Placing orders on the Quantower platform can be done via different panels like Order Entry, DOM Trader, Chart. In this guide, we will show you how to place orders via Chart using the sidebar trading toolbar and mouse mode.
Chart trading mode with the mouse
Quick order placement through the chart area with a mouse.
How to set up many limit orders
How to activate trading with hotkeys
Setting and trading from the hotkeys.
To activate the quick trading toolbar, click on the button in the upper right corner.
Quick Order Quantity buttons will help you change the specified volume in one click, based on your trading strategy. You can set by default any parameters that you need to quickly change the values. Moreover, the buttons can change not only the specified position volume, but also apply any (!!!) formulas to calculate the order volume. To set your personal values for a quick change of the order, you need to go to the settings of the chart in the menu section "Order entry" and find the field "OE buttons"
You can set standard values of the order amount, which corresponds to your risks. This is very convenient for manual trading.
By right-clicking you can save the default order entry settings for all symbols
There are two ways to enter the quantity of a position
Entering an order in lots of a traded symbol or coin - this was described above
Entering the amount of money planned to purchase that asset.
For example, at the moment you have $82 on your account and 10 leverage is set. It means that you have $820 available balance for trade. This is what you can see in the example.
Then you can set automatic stop loss and profit in pips. It's very convenient to set the lot size and protect it. Specify your values in the appropriate fields.
Use the Qquick Ttrade toolbar
Set your values for stop loss or profit. You can also use any one parameter only.
Use the button to activate the trade with the mouse to set a limit order
To set multiple stop orders for a single position, do the following Switch the bracket (stop) settings to multi mode
Enter data for setting the first limit orders and how many lots or coins should be closed
For the next stops, enter similar data on the next line.
You can set orders in multiples of your total volume
Next comes a block of buttons for quickly placing an order into the betting slots at the appropriate price.
2. Next comes a large block of functions for managing the current position. You can delete or limit orders or stops. You can also reverse your position with one button or set it to no loss. These are very functional buttons, do not miss them.
To access the quick trade toolbar, click the button in the upper right corner.
Allows you to set limit and stop limit orders directly on the chart. To activate this function, click on the button in the upper right corner of the panel with the image of a mouse icon
If the mouse position is higher than the current price then
right click of the mouse will set a limit order
left click of the mouse will set a Buy stop market order
If position of the mouse is under the current price then
right click of the mouse will set Sell stop market
right click of the mouse will set Buy limit order
To access the quick trade toolbar, click the button in the upper right corner. If you don't see this button, turn it on in the settings
You can set your own values for the hot buttons in the chart settings