In order to connect to IQFeed, you need the IQFeed client application installed. Click Here for the latest version of the client. RapidTrader Pro was developed with version 5.2.4 of IQFeed.
IQFeed Connections are defined as follows:
Connection: The name of the connection - just something you'll remember it by.
Description: Optional - an additional description for the connection.
User Name: The user name for this IQFeed Account.
Password: The password for this IQFeed Account.
Auto Connect: Check if you want this connection to connect automatically on start up
Auto Connect Sequence Number: The order of connection. If you have more than one connection that will connect on startup, you can specify which one you want to connect first.
Once you have defined the connection, click "Test" button to test the settings. If the test is successful, you will see the following:
If the test takes too long, you can click the "Stop" button on the IQFeed Config window to stop it.
If you are happy with the settings, then click "Ok" to save them and "Cancel" to exit without saving.