Action Buttons

The OANDA Desktop platform provides the following action buttons in a panel on the left side. Click a button to invoke the action:

New Trade
Opens the Buy/Sell window where you can request a market order or limit order.

Advanced Charting
Opens a new Advanced Charting window.

Technical Analysis
Opens the OANDA Technical Analysis tool in a browser window.

News
Opens up to the minute news feed in a new browser window.

MarketPulse
Opens a new browser window to the OANDA MarketPulse blog, with in-depth market commentary and analysis.

Economic Analysis
Opens a new browser window to the News & Analysis section on the OANDA website with the latest currency news and analysis.

Report Problem
Allows you to submit a report if you encounter a technical issue or bug in the Desktop platform. 

Hide Action Buttons

To hide or show the action buttons, select the Tools > View > Action Buttons menu item.

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