The cTrader Settings Panel allows the trader to customize their experience using the platform to configure their theme display, email alerts, asset management, notifications and quick trade settings. The following settings are available via the settings window.
Trading Account Properties
Not all brokers accounts will support the user changing the account properties, but if you can then the following options are available.
- Account number
- Account type, Netted or Hedging.
Trading Account Email Alerts
The platform will send email alerts on each of the events below, these can be turned on or off and if you are not receiving any emails then you will need to configure this with the platform.
- Take profit
- Stop Loss
- Pending order being filled
- Smart stop out
- Margin calls
- Deposits & withdrawals
- Email statements
General Application Layout
The user can also configure the general layout of the platform as well as change the language and adjust the font size for traders with poor eyesight.
For all the trading assets that the broker offers the user can choose individually which ones they want to trade with either Volume (units) or Lot size.
Market Watch Panel
This is the trading panel on the left which allows the trader to select the symbol they wish to trade as well as trade directly, this is very useful for adding watchlists and the settings will allow the user to decide what event happens when they interact with it.
This is part 15. of the video series tutorials to help you learn how to configure the platforms settings.
* Video length: 13-minutes
Complete cTrader Video Tutorials
If you are fairly new to the cTrader platform we have an online user guide and hands-on video tutorials to help you.