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Managing Algos in the Floating Order Book

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Use the Floating Order Book to quickly launch an manage your algos. To use the floating order book, you must set the Floating Order Book property in the General tab on the Properties menu. Once enabled, hover over or click on a product for which you have orders or an algo running to display the Floating Order Book.

Note: You can show or hide Floating Order Book columns from the General tab within Properties.

Warning! TT strongly recommends that you test algos with TT SIM before running them in a live production environment.

Follow these procedures to manage algos in the Floating Order Book:

Launching an algo using the Floating Order Book

To launch a OMA using the Floating Order Book:

  1. Ensure you set the Floating Order Book property in the General tab on the Properties menu.
  2. Depending on your property setting, hover over or click a cell with a working order. The Floating Order Book appears.

  3. Place your cursor on the desired order to display the modification buttons.
  4. Click the Algo button. The Algo Variables [OMA] dialog box appears.

  5. Select the desired OMA from the drop-down list.
  6. Edit the algo variables as needed.
  7. Click Start.

Modifying an algo using the Floating Order Book

To modify running algos using the Floating Order Book:

  1. Ensure you set the Floating Order Book property in the General tab on the Properties menu.
  2. Depending on your property setting, hover over or click a cell with a working order. The Floating Order Book appears (the Broker column shows only in a X_TRADER ASP environment):

  3. Place your cursor on the desired order to display the modification buttons.
  4. Click the Algobutton. The Algo Variables dialog box appears.
  5. Edit the algo variables as needed.
  6. Click Apply.

Deleting an algo or parent algo using the Floating Order Book

To delete Algos using the Floating Order Book:

  1. Ensure you set the Floating Order Book property in the Trading tab on the Properties menu.
  2. Depending on your property setting, hover over or click a cell with a working order. The Floating Order Book appears (the Broker column shows only in a X_TRADER ASP environment):

  3. Place your cursor on the desired order to display the modification buttons.
  4. To delete the algo, click the Deletebutton.
  5. To delete the parent algo, click the Delete Parentbutton.

Pausing and resuming algos using the Floating Order Book

To pause or resume algos using the Floating Order Book:

  1. Ensure you set the Floating Order Book property in the Trading tab on the Properties menu.
  2. Depending on your property setting, hover over or click a cell with a working order. The Floating Order Book appears.

  3. Place your cursor on the desired order to display the modification buttons.
  4. Click the Pausebutton. The Parent Order column displays yellow.

    Note: Once an algo parent order is paused, the child order may or may not remain, depending on the Delete on Pause setting.

  5. To resume a paused algo parent, click the Resumebutton. The Parent Order column displays light purple.