Many commands in TeleTrader WorkStation can also be called up with a keyboard shortcut.

Shortcut

Description

F1

Opens the TeleTrader WorkStation User Guide.

F2

Shows the ID of a symbol in a price page.

Lets you edit the editable columns of a price page (e.g. column Text).

F3

Shows / hides the ticker.

See Ticker

F4

Shows / hides the Navigation pane.

F5

Reloads the data in the chart.

F6

Shows / hides the Alerts window.

See Alerts (Notifications)

F7

Shows / hides the Symbol Search dialog.

See Searching for Securities in the Symbol Search Dialog

F8

Shows the Change Symbol dialog.

See Changing Symbols

F9

Opens a new quick quote document.

See Quick Quote

F10

Closes the active document window.

F11

Shows / hides the Information pane.

See Connection Log in the Information Pane

F12

Jumps to the next virtual page.

See Switching Between Virtual Pages

Alt

(while drawing a trend line)

Moves the line vertically without changing its direction.

See Lines and Trend Channels

Alt + F1

Places a buy order for the selected symbol (when using the trading integration)

Alt + F2

Places a sell order for the selected symbol (when using the trading integration)

Alt + F4

Closes TeleTrader WorkStation.

Shift

(while starting TeleTrader WorkStation)

Forces the login dialog before starting TeleTrader WorkStation.

Shift

(while double-clicking on a chart)

Opens the Chart Properties dialog.

Shift

(while drawing a trend line)

Draws the line at fixed angles of 45, 90, 180 etc.

See Lines and Trend Channels

Shift

(while opening an options matrix)

Forces the Choose Product dialog (if applicable for this underlying).

See Options Matrix

Shift + F4

Tiles document windows horizontally.

See Arranging Document Windows on the Screen

Shift + F5

Cascades document windows.

See Arranging Document Windows on the Screen

Shift + F12

Jumps to the previous virtual page.

See Switching Between Virtual Pages

Ctrl

(while dragging a drawing object)

Copies a drawing object.

See Moving and Copying Drawing Objects

Ctrl

(while dragging the Navigation pane)

Prevents docking of the Navigation pane.

See Undocking, Moving and Hiding Panes

Ctrl

(while drawing with a drawing tool)

Activates the Snap tool temporarily.

See Snapping to the Nearest Price with the Magnet

Ctrl

(while clicking on the time scale)

Activates the Zoom Out tool.

See Zooming a Section of a Chart

Ctrl

(while opening several symbols at once)

Opens each symbol in a separate document (price page, watch list, market depth or time and sales) or overlays all symbols in one chart pane.

See Opening Symbols from Existing Documents

Ctrl + F6

Cycles through the document windows within a virtual page.

Ctrl + F7

Inserts a symbol in a document.

See Inserting Symbols

Ctrl + F8

Overlays a symbol in a chart.

See Inserting, Overlaying and Changing Symbols in a Chart

Ctrl + F9

Exports a symbol from the chart to the local database.

See Using Charts Offline

Ctrl + F12

Jumps to the next empty virtual page.

See Switching Between Virtual Pages

Ctrl + A

Selects all content of a document (for example a price page).

See Selecting Rows or Columns of a Price Page

Ctrl + B

Opens the order book (when using a trading integration)

Ctrl + C

Copies the highlighted content.

Ctrl + D

Detaches / reattaches a document window from the TeleTrader WorkStation main window.

See Arranging Document Windows on the Screen

Ctrl + E

Opens the properties dialog for a document.

See Customizing Documents, Pop-up Windows and Panes

Ctrl + F

Searches for a word in a news story or in news headlines.

See Searching for Keywords in News

Ctrl + G

Used from a chart document: Saves the current chart as picture file.

See Saving Charts as Picture Files

Used from a price page document: Inserts the VWAP columns.

See Adding, Removing and Customizing the VWAP Columns

Ctrl + H

Opens the transaction history (when using a trading integration)

Ctrl + K

Inserts a study alert.

See Study Alerts

Ctrl + L

Used from a chart document: Inserts an intersection alert.

See Intersection Alerts

Used from a price page document: Inserts a price alert.

See Price Alerts

Used from a news document: Inserts a news alert

See News Alerts

Ctrl + N

Creates a new empty document.

See Opening Symbols in New Documents

Ctrl + O

Opens a workspace.

See Opening Saved Workspaces

Ctrl + P

Prints the current document.

See Printing Documents

Ctrl + R

Inserts an empty row in a price page.

See Rearranging and Resizing Rows and Columns

Ctrl + S

Saves the current workspace.

See Creating and Saving Workspaces

Ctrl + T

Opens the Insert Study dialog.

See Inserting Studies

Ctrl + V

Pastes content from the clipboard.

Ctrl + W

Shows / hides the document window captions.

See Changing the Document Window Captions

Ctrl + X

Cuts the highlighted content.

Ctrl + Y

Saves all charts as picture files or chart documents.

See Saving Settings

Ctrl + [Number]

Switches to the virtual page with the chosen number.

See Switching Between Virtual Pages

Ctrl +

Closes all document window on the current virtual page.

See Closing Documents

Ctrl + Shift

(while opening several symbols in a chart)

Opens every symbol in a separate chart pane.

See Opening Symbols from Existing Documents

Ctrl + Shift + N

Opens the New Document list in the Main toolbar.

See Opening Symbols in New Documents

Ctrl + Shift + S

Highlights the first symbol in the chart.

Ctrl + Shift + F9

Exports a symbol from the chart to a text file.

See Using Charts Offline

Ctrl + Alt + B

Opens the Format Objects dialog.

See Customizing Chart Objects

Ctrl + Alt + C

Copies a document window.

See Arranging Document Windows on the Screen

Ctrl + Alt + F

Opens the Navigation pane properties dialog.

See Customizing the Navigation Pane

Ctrl + Alt + S

Opens the Trading Settings dialog.

See Changing the Trading Settings

Ctrl + Alt + W

Opens the Windows dialog with which you can activate or close document windows.

See Arranging Document Windows on the Screen

Ctrl + Alt + X

Cuts the data history of a chart.

See Changing the Amount of Data Displayed in the Chart

Ctrl + Alt + Z

Sets a starting point for charts with a percentage scale.

See Changing the Type of the Price Scale

Alt + Shift + B

Moves a drawing object to the background.

See Moving and Copying Drawing Objects

Alt + Shift + D

Deletes all drawing objects of a chart.

See Deleting Drawing Objects

Alt + Shift + F

Moves a drawing object to the foreground.

See Moving and Copying Drawing Objects

Alt + Shift + M

Opens the Edit bookmark dialog.

See Setting, Moving and Editing Bookmarks

Ins

Expands the time series (same as + Plus key).

See Scaling the Time Series to the Screen

Del

(when no chart object is selected)

Compresses the time series (same as Minus key).

See Scaling the Time Series to the Screen

Del

(when a chart object or row is selected)

Deletes the selected row or the selected chart object.

Esc

Stops the download of data in the current chart.

Home

(in news documents)

Removes search term from keyword search, and resets the news document.

See Quick Keyword Search in News

Home

(in charts)

Resets the chart to its default settings (for example zooming, scaling and margins) and jumps to the beginning (newest data) of the chart.

End

(in charts)

Jumps to the end (oldest data) of a chart (without resetting the chart).

Page Up / Down

Browses page by page through long documents (price pages, news stories, charts etc.).

In charts, the time series will be moved horizontally by default to reverse this, deactivate the option Use Page Up and Page Down keys for scrolling the chart horizontally under Tools > Options > Charts (see Chart Settings).

Ctrl + Page Up / Down

In charts, moves the time series vertically by default to reverse this, deactivate the option Use Page Up and Page Down keys for scrolling the chart horizontally under Tools > Options > Charts (see Chart Settings).

Left / Right

(arrow keys in charts)

In normal chart mode: Moves the time series in charts left and right bar by bar.

When the Crosshair or Vertical Line tools are active: Moves the vertical line on the chart left and right.

When the option Use arrow keys (Left or Right) for activating the Vertical Line under Tools > Options > Chart is activated: On first keystroke, activates the Vertical Line tool and positions the line at the left or right edge of the visible chart area. As soon as the Vertical Line tool is active, each keystroke moves the vertical line left and right.

Up / Down

(arrow keys in charts)

In normal charts (not linked to another document): Changes the vertical scaling of the chart (compress and expand).

When the Crosshair tool is active: Moves the horizontal line on the chart up and down.

In linked charts: Navigates through the linked list of symbols. This behavior can be deactivated with the option Use arrow keys (Up and Down) for navigating through linked charts under Tools > Options > Chart. You can then use Ctrl + Up / Down instead to navigate through linked symbols.

Ctrl + Up / Down

(in linked charts)

Changes the vertical scaling of the chart (compress and expand). This allows you to use this feature also in linked charts, where Up and Down keys are normally used for browsing the linked list of symbols (see above).

If you deactivate the option Use arrow keys (Up and Down) for navigating through linked charts under Tools > Options > Chart, this shortcut will instead navigate through the linked list of symbols.

+ (Plus)

Expands the time series (same as Ins key).

See Scaling the Time Series to the Screen

- (Minus)

Compresses the time series (same as Del key).

See Scaling the Time Series to the Screen