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X_TRADER®

Using the Floating Order Book

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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 to display the Floating Order Book. Alternatively, you can display the Floating Order Book using the keyboard.

Changing an Order

Note: If you make a change in the floating order book, the order is resubmitted.

To make a change to an order 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 is only available in a X_TRADER ASP environment. The Trigger Price and TPrice Qty columns are only displayed for undisclosed synthetic Stop and If Touched orders.

  3. In the Qty, TPrice Qty, Trigger Price, and Price fields, left-click to lower the value by one or right-click to raise the value by one.

    - or -

    Type new values in the Qty, TPrice Qty, Trigger Price, and Price fields.  

    Note: The Trigger Price and TPrice Qty fields can only be changed if the order hasn’t been triggered.

    For more details about these columns, refer to Floating Order Book Column Descriptions

  4. Click the button in the Send column to submit the changed order.

Note: The Floating Order Book cancels your changes and closes if you click on another window (i.e., remove focus).

Sorting Orders

To sort orders using the Floating Order Book:

Note: By default, the orders are sorted in descending order in the Time Stamp column.

  1. Double-click the column heading you want to sort.

    The orders sort in ascending order based on the column you clicked.

  2. Double-click the column heading again to sort in descending order.