Modifying order entry preferences



Setting Description
Quantities   
Stocks qty and
Options qty


Enter the default value or select a value using the up or down arrows Up or down arrows next to
the Stocks qty and Options qty.

Adjust by You can also set the increment level for stocks and options by using the up or down arrow keys Up or down arrows next to the Increment by field. For example, if you set the increment level to 100, each time you click the up arrow, the number will increase by 100.
              
Parameters   

Order type

Select the default order type to use each time you open a new order entry window.

Duration Select the default order duration. Whenever you open a new order entry window, it will be populated with these values by default.
Displaying default values  
Revert to default values when you enter a new symbol  When selected, after entering a new symbol or opening a new order entry window, the default order entry values you set in the user preferences will be populated.
Retain custom values Select this checkbox to retain the most recent values you entered each time you enter a new symbol in the same order entry window. Only after opening a new order entry window will the default values you set in the user preferences be populated. 
 
Synthetic order triggering
Number of prints
 
Set the number of times the tick price should match or better the order trigger price for orders.

Note: this selection applies to stop, stop limit, trailing stop, and trailing stop limit orders only.

Confirmations and warnings   
Show order confirmation  To disable the order confirmation that appears after submitting an order, clear the Show order confirmations checkbox. 
Show cancel warning for a single order To disable the order cancellation warning message that appears when you place a single order, clear the Show cancel warning for a single order checkbox.

Note: you can also disable order confirmations and cancellation warnings for single orders by selecting the Do not show this again checkbox within the confirmation window itself. 
Other  
Restore application defaults Click Restore application defaults to restore all settings back to their factory default settings.
Reset all warning dialogs Click Reset warning dialogs to enable all warning messages that you may have disabled by selecting the Do not show this again checkbox in warning messages that have appeared.

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