General settings

General settings — is a screen, where you can set up the most common behavior of the whole Quantower application.

General settings — is a screen, where you can set up the most common behavior of the whole Quantower application. It is logically grouped into several tabs:

The most settings are applied automatically, once you change them, but, in some cases, you will be prompted to confirm the changes apply; this action is required for complex settings, where the one change will influence a complex logic.

General settings are backed up automatically every 5 minutes by default and you can control this behavior in the General tab.

General settings

General settings of Quantower — Localization, Themes, Sounds, RTD, Time zones

Theme

List

Сhoose one of the 6 color schemes that suits you best

Language (beta)

List

Quantower supports 15 languages. In case of errors or inaccuracies in translation, any user can make changes to the text. Read the manual how to make changes in selected language.

Autosave settings (every 5 minutes)

true

Quantower will save your application settings in "Settings" folder and overwrite them every 5 minutes while the application is active. It also saves on application close

Display quantity in lots

true

Abbreviate volume & ticks

true

Control Center

Control center is the starting point of all terminal, used as a launcher and informer simultaneously. And for optimal use of the space on it, we have added the ability to display/hide some controls.

Configure the display of controls on the main control panel

Sounds

Sounds management

Sounds are a good way of additional interaction with user allowing to inform about some activities even you don’t currently in front of your PC. Sounds can be enabled or disabled per certain action.

Enable sounds

true

Enables or disables all of the application sounds globally

The group of actions in Quantower, when the sound should be played consists of the most vital situations in application usage. This list is not final and can be extended or changed later. Each option has a set of controls:

  • enable/disable checkbox

  • action name

  • sound path (you can select your custom path to any .wav file)

  • prelisten button (play/stop)

Confirmations

Confirmations and Warnings management

Confirm order placement

true

Ask before placing order

Confirm order cancellation

true

Ask before cancelling order

Confirm order/position modification

true

Ask before order of position modifications apply

Confirm position reversing

true

Ask before reversing the position

Confirm application close

true

Ask before closing the Quantower terminal

Confirm bind close

true

Ask before closing the binds

Show deal tickets

true

Show the pop-up screens with the trading notification

Confirm hot button action

true

Ask before make any action with Hot Button

Time zones

Favorite time zones management

In case you are trading in various markets that are in different time zones, you will find it useful to switch the time indicator in Control center to one of your favorite market times.

In Time zone settings group you can select what time zones are your favorite and should be displayed in a pop-up screen when you click the Time in Control center. Once you select several items from this list, you will then be able to switch between them easily.

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