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Hot Keys

Setting up Hot Keys

The hot key setup and key type selections can be modified to suit your trading needs. You can easily add, edit, or delete hot keys from a menu. You can choose which key you want to use for a specific function.

To access the Hot Key Setup:

1. From the System menu, click Hot Key Setup. View Graphic View Graphic

The Hot Key Setup dialog box appears. View Graphic View Graphic

Note: If you are currently looking at a single symbol window, the hot key will open the selected tool with the symbol attached. If you are looking at a window with multiple symbols, the tool will open with no symbol entered.

To create a new Hot Key:

1. In the Hot Key Setup dialog box, click the Add button. The Hot Key Action dialog box appears. View Graphic View Graphic

2. Make the selections for your new hot key:

3. Click OK. In the Hot Key Setup dialog box, your hot key appears in the Hot Key list with the key assignment reading "Unassigned."

4. Press the key combination you want to use for your new hot key. The hot key assignment appears as you type.

5. Press Enter. Your hot key is defined and created.

6. Click OK to exit the Hot Key Setup dialog box.

To modify a Hot Key:

1. In the Hot Key Setup dialog box, select the hot key you want to modify.
2. Click the Change button. The Hot Key Action dialog box appears.
3. Make the changes to your hot key, and then click OK.
4. Click OK to exit the Hot Key Setup dialog box.

To delete a Hot Key:

1. In the Hot Key Setup dialog box, select the hot key you want to delete.
2. Click the Remove button. The Hot Key is deleted.
3. Click OK to exit the Hot Key Setup dialog box.


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