Communicating with other traders

Communicating with other traders

You can stay in touch with other traders without losing sight of your charts and trades, as all TradersYard communication functionalities are accessible directly from TradersYard X.

Managing your friends list

Select TradersYard -> Chat and the communication module will open. On the left side, you will find your friends list. For better efficiency, you can use the search function. Just type the name of your friend in the Search area.

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Chatting

The chatting area is located on the right side of the window. In the Chat History window, you will find the conversation history with the selected person or office. In order to send a message just type it into the message input field and hit the enter button or click on the send message icon. You can also send files to another user by clicking on the Attach file(s) button -> Choose file on your PC -> Send message
By right-clicking on a friend/group name you can hide friends/office from the list: Hide user/group: allows you to hide any friend/office Show Hidden: allows you to see hidden friend/office

Audio/Video/Screen sharing

In order to start a voice call, click on the green phone symbol on the right in your friend's list (as shown in the screenshot above) or in the right upper corner in the chat area. If your friend is calling you, a small popup window will appear and all you have to do is accept the call by clicking on Accept.
After establishing a connection with your friend or with a TradersYard office, a new window will appear:
On the right-hand side of the window the ActionBar is located:
  • Start/Stop screen sharing by clicking on the Screen button
  • Enable/Disable your webcam by clicking on the Webcam button
  • Enable/Disable your mic by clicking on the Microphone symbol in the lower part of the window
  • Click on the Settings button to set advanced settings.
  • You can even record your conversation by clicking on Start Record

Microphone/Speaker settings

In order to set your microphone and speaker settings click on the little arrow on the microphone symbol:
If you are having issues with your mic or with sound, this is the first thing to check. From there you can select what audio devices to use. Speakers: This allows you to select the right speaker from the list. After marking your audio device with your mouse cursor, you can click on a test to make sure that it is working properly. Microphone: allows you to choose a microphone from the list. The green status line on the right indicates your current mic activity level
You can also select what webcam to use by clicking on the small arrow symbol on the webcam icon. This setting is available only when using multiple webcams.

Screen sharing settings

In order to set your Screen sharing setting please select Settings -> Screen sharing
Source: Allows you to select what monitor or what active window to share. If you cannot find the window you would like to share, simply click on the green refresh button.

Recording a conversation

Before starting to record your conversation, you can set the quality and location of your recording by adjusting its settings:

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Communicating with other traders
Managing your friends list
Conferencing - TradingRooms
Chatting
Audio/Video/Screen sharing
Microphone/Speaker settings
Screen sharing settings
Recording a conversation