PPro8 TMS Ticker

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The PPro8 Ticker window displays data on a preset list of symbols.

Note: to view values for symbols in the Ticker window, first set up a symbol list in theSymbols List Editor.

Open a new Ticker window

1. On the PPro8 toolbar, click Ticker.

2. An empty Ticker window appears.

Set the display mode for a Ticker window

There are three different display modes available for the Ticker window: High / Low, Trade, and Level 1. Select an option to set the corresponding display mode.

  • High / Low: this mode shows new highs or lows on a list of symbols. When the High / Low mode is set, the Ticker window displays Symbol, Price, Change, and Time.

  • Trade: this mode shows all trades on the list of symbols being monitored, much like the Time of Sales window. When the Trade mode is set, the Ticker window displays Symbol, Price, Shares, and Time.

  • Level 1: this mode shows Level 1 data on a list of symbols. When the Level 1 mode is set, the Ticker window displays Symbol, Bid, Ask, Bid Size, and Ask size.

Ticker Window Customization

To make changes to the Ticker window settings, right-click anywhere in the Ticker window to open the Ticker Customization window. This window displays four main tabs on the left: High/LowLevel 1Trades, and Common.

High/Low

Use the High/Low window to set the high/low settings for the Ticker window.

  • Click the High/Low tab to open the High/Low window.

The High/Low window contains three sub-tabs: Columns, Colors, and Sounds.

Columns

Use the Columns window to show or hide columns in High / Low mode.

1. Click the Columns sub-tab.

2. The Columns window appears.

Show a column in High / Low mode

1. Click an item in the Unselected items list.

2. Click the right arrow to move the item to the Selected items list.

3. Click OK.

4. The column appears in the Ticker window.

Hide a column from High / Low mode

1. In the Columns window, click an item in the Selected items list.

2. Click the left arrow to move the item to the Unselected items list.

3. Click OK.

4. The column is hidden from the Ticker window.

Colors

Use the Colors window to set the colors for the header and ticker in High / Low mode.

1. Click the Colors sub-tab.

2. The Colors window appears.

Set a color in High / Low mode

1. Double-click the color box next to a feature, for example, Header Background under the Header Color heading.

2. The Color Selector window appears. Click a color, and then click OK.

3. In the Colors window, click OK.

4. The color is set.

Sounds

Use the Sounds window to enable sound effects for alerts when alert conditions are met.

1. Click the Sounds sub-tab.

2. The Sounds window appears.

Set a sound effect

1. In the Sounds window, click the New button.

2. A table row appears.

3. Type a Symbol, click an Alert Type, click a Condition, and type a Parameter value for the symbol.

4. Click the () button, click a WAV sound file in the media folder, and then click Open.

5. Select the check box for the symbol, and then click OK.

6. The alert sound effect is set.

7. To reset an alert, click the Reset button.

Level 1

Use the Level 1 window to show Level 1 data in the Ticker window.

  • Click the Level 1 tab to open the Level 1 window.

The Level 1 window contains three sub-tabs: Columns, Colors, and Sounds.

Columns

Use the Columns window to show or hide columns in Level 1 mode.

1. Click the Columns sub-tab.

2. The Columns window appears.

Show a column in Level 1 mode

1. Click an item in the Unselected items list.

2. Click the right arrow to move the item to the Selected items list.

3. Click OK.

4. The column appears in the Ticker window.

Hide a column from Level 1 mode

1. Click an item in the Selected items list.

2. Click the left arrow to move the item to the Unselected items list.

3. Click OK.

4. The column is hidden from the Ticker window.

Colors

Use the Colors window to set the colors for the header and ticker in Level 1 mode.

1. Click the Colors sub-tab.

2. The Colors window appears.

Set a color in Level 1 mode

1. Double-click the color box next to a feature, for example, L1 Bid under the Ticker color heading.

2. The Color Selector window appears. Click a color, and then click OK.

3. In the Color window, click OK.

4. The color is set.

Sounds

Use the Sounds window to enable sound effects for alerts when alert conditions are met.

1. Click the Sounds sub-tab.

2. The Sounds window appears.

Set a sound effect

1. In the Sounds window, click the New button.

2. A table row appears.

3. Type a Symbol, click an Alert Type, click a Condition, and type a Parameter value for the symbol.

4. Click the () button, click a WAV sound file in the media folder, and then click Open.

5. Select the check box for the symbol, and then click OK.

6. The alert sound effect is set.

7. To reset an alert, click the Reset button.

Trade

Use the Trade window to filter data, show columns, and set colors for the Ticker window’s Trade mode.

  • Click the Trade tab to open the Trade window.

The Trade window contains three sub-tabs: Columns, Colors, and Sounds.

Columns

Use the Columns window to show or hide columns in Trade mode.

1. Click the Columns sub-tab.

2. The Columns window appears.

Show a column in Trade mode

1. Click an item in the Unselected items list.

2. Click the right arrow to move the item to the Selected items list.

3. Click OK.

4. The column appears in the Ticker window.

Hide a column from Trade mode

1. Click an item in the Selected items list.

2. Click the left arrow to move the item to the Unselected items list.

3. Click OK.

4. The column is hidden from the Ticker window.

Colors

Use the Colors window to set the colors for the header and ticker in Trade mode.

1. Click the Colors sub-tab.

2. The Colors window appears.

Set a color in Trade mode

1. Double-click the color box next to a feature, for example, Trade At Bid under the Ticker color heading.

2. The Color Selector window appears. Click a color, and then click OK.

3. In the Color window, click Apply, and then click OK.

4. The color is set.

Sounds

Use the Sounds window to enable sound effects for alerts when alert conditions are met.

1. Click the Sounds sub-tab.

2. The Sounds window appears.

Set a sound effect

1. In the Sounds window, click the New button.

2. A table row appears.

3. Type a Symbol, click an Alert Type, click a Condition, and type a Parameter value for the symbol.

4. Click the () button, click a WAV sound file in the media folder, and then click Open.

5. Select the check box for the symbol, and then click OK.

6. The alert sound effect is set.

7. To reset an alert, click the Reset button.

Common

Use the Common window to set the common settings for the Ticker window.

  • Click the Common tab to open the Common window.

The Common window contains four sub-tabs: Lines/Bars, Font, Symbol Lists, and Group Link.

Lines/Bars

Use the Lines/Bars window to show lines and bars in the Ticker window.

1. Click the Lines/Bars sub-tab.

2. The Lines/Bars window appears.

Show lines and bars

  • Select or clear the check boxes next to the features to show or hide them from the ticker window.

Font

Use the Font window to set the overall font for the Ticker window.

1. Click the Font sub-tab.

2. The Font window appears.

Set a font for the Ticker Window

1. Click Set Font.

2. The Select Font window appears.

3. Click the font, font style, size, effects, and writing system you want to set.

4. Click OK.

5. Click OK.

6. The new font appears in the Ticker window.

Symbol Lists

Use the Symbol Lists to show specific symbols.

1. Click the Symbol Lists sub-tab.

2. The Symbol Lists window appears.

Show a symbol list

  • Select or clear the check box next to the symbol list name to show or hide it from the Ticker window.

Note: to view values for symbols in the Ticker window, first set up a symbol list in the Symbols List Editor.

Group Link

Use the Group Link option to link the Ticker window to other tools.

1. Click the Group Link sub-tab in the Common window.

2. The Group Link window appears.

Link the Ticker window to other windows

1. Select the Link window to group number check box.

2. Type the number of the window you would like to link the Ticker window to.

3. Click OK.

4. After the link is applied, a symbol change in the Ticker window causes a change in the symbol and data of the linked window.

Alignment Editor

Use the Alignment Editor to align columns to the left, center, or right for the Ticker window.

Align a column in the Ticker window

1. Right-click a column heading, such as SymbolPrice, or Bid, in the Ticker window.

2. The Alignment Editor appears.

3. In the Alignment section, click LeftCenter, or Right to align the column left, center, or right.

4. The column is aligned.

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