This diagram shows the functions you can use with the IB Trader WorkstationSM to monitor market price information and submit orders.
To request current, intraday, or historical data:
Connect to IB Trader Workstation using ibtws.
Create the IB Trader Workstation contract object.
Request current data for a security using getdata.
Request intraday data for a security using timeseries.
Request historical data for a security using history.
Close the IB Trader Workstation connection using close.
To submit orders to IB Trader Workstation: