To submit an order from Order Ticket:
Note: If you select a TT Order type or custom algo order type, enter the additional information in the embedded panel. Based on the TT Order type, the panel might include tabs for additional parameters. For example, the following shows a fly-out dialog for a TT Bracket order type.
For quicker access to order templates, you can display the template selector by enabling Algo templates from the Show/Hide context menu.
These fields may be populated by default with user order-routing exchange properties from the Setup application. The usage of these free-form text fields varies by exchange. Tip: As needed, you can click the reset icon to reset the order ticket to its default settings.
To customize order quantity buttons:
Optionally, you can submit new orders as held orders, then resubmit the orders from the Order Book at a later time. To enable this functionality, right-click the on the widget and check the Show held-order toggle setting. You can also make this the default setting to submit all orders on hold. After you click Save, the Hold button is shown on the widget.
New orders can be submitted as held orders for the following natively supported order types, which vary by exchange and product:
In addition, new orders for all TT Order Types can be submitted as held orders and resubmitted at a later time.
To submit an order as a held order, click the Hold button, then submit the order. The Hold button is highlighted yellow when it's active. When active, all newly submitted orders are sent to the exchange "on hold" and appear in the Order Book widget with a status of "Hold" in the Status column.
To submit a care order:
Open an Order Ticket for a contract.
Enter the account, price, quantity, order type, and TIF order restriction.
Check the Stage check box.
Note: If you submit staged orders on a regular basis, this box can be checked by default if the Staged column is checked for the profile you are using.
Optionally, click the drop down arrow next to the Stage check box to enter any additional instructions. You can also click Remember Instructions to save the instructions in the Order Details screen.
Click Buy or Sell to submit the order.
The order appears in the Order Book with a Status of Available.