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TradingView Advanced Charts in TWS

Lesson 9 of 9
Duration 7:45
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This lesson is designed to quickly introduce the investor to Trading View charts and how to access key features that you may already be using when viewing other charts.

Study Notes:

Open a Chart – Right-click on a symbol in your Watchlist and select Charts>Advanced Charts to launch a new window containing Trading View charts.

By default, a candlestick chart will display accompanied by a volume study in the area below the chart. Also displayed is a dashed red or green line displaying current price. Its color is determined by the current price relative to the close of the prior period. The investor could be looking at a red line, indicating lower on a daily chart, but a green line on a five-minute chart to indicate higher price compared to the closing value of the prior five-minute candle.  

Chart Type – The investor can change the display to a bar chart, for example, by clicking on the chart type icon to the upper left. Clicking will reveal a menu of available chart types including bar, candle, hollow candle, line, area, Heikin-Ashi, Point & Figure charts and more. To use the investor should click the desired display type.

A crosshair will also display as the cursor is moved across the chart, allowing the investor to hover over a specific bar and read open/high/low/close values in the Status Line across the top of the screen and volume or additional study values below.

Timeframe – At the top left of the chart is the current time period displayed in the chart, while along the bottom left of the chart is the selected timeframe. The investor can click on one-month or three-month to change the time frame. And adjust the candle period by clicking on the current value in the upper left to reveal a dropdown containing additional time periods. They can click to choose intraday or a longer view. Note: The investor may also enable/disable real-time hours by clicking this icon in the top row.

Chart Settings – The investor can use the Chart Settings configuration icon to the upper right of the chart window to adjust color and other display features. Note the Symbol icon is highlighted upon opening and the default colors are displayed for Body, Borders, Wick and Last Price Line. The investor can click the color to access the color palette and change as required. Next, they click the Status Line setting to reveal those items contained within it across the top of the chart. For example, here the investor can elect to turn on/off what data is displayed in both the main chart area as well as in the Study area below.

Object Tree – Below the Configuration in the upper right of the window is a diamond-shaped icon for the Object Tree. The investor can click the icon to reveal the Object Tree, which then displays all items shown on the chart and enables the user to show or hide the object or delete it. As more indicators or studies are added to each chart, they populate the Object Tree. Click the eye icon to temporarily hide the study from the display or use the X icon to remove from both display and Object Tree.

Add Study/Indicator – To review and select all technical indicators the investor should click on the fx Indicators button in the horizontal toolbar at the top of the chart. Here, the investor can scroll down the list in alphabetical order or use the search bar to enter a term to narrow a search.

Studies can be added/ removed or hidden to enable focus on price action.  To remove the volume study, the investor should right-click to open the dialogue box and click on Remove. Studies can be hidden with a right-click and selecting on Hide. Notice that when a study is hidden, it appears in the upper left corner below the ticker symbol. To reinstate, click on the ellipse and select Show.

Change Symbol – To change the symbol displayed in the chart, the investor can use the input field to the upper left of the window. They should enter the symbol or select from the saved symbols.

Drawing Toolbar – Investors can add trendlines to any chart. They can access the Drawing toolbar to the left of the chart. This toolbar can be hidden and revealed by using the Hide/Show Drawing Toolbar arrow. When revealed, notice when hovering to the right of a drawing icon, the name of the tool and an expansion arrow is revealed. This [second from top] icon is the trendline icon. When expanded the investor will see an array of different types of trend lines. For this example they will click the first for basic trend line to illustrate how to add a line to this chart.

The investor should left click on the chart to pin the start of the desired trend line. Then they should left click again on the end point to complete the line. Each end of the trend line displays a circle. The investor  may left click again on either circle, but this time keep the mouse depressed, and adjust the line to lengthen or shorten it. To remove a trendline, click on the trash can in the Drawing Tools.

Multiple Charts in Single Window – Using the Custom Layout feature investors can create an entire page containing multiple charts using different symbols and timeframes. At the bottom of the Mosaic screen they can click on the ‘+’ sign. The investor should type in a new name for their charting page and click Create a Custom Layout. The new page will appear as a tab at the bottom of the Mosaic window. In the upper left of the page the investor clicks New Window and then Chart and Advanced Chart. The investor can repeat in order to add as many charts as they would like to display. I will add four to demonstrate, each time starting from the New Window button. At this stage it doesn’t matter what symbol populates.

When customizing the layout, the investor is in Design Mode, which means that their layout is unlocked. The investor can tell this by the vibrant green padlock in the upper right. Currently it is unlocked, which means they can edit and move things around the page. The investor can resize the charts to enlarge them by hovering the mouse above the edge of a panel and clicking right to drag into the shape they want. For this example, the investor will do this for each chart to completely cover the workspace. When finished they have four identical charts. Click the padlock to lock the display in place.

Notice that since the tiles are currently linked by the Group Windows function, should the investor change one symbol, all windows will change. The investor can click each Group Windows chain and select No Group to make them all independent. Now the investor may assign each tile with a different symbol. And the investor can change timeframe, chart type and independently add different studies to each chart. The Custom Layout automatically saves and will automatically open when next logging in to TWS.

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If you have a general question, it may already be covered in our FAQs. If you have an account-specific question or concern, please reach out to Client Services.

156 thoughts on “TradingView Advanced Charts in TWS”

  • MIkheil Berinashvili

    There’s no ,,advanced chart” when I click twice on symbol… what do i have to do?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Mikheil, thank you for reaching out. To access the Advanced Chart, please switch your TWS version to Beta.

  • yns c

    Hello,
    it is nice job, thanks. but the version is beta. so we can use it without problem?
    my second question is, can we see floatnumber of stock on scanner/filter?

  • Gennaro

    Is it possible to use the trading view charts even with the demo account (simulated trading)?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Thank you for reaching out, Gennaro. Yes, with a demo/ free trial account, you should be able to view Advanced Charts in TWS.

  • Made Surya Kumara

    I always fail to install the beta version, in apple m1 and Windows 11. The problem is related to Java. How can you solve this?
    We are waiting for the advance chart in the offline installer.

  • Jeff

    Can custom studies from TradingView be added in Advanced Charts?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Jeff, thank you for asking. The Advanced Chart contains whatever features TV has made available in their charting library that IBKR has licensed. As TV releases new versions of its library, we update our version to their latest version to ensure we get bug fixes and various item they add (in the charting library – but not necessarily their main platform).

  • Andrii

    Nice chart. Unfortunately trade are not shown on the advanced chart. Would be nice to have triangles(as option) showing exact trade price on the chart.

  • chris

    Great to have TV available inside TWS. I can’t find a way to easily create alerts from the TV chart and populate in the TWS Alerts – is this functional? How do I do it?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Chris, thank you for reaching out. Unfortunately, creating alerts in the TradingView charts is not an available feature currently. We appreciate your interest and will pass it along to the appropriate team.

  • Miguel

    Great news for the integration!! I am having a little issue, if you have multiple graphs linked together once I make any change on a chart (adding a study or trendline, etc.) all studies on all other charts reset to default. Even if they are not linked but on the same ticker, same problem. Is there a workaround? Thank you!

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hi Miguel, thank you for reaching out. To solve this issue, we will need more details as to what platform you are using and the steps you took to create this situation. Please reach out to our technical assistant team via web ticket for further troubleshooting.

  • Boris

    Hello, How can I turn advanced charts into dark mode?
    Thank you.
    Kr,
    B

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Boris, thank you for asking. You can change the background color of the Advanced Chart by clicking the Settings cogwheel (at minute 2:27 in the video) and going to the Appearance tab. The background can be changed to any solid or gradient color you desire. We hope this helps!

  • Carlos

    Hello, I notice that there is a delay between the price using the advance chart, with the TWS price chart

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hi Carlos, thank you for reaching out. If this data delay issue continues, please create a web ticket, start a live chat or call Client Services for troubleshooting. http://spr.ly/IBKR_CreateWebTicket

  • Tom

    Hi,

    how to setup the font size of the scales in advanced charts? I have a high resolution Monitor and the numbers from the scales are very, very small.

    Thank you!

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hi Tom, thank you for reaching out. To adjust the size of the scale font, please go to the Chart Settings (cogwheel icon in the upper right) and go to the Canvas tab. From there you can adjust the text size from 10 to 40. I hope this helps!

  • Buddy

    Seems buggy – doesn’t load, I just get a spinning wheel [on the BETA version] and Win11

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Buddy. If you continue to face technical problems with the Advanced Charts, please reach out to our Client Services team over web ticket, live chat, or phone call. They will be happy to help! http://spr.ly/IBKR_ClientServices

  • Naz

    I have chart trader , buttons , set for trading and they are imbaded with the chart on TWS mosaic
    How do I do trading through Advance chart and insert (button Panel)under the chart .
    thanks
    Naz

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Naz, thank you for asking. Chart trading is not available for the Advanced Charts yet. You can add Limit orders directly from Advanced Charts by clicking “+” icon when hovering mouse over the chart canvas. There is also a workaround where you can add a BookTrader window that contains a Button panel. Orders placed will appear on Advanced Charts. Limit orders can also be modified by dragging order up or down the chart to adjust prices. We hope this helps!

  • Dan

    Hi,
    Unfortunately the given vwap indicator is adjusting for the visible time displayed on the chart when scaling out. Normally vwap should be fixed for the trading day, starting with pre market. Any way to fix this? Or could you please forward this to your team. They should add an option to decide the time range or make a default setting for the time of the trading day.
    Best,
    Dan

  • Paul

    Any chance to get anchored vwap for the trading day? Current vwap indicator is no help for day trading!

    • Interactive Brokers

      Paul, we appreciate your question. As of now, there is no possibility to add anchored vwap to advanced charts, but we are working to include it in the future. Please keep sending us your thoughts and questions!

  • Billy

    How do I sync drawing on the multiple charts which group together?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Billy, thank you for reaching out. Currently, there is no option to synch drawings in TWS, but you can save drawings as a snapshot and load it on another chart. If you have more questions, please ask. We are here to help.

  • Daniel

    Tradingview access from TWS Advance Charts belong to which Tradingview membership tier?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Daniel! Thank you for reaching out. Advanced charts are not connected to user’s TradingView account, thus TradingView membership tier for IBKR users doesn’t matter. All the same features on Advanced Charts are available for users regardless of their relationship with TradingView. When it comes to features, we are limited to what TradingView library allows third parties to have, and our roadmap when integrating them. We hope this answers your question!

  • Frank

    Anchored VWAP is already there it’s in the drawing tools “Trend Line Tools” section from the panel on the left side.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Frank, thank you for reaching out. At the moment, there is no possibility to add anchored VWAP to advanced charts, but we are working to include it in the future. If you have more questions, please ask. We are here to help.

  • Frank

    I’m looking for a way to synchronize drawings between two charts linked by symbol on the same page. In other words, if I draw a line on the SPY 30 minute chart at the left, that line would also appear on the SPY 2 minute chart at the right.

    If this is not possible, I’d like to see it added. It would be a nice feature.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Frank, thank you. We learn so much from clients like you! Currently, there is no option to synch drawings in TWS, but you can save drawings as a snapshot and load it on another chart. We hope you will continue to send your ideas to us.

  • Anonymous

    When will we be able to sign in with the advanced charts and use our custom pine scripted indicators? They are not much use without this feature.

  • Alan

    Hello,
    I would like to know if trading with Tradingview the commissions and spreads applied by Interactive broker are the same?

  • Benjamin

    TV has a pine script editor, this allows for people to script their own indicators. This can be used for things like highlighting when crossovers happen, draw levels, draw previous highs and lows etc… Many brokers today allow for these custom scripts to be added to their chart. Will IBKR include such an editor or scripting possibility in the future as well?

  • Joe

    The Advanced Charts look nice at first, but are basically not ready for prime tima and serious trading. Too many bugs and issues (missing of alarms, no drawing sync between charts with different timeframe of the same symbol, nor markings of entry and exit in the chart, resets when adding stydies and colors, etc. etc.). Its really a shame to include Tradingview charts and then leave it in such a condition. What is the tiemframe from IB to make the advanced charts really usable for serious trading?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Thank you for sharing, and we are sorry to hear your experience was unsatisfactory. If you have specific questions or feedback related to Advanced Charts, please email tradingviewsupport@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Han

    time frame button (5y, 1y 6m…) on the bottom right, can it be added with 10y or 20y or ‘max’ time frame button ?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Han, thank you for reaching out. In the upper left corner, you can click the current time frame with the candles listed> More> and Custom to create a custom time frame. We hope this helps!

  • Han

    Thanks and apology, i am referring to time frame button on the bottom left. would like to add button for time frame like ’10y’ or ‘max’.

    i do not see the option you mentioned on the top left corner.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Han, thank you for reaching out. At this time, there is no way to create a custom time frame using TradingView Advanced Charts. However, you can create a custom time frame using TWS charts. We hope this helps.

  • Aek

    how to exclude zero volume bar out of the chart in minute time frame. I think there are too much noises.

  • Di

    Good day. I have two questions, please.:
    1. After customizing advanced charts(changing background/candles colors, etc), there’s no option to save it as a default…so every time I close TWS, I have to do it all over again? Or am I missing something?
    2. Is there will be an option, simular to TV to split one chart into 2,4,8 so, not to waste space for unnecessary features such as objects tree, and timeframes(1d, 2,5 10y) on the bottom.
    Thank you in advance

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Di, thank you for reaching out. It is not possible to save a custom Advanced Chart as the default yet. Also, Desktop TWS has no option to split the chart. However, we are looking into the possibility of adding these features soon. We appreciate your feedback. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • WMA

    I get a completely white background with a blue circle loading up whenever I open an advanced chart window. It never loads up.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. If you continue to face technical problems with the Advanced Charts, please reach out to our Client Services team over web ticket, live chat, or phone call. They will be happy to help! http://spr.ly/IBKR_ClientServices

  • Jongster

    How do you add volume bars to the new advanced charts?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. You can add volume bars to an advanced chart in Trader Workstation by selecting the “Indicators and Strategies” button at the top of the chart display. Then, you can select the volume indicator to add it to the chart. Next, configure the inputs, style, and visibility of the Volume indicator. This will add volume bars below the price chart. We hope this helps!

  • REM

    Hello,

    Are pivot points available as a study on this chart type?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, pivot points are not available for Advanced Charts. We appreciate your suggestion

  • REM

    Are pivot points available on this chart type?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello thank you for reaching out. At this time, pivot points are not available for TradingView Advanced Charts. We appreciate your interest.

  • Relelma Day

    Can you add pivot points?

  • Bernhard

    Hello, 2 questions please: 1) when I place a stop order in the advanced chart, I cannot change it by dragging it but need ot change it via manual input. How can I allow dragging?
    2) Moreover, I cannot see a line where my buy price was, how can I add such a line? Couldn’t find it in the menu
    Thanks

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At the moment, Advanced Charts allow modifying by dragging only limit orders. There is no option to add a line to show the buy price (average price of the position) in TWS. However, we are looking into the possibility. We appreciate your suggestion.

  • Ram El

    Can you add pivot points?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, pivot points are not available for Advanced Charts. We appreciate your feedback.

  • David

    I like the advanced charts. Nice update, thank you. Do you plan to include more Indicators in the future. Elder’s tools for example?

  • Ed

    hi, charts look nice but I use candle bars. When I save the layout and open it up the next day the candles are reset back to bar display. It does not seems to save the settings. How do I do this? Thanks

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, you cannot save a custom chart as the default. However, we are looking into the possibility. We appreciate your interest.

  • Chris

    How do you apply a 1 second timeframe to the new advanced charts?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Chris, thank you for reaching out. At this time, there is no way to create a custom time frame using TradingView Advanced Charts. However, you can create a custom time frame using TWS regular charts. We hope this helps.

  • Pete

    How can i display and adjust for dividend payments?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Pete, we appreciate your question. It is not possible to display and adjust dividend payments yet. However, we are looking into the possibility. Thank you for reaching out.

  • Anonymous

    Can add Earnings Call dates on Advanced charts?

  • LamLam

    how can i get 10minutes timeframe on the Advance Chart?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, it is not possible to create a custom timeframe on Advanced Charts. However, you can create a custom timeframe on TWS regular charts. We hope this helps.

  • JT

    Will the trading view/advanced charts ultimately be the only option available at IB or can one continue to use the older charting format if preferred? Thx

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello JT, we appreciate your interest. For the time being, both TradingView Advanced Charts and Regular TWS charts are available to use. If you have specific questions or feedback related to Advanced Charts, please email tradingviewsupport@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Tobi

    Hello IB-Team, adding TV charts as advanced charts in IB is a great progress.
    Unfortunately, not being able to save customized settings (colors, candles, labeling etc.) makes them worth nothing.
    When will saving customized settings finally be available so advanced charts can effectivly be used? How will we know when this feature is implemented?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, it is not possible to save a custom Advanced Chart as the default. However, we are looking into the possibility of adding this feature soon. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Lee

    How do I change the charts to my time zone? At present they are showing the time in UTC. I am in the Mountain Time Zone

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. From the chart click Edit > Chart Parameters and then at the bottom of the window that populates there is an option to show data in your user-specific time zone. If the option is not enabled, the chart will display data in the time zone of the security. We hope this helps.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. It is possible to change your TWS time zone the moment you log in to TWS: click on More options at the bottom left corner of the TWS login screen, then click on the Time Zone button to choose your TWS time zone and click OK. Then enter your Username and Password and click on Login. We hope this answers your question!

  • M. S.

    As the “trading” tab under chart settings is missing (compared to the original tradingview): is it’s implementation planed any time soon? Asking because I’d like to show executions in the chart.

  • ace

    how do i save the chart settings TEMPLATE, so i dont have to keep changing it every time i log back in. Bottom Left corner will only allow me to load defualt.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, it is not possible to save a custom Advanced Chart as the default. However, we are looking into the possibility of adding this feature soon. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Martin

    Hello, in the advanced chart new window, there is no edit “menu” the same as it is in the video. How to enable the “File, Edit, View” menu at the top of the screen? Thanks a lot.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Martin, thank you for reaching out. Since Advanced Charts has recently been updated, this feature is no longer available. Please accept our apologies.

  • KENNY

    In latest UPDATE BETA VERSION of TWS, the option for Never Lock Trader Workstation disappered in LOCK AND EXIT TAB, Please advise.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Kenny, thank you for reaching out. To meet Compliance requirements, users with an IB-HK account will not be able to disable the TWS 30-minute session timeout. Please view the linked release note for more information: https://ibkrguides.com/releasenotes/tws/production/tws-latest-notes.htm

      Please reach out again if you have any additional questions.

  • John C

    I have noticed that the charts stop updating real time price action. Usually happens when switching between different stocks and then going back to one you have already looked at. Or even when switching from 1 minute to 5 minute to 15 minute and then back to 1 minute. Can you please add a ‘refresh’ button in the toolbar?!? That way I can at least have chart properly reload and not have to restart the entire TWS application everytime in order to get charts functioning again.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello John, thank you for reaching out. Please ensure that you are using Advanced Charts through the Newest or Beta version of TWS. If this does not solve this issue, we will need more details as to what platform you are using and the steps you took to create this situation. Please reach out to our technical assistant team via web ticket for further troubleshooting:
      http://spr.ly/IBKR_CreateWebTicket

  • Richard

    How do I show two (or more) securities show on the same chart? – not two windows side by side.
    Also, I am familiar with the ‘price performance’ chart study on stockcharts.com, which allows securities with different price scales to be displayed on one chart and plots only their percentage change – do you have anything similar?

  • Philip Cigagna

    This is great, but like on TV it would be nice to be able to get earnings dates to show on the chart as well! Is there a roadmap for this?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Philip, thank you for reaching out. We have not added earnings dates to Advanced Charts yet. However, it is in the pipeline. We appreciate your interest!

  • JasonB

    Will I be able to see my trades on the trading view charts like the IBKR charts – dashes or triangles?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. This feature is available in Client Portal charts but is not yet available in TWS. We will pass on your suggestion to the appropriate team. If you have any more suggestions about TWS please send it to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • JayB

    Charts need to be able to have your trades show up as either dashes or triangles While activly trading (Like TWS charts). Needs to have multiple charts synced so can layout lines quicker and easier 1 time across all time frmews. Needs to have favorites drawing bar for speed of laying out lines with different colors and what is most used. Thx.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello JayB, we appreciate your feedback. You can have charts show trades as dashes or triangles in Client Portal Charts. At this time, it is not possible to show two or more securities on the same chart. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com. There is also a New Feature Poll in Client Portal https://portal.interactivebrokers.com/portal/#/suggestions where IBKR users can vote and comment on each other’s suggestions.

  • Felipe

    Hello, I love this advance chart, but are you guys planning to release the “Create New Alert” Feature in this chart?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hi Felipe, we appreciate your question. The “Create New Alert” feature is in the pipeline!

  • Stepan

    Can i use TV Pine Script strategy to automatically trade using advanced charts?

  • Anonymous

    Can hot keys be setup in Advanced Charts for order entry and execution, such as buy/sell market orders for NQ using a predefined profit target and stop loss? Also, using hot keys to move position to break-even plus/minus 2 ticks, etc..

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. This feature is not yet available. However, we are considering it for future phases of the charts. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Manuel

    Can hot keys be configured with Advanced Charts to place market orders with a predefined profit target and stop loss? While on the trade, can you define a hot key that would move your entry to break-even plus/minus two ticks for markets such as NQ?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. This feature is not yet available. However, we are considering it for future phases of the charts. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Jassi

    Hi advanced charts have abundance of new features but how can i use hotkeys with them

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. This feature is not yet available. However, we are considering it for future phases of the charts. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Lam

    Hi, I am testing out the limit buy and sell function in the TV charts on the paper trading account before I go live. But on the paper account, the Limit Buy and Sell orders in TV chart are not triggered. Is it because they do not work in the Paper Trading account?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Lam, thank you for reaching out. IBKR offers a simulated trading account to clients called a Paper trading account. Paper trading lets you use the full range of trading facilities in a simulated environment using real market conditions. Please view this FAQ for instructions to switch from your paper account to live trading: https://www.ibkr.com/faq?id=32669446

  • Doug

    How do I hide the Object Tree toolbar on the right side of the chart? Thanks

  • Manuel

    Can you do replays/playback with Advanced Chart? If so, can you provide instructions?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Manuel, thank you for reaching out. At this time, it is not possible to do replays with TWS Advanced Charts. We appreciate your interest. If you have any more suggestions about TWS, please send it to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Doug

    How do I minimize the Object Tree toolbar on the right side of the chart? thanks

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hi Doug, thank you for reaching out. You can minimize the Object Tree panel by clicking the blue icon that looks like 3D planes on the right side of it. We hope this helps!

  • Doug

    Sorry, I should have clarified that I am aware that I can collapse the tree by clicking on the 3D planes. But once that is collapsed there is still a vertical bar on the chart I want to minimize. Can that be collapsed? thx

  • Gary

    Any way of fixing advanced charts as they keep lagging and not updating im having to keep enable/disable view RTH to update it.This is very bad while trading in real time and will end up in someons losing money

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Gary, thank you for reaching out. For this issue, it is best to contact Client Services for assistance. Please visit the link below to view all our available phone numbers and operating hours.

      http://spr.ly/IBKR_ClientServicesig

      Please call the number best suited to your location.

  • J H

    Is there a way to change time zone?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. It is possible to change your TWS time zone the moment you log in to TWS: click on More options at the bottom left corner of the TWS login screen, then click on the Time Zone button to choose your TWS time zone and click OK. Then enter your Username and Password and click on Login. We hope this answers your question!

  • Wing

    How do I set up a Triple EMA indicator in the Advanced Charts? I would like to use EMA 20/50/200 on the charts.

  • J H

    Why does an order confirmation window pops up when using hotkeys with ‘Transmit the order instantaneously’ ticked? How can I get rid of this pop up?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hi, thank you for reaching out. When you receive an information or confirmation message in TWS, we include a checkbox in the bottom left corner with the text “Don’t display this message again.” You can also change your alerts by clicking Edit > Global Configuration> Messages. We hope this helps!

  • Jason

    Hello. Is there a way my drawings can be saved, as when I log out and then log back in, all of my drawings and analysis have gone. Thank you.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, we do not have this feature. However, it is in the pipeline!

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for your reply. I tried exactly the same settings in the Beta, Latest and Stable versions. Only in the Stable version did the hotkey work without the order confirmation pop up. Has something been changed in the Beta and Latest versions of TWS?

  • Anonymous

    Hi guys, is there a way to save settings in advanced charts ? Can’t find anything in Gobal Configuration, for indicators even if I use Indicator Template the template is not saved. Don’t know what is the function of “Create a group of drawings” or “Copy/Clone” buttons. I there a way to create “add chart to window” as in standard charts.
    Don’t know but if ALL these features at least, this thing is completely useless for me.
    Thank you.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. At this time, it is not possible to save a custom Advanced Chart as the default. However, we are looking into the possibility of adding this feature soon. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Daniel

    Issue#1
    I need to have 3 min timeframe but Custom option is not available
    Issue #2
    Need to modify timezone, however clicking on timezone lower right corner does nothing
    Thanks

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Daniel, thank you for reaching out. At this time, it is not possible to create a custom time frame in TWS Advanced Charts, however it is possible in TWS regular charts. It is possible to change your TWS time zone the moment you log in to TWS: click on More options at the bottom left corner of the TWS login screen, then click on the Time Zone button to choose your TWS time zone and click OK. Then enter your Username and Password and click on Login. Please reach back out with any more questions. We are here to help!

  • Martin Wolff

    Hello,

    I cannot use my hotkeys nor my predefined chart trader buttons.
    Will this be available?

    Thank you

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Martin, thank you for reaching out. This feature is not yet available. However, we are considering it for future phases of the charts. Please feel free to send any additional suggestions about TWS to twsfeedback@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Cio

    Inside advanced charts, font size does not follow app font size nor chart font size settings.
    The only font option is about axis. That works but just for the axis labels.

    Anything else does not, i.e. symbol name at the top along with open/close, all indicator labels and so on.

    Another thing, if I have a TV account, how do I link it? Id like to keep my chart settings in a single place.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Cio, thank you for reaching out. To adjust the size of the scale font, please go to the Chart Settings (cogwheel icon in the upper right) and go to the Canvas tab. From there you can adjust the text size from 10 to 40.

      It is possible to link TradingView with an IBKR account. Please view
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1eebNgBSws
      and
      https://www.ibkr.com/faq?id=60344930
      for more information and steps to connect. If you have more questions, please ask. We’re here to help.

      If you have any other questions or suggestions related to TV, please email tradingviewsupport@interactivebrokers.com.

  • Anssi

    Hi, my chart- and volume data is lagging and it even stops updating on advanced charts. I’m using TWS Build 10.27.

  • Gino

    Using advance multiple advance charts TWS locks up after a while. Is there an increased memory recommonedation (above the standard 2000Mb) for the latest TWS

  • Daniel

    How can one sync trendlines/drawings made in one chart across multiple charts? I can’t find the settings anywhere.

  • Mark

    How do I toggle between dark/light modes? The video is in dark mode but my charts are light…

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Mark, we appreciate your question. To change the theme from light to dark mode in Advanced Charts:

      Click on the user profile icon in the top right corner.
      Select “Settings” from the drop down menu.
      Under “Chart Theme”, toggle between Light and Dark mode.
      The chart background will update to reflect your selected theme.

      Please reach out with any more questions. We are here to help!

  • Mikko

    Hello, the TradingView “+” icon (Add Symbol) seems to be missing on IBKR. Is it possible to add several symbols to the same chart and carry out, say, a relative value study?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. This is available TWS regular charts (Comparison or Add Symbol). This is in the queue to be released for Advanced Charts. We hope this helps!

  • Boris

    Hello, For me the option to never lock the TWS in the Lock & Exit menu suddenly disappeared. I’m with IB Ireland.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out.
      To configure TWS to never lock automatically:
      From the TWS menu, select Edit > Global Configuration.
      In the left pane, select Lock & Exit.
      Uncheck the “Auto lock application” option.
      Click Apply and OK.
      This will disable the auto lock feature in TWS so it does not automatically lock after a period of inactivity. You will need to manually lock TWS using the File > Lock Application menu.
      Note this is only available for TWS, if you are using IB Gateway you cannot disable the auto lock feature.
      We hope this helps!

  • Martin

    Hello, TradingView charts are updating 3-5s later than the DOM. This is unacceptable for any serious trading. Is this a bug or it is not accepting the GFIS data or something else. The 1 min and 5 min TW charts freeze after awhile. The classical charts are showing proper data movement (well, they are doing their best). It is a shame, that TW charts has not been integrated fully by now. And no, it is not my PC setup and processor speed, nor internet connection. Thanks for the info.

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello Martin, I have escalated this situation to an appropriate manager who has prioritized it. Please send an email with more details to social@ibkr.com. We kindly ask that you include screenshots of the messages you mentioned above as well as the email associated with your IBKR account. We look forward to assisting you.

  • Frank B

    Hi, with advanced charts I can no longer save a snapshot. I was using this to save my chart settings as the indicator templates have never saved. Is there now any way of saving templates or saving a snapshot?

    • Interactive Brokers

      Hello, thank you for reaching out. To save a chart template in Advanced Charts:
      Open the chart you want to save as a template.
      Click the printer icon in the top right corner of the chart.
      Assign a name to the template.
      Click Save.
      The saved template will now be available to load from the Template menu, which can be accessed by clicking the printer icon on the top of the screen.
      We hope this helps!

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