Download and insert default Workspaces in TWS

Within the TWS desktop platform, we offer several workspaces to suit your preferences. Below, we will guide you through the process of downloading and inserting default workspaces.

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Products:

  • Shares
  • Indexes/ETFs
  • Forex

Products:

  • Shares
  • Indexes/ETFs
  • Forex
  • Commodities
  • CFDs

Products:

  • Shares
  • Indexes/ETFs
  • Forex
  • Commodities
  • CFDs
  • Global View
  • Top 20 US
  • Top 20 US Options
  • Futures

Download default workspace file

Click on the Download Workspace button. The selected file will then be downloaded in the Downloads folder on your computer.

Log in to TWS

Open the TWS desktop platform and log in with your credentials.

Open Layout/Settings Recovery window

When the trading platform is open, click File in the menu bar and then choose Layout Settings and click on Layout/Settings Recovery.

Select Custom and then click OK.

Upload workspace to TWS

In the pop-up window, click on the Look In box to expand the folders located on your computer. Next, navigate to the Downloads folder, locate the downloaded file (with the extension “.xml”), and simply select it with one click. Finally, confirm your selection by clicking the Open without reporting a problem button.

After that, TWS will be reset and your chosen workspace will be loaded.

FAQ

To add a new tab to an existing one, click on Trading Tools in the menu bar. Then select Quote Monitor.

For the Name field in the pop-up window, enter a name for the new tab.

Click OK to add the new tab to your workspace.

Simply click on Account in the menu bar and select Portfolio Window.

The Portfolio tab will then be added back into your workspace.

Your pending orders can be found in the Pending (All) tab.

To restore your previous settings in TWS, please follow the instructions here.