These settings affect only the selected Chart widget. To update the default settings with these value for newly-opened Chart widgets, or to apply them to existing opened widgets, click Defaults.
Right-click in the widget to open the context menu and select Settings.
|Chart Type||Select the type of chart to display.|
|Interval||Select the time interval that the chart displays market data.|
|Show tabs||Whether to enable tabs in the widget.|
|Colors||Define colors for chart elements.|
These settings let you customize the colors for different aspects of the selected Chart Type. For example, a Candle chart includes color settings for Candle Up and Candle Down, while a Mountain chart includes settings for Border and Gradient Top.
|Show Fills||Sets whether to display fills on a chart. Displaying fills.|
|Include Leg Fills||Sets whether to show leg fills in addition to parent order fills.|
|Show Working Orders||Sets whether to display working orders on a chart.|
|Enable Trading Mode||Sets whether to display MD Trader in the chart for trading.|
|Ignore global Account List broadcasts||Configures the widget to ignore account selections made in an Account List. When checked (enabled), the widget ignores account selections broadcast by an Account List widget.|
|Set custom action buttons||These settings allow you to add or removed custom buttons on the Chart widget for commonly used order types and time-in-force (TIF) order settings. For more information, see Adding an order button to a chart.|
|Maximum order quantity||Sets the maximum quantity allowed per order.|
|2nd default order quantity||Provides the ability to right-click in the Bids and Asks column at a price level to submit an order with a different default order quantity. To enable this feature, you must check the checkbox and type a quantity in the box to the right of this option.|
|Stop Limit payup (ticks)||Sets the maximum number of ticks away from the Stop trigger price to enter the Limit order.|
(Only visible when the Chart Type setting is Price Distribution)
For more information about these settings, refer to Interpreting the Price Distribution chart.
|Show Initial Balance Area||Sets whether to highlight the letters that comprise the Initial Balance Area on the chart|
|Show Point of Control (POC)||Sets whether to highlight letters that comprise the point of control (POC)|
|Show Time Price Area (TPA) Value Area||Sets whether to display the block showing the range for the TPA Value Area|
|Show TPA Value Area POC||Sets whether to display the POC within the TPA Value Area|
|Show Volume Value Area||Sets whether to display the block showing the range for the Volume Value Area|
|Show Volume Value Area POC||Sets whether to display the POC within the Volume Value Area|
|Show Volume Value Area Bids and Asks||Sets whether to highlight the letters than comprise the Bid and Ask Volume Value area|
|Show Open Marker||Sets whether to display the marker for the session open|
|Show Close Marker||Sets whether to display the marker for the session close|
|Show Last Traded Price (LTP)||Sets whether to highlight the LTP in the price axis|
|Show TPA Summary||Sets whether to display the TPA summary for the session|
|TPA Value Area Percentage||Sets the desired percentage to use when calculating the TPA Value Area|
|Volume Value Area Percentage||Sets the desired percentage to use when calculating the Volume Value Area|
|Bids and Asks Width Percentage||Sets the desired percentage to use when calculating the TPA Value Area|