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Use Order Entry to set properties for submitting orders in the Market window:
Shades the Order Pane blue or red and increases the size of the Buy or Sell button when you are about to submit a trade. When hitting the bid, the cursor moves to the Sell button; when lifting the offer, the cursor moves to the Buy button.
Persist edits to account number
Keeps the account number you type in the Order Entry pane until you submit an order.
Post trade qty clean up
Clears the Quantity field after you submit an order. This setting is enabled by default.
Seed with market qty
Lets you seed the market quantity in the Order Pane by clicking a quantity cell in the Market Grid, Spread Matrix, and Quote Board.
Seed zero if market qty exceeds max qty: Seeds a 0 in the quantity field if an aggressive action is taken to invoke the Order Bar and the market quantity is greater than the maximum quantity defined in Customer Defaults.
|Order Pane Sections||Opens a menu used for configuring order parameters for synthetic,
and in some cases, native orders. The following sections in the
Order Pane may be hidden by unchecking them in this menu:|
|Floating Order Entry||Description|
Designates which of the following windows opens as the Floating Order Entry pane (refer to Using Floating Order Entry ):
Order Pane: The Order Entry pane on the Market window. MD Trader: An MD Trader with a yellow border. Order Bar: A thin red or blue interface, which can be used in conjunction with hotkeys.
|Multiple order entry windows|
Multiple order entry windows: Launches a separate floating order entry window for each window with floating order entry enabled. For example:
Note: A Market Grid with two tabs launches the same floating order entry window.
|Join on left click|
Join on Left Click: Joins the bid or ask when you left-click a quantity field. When enabled, a right-click will initiate an aggressive action (hit the bid / lift the offer).
Note: If you disable this property, the left and right-click actions are reversed.
Reset customer: Displays a <Default> customer in all floating order entry windows when the window is relaunched. When disabled, the last selected customer appears after the window is closed and relaunched.
Quantity change increment
Sets the number in which the quantity field will increment when you use the mouse buttons to change the field or click the up and down arrows.
Example: A setting of 5 will advance the quantity field from 10 to 15 if you click the up arrow.
|Replace quantity on button click||Replaces the quantity to be traded with the number on the quantity button. If unchecked, the number on the quantity button is added to the number in the quantity field.This property lets traders who always trade certain sizes to set up their buttons with those sizes and then seed those quantities with a single click from the Order Pane and MD Trader.Note: When enabled, only a left mouse click on an MD Trader quantity button will replace the quantity by the amount of the button value.|
Auto mouse move
Increases the speed at which you can submit orders by moving the mouse to the Buy or Sell button when you click the bid (sell) or ask (buy) side of a contract. Works for the Order Entry pane and Order Bar.
Reject Immediate Trigger
Rejects placement of Stops, If Touched, and Trailing orders if they will be immediately triggered as soon as you submit the order.
|Reset LTP qty trigger|
Resets the trade quantity back to zero, if the inside market backs away from the trigger price.
Note: This property is for trigger orders waiting for a specific quantity to trade at a specific price level. If the product trades beyond the trigger price, the order is triggered regardless of the quantity traded.
Example: Buy Stop, trigger price = 16, price type = LTP, qty threshold >= 5.
Market Order Limit(ticks)
Enables the Market Order Limit.
Number of ticks: Sets a limited number of ticks you are willing to pay to fill a Market order.
BrokerTec auto aggressive
Sets Passive orders to automatically hit the bid or take the offer of a competing Passive order and prevent the market from locking up.
For the BrokerTec exchange.
Lets you trade outside the market with a specified party using the Cross tab on the Order Entry pane.
Indicates the default volume for the RFQ option on the Market Grid context menu.
Timer (sec): Enables and defines how many seconds the RFQ button displays that an RFQ has been submitted.
|Per-market Customer Selection for ADL Algos|
Allows a user to select a customer and account for routing the order per market instead of per instrument.