Watchlists

Opening of the watch list

In order to open a watch list using one of the options:
  1. 1.
    Select Watch by using Main -> New or
  2. 2.
    left-click the icon
    in the application toolbar within the main window.
The watch list and the scanner fulfill the same functions in the list chart group.
Right-click and select the Add Instruments option to add new instruments or a new instrument list using the Reload Instrument List menu item.
You can manually add instrument symbols to the symbol column. A simple left click in the column beneath the last instrument will allow you to type in the symbol name. In addition to this, the instruments/symbols can be rearranged using the intuitive drag & drop functionality.
Press the Delete button on the keyboard to delete the entry.
By right-clicking on the header of a column, you can access the option "Edit Columns" and add a column to your Watchlist.
In the following screenshot, you can choose information, indicators, and conditions to be displayed as a column. You can display detailed information for an instrument by adding Information->InstrumentProperty with a double click on it. Now you can set this to a big amount of different information as for example TradingHours, ExpiryDate (Futures), Margin, Point Value, Sectors, etc.

Application Instructions

To link the watch list to a single chart group:
  1. 1.
    right-click within the Watch tab and
  2. 2.
    select the Open Linked ChartGroup menu item
Once linked, the Watch tab and Trade tab will be colored green. In this way, you can freely link the scanner from the LCG list chart group = watch list to any chart.
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