4.2 - Sidebar Basics

The Sidebar is located on the left of the StocksToTrade 2.3 Main window.

 

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It is a dedicated container that is intended for displaying quickly accessible information. The available widgets for the Sidebar are the following:

Widget

Description

Watchlist and Scans

Will display your Custom Watchlist, Top Scans, Custom News Scans, Custom Twitter Screener , and Halt/SRR Monitor.

Alerts

Will display any alerts you have set and if the have been triggered. 

Trading Orders

This widget is one of two ways to place orders. This also can be used to see your open positions.

 

Sidebar Tools

The Sidebar currently provide icons for displaying the following widgets. Watchlists & Scans Icon Screen_Shot_2021-01-23_at_6.28.55_PM.png, Alerts Icon Screen_Shot_2021-01-23_at_6.26.45_PM.png, and Trading Orders icon Screen_Shot_2021-01-23_at_6.25.59_PM.png

These will respectively show the following menus:

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The various options will be covered in the next chapters.

Hiding the Sidebar tools

You may hide the sidebar tools by clicking on the left-pointing arrow located at the center of the toolbar:

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Hiding the Widgets

You may hide the widgets and give you more space to work with your charts by clicking this button located in the bottom left hand corner:

 

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Resizing the Sidebar

You may resize the Sidebar horizontally to your convenience by placing your mouse at the right edge of the sidebar and dragging when the Resize Icon appears (two opposing arrows separated by two vertical bars).

Resizing Sidebar Widgets

You may resize the Sidebar Widgets vertically to your convenience by placing your mouse at the bottom edge of the widget and dragging when the Resize Icon appears (two opposing arrows separated by two horizontal bars).

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