NinjaTrader is installed with a database of the most commonly supported instruments that you can search through.
1. From the Instrument Manager, first select an available instrument type:
2. Enter any search parameters. You can use wildcards such as "*".
3. Press the Search button. Below is an image of a completed search for all instruments of type "Future" with the name beginning with the letter "E". The search returned three matches.
You can double click any selected instrument (blue highlight) or press the "Edit" button to see the detailed information on the selected instrument.