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Window Menu

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The following options are available from the Window menu on the Control Panel:

  • Market Explorer: Lists products by exchange/marketplace. Open one or more functional windows with one or more products.
  • Market Window: Opens a blank Market Grid with the Order Entry pane on top. Used for watching the market and placing orders.
  • MD Trader: Displays the market depth for a given product and allows you to buy or sell products with one click.
  • Spread Matrix: Opens the Spread Matrix window.
  • Quote Board: Displays the open, high, low, last, net change, trader position and P/L for several markets at once.
  • Create Strategy: Creates multiple-legged spreads, strips, packs, and bundles.
  • Orders and Fills Window: Manages your open orders and lists the current day's trades, including your P/L.
  • Position Window: Provides net position information by product and contract. P/L calculates using confirmed fills.
  • Order Book: Manages your open orders. Monitor, change, or delete orders, or perform a status inquiry about any open order.
  • Parent Order Book: Manages your Algo, Autospreader, Staged, and Synthetic parent orders.
  • Fill Window: Lists the current day’s trades.
  • Audit Trail: Displays data sent to the exchange and the responses received from the exchange. Order add, delete, change, inquiry, trader, and customer detail, as well as error messages and all exchange announcements are detailed in this window.
  • Trade Book: Displays an aggregate fill for a single order number on a separate line.
  • Quote Audit Trail: Monitor both inbound and outbound RFQs.
  • Customer List: Displays all accounts by customer name, based on information obtained from the Customer Defaults Settings window.
  • Autospreader: Sets up two sided spreads that trade automatically in a three-pane window

    Note: You need an X_TRADER Pro license to use Autospreader.

  • Hedge Manager: Lists working hedge orders and lets you create rules that will automatically take action on your open Autospreader position.
  • Autotrader: Creates and maintains a two-sided market for selected sets of contracts and allows automatic bids and offers.

    Note: You need an X_TRADER Pro license to use Autotrader.

  • Algo Dashboard: Opens Algo Dashboard where you can manage algorithms created in ADL® (Algo Design Lab).
  • Algo Design Lab: Opens ADL™ (Algo Design Lab) where you can create algorithms and automated strategies.
  • Time and Sales: Provides the ability to track, record, and save time and information for products traded through X_TRADER.
  • Alerts Manager: Assigns alert sounds to contracts so X_TRADER plays a sound whenever the contract trades above its high price or below its low price for the day.
  • X_STUDY: Lets you start/stop X_STUDY and access its components.
  • Plug-ins: Starts X_TRADER Plug-in applications.

    Note: To use each individual Plug-in, you must obtain proper licensing.

  • TT Minimizer: enables you to quickly hide the many TT windows that can exist in your workspace.