Keyboard Shortcuts

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Keyboard Shortcuts allow configuring custom key combinations to execute frequently used commands.

Editing Keyboard Shortcuts

To edit Keyboard Shortcuts:

  1. Select File in the Main menu and click Keyboard Shortcuts…
  2. Select shortcuts category from the Category list.
  3. Double-click on the command.
  4. Press the desired key combination. If this combination is already in use the associated command will be displayed in the Shortcut currently used by: field.
  5. Click Assign.
  6. Click OK.

To delete the shortcut for the selected command click Clear.

Click Reset to Defaults to revert custom changes.

Custom Commands

Trading.Custom category allows to create custom orders and assign custom key combinations to them.

Click <<Click for New Custom Order>> to setup a custom order, click OK and follow the steps to edit a Keyboard Shortcut.

Charting.Custom and Scanner.Custom categories allow to assign custom key combinations to a particular study applied to a chart or scanner window.

Click <<Click for New CustInsert Study>> to select a study, click OK and follow the steps to edit a Keyboard Shortcut.

Note: Custom key combinations should consist of Shift and/or Ctrl and/or Alt key plus a letter key, a number key or a function key (F1, F2 etc.) Other keys that can be used are: Insert, Home, Page Up, Delete, End, Page Down and function keys (F1, F2 etc.).

Order Confirmation

To enable/disable order confirmation window for orders placed/cancelled using Keyboard Shortcuts select File in the main menu, click Preferences, select the Trading tab and check/uncheck the Orders placed/cancelled by the keyboard shortcuts check box.