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Managing Algo Orders in the Parent Order Book

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Algo orders can be canceled, paused, or resumed using the Parent Order Book Toolbar. You can also edit the variables of an algo order using the Algo Variable dialog. Use the following procedures to manage algo orders in the Parent Order Book:

Note: Refer to Algo Order Management for a list of stages an algo order can be in.

To cancel an algo order

  1. From the Control Panel, click the icon.
  2. Click to select Algo from the Parent Order drop-down list. The Algo grid and toolbar displays.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Click to select the desired algo order(s) and click Cancel.

      - or -

    • Click Cancel All.

    If you have a confirmation set up, the confirmation dialog box appears.

  4. Click Yes to confirm.

To pause an algo order

  1. From the Control Panel, click the icon.
  2. Click to select Algo from the Parent Order drop-down list. The Algo grid and toolbar displays.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Click to select the desired algo order(s) and click Pause.

      - or -

    • Click Pause All.

    If you have a confirmation set up, the confirmation dialog box appears.

  4. Click Yes to confirm.

To resume a paused algo order

  1. From the Control Panel, click the icon.
  2. Click to select Algo from the Parent Order drop-down list. The Algo grid and toolbar displays.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Click to select the desired algo order(s) and click Resume.

      - or -

    • Click Resume All.

    If you have a confirmation set up, the confirmation dialog box appears.

  4. Click Yes to confirm.

Note: Running algo variables can also be modified from the Orders and Fills Window.

To modify algo variables

  1. From the Control Panel, click the icon.
  2. Click to select Algo from the Parent Order drop-down list. The Algo Variable dialog box displays to the right of the Parent Order pane.

  3. Click to select an algo from the Parent Order pane. The variables populate the Algo Variable dialog.

    Algo Variable dialog

  4. Edit the variables as needed.

    Note: The algo variables available for editing depend on the type of algo selected.

    Tip: Algo variables can be linked to an Excel spreadsheet.

  5. Click Apply.