How to Setup and Customize Trading DOM in Sierra Chart

A step-by-step guide on how to setup and customize a fully functional Trading DOM in SierraChart

BASIC DOM RELATED SIERRACHART SETTINGS

UPDATE: unfortunately there is a typo in the video at the Update Interval: use 10ms instead of 1ms. Sierra does not allow to use smaller than 10ms value. You can set it globally as well at: Global Settings/General Settings/Chart Update Interval in Miliseconds

ADD TRADE COLUMNS TO DOM AN CHANGE THEIR ORDER

Trade/Customize Chart Trade DOM Columns

  • Recent Bid Volume
  • Recent Ask Volume
  • Current Traded Bid Volume
  • Current Traded Ask Volume
  • Bid Pulling/Stacking
  • Ask Pulling/Stacking
  • Profit & Loss Column
  • You can move the DOM up/down by clicking/dragging the price scale
  • You can increase/decrease the height of the DOM rows by CTRL click and drag on the price scale

CHANGE COLORS, FONT STYLE AND TEXT SIZE

Chart/Graphics Settings (Turn off GLobal Graphics Settings)

ADDING STUDIES

Volume Profile Chart/Studies/Volume by Price

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

  1. You can set the DOM window to always stay on the top: Window/Always on Top
  2. If you created a DOM, you can duplicate it for other symbols instead of creating new DOM windows from the scratch
  3. You can use the DOM of the thin pair of a thicker market as a leading indicator by customizing its DOM

SierraChart: v1674 | Datafeed: CQG

Record of a new (14/10/2020), 2 hours long, updated Q&A Webinar discussing the DOM setttings.

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