Modifying an open order

You can modify your orders without having to cancel or create new ones.

You can only modify open orders that are:

  • Accepted
  • Partial (quantity field only)
  • Queued
To modify an open order:
  1. In the left navigation menu, click or tap Account.

    On mobile devices: tap  and select Account.

  2. Click or tap the Orders tab. 

  3. Select Open from the drop-down menu.

  4. Click or tap the order you want to modify.

  5. In the Order details window, click or tap  and select Modify order

    Note: only details that can be modified will be enabled. If you want to change the remaining parameters, you must enter a new order. See Creating a stock order or Creating an option order for details.

  6. Modify the details and click or tap Buy or Sell. Based on your preferences, a confirmation message with a summary of the modified order may appear.

  7. Click Send order to proceed, or Do not send to cancel the modification.

    Once the order is successfully modified, the status will change to replaced.

Note: if the open order you are modifying is filled while you are entering modifications, an error message will appear when you click the Send order button indicating that the order cannot be modified.

For partially filled orders, if the modified quantity is less than the filled quantity for the order, an error message will appear when you click the send order button indicating that the filled quantity is greater than the quantity you just modified. In the Orders tab, the filled quantity column will display the partially filled quantity.

Multiple or closed orders cannot be modified.

A modify order request will not be accepted for live orders during pre-market and after-hours trading.
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