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Market Grid Context Menu

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Right-click in the Market Grid to access the context menu.

The available menu options include:

  • Find Control Panel: Displays the Control Panel.
  • Global Properties: Launches the X_TRADER Properties menu.
  • View My Orders Only: Displays working orders and net position for orders with your Username.
  • Floating: Enables the Floating Depth or Time and Sales Window.
  • Order Entry: Set whether the Order Entry pane is attached to the Market Grid, or the floating window you set in the Trading tab.
  • Live-Only Mode: Lets you show only contracts that currently have an active bid, active offer or last price. In addition, you can Pin Rows, which always leaves contracts shown even if they are not live.
  • MD Trader: Opens an MD Trader for every row selected in the Market Grid.
  • Spread Matrix: Opens Spread Matrix, which simplifies the tasks of monitoring exchange-traded calendar spreads.
  • Autospreader: Opens the Autospreader Configuration window with legs assigned for every row selected in the Market Grid.
  • AS Configuration: Opens the Autospreader Configuration window for the spread on which you click.
  • Create Strategy: Opens the Create Strategy window.
  • Quote Board: Opens Quote Board with panes for every row selected in the Market Grid.
  • Chart: Opens an X_STUDY chart for the selected contract.
  • Insert: Creates a spacer row above the row you clicked on.
  • Delete: Deletes a row.
  • Clone:  Create a copy of an existing contract in the Market Grid.
  • Links: Lets you control links manage your paste, delete and manage your links:
    • Paste Link: Creates a dynamic link between the two programs so that data from one program automatically updates the data in the other.
    • Delete Link: Removes an established link.
    • Manage Links: Lists all applications with links to the Market Grid.
  • RTD: Opens the RTD dialog box, letting you copy formulas from the Market Grid and paste them for use in Microsoft Excel.
  • Send RFQ: Opens the Request For Quote dialog box for a specific contract and quantity.
  • Wholesale Orders: Provides options for submitting wholesale orders to exchanges that support them. This option opens an additional Wholesale Order window.
  • Rename Contract: Rename a contract or add text to a spacer row.
  • Price Format:  Provides price display options:
    • Native: Keeps the native format of the product.
    • Ticks: Changes the price format to ticks, excluding decimals.
    • Decimal: Changes the price format to include two decimal places.
  • Formatting: Lets you customize fonts and borders.
  • Clear All Formatting: Returns formatting to the default.
  • Hide: Hides the selected row(s) or column(s).
  • Show/Hide Rows: Lets you select which rows to show.
  • Show/Hide Columns: Lets you select which columns to show.