Time and Sales

Time and Sales

Time and Sales Reference

Available settings

These settings affect only the selected Time & Sales widget. To update the default settings with these value for newly-opened Time & Sales widgets, or to apply them to existing opened widgets, click Defaults.

  • Colors: Allows you to customize or change the cell and column colors available in the widget.
  • Highlight quantities >=: Highlight the row when a transaction quantity equals or exceeds this value.
  • Minimum qty to display: Show only transactions with quantities that meet or exceed this value.
  • Milliseconds: Check to show millisecond accuracy in the time.
  • Launch floating order entry on left click on price or quantity.: Check to open the default floating order entry widget when a user clicks on a price or quantity.
  • Accumulate trades by time (1 sec): Check to accumulate individual traded quantities at the same price level and buy/sell direction into an total traded quantity within the past 1 second interval. Uncheck to display all individual trades as they occur.
  • Historical Data: Check to include or exclude historical data.
  • SetTime and Sales columns: Select the columns you want shown in Time & Sales.

Time & Sales column descriptions

Column Description
Date Date the event took place, based on the current date set on the local workstation.
Time Time the event took place, based on the current time set on the local workstation.
Contract Name of the contract.
Price Buy/Sell price of the product.
Quantity Quantity of the product that was bought/sold.
Type Order type (i.e., Vole, Block, Basis). A unique identifier for OTC trade types is displayed to help differentiate between the different OTC order types.

Trade Sounds

The Trade Sounds section allows you to play sounds for trades that meet or exceed a user-defined range of quantities. To enable this functionality, check the Enable trade sounds checkbox.

When checked, the Add Rule button is displayed. Click this button to add one or more rules for which sound to play for trades that meet or exceed the range of trade quantities. Double-click a cell in the following columns to add or select a value for each rule:

  • Trade Qty Min — Enter the minimum trade quantity.
  • Trade Qty Max — Enter the maximum trade quantity. When a trade meets or exceeds this range, the selected sound is played.
  • Side — Select which side of the trade to apply the sound. The table row will be shaded blue for "Buy" or red for "Sell" based on which side is selected. If the cell is blank, the sound plays for both sides of the trade.
  • Sound — Select which sound to play when the trade quantity meets or exceeds your trade quantity range.

The following controls are available for each rule:

  • Use — Check this checkbox in each row to activate a rule.
  • Play — Click to preview the selected sound.
  • Del — Click the "x" to remove a rule.