Modifying the layout

When you log in, you can add multiple gadgets to your workspace to view market data and account information and organize it any way you like. The following gadgets are available:

  • Order entry (pinned to sidebar)
  • Watchlist
  • Balances
  • Positions
  • Orders
  • Level 1 data
You can open these gadgets in the right-hand sidebar of the main browser window (sidebar gadgets), or as separate browser windows (browser gadgets). Browser gadgets allow you to view data and information across multiple desktop monitors.

Note
: the order entry gadget cannot be opened as a separate browser window.

Sidebar and browser gadgets are available depending on screen resolution.

Screen resolution Sidebar and browser gadget availability  
320 to 599 pixels Sidebar and browser gadgets are not available
600 to 1279 pixels Only sidebar gadgets are available
1280 + pixels Both sidebar and browser gadgets are available

Sidebar gadgets


 To open a sidebar gadget:
  1. In the top-right corner of the trading window, click or tap  to open the right-hand gadget sidebar.
  2. Click or tap +Add gadgets.
  3. Click the gadget name you want to add and select Sidebar.
  4. Click or tap  to open the gadget options and use the up and down arrows to arrange your gadgets.

    Tip
    : click or tap a gadget name in the sidebar to minimize the gadget.


Browser gadgets


 To open a browser gadget:
  1. In the top-right corner of the browser window, click or tap  to open the right-hand gadget sidebar.
  2. Click or tap +Add gadgets.
  3. Click the gadget name you want to add and select Browser
  4. Drag the gadget window to where you would like it on your desktop.


Tip: to bring all browser gadgets to the front of your workspace, click or tap  in the left navigation menu.
Note: you cannot open browser gadgets with Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge. To open browser gadgets, use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
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