Orders Window Columns

Account

Account number

 

InstrT
Displays type of instrument (type to which instrument belongs). Appears depending on your system configuration.

 

Owner

For trading and testing accounts: last name or login of the account money owner

For managed accounts: Trader’s last name or login

 

Order

Order number

 

Ticket

Ticket number for the existing open position. If there is no open position associated with the order, the “Ticket” field will be empty. The ticket number is not the same as order number.

 

Ticket Rate

For orders to close an existing position, the Ticket Rate column shows the rate at which the parent position was opened.

 

T

Type of order:

I –  (Initiating) Market order aimed at opening a position - white background (proximity cell is highlighted in green)

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J – Initiating order with insufficient usable margin to activate - grey background

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C – Market order aimed at closing of a position - white background (proximity cell is highlighted in green)

 

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M – Close order initiated by margin call event - coral background

 

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F (Failed)- entry order with insufficient usable margin for execution: Entry order triggered, account did not have sufficient usable margin to execute the Entry order

SF (Stop Failed) - stop order failed to execute as a result of Margin Call on account: Stop order triggered when account was in Margin Call

LF - (Limit Failed)- limit order failed to execute as a result of Margin Call on account: Limit order triggered when account was in Margin Call

R - Temporary state; rejected (re-priced) I order

T - Temporary state; rejected (re-priced) C order

 

All the above orders are displayed on grey background, like J orders.

 

S – Stop order

L - Limit order

ES – Entry Stop order

EL – Entry Limit order

 

Not triggered – white background

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Not triggered but within imminent distance – white background (proximity cell is highlighted in yellow)

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Triggered – white background (proximity cell is highlighted in green)

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Instrument

Instrument name

 

Lot

Order amount measured in lots

 

Amt,K

Order amount in contract currency measured in thousands (Amt,K = number of lots * contract size/1000)

 

B/S

B=Buy order; S=Sell order

 

Bid

Order rate

shown in black if the order is to enter the market
shown in red if the order is to exit the market

 

Ask

Order rate

shown in black if the order is to enter the market
shown in red if the order is to exit the market

 

 

Proximity

Shows how many pips the order rate is away from the market rate.

Note: Proximity column for I, C and triggered ES, EL, L, S orders shows "pending".

For M orders Proximity column is empty.

 

 

 

Tr.Stop (Trailing Stop)

Indicates the Trailing Stop Distance (in pips).

Trailing Stop works as follows: If the market price moves UP for a Buy position/DOWN for a Sell position, then the Trailing Stop moves with the market price, following it at the pre-set distance. If the market price moves DOWN for a Buy position/UP for a Sell position, then the Trailing Stop remains fixed and, if the market price reaches the Trailing Stop price, the order will be executed.

 

Predef. Stop

Shows the predefined Stop order for the entry order. This pre-set Stop will become an actual Stop Order after the parent Entry Order is triggered and executed.

 

Predef. Limit

Shows the predefined limit for the entry order. This pre-set limit will become an actual Limit after the parent Entry Order is triggered and executed.

 

OCO

If this order is part of an OCO pair, this field displays the number of the other order in the pair.

 

Created By

Shows which of the following was responsible for the creation of the order:

Order was created manually by a trader. (The "Created By" column will be empty.)
Order was created by a strategy. (The "Created By" column will display the name of the strategy).

 

Time

Time of order generation

 

Comment

Shows comments created by a trader on orders.

Shows comments created by a trader on open positions.

Trade ID
Shows Trade ID, an identifier assigned to every new position at the moment of position opening, in the same way as is the ticket ID. Read more...

Note: You can select which columns appear in the Orders window. Right-click on the header, select Columns, select Customize, and check the check boxes next to the columns that you want to appear in the Orders window.