1. Select the "Configuration Pane" from the Add-in toolbar in Excel:
2. Then select the "IG Index" and "Account" tab:
3. It is recommended that you use an IG Demo account first whilst you familiarise yourself with the Add-in. Please visit the IG Index website to create an API Key and Demo account username/password. Select the "Demo Accounts" tab:
If you have not done so previously set the login details for a demo account:
and create an API Key:
4. Next, enter these details (username, password and API key) into the Add-in. Account is optional, your default account will be used, if you wish to use a different account then enter the account name in the "Account" setting.
Please note, for security, passwords are stored encrypted in the registry on your machine.
5. You can test the connection by pressing the "Test Demo Connection" button. A screen will then show if the connection to IG Index succeeded or failed:
6. When you are comfortable with the operation of the Add-in you may switch to using your live IG Index account. Use the setting below to toggle between the Add-in using your live or demo account: