Order Entry

How do I adjust the quantity of an options order?
Whether you want to do more than one iron condor or set up a ratio spread, adjusting trade quantity is easy on the Tastyworks platform! There are three meth...
How do I Cancel or Edit a Working Order?
Do you have a working order that you want to cancel or edit? We’ve broken down how to cancel working orders and how to edit them within the tastyworks downl...
How do I set the default price for single-leg option or stock orders?
Some of us like to haggle, and some of us don’t. Either way, we’re trying to get an order fill. If you’re somebody who doesn’t like to play the “mid-price g...
Why is there a lock next to the price during order entry?
Order entry shouldn’t be like a game of Pin the Tail on The Donkey. Prices can jump around so we’ve made it easy to make sure you can nail the price you wan...
How do I set a default order quantity?
The platform defaults everyone as a “Johnny 1-Lot”, or a quantity of 1 for options or futures. If that matches your trading style then you keep it that way....
Why are there different Closing Order types? (Balanced, Default, & Full)
There comes a time when we have to bid farewell, or close, our positions. Whether you’re closing a position for a winner or waving the white flag, you have ...
What is the difference between Quick Roll vs. Roll?
Are you looking to keep the dream alive and roll your position out to the future? If so, then chances are you’ll see two choices for rolling: Quick Roll an...
How do I close my options position?
We all manage positions differently. Whether you're someone that likes to close a trade at 50% profit or 20%, positions can be managed several differen...
How to set up a closing order at a percentage (%) of max profit?
Great! You placed a trade, and you want to live a life away from your platform. Rather than stare at your trades to manage winners, why not let the platform...
How do I buy or short stock?
Do you like pie? Well, if you want your slice in the form of stock in a company then you can purchase shares. The same can be said if you don’t like a parti...