Market Profile Properties

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The Market Profile Properties dialog contains seven tabs. From right to left, the A-P, Q-f, g-v, and w-z tabs control the color of Time Price Opportunities (TPOs). The Colors tab controls the color of attributes like grid lines, background, and price highlights. The AutoSplitter contains settings that are only available if you subscribe to Market Profile+.

 

The General tab controls the way data is displayed in a Market Profile display. The following tables explains these settings:

 

Fields and Combo Boxes

Field/Combo Box

Function

Symbol

This field contains the instrument or basket in the Profile window.

 

Prefix

This field contains the Reuters Thompson symbol prefix, if applicable. On all other feeds, this field is empty.

 

IBR Count

 

Session

This combo box contains three options:

 

Option

Function

All Sessions

Data from all sessions gets added to the profile.

Electronic Only

Only electronic session data appears in the profile.

Pit Only

Only pit session data appears in the profile.

 

Session 1 Start

Entering a time (HH:MM) in this field enables you to designate the start time of the profile. Data received prior to this time is ignored. If you enter a value in this field, you should also provide an end time in the following field.

 

Session 1 End

Entering a time (HH:MM) in this field designates an end time for the profile. Data received after this time are ignored.

 

Session 2 Start

Entering a time (HH:MM) in this field enables you to designate the start time of a second session. Data received after the end of the first session but prior to this time is ignored. If you enter a value in this field, you should also provide an end time in the following field.

 

Session 2 End

Entering a time (HH:MM) in this field designates an end time for the second session. Data received after this time and prior to the start of the first session is ignored.

 

Check Boxes

Check Box

Function

Display IBR

Check this box if you want to display the Initial Balance Range (IBR).

 

Hide grid lines

Check this box if you don't want grid lines in the background.

 

Current Price Highlight

Check this box if you want to see an arrow in the price scale that indicates the current price.

 

Value Area Shading

Check this box if you want the Volume Value Area shaded.

 

Value Area Bar

Check this box to display a bar that defines the range of the Volume Value Area.

 

Display Title Bar

Check this box to display a title bar on the Profile window.

 

Display Horizontal Scrollbar

Check this box to display horizontal scroll bars.

 

Display Vertical Scrollbars

Check this box to display vertical scroll bars.

 

Old Color Scheme

Check this box to utilize the Aspen's old TPO color scheme.

 

Buttons

Button

Function

Save As Default

Click this button to save the Properties as set to the default Properties of all new Profile windows.

 

OK

Clicking OK applies Properties as set and exits this dialog.

 

Cancel

Clicking Cancel exits this dialog without applying the Properties.

 

Apply

Clicking Apply applies Properties as set and leaves this dialog in view.

 

 

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