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Populating Quote Board

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Follow these procedures to populate Quote Board with contracts:

To populate Quote Board from Market Explorer:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Market Explorer.

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    From the Control Panel, click the icon.

  2. If you are logged into more than one exchange, in the Exchanges box, click the exchange whose product you want to find.
  3. In the Productssection, click the down arrow and choose your search filter.
  4. Type your search criteria in the available space.

    The Instruments field updates as you type.

  5. From the Instrument Type box, click to toggle between the displayed types.
  6. Press and hold the CTRL key and click the products you want to open.

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    To open all products in the Instruments field, click the >> button and skip to step 8.

  7. Click the > button to transfer the products from the Instruments box to the Selected Instruments box.
  8. Click the Function box in the upper right corner of the Market Explorer and choose Quote Board.
  9. Click Start.

To populate Quote Board using drag-and-drop from Market Explorer:

  1. If Quote Board is not open, use the Control Panel to open it.
  2. From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Market Explorer.

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    From the Control Panel, click the icon.

  3. If you are logged into more than one exchange, in the Exchanges box, click the exchange whose product you want to find.
  4. In the Productssection, click the down arrow and choose your search filter.
  5. Type your search criteria in the available space.

    The Instruments field updates as you type.

  6. From the Instrument Type box, click to toggle between the displayed types.
  7. From the Instruments box, press and hold the CTRL key and click the products you want to open.
  8. With the cursor over one of the selected products in the Instruments box, click and hold the mouse button.
  9. Continue holding the mouse button and drag the cursor to the open Quote Board.

    When the cursor leaves the window, it changes to a circle with a diagonal line through it. When the cursor enters a window, it changes to include a plus [ + ] sign.

  10. Release the mouse button.

To populate Quote Board using drag-and-drop from the Market Grid:

  1. If Quote Board is not open, use the Control Panel to open it.
  2. From an open Market Grid, click the product and hold the mouse button.
  3. Continue holding the mouse button and drag the cursor to the Quote Board.

    When the cursor leaves the window, it changes to a circle with a diagonal line through it. When the cursor enters a window, it changes to include a plus [ + ] sign.

  4. Release the mouse button.

To populate Quote Board using the Market Grid context menu:

  1. In the Market Grid, click the Contract column of the product for which you want to populate Quote Board.

    Note: To select multiple contracts, press and hold the CTRL key and continue clicking contracts.

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    To select any successive contracts in a row, click and drag the cursor over the contracts to highlight them.

  2. Right-click to access the context menu and click Quote Board.

    A Quote Board appears populated with the product you selected.