MotiveWave Connection Instructions

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MotiveWave Connection Instructions

  1. Download the MotiveWave platform here.
  2. Run the setup program 'motivewave_setup.exe' ('MotiveWave.pkg' on Mac OSX) that you downloaded in Step 1.  Complete all steps in this installation wizard.
  3. Run the MotiveWave application by double-clicking on the desktop icon or from the Start Menu (Applications Folder for Mac OSX).  On page 2 of the initialization wizard, you will be asked for the license key (this appears in your Welcome to MotiveWave! email)
  4. If you do not have a license key, you can request free by completing this registration form
  5. Page 3 of the initialization wizard will allow you to create a workspace. Type in Topstep and select a location to save your workspace then click 'Next'

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  6. Fill in the following information on the Create Workspace - Choose a Service

    • Service: Select TopstepTrader
    • Username: Type the username found in the Account Information email
    • Environment: Select Chicago
    • Market Data: Select Non Aggregated

    Click 'Test Connection'

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  7. Fill in your password (found in the Account Information email) and click 'Connect'.

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  8. Click 'Continue' on the login screen to be taken to your workspace.

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How to: Add Commissions

  1. In the Console Menu Bar, click 'Configure'

  2. Click 'Commissions'

  3. Add 1.85 to Unit Cost and click 'Update'

How to: Roll Contracts

Expired contracts rollover automatically for charts/watchlists.

Alternatively, you can enter the new contract symbol in the quick search box (top right corner).

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MotiveWave Platform Support

MotiveWave provides support via an online guide or at support@motivewave.com.

 

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