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Trade with BookTrader

To trade with BookTrader, click the Bid Size or Ask Size at a certain price level in the price ladder. The first time you submit an order, you will be asked to confirm the order parameters. In this box you have the option not to show the confirmation box again, and if you elect this option your orders will transmit instantaneously from that point forward.

Default mouse actions are described below. You can modify the default settings that control how orders are handled using the Settings page in BookTrader configuration.

By default, the option to Use context cursors in armed mode is activated on the BookTrader Settings configuration page. This feature displays helpful order-related information when you hold your cursor over the Bid Size or Ask Size field in the price ladder.

To create a SELL Limit order in BookTrader

A limit order is created at the selected price level. You can manage the transmitted order from the Orders panel at the top of the price ladder.

To create a BUY Limit order in BookTrader

A limit order is created at the selected price level. You can manage the transmitted order from the Orders panel at the top of the price ladder.

Note:  Use the BookTrader Quantity Multiples to create a series of quick-click buttons at different size multiples of the default order quantity.

BookTrader Default Click Actions

The bullets below define the mouse click actions based on where you click:

Note: Note:    The default click actions do not apply IF you have selected one of the BookTrader Order Type Select buttons.

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For details on all system-configured BookTrader shortcuts, open the BookTrader Hotkeys window in Global Configuration.

Default order information comes from the active order presets for the contract or instrument. For information on using presets, see the Configure Order Defaults and Presets topic.

 

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