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you have to fill your order. For that, you have two possibilities:
You have to fill your order. For that, you have two possibilities:
- Fill an existing order.
- Fill an existing order.

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The Waves DEX, a decentralized exchange within the Waves Lite Client, allows you to buy, sell or exchange every asset existing within the Waves Platform.

First of all, download and install the Waves Lite Client.

After you have done so, create a new or import an existing account and find your address at the top of the Lite Client interface.

Remember that exchanging a token on the DEX costs you 0.003 WAVES in transaction fees, at the moment. You can get some from the Wavesdrop faucet or buy WAVES with Bitcoin from an exchange. Alternatively, you can buy WAVES at a premium directly with a credit card in the Waves Lite Client.

How to trade on the DEX

After you have logged into your account, go to the WAVES Decentralized Exchange Tab and you'll see the following window.

DEX Tab.png

By default, the Exchange opens on the WAVES/BTC pairs.

This screen will show you information about the price évolution of the pairs.

Buy order: Shows you the existing buy order.
Sell order: Shows you the existing buy order.
Trade History: Shows you the lasts matching trades.
Buy Waves: Allows you to make a buy order.
Sell Waves: Allows you to make a sell order.
My Orders: Shows your lasts matching trades.

How to Change the tradable Pairs

To change the pairs, choose the one you want from the favorite panel on the right or replace the assets name in the text form above by the name of the pair you want. A scrolling menu will show up with the name of all the assets tradable on the DEX.

DEX asset scroll menu.png

As you can see some have a green mark on the left, it's to aknownledge you that they have been verified and approved by the community.It gives them more legitimacy. That doesn't mean that the others aren't tradable or are scam or shitcoin, just that the community don't back it for the moment. At this time, the process of verification is done by the Waves team. In the future, it should be done by the WCT holders.

When the assets don't have a green mark, double check to be SURE that's the ones you want to trade.

How to Make an order

after you have selected the pairs you want to trade.

Here WCT/WAVES for example.

You have to fill your order. For that, you have two possibilities:

- Fill an existing order.

- Create a new order.

Fill an existing order

For that just click on the order you want to fill in the buy/sell order panel. It will automatically fill the right blank form . After you have verified the information, just click on BUY or SELL button to submit it.

Create a new order

Go to the buy/ sell form and fill the form.

price in waves: Put the price you want to sell/buy your WCT.
Waves Community Amount: Put the amount of WCT you want to sell/buy.
Total: Shows you the amount of WAVES you will earn/Spend.
fees: Shows you the amount of WAVES the trade will cost you in fees.

After you have verified all the information click on BUY or SELL to submit the trade.

Once the order is created a pop-up, in the right corner, will tell you so and the order will show in My orders.

Order submit dex.png

Another pop-up will show once the order is filled, and the transaction will be shown in your transaction history.

How to cancel an order

If you want to cancel an order just click on the cross at the right of it in My order.

Cancel an order.png

once it's done a pop-up will tell you.

Note: you can't cancel an order already filled