Spread Matrix and Quote Board just access the context menu.