Settings of the client terminal are customize in menu "Tools — Options".
It includes options for following parameters:
Setting parameters of connection to the server (Server tab)
"Server" field should contain IP-address or server domain name and its communication port. The record follows the format "[server's internet address]: [port number]". It is necessary to indicate the account number and password in the "Login" and "Password" fields. This data is used during automated authorization (flag "Keep personal settings and data at startup"). This option allows to save the account number and the password, and at the next start-ups of the terminal the authorization would be carried out automatically. The button "Open an Account" is designed to open a new demo account, the button "Change Password" allows to change the password of the current account. "Data Center" field should contain the address of used data center. Via data center, the client terminal receives news, quotations, historical data (charts) and conducts trade transactions. Please note that if you put a flag, but don't indicate the server's port and address, the terminal won't operate. The button "Test" allows for testing operation via the indicated data server. Flag "Auto Configurations" allows for automated configuring operation via the Data Centers. At this, field "Data Center" and button "Test" will be blocked. Working with internet via a proxy-server requires additional setting. First, it is necessary to put a correspondent flag (Enable Proxy Server). Then, pressing "Proxy" button, allows for setting: it is required to indicate the proxy-server's type, address (IP or domain name) and number, as well as login and access password. Button "Test", as in case with Data Center, helps to test viability of settings. When the setting is finished, the terminal will start working via the indicated proxy.
You can also configure the following options in the options window:
Attention: Historical Data is not exported under DDE protocol. Current quotations are transmitted only when the client terminal is on. Charts parameters settings (Charts tab)
Parameters settings, common for all charts, are set in "Charts" tab:
Field "Max bars in history" allows for setting the volume of historical data in bars, stored in historical files. Further on, this history may be used to test Expert Advisors. "Max bars on charts" sets number of bars, showed on the chart. These bars would be used to configure technical indicators. Trade parameters settings (Trade tab).
The flag "Last used Symbol" means, that the correspondent value of the last operation will be used as a default financial tool when opening a position. To use the same tool by default, it is necessary to uncheck the box and choose the required name in the activated field. The same way the user may set initial number of lots. The flag "Last used number of Lots" allows for using lots of the last trade operation, whereas the flag "Lots by default" sets permanent number of lots. Expert Advisors parameters setting (Expert Advisors tab)
In this tab the basic Expert Advisors parameters are set:
E-mail parameters setting (E-mail tab)
In this tab the user sets his mailbox parameters to make sure that messages will be sent at the command of Expert Advisors or alert signal. The user would need to put the flag "Enable" and fill out the following fields:
Setting parameters of notification on system events (Events tab)
This tab is used to make settings of system events signals. Flag "Enable" allows for using signals in the terminal. Field "Event" indicates the predefined system event and field "Action" sets the file. The system events include:
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