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Chart Area Context Menu

Right-click an open area (away from the data, trendlines, and axis), to access the chart area context menu.

The following options are available:

  • Chart Type: Lets you change the type of chart you are viewing without affecting the data.

  • HLC: High, Low, Close
  • OHLC: Open, High, Low, Close
  • Close: Can be displayed with lines or dots.
  • Candlestick: Open, High, Low, Close, Color-coded to show positive or negative.
  • Tick: Can be displayed with lines or dots.
  • Price Distribution: Displays the distribution of price over time

 

  • Cursors:Changes the look of your pointer to one of three options. Also provides an option to disable data tips.

  • Arrow: A standard Windows white arrow.
  • Vertical: A vertical line extending the length of the chart.
  • Cross Hair: The center point of a crossed vertical and horizontal lines which extend the length and width of the chart.

 

  • Drawing Tool: Lets you draw objects on the graph.

  • Trendline: A line displaying the upwards or downwards trend on a chart
  • Linear Regression Trendline: A trendline with standard deviation channels.
  • Andrews Pitchfork: A tool that is used to help identify trending markets support and resistance levels.
  • Fibonacci Retracement: Lines indicating potential support and resistance levels at which an upward or downward trend may end based on relationships to the original move.
  • Fibonacci Extension: Lines indicating potential target levels at which an upward or downward trend may end based on relationships to the original move.
  • Horizontal Marker: A line you place horizontally extending the width of the chart.
  • Vertical Marker:  A line you place vertically extending the length of the chart.
  • Text: A tool used to type directly onto the chart.
  • Stay In Drawing Mode: Click to remain in drawing mode after you use a selected drawing tool.
  • Snap to High/Low: When enabled, points you place or drag in the chart snap to the nearest high or low price to ensure precision. Enabled by default.

 

  • Technical Indicators: Launches the Technical Indicator dialog box where you can apply Technical Indicators to the chart.

Launches the Technical Indicator dialog box, where you can apply technical indicators to the chart.

Refer to the List of Technical Indicators for more information.

 

  • Favorite Indicators: Applies the selected indicator to the chart. You can set your favorite indicators from the Technical Indicator dialog box.

  • Launch Spread Legs: Launches outright charts for each leg in the spread chart.
  • Change Interval: Changes the time or volume interval between roll-up periods which was originally set when the chart was created.

 

Change Time:

  • 1 minute
  • 3 minutes
  • 5 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • 15 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 60 minutes
  • Daily

Change Volume:

  • 500
  • 1000
  • 2000
  • 5000
  • 10000
  • 50000
  • Paste Link: Inserts copied values from Excel as Level Lines. Only available when a value has been copied.

    Refer to .

 

  • Daily Value Box: Removes the product values from the top left corner of the screen when de-selected. Selected by default.

Vertical view of Daily Value Box

  • Price Axis: Removes the vertical price axis from the chart area when de-selected. Selected by default.
  • Properties: Lets you set the window properties for the chart you click in.