The options matrix view displays all options for an underlying, grouped by expiration date or strike price (see Showing, Hiding and Changing Views). You can expand / collapse groups by double-clicking on their header. Call options are shown on the left side, and Put options on the right side. The options matrix view can be customized in the same way as a price page or watch list: You can insert and rearrange columns, change the update style of a column and customize font, colors and grid lines in the Options Matrix Properties dialog.

To add columns to and remove them from the options matrix view

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix > Columns.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, add and remove columns like you would in a price page. The columns are added/removed on both sides (Calls and Puts) of the options matrix.

For detailed instructions, see Adding and Removing Columns.

To rearrange and resize the columns of the options matrix view

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix > Columns.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, move columns up and down like you would in a price page. The columns are rearranged on both sides (Calls and Puts) of the options matrix.

For detailed instructions, see Rearranging and Resizing Rows and Columns.

To change the column layout of the options matrix view

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, select Same layout on both sides to show the same column order on both the Calls and the Puts side, or select Mirrored layout to show the reverse column order on the Puts side.

To change the update style for the columns of the options matrix view

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix > Update.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, change the update styles like you would in a price page.

For detailed instructions, see Changing the Update Style of a Column.

To change the grid style of the options matrix view

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix > Grid.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, change the grid style like you would in a price page.

For detailed instructions, see Changing the Grid Style.

To change font and colors of the options matrix view

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix > Font.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, change font and colors like you would in a watch list.

For detailed instructions, see Changing Font and Colors.

To change font and colors of the group headers

▪       Right-click in the options matrix view and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select Options Matrix > Header.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, change the Foreground and Background colors. These colors also apply to the strike / expiration date column in the middle of the options matrix.

To expand and collapse groups

▪       Double-click on a group header to expand or collapse a group.

▪       Press and hold the Ctrl key while double-clicking on a group header to expand a group and at the same time collapse all other groups (switching between groups).