Getting Started Top

To begin trading, you need to create either a ‘Practice Account’ or a ‘Live Account’.
The FxPro cTrader platform requires Microsoft Windows Operating System XP, Vista or 7

Installing Fxpro Ctrader: Top

To install FxPro cTrader, follow these steps:

  1. Download the platform setup file from here and select ‘Run’ to start installation process.
  2. To complete the installation follow the setup wizard instructions.
  3. If the latest version of .Net4 is not installed on your PC you will be prompted with a .Net4 update/install after the installation is finished.
  4. If .Net4 was updated you may be asked to restart your computer to complete the installation.
  5. After the restart, FxPro cTrader will perform an automatic update.

Launching Fxpro Ctrader: Top

Once installation is complete, you will be able to start FxPro cTrader via the ‘FxPro cTrader Icon’ located on your desktop or ‘Start’ menu.

Creating An Account Top

Creating A Practice Account Top

A ‘Practice Account’ can be created by clicking the ‘FxPro cTrader – Create an Account’ menu option or by clicking the account icon on the ‘Account Bar’, as below:

  • Name – full name of the user
  • Email – where your login information will be sent to
  • Country – country of residence;
  • Deposit – the deposit amount (this is a ‘virtual’ deposit – no currency is required) that will be used for the ‘Practice Account’
  • Currency – The currency which will be used
  • Leverage- the leverage ratio you require

Once you have completed all the fields, read the terms and conditions and continue by clicking the green ‘I Agree – Create Account’ button.

After clicking ‘I Agree – Create Account’, FxPro cTrader will direct you to the ‘Sign In to FxPro cTrader’ screen where you will be asked to enter the login information that was sent to your email address.

After you have entered the login information select ‘Sign In’ to log in to your newly created ‘Practice Account’

Attention: Your ‘Practice Account’ details – ‘XBAN’ and ‘Password’ – will be sent to the email address specified during account setup.

Alternatively select the ‘Remember password’ option and FxPro cTrader will remember your ‘XBAN’ and ‘Password’ every time you login. Do not use this option if you are using a shared or public PC.

Finally, select the green ‘Sign In’ button to begin trading.

Attention: FxPro cTrader Live Updates

Every time FxPro cTrader is launched, it will automatically check and install any available updates. The update process takes few seconds and once the update(s) are located the platform will launch. User settings and last used account remain the same as before the update.

  • The FxPro cTrader Live Update is always enabled and cannot be disabled.
  • If there is no connection to the server, the FxPro cTrader Live Update process will not begin
  • If any problems occur during the FxPro cTrader Live Update please contact the FxPro Support team

New order ? After clicking ‘New Order’ the ‘Create Order’ window appears, through which you can open new ‘Market’, ‘Limit’ or ‘Stop’ orders.

New chart ? This is a command execution that opens a new chart from the dropdown list after you have selected the currency pair. Alternatively, you can enter the symbol name in the ‘Search Field’.

Login ? Opens a ‘Log In’ tab to log into with your ‘Live Account’ or ‘Practice Account’.
Open Practice Account ?You can create a new ‘Practice Account’ to simulate trading in real market conditions. No funds are required.

Help ? You can access the cTrader Help Guide from the main menu or by pressing the F1 shortcut. Exit FxPro cTrader ? Shuts down the FxPro cTrader.

Toolbars Top

The main commands used in the terminal are duplicated in the toolbars as buttons. By default, the toolbars are placed under the main menu.

Accounts Drop-down List Top

By using the ‘Accounts Dropdown List’, you can choose from the list of all of your available accounts, if at a later date you wish to delete an account from this menu, you can click the small ‘x’ to the right of the account number. When you sign in to an account through the ‘Accounts’ window there is an option to ‘Remember Password’:

  • If this option is enabled, you can easily switch between your accounts and you will be signed in automatically.
  • If you do not have this option enabled, a ‘Sign In’ screen will appear for you to enter your ‘Password’ for thatspecific account.
  • If there is an error with either your internet connection or if your ‘Password’ has been changed, the ‘Accounts’ window will come up displaying the appropriate error message.

Account Button Top

The account window contains the ‘Sign In’ and ‘Practice Account’ popup tabs.

Chart Preferences Menu Top

Charts contain the following: ‘Preferences Menu’, ‘QuickTrade’ buttons, ‘Price Axis and ‘Time Axis’.

The ‘Price Axis’ lists the prices of the exchange rate of a currency pair that’s currently being traded. The ‘Time Axis’ lists the dates and times that the exchange rate was changing, according to the selected time-frame.

The ‘Preferences Menu’ includes the following options:

Zoom In – Zoom Out Top

This tool is used to zoom in or out of the chart. There are six levels of zoom.

Time-frame Top

You can select from fourteen different time-frames ranging from one minute (m1) to one month (M1).

Chart Type Top

With this button you can select the type of chart to be displayed. You can select from ‘Line’, ‘Candlestick’ and ‘Bar’ charts.

Quicktrade Buttons And Volume Selector Top

You can trade directly from the chart by setting a volume in the ‘Volume Selector’ and using the chart ‘QuickTrade’ buttons to send a ‘Market Order’ request.

Chart Viewing Options Top

With this button you can select the elements that you want to see or hide on the chart. You can select to show or hide: ‘Positions’, ‘Orders’, ‘Volume’, ‘Grid’ and/or ‘Bid/Ask Price Line’.

Insert Indicator Top

Use this button to insert indicators into your chart. Choose from a variety of indicators such as: ‘Trend’, ‘Oscillators’, ‘Volatility’, ‘Volume’ etc.

Color Options Top

You can change the chart’s colors by using this menu.

  • Background – Changes the color of the chart’s background.
  • Foreground – Changes the color of the chart’s ‘Time Axis and ‘Price Axis’.
  • Grid – Changes the color of the grid.
  • Bull Outline – Changes the color of bullish candlestick’s outline.
  • Bear Outline – Changes the color of bearish candlestick’s outline.
  • Bull Fill – Changes the color of the fill in a bullish candlestick.
  • Bear Fill – Changes the color of the fill in a bearish candlestick.
  • Restore Defaults – Removes any changes that have been done to the chart’s initial colors

Indicators And Objects Top

The user can see a drop-down list of all the ‘Indicators’ and objects that are imposed on a chart. The user can remove any object or ‘Indicator’ by clicking the ‘x’ button on the object in the list.

Scrollbar Top

Use the scrollbar to scroll through the chart.

Set Distance Button Top

This is a dragable control that is used to set the distance between the end of the chart and the ‘Price Axis’.

The ‘Quick Links’ menu bar is located on the top right-hand corner of the platform and contains the following menu options: ‘Create New Order’, ‘Choose QuickTrade Mode’, ‘Sounds On/Off’, Default Layout changer and ‘Full Screen’.

Create New Order Top

By selecting this menu option a pop up window will open in which you can create a ‘Market Order’, ‘Limit Order’ or ‘Stop Order’.

Set Quicktrade Mode Top

Single-click Mode Top

‘Single-Click’ ‘QuickTrade’ mode allows you to send ‘Market Order’ requests to your broker by clicking once on the ‘BUY’ (bid) or ‘SELL’ (ask) buttons located on the ‘Market Watch’ or directly on the charts. You can also close an opened position by single-clicking on the ‘Close’ button on the ‘Trade Watch’.

Double-click Mode Top

‘Double-Click’ ‘QuickTrade’ mode allows you to send ‘Market Order’ requests to your broker by double-clicking on the ‘BUY’ (bid) or ‘SELL’ (ask) buttons located on the ‘Market Watch’ or directly on the charts. You can also close a position by double-clicking the close button on the ‘Trade Watch’.

Disabled Mode Top

If you disable ‘QuickTrade’ mode, a ‘Create Order’ ‘Order Screen’ will appear each time you single-click on the ‘QuickTrade’ buttons located on the ‘Market Watch’ or on the chart. If you click on the close button located on the ‘Trade Watch’ a ‘Modify Screen’ will appear.

Sounds On/off Top

This feature turns on or off all audible sound effects.

Default Layout Changer Top

This feature allows you to select through 3 basic layout choices.

Full Screen Top

Switch between ‘Full Screen’ and ‘Normal Screen’ modes.

Line Studies

Unlike the other toolbars, the ‘Line Studies’ toolbar can be moved and parked around the chart as the user prefers and contains twelve options: ‘Multiple Chart Mode’, ‘Single Chart Mode’, ‘Mouse Cursor’, ‘Crosshair’, ‘Crosshair – Price Snapshot’, ‘Vertical Line’, ‘Horizontal Line’, ‘Trend Line’, ‘Equidistant Price Channel’, ‘Fibonacci Retracement – Expansion’, and ‘Colour Picker’ for indicators and objects.

Multiple Chart Mode

Displays multiple charts in a grid pattern.

Single Chart Mode

Reverts back to ‘Single Chart Mode’ with your other opened symbols tabbed.

Mouse Cursor

With the ‘Mouse Cursor’ option selected you can move the chart itself and any objects drawn on it.

Crosshair

The ‘Crosshair’ option enables you to pin-point exact areas in time and market price and measure the difference (Chart units/Pips/Price) from the starting point.

Crosshair Price Snapshot

By selecting this option you can click anywhere on the chart to display a price snapshot of the currency pair’s time/date, open, high, low, close and volume values.

Vertical Line 

The ‘Vertical Line’ can be used to define periods. One point must be chosen to impose the ‘Vertical Line’ on the chart. After the line is set, you can easily edit the positioning of the line by clicking on it and positioning it elsewhere.

Horizontal Line

The ’Horizontal Line’ can be used to mark support and resistance. One point must be chosen to impose the ‘Vertical line’ on the chart. After the line is set, you can edit the positioning of the line by clicking on it and dragging it elsewhere.

Trend Line

The ‘Trend Line’ helps you to explore market trends. Two points must be chosen for a ‘Trend Line’ to be imposed on the chart. Click the left mouse button and hold, while dragging to your preferred position. Once the left mouse button is released the line will be set. After the line is set you can edit the positioning of the line by clicking on it and dragging it to another position. If you click on either end of the line, you will be able to edit the positioning of that point on the chart.

Channel

Lines of the ‘Channel’ are parallel. Two points must be chosen for a ‘Channel’ to be imposed on the chart. Click the left mouse button and hold, while dragging to your preferred position. After the left mouse button is released, the two parallel lines will be set. After the lines are set, you can edit their position by clicking anywhere on the bottom line and dragging to the preferred position. Both lines will move simultaneously. If you click on either end of the upper line, you will be able to edit the positioning of that point on the chart. Both lines will move simultaneously. To set the distance between the lines, click on the middle (highlighted) of the upper line and drag till the preferred distance is set.

Fibonacci Retracement Levels

One point must be fixed to impose ‘Fibonacci Retracement Levels’. Click the left mouse button and hold, while dragging to your preferred position. Drag horizontally to adjust the width and vertically to adjust height. After the ‘Fibonacci Retracement Levels’ are set, you can move it around the chart by clicking on either of the lines. To edit the width and height click on one of the highlighted points.

Colour Picker for Indicators and Objects

Change the default colours of your imposed objects from the colour pallet.

Status Bar

The ‘Status Bar’ located on the footer of the FxPro cTrader platform indicates the following: ‘Trading Sessions’, ‘Server Time’ and ‘In/Out’ traffic in kB.

Trading Sessions ? indicates the market trading session that is currently open (e.g. London, Frankfurt, Singapore etc.).

Server Time ? indicates the current server time (server time is set to GMT+2)

In/Out Traffic ? indicates the platforms’ both incoming and outgoing traffic in kB.

Market Data Window Top

The ‘Symbols’ Tab

Expanding a Symbol

To expand any ‘Symbol’ (Currency Pair), simply select one of the listed ‘Symbol’ tabs to view more information, as seen here.

Adding Symbols to ‘Favorites’

Once expanded, you can add a ‘Symbol’ to your list of ‘Favorites’, by simply selecting the ‘Star’ shaped icon, displayed in that particular currency-pair window.

‘Symbol Information’

By clicking this button – a popup will appear, displaying detailed information about the selected currency pair, as seen below:

New Chart

When clicked, a new chart of the particular currency pair will be opened.

New Order

When clicked, an ‘Order Screen’ tab will appear, with a particular currency pair already selected, from which you will be able to create a new order.

‘Daily High’ and ‘Daily Low’

These two fields display the lowest and the highest point of the particular currency pairs’ price, from the past 24 hours.

Volume Selector

A drop-down list will display a wide selection of different ascending list of volumes. Alternatively, you can enter you own values.

Limit Order

‘Buy/Sell Limit Order’ can be set, after you have chosen the appropriate volume in the ‘Volume Selector’ and a price from the ‘Buy/Sell Limit Order’ list. Until it is executed, the ‘Limit Order’ will be displayed in the ‘Orders’ section in the ‘Trade Watch’ tab.

Spread

Shows the spread at the time on the specific currency pair

The ‘Favorites’ Tab

You can easily switch to and select from a list of your favorite currency pairs that you have chosen from the ‘Symbols’ tab. You can have as many favorites listed as you wish.

Attention: In order to view the market depth on the favorites list you need to select a currency pair to expand. Users can see depth of market for multiple symbols that are saved in their favorites.

Removing Favorites

To remove a currency pair from your list of ‘Favorites’, simply click the star-shaped icon displayed in that particular currency pair’s window, in the ‘Favorites’ section or in the ‘Market Watch’.

Trade Watch Top

The ‘Trade Watch’ is a multifunctional window allowing access to various Trade Watch features. This window offers control over trading activities, such as ‘Positions’, ‘Orders’ and ‘Deals’.

Positions Top

The ‘Positions’ tab contains information about all currently active trade positions. All open positions can be sorted by the value of any field. At the bottom of the window will be displayed financial and settings results of open positions, which include: ‘Balance’, ‘Equity’, ‘Margin’, ‘Free Margin’, ‘Margin Level’ and ‘Total Profit’.

All trade operations are displayed in a table with the following fields:

  • Time: Time the order was filled. The time is represented as DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM (Day/Month/Year Hour: Minute).
  • Symbol: This field displays the name of the currency pair being traded.
  • Volume: The amount of money traded.
  • Type: Type of trade. There are two types of trading operations that can be displayed: ‘Buy’ or ‘Sell’.
  • Entry: This is the price at which the order was filled.
  • T/P: The placed ‘Take Profit’ order level. If an order has not been placed, a hyphen ( – ) will be displayed in this field.
  • S/L: The placed ‘Stop Loss’ order level. If an order has not been placed, a hyphen ( – ) will be displayed in this field.
  • Swap: Charging of swaps is displayed in this cell.
  • Commission: Commissions, charged by the brokerage company for performing trade operations is displayed in this field.
  • Pips: The profit or loss is shown in pips.
  • Base Currency Profit: Displays the profit or loss of the position. Positive result means that the transaction is profitable and negative means that it is unprofitable.
  • Close: Close the position.
  • This is a quick button that opens the Modify Positions window

Orders Top

The ‘Orders’ tab contains information about all Pending Orders. All orders can be sorted by a value of any field. The information in the bottom will display financial and settings results of Pending Order, which include: ‘Balance’, ‘Equity’, ‘Margin’, ‘Free Margin’, ‘Margin Level’ and ‘Total Profit’.

All Pending Orders are displayed in a table with the following fields:

All trade operations are displayed in a table with the following fields:

  • Time: Time the order was filled. The time is represented as DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM (Day/Month/Year Hour: Minute).
  • Symbol: This field displays the name of the currency pair being traded.
  • Volume: The amount of money traded.
  • Type: Type of the trade operation. There are two types of trading operations that can be displayed: ‘Buy’ or ‘Sell’.
  • Entry: This is the price at which the order was filled.
  • T/P: The placed ‘Take Profit’ order level. If an order has not been placed, a hyphen ( – ) will be displayed in this field.
  • S/L: The placed ‘Stop Loss’ order level. If an order has not been placed, a hyphen ( – ) will be displayed in this field.
  • Swap: Charging of swaps is displayed in this cell.
  • Commission: Commissions, charged by the brokerage company for performing trade operations is displayed in this field.
  • Expiry: If set, the time when the Pending Order will expire.
  • Price: The spot price.
  • This is a quick button that opens the Modify Positions window

Deals Top

The ‘Deals’ tab contains information about all closed position and orders. The information at the bottom will display financial and settings results, which include: ‘Realized P&L’, ‘Deposit’ and ‘Withdrawal’.

All trades are displayed in a table with the following fields:

  • Entry Time: Time the order was filled. The time is represented as DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM (Day/Month/Year Hour: Minute).
  • Symbol: This field displays the name of the currency pair being traded.
  • Volume: The amount of money traded.
  • Type: Type of the trade operation. There are two types of trading operations that can be displayed: ‘Buy’ or ‘Sell’.
  • Entry Price: This is the price at which the order was filled.
  • T/P: The placed ‘Take Profit’ order level. If an order has not been placed, a hyphen (-) will be displayed in this field.
  • S/L: The placed ‘Stop Loss’ order level. If an order has not been placed, a hyphen (-) will be displayed in this field.
  • Commissions: Commissions, charged by the brokerage company for performing trade operations is displayed in this field.
  • Swap: Charging of swaps is displayed in this cell.
  • Close Price: This is the price at which the position was closed.
  • Close Time: Time the position was closed. The time is represented as DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM (Day/Month/Year Hour: Minute)
  • Base Currency Profit: Displays the profit or loss of the position. Positive result means that the transaction is profitable and negative means that it is unprofitable
  • Realized P&L: Positive result means the transaction was profitable and negative means that it was unprofitable.

You are able to save a statement by clicking on the Green Statement button located on the DEALS tab, this will allow you to save your statements to your PC.

Working With Charts Top

Switching between Chart Modes

To switch between the ‘Single Chart’ and ‘Multiple Chart’ modes, use the middle button in the upper right-hand corner of the chart, or the ‘Multiple Chart Mode’ and ‘Single Chart Mode’ buttons on the ‘Line Studies’ toolbar. To detach a chart, click the first button of the three buttons in the upper right corner of the chart. Alternatively, you can press F2.

Multiple Charts

You are able to open, view and work with as many opened charts, as you want. Alternatively, you can click F2.

Detached Charts

Every opened chart can be detached as a standalone feature. All functionality remains the same as before detachment. The Minimize button, minimizes detached charts on the taskbar. The “x” button of a detached chart will attach the chart back to cTrader’s main console.

Single Chart

By default, all opened charts, will be displayed in a ‘Single Chart’ mode, with the other opened charts tabbed. Alternatively, you can click F2 to toggle between ‘Multiple Charts’ and ‘Single Chart’ modes.

Chart Opening

To open a ‘New Chart’ in FxPro cTrader you have a series of options:

  • From the main menu select ‘FxPro cTrader – New Chart’ and then select an appropriate chart from the drop- down list, or enter the ‘Symbol’ name in the ‘Search’ field manually.
  • Choose the appropriate ‘Currency Pair’, in the ‘Market Watch’ either from ‘Symbols’ or from ‘Favorites’ and click the ‘New Chart’ button.
  • Click the ‘+’ button, which is located the tabbed charts in the header.

When a chart is opened, you can choose from three different ways, to view it – ‘Single Chart’, ‘Multiple Charts’ or the ‘Detached Chart’ options.

Chart Management

Chart Type
There are three different types of charts: ‘Bar Chart’, ‘Candlesticks’ and ‘Line Chart’. You can select and change to appropriate chart type, by clicking the ‘Chart Type’ button.

Bar Chart
Chart is displayed in OCHL bars sequence.

Candlesticks
Chart is displayed in the Candlesticks sequence.

Line Chart

Chart is displayed in the Candlesticks sequence.

Full Screen

Switch to and from ‘Fullscreen’ mode, by clicking the ‘Fullscreen’ button.

Indicators

The ‘Indicators’ menu can be opened by clicking the ‘Indicators’ button on the ‘Charts’ toolbar.

Objects

To analyse the market you can draw graphical objects onto the chart. To draw objects, choose and click from the ‘Line Studies’ toolbar

Time Period

You can choose from fourteen different time periods – from one minute (m1) to one month (M1) by clicking the ‘Periodicy’ button in the ‘Charts’ toolbar

Zooming

There are six levels of zoom. Choose the level of zoom by clicking the magnifying glass icon on the ‘Charts’ toolbar.

Scrolling

You can scroll through the chart from right to left and vice versa.

Please Note: Open closing the cTrader, the charts and their attached colors, indicators, time frames etc will be saved and reopened upon the re-opening of the cTrader.

Use of Mouse

Chart management by the use of a mouse:

  • Click and hold the left mouse button anywhere on the chart and move to left or right. The same operation can be achieved with the scrollbar;
  • Click the right mouse button on the appropriate level of the Price Axis and if allowed, at that price level you will be able to open a ‘Market Order’, ‘Limit Order’ or ‘Stop Order’.
  • Click the left mouse button on the drawn ‘Line Studies’ objects to edit them and move them around the chart.
  • If ‘Multiple Chart’ mode is enabled you can use the ‘Mouse Scroll’ to move the chart according to the scrollingdirection when hovering over the chart.

Trading Top

Order Types

FxPro cTrader supports the following orders: ‘Market order’, ‘Limit Order’, ‘Stop Orders’, ‘Stop Loss’ and ‘Take Profit’.

Market Order

A request to open or close a Buy or a Sell position, at the current available market price. Your request will remain live until executed. FxPro cTrader will automatically aggregate all available liquidity at the best possible prices available and fill at VWAP (Volume-Weighted Average Price)

Limit Order

A ‘Limit Order’ is an order to buy or sell an instrument at a specific price. A ‘Buy Limit Order’ can only be executed at the limit price or lower, and a sell limit order can only be executed at the limit price or higher. Once triggered there is a five- second time limit during which our ECN platform will attempt to fill your order at your requested price or better. Any unfilled volume remaining after this time will be shown as a new ‘Pending Limit Order’ at the original requested price.

Stop Order

A ‘Stop Order’ is an order to buy or sell a security once the price reaches a specified level. A ‘Buy Stop Order’ is entered at a price that is always above the current Market price. A ‘Sell Stop Order’ is always placed below the current market price. Once triggered there is a three-second time limit during which our ECN platform will attempt to fill your order at your requested price. Any volume remaining after this time will be filled at market price.

Stop Loss/Take Profit

These are attached to an already open order to close a position at a specified market price. A ‘Stop Loss’ may be used to minimize losses whereas a ‘Take Profit’ may be used to secure profits. In instances where netting occurs, a new order is created and any ‘Take Profit’ or ‘Stop Loss’ that was attached to the previous orders is no longer valid.

Note: ‘Market Orders’ are subject to extreme fills, especially during thin/volatile market conditions. Only one order can be filled at a time. Opening or closing of multiple of positions is not possible.

Opening a position:

There are three types of order available;

  1. ‘Market Orders’
  2. ‘Limit Orders’
  3. ‘Stop Orders’

To open an ‘Instant Market Order’ follow the steps below;

  1. Select the pair you wish to trade from the ‘Symbols Window’ to expand the ‘Pairs Window’ (as you can see to the right)
  2. Select the size of the trade you wish to place, by clicking on the 100k (as displayed in picture to the right) which will then display a drop don window with volumes in ‘k’.
  3. You can open a BUY or SELL position using the quick place buttons (Sell in grey / Buy in orange in picture)
  4. This will then process your order which can then be viewed in the Trade Watch

Alternatively

  1. the ‘Create New Order’ button will open a more detailed trade window where you can set any of the three available trade types, including the ‘Instant Market Order’ you can see to the right.
  2. In the boxes you can select the ‘Symbol’ you wish to trade, and the volume of the trade in ‘k’, before clicking the BUY or SELL buttons.
  3. Upon successfully entering a trade you will be presented with the confirmation window.

To open a Limit Order you follow the below steps;

  1. You have a quick Buy Limit and Sell Limit button which will open the drop down box you can see to your right. This allows you to set a quick entry point using the prices shown in the window.
  2. Clicking one of these prices will instantly submit the limit order to your orders window in the Trade Watch.

Alternatively

  1. Clicking the ‘Create New Order’ button will open a more detailed trade window where you can set any of the three available trade types, including the two windows shown here for ‘Limit Orders’ and ‘Stop Orders’.
  2. In the boxes you can select the symbol you wish to trade, the price you wish to enter, the volume of the trade in ‘k’, and expiry, if you wish to use one, before then clicking the BUY or SELL buttons.

Attention:

  • ‘Stop Loss’ and ‘Take Profit’ orders trigger at open positions, not at pending orders.

Closing /Modify an Order

To close an open position, click the price under the CLOSE column at the end of the TRADE WATCH window. This will automatically close the trade.

Modify, edit or delete a ‘Pending order’

To modify, edit or delete a pending order, open the ‘Orders Window’ from the Trade Watch and then double- click the pending order. This will open the popup window in which you can change the price and expiry or simply delete the position.

Alternatively

Click the button. This is a quick button that opens the Modify Positions window where you can change the price and expiry or simply delete the position.

Attention:

  • Not checking the checkbox by the Stop Loss and Take Profit titles is does the same function as disabling the orders.

Setting Or Editing A ‘stop Loss’ Or ‘take Profit’ Top

To modify an open position or to add or edit a ‘Stop Loss’ or ‘Take Profit’ you must double-click the open position to launch the popup window.

You can select a ‘Stop Loss’ or ‘Take Profit’ by first selecting the relevant box to enable the settings. Above you can see that the ‘Stop Loss’ settings have been enabled. Your ‘Stop Loss’ or ‘Take Profit’ can be set by using the up down arrows in the price box or by highlighting the price and manually typing a new one.

You can see the percentage of profit or loss, pips and profit/loss to be made on the specific order by setting the SL or TP rate.

Select ‘Protect’, to set the ’Stop Loss’ or ‘Take Profit’ on the specific position.

Appendix Top

Fast Navigation Top

Hot Keys

  • Page Up – Fast chart scrolling to the left – scrolls the whole screen (to older data)
  • Page Down – Fast chart scrolling to the right scrolls the whole screen (newest data)
  • (?) Left Arrow – Scroll left
  • (?) Right Arrow – Scroll right
  • (?) Up Arrow – Scroll left
  • (?) Down Arrow – Scroll right
  • (+) – Zoom in
  • (-) – Zoom out
  • Delete – Delete selected object
  • Backspace – Delete last drawn object
  • ALT + 1 – Chart mode OCLH
  • ALT + 2 – Chart mode Candlesticks
  • ALT + 3 – Chart mode Line Charts
  • Ctrl + Z – Undo object delete
  • Home – Go to the oldest data available ? End – Go to the ‘Latest Trend’ bar
  • Ctrl+G – Showgrid
  • Ctrl + V – Show volume
  • Ctrl + B – ShowBid
  • Ctrl + A – ShowAsk
  • Ctrl + F – Favorites tab (Market Watch)
  • Ctrl + S – Symbols tab (Market Watch)
  • Ctrl + O – Neworder
  • Ctrl + V – Duplicate the selected drawn object ? Ctrl + C – Crosshair
  • Ctrl + D – Data window
  • Alt + F4 – Close the terminal ? ESC – Close any window
  • F1 – Help
  • F2 – Layout toggle