Status Bar and Ribbon Menu
Posted by Alexey Iliin on 18 November 2011 02:47 PM
Configuring the Status Bar
The status bar, located at the bottom of the screen, makes it possible to "stream" information such as News, Account Summary, Connection Status, and many others. The status bar can be customized to show only information that you need.
The status bar can display (from left to right):
To select the items you want to display, right-click on the status bar and click on the item that you want to put on the status bar. To configure the Account Summary display, guide your mouse to Account Summary at the bottom of the status bar drop-down menu and check the items you want to see. In a similar way you can also configure the Date/Time display.
The Ribbon menu
Environment: Managing workspaces, language selection, interface style, password changing, connection settings, and options.
Terminal: Access to various panels that allow you to trade, analyze your trading activity, and monitor market conditions.
Account: Here you can view your account balance, make withdrawals, manage funds, and view reports.
Tools: AlgoStudio, alerts, system monitoring, server manager and other tools.
Help: Access to the knowledge base, feedback, updates, and log files.
You can choose to maximize the ribbon for easy access or minimize it to optimize screen space for trading.
To minimize/maximize the ribbon, click the customize button in the Quick Access Toolbar at the top right of the screen. Choose Maximize the Ribbon to show the ribbon for easy access. Choose Minimize the Ribbon to hide the ribbon and only show it when you click a ribbon tab.
Quick Acess Toolbar
The Quick Access Toolbar at the top right of the screen gives you single-click access to many Protrader Terminal tools and functions.
You can customize the toolbar so that the tools you use most frequently are easily accessible.
To add and remove commands in the Quick Access Toolbar:
Here's a short tutorial on the Status Bar and Ribbon Menu: