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Use the Order Entry window to create and then Submit or Save an order. It's linked via windows color grouping to other windows, which means that when you choose an instrument from another window in the group, the Order Entry is "loaded" with that instrument and ready to submit an order. It's easy to change the asset by selecting from the drop down list of previously used instruments, or typing in a new one manually. To set up an option order, click the Option Chain button to easily pick an option contract.
The Order Entry tile comes in different modes, and you can modify the mode to fit your trading style. The above image shows the Interactive mode.
To change the Order Entry mode
1. Click the configuration wrench icon in the top right corner of the panel's title bar and select Settings.
2. Select the Order Entry tool style. Choose from: