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This Post describes on how to set Preferences window configures General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences options.

Knowledge Base - Net.net 11 | October 10

Preferences supports changing preferences commonly employed in the application. These can be configured as required. The Preferences window configures General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences options.

Configure General Preferences

  1. Click Tools > Preferences. Alternatively, press Ctrl + R. The Preferences window is displayed with various tabs: General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences. By default, the General tab parameters are viewed. You can configure the following general settings:


    • On Event.....Do-On occurrence of the selected events, the ticked (check mark) actions- Beep, Flash Message Bar, Message Box, Play Sound (If the Event is an Exchange Log Off session, a play sound can be set up. Click Browse to locate the file)  - are called. For example, on Order Confirmation, if you select the Message Box, then on every order confirmation, ODIN™ Diet prompts with a message.

    • Data window options -Configures the data within the Data window. For example, configure the graph settings. Display each graph in a separate window.

    • Time Format used in Views - Configures using a 12/24-hour clock time period.

    • Always open the Order Book with - Saves the current order status, as default setting for when you open the Order Book. Select one from All/ Pending/ unconfirmed/ Cancelled / Rejected/ Admin Pending.

    • Close all windows on log-off - On log off, the displayed windows are closed.

    • Preferred Exchange - The selected Exchange is available as the default Exchange.

    • Allow Trade/Order Confirmation Message-Only order and trade confirmation messages are displayed in the message bar.

    • Show Grid- Displays Market watch with grids.

    • Allow Trade/Order Confirmation Message-Only order and trade confirmation messages are displayed in the message bar.

    • Enable Tool Tip

  2. Configure the settings, as required.

  3. Click Apply to make the configured values to act as the new default general value set.

Click OK.

Configure Order Preferences

  1. Click Tools > Preferences. The Preferences window is displayed with various tabs:  General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences. By default, the General tab parameters are viewed.

  2. Click Order tab. You can configure the following order-related settings:


    • Initially always display the selected market segment. NSE EQ / NSE FO / BSE EQ / MCX FO / NCDEX FO/ MCXSX Futures.

    • Set confirmation message box on placing a Fresh order, confirming an order, placing a market order or canceling an order.

Print Order Confirmations/ Trade Confirmations /MTM On-line Calculation.

    • Specify the minimum order Quantity value to trade with while placing orders in Market Lots.

    • Set alerts on market lot qty, price, value on surpassing the said value.

    • Set the order Quantity based on units or lots for the MCX or NCDEX markets.

    • Retain User Remarks

    • Set alert on surpassing the said value

  1. Change the default settings, as required.

  2. Click Apply to make the configured values to act as the new default order value set.

Click OK. The screen displays some of the configured Order settings.

Configure Portfolio Preferences

  1. Click Tools > Preferences. The Preferences window is displayed with various tabs:  General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences. By default, the General tab parameters are viewed.

  2. Click Portfolio tab. You can configure the following portfolio-related settings:


    • Select a default portfolio to be displayed in the Market watch.

    • Select Symbol Trend Color On/Off (LTP v/s Prev.Close), Include Underlying, Include Other (FUT/OPT)

    • Select portfolios to be displayed in Market Watch, Equity, Derivatives, and Integrated Tickers. In addition, set the Speed for each of them.

    • Specify time in secs to update index information after fixed interval

  3. Click Apply to make the configured values to act as the new default portfolio value set.

Click OK. The screen displays some of the configured Portfolio settings. 

Configure Workspace Preferences

  1. Click Tools > Preferences. The Preferences window is displayed with various tabs:  General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences. By default, the General tab parameters are viewed.

  2. Click Workspace tab. You can configure the following parameters:


    • Select the Saved workspace to initially start working with.

    • Display current Date/Time on the main ODIN window.

    • Configure to lock the workstation if idle after a preset time period (in minutes/seconds).

    • Set percentage to freeze Daily Price Range.

    • Configure to set column Profile setting to retain all columns, default profile or last used column profile.

  3. Click Apply to make the configured values to act as new default workspace value set.

Click OK. The screen displays some of the configured Workspace settings

Configure Derivatives Preferences

  1. Click Tools > Preferences. The Preferences window is displayed with various tabs:  General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences. By default, the General tab parameters are viewed.

  2. Click Derivatives tab. You can configure the following parameters:


  3. Specify Interest Rate and Dividend values.

    • Specify Volatility% for Fair Value Calculator.

    • Specify Underlying price for Equities or Futures.

    • Select Use ATM Implied Volatility.

    • Specify Options Pricing Model as Black & Scholes. For Binomial, specify steps.

    • Specify Parameters for Online Volatility Update or Theoretical Price.

    • Specify Default Symbol to be displayed in Greek Neutralizer.

Click Apply to make the configured values.

Configure Chart Preferences

  1. Click Tools > Preferences. The Preferences window is displayed with various tabs:  General, Order, Portfolio, Workspace, Derivatives, Chart Preferences. By default, the General tab parameters are viewed.

  2. Click Chart Preferences tab. You can configure the following parameters:


  3. Specify the following:

    • Chart with title bar

    • Chart with filter bar

    • Plot Volume Chart

    • Download Data

  4. Select the duration of Historic Chart Type to be viewed on Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly basis.

  5. Click Apply to make the configured values.



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