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Price Distribution Context Menu

A Price Distribution chart contains data which looks entirely different than the other chart types available in X_STUDY. As such, the chart has a unique context menu.

For X_STUDY 7.8.1 and higher, Price Distribution charts in X_STUDY 7.8.1 and higher now allow you to directly link out specific values to Excel and X_TRADER from the context menu.

Right-click a Price Distribution chart to access the primary Price Distribution context menu.

Note: The Split New TPAs, Link to Excel, and, the Link to X_TRADER options are only available in X_STUDY 7.8.1 and higher.

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.
  • Launch Spread Legs: Launches outright charts for each leg in the spread chart.
  • Split All: Separates each TPA into one column so you can better view the distributions and breaks.

    Note: Rather than split all, you can manually click a TPA to split it into its own column away from the cluster. This cannot be done if Auto Split is checked.

    Refer to Examples of Splits.

  • Remove All Splits: Returns all TPA letters in a session back to their original position.
  • Split New TPAs: X_STUDY 7.8.1 and higher allow you to automatically split all new TPA bars. This option is not available when Steidlmayer split mode is active.
  • Steidlmayer [TVP] Auto Split: Creates splits based on the Initial and Breakout Lookback properties in the Properties menu.

    Refer to Examples of Splits.

  • Reset All Distributions: Unmerges merged distributions, removes Steidlemayer [TVP] and all splits.
  • Display Volume: Adds a horizontal bar chart next to the data to represent the quantity of the transactions at each price.

Display Volume

  • Display Tick Volume: Adds a horizontal bar chart next to the data to represent the number of transactions at each price.

Display Volume and Display Tick

Note: Either or both bar charts can be displayed. If both are displayed, the Tick Volume chart is displayed second.

  • Display TPA Count: Adds the TPA Count window to the bottom of the chart. When enabled, the TPA Count follows your cursor and shows the Time Price High (TPH), Time Price Low (TPL), and counts above and below the cursor (TPA). Refer to TPA Data Window section in .

TPA Count

  • Paste Link: Inserts copied values from Excel as Level Lines. Only available when a value has been copied.

    Refer to .

  • Link To Excel: X_STUDY 7.8.1 and higher allow you to copy and paste data into Excel directly from a Price Distribution chart.

  • Current Value: Current value of the technical indicator.
  • Previous Value: Previous value of the technical indicator. You specify how many bars to copy.
  • Delete All: Removes links you have pasted in Excel.

 

  • Link To X_TRADER: X_STUDY 7.8.1 and higher allow you to copy and paste data into X_TRADER directly from a Price Distribution chart.

  • Current Value: Current Open, High, Low, or Close.
  • Previous Value: Previous Open, High, Low, Close. You specify how many bars to copy.
  • Delete All: Removes links you have pasted in X_TRADER.

 

  • 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.