The menu is a list of commands or options from which you can choose. You can choose an item from the menu by highlighting it and then pressing the Enter or Return key, or by simply pointing to the item with a mouse and clicking one of the mouse buttons.
Before login into the betfair for the first time you should set your application settings. Clicking on menu item Application / Settings the Settings dialog appears with two tab pages: Behavior and Connection.
To open a market click on the menu item Application / Browse Betfair markets, the Betfair Browser dialog appears with the tree view of all events offered at betfair on the left and list view selection and my selections on the right. Navigate to the market you want to open in the tree view. The content of the market will be shown in the right list view, you can add more markets to My Selection window by clicking on the Add to My Selection button. To open selected markets click on OK button.
You can open as many markets as you want in the Bfexplorer monitoring this way the price movements during a day, or when you are a bot operator it is common that you can run your trading bots on more than ten markets at the same time. The user interface of the Bfexplorer is context sensitive what means that any operations is done on selected market only and on the selection.
Placing, updating or cancelling a bet is done on the market selection, so before doing so you must select the selection. After a market is opened for monitoring the first selection is selected, Trade the Market or My Bets window is set to the selection so if you use either Trade the Market or My Bets for placing a bet, the application knows on which market and the selection to place your bet.
The Bfexplorer uses dock-able windows and pages as part of the user interface what enables to present any possible information we retrieve from betfair, on the other hand you can simply hide information you do not need, a window which presents such information. It is up to you how you will create your own workspace layout.