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6.6 Ticker

The ticker scrolls prices along a line at the bottom of the screen, refreshed periodically. It’s selected in the main window from the Tools/Ticker menu, or can be run standalone with the --ticker command line option (see Invocation).

Mouse Button-1 drags the text back and forward if you miss something or want to hurry it up. Button-3 pops up a menu to pause, force a refresh, or close it. On a 2-button mouse Button-3 is usually the right button. Prices are automatically refreshed every 5 minutes while running and visible.

The default is to show the favourites list (see Symbol Lists), but that can be changed from the menu. When standalone a symbol list or specified symbols can be given on the command line. For example to see everything in the database

chart --ticker --all

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