IBKR API – reqFamilyCodes

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Exciting news from IBKR API dev team! More support for comprehensive “family codes” in the API has been added (changes server-side). API traders can use the function reqFamilyCodes to check if an account already exists under an account family – such as an individual account under an advisor “umbrella”. Here is an example from our GitHub guide on how to find the family code:


public void familyCodes(FamilyCode[] familyCodes)
Console.WriteLine("Family Codes:");
foreach (var familyCode in familyCodes)
Console.WriteLine("Account ID: {0}, Family Code Str: {1}", familyCode.AccountID, familyCode.FamilyCodeStr); }

For more details, see https://interactivebrokers.github.io/tws-api/family_codes.html

To download the API software package see our GitHub Guide: http://interactivebrokers.github.io/tws-api/

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