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Chart Preferences

Charts contain the following: ‘Preferences Menu’, ‘QuickTrade’ buttons, ‘Price Axis’ and ‘Time Axis’ and the chart itself.

The ‘Price Axis’ lists the prices of the exchange rate of a currency pair that’s currently being traded.

The ‘Time Axis’ lists the dates and times that the exchange rate was changing, according to the selected time-frame.

The ‘Preferences Menu’ includes the following options:

Zoom In – Zoom Out

This tool is used to zoom in/out of the chart. There are six levels of zoom. The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

Template

Users can save and load their chart configuration (colors, indicators, line studies etc.). The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

Time-Frame

You can select from fourteen different time-frames ranging from 1 minute (m1) to 1 Month (M1). The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

Chart Type

With this button you can select the type of chart to be displayed. You can select from ‘Line’, ‘Candlestick’ and ‘Bar’ charts. The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

QuickTrade Buttons and Volume Selector

You can trade directly from the chart by setting a volume in the ‘Volume Selector’ and using the chart ‘QuickTrade’ buttons to send a ‘Market Order’ request. The same command can be found in ‘Market Watch’, or by right-clicking on the chart.

Chart Viewing Options

With this button you can select the elements that you want to see or hide on the chart. You can select to show or hide:

  • Positions
  • Orders
  • Bid/Ask Price Line
  • Grid
  • Period Separators
  • Tick Volume
  • Deal Map
  • Chart Scale
  • Price Axis Overlay Buttons
  • Price Alerts
  • Market Sentiment
  • Targets

The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

The availability of some of the features (e.g. ‘Market Sentiment‘, ‘Targets‘) depends on your Broker. Please consult your Broker, if you can't see the fields on the Viewing Options menu

Insert Indicator

You can insert indicators into your chart using this button. Choose from a variety of available indicators such as: ‘Trend’, ‘Oscillators’, ‘Volatility’, etc. The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

Color Options

You can change the chart’s colors by using this menu.

  • Background – Changes the color of the chart’s background.
  • Foreground – Changes the color of the chart’s ‘Time Axis and ‘Price Axis’.
  • Grid – Changes the color of the grid.
  • Bull Outline – Changes the color of bullish candlestick’s outline.
  • Bear Outline – Changes the color of bearish candlestick’s outline.
  • Bull Fill – Changes the color of the fill in a bullish candlestick.
  • Bear Fill – Changes the color of the fill in a bearish candlestick.
  • Tick Volume – Changes the color of the tick volume.
  • Wining Deal – Changes the linecolor of a profitable historical trade. Deal Map must be checked in the Viewing Options for this feature to be visible.
  • Losing Deal – Changes the linecolor of a losing historical trade. Deal Map must be checked in the Viewing Options for this feature to be visible.
  • Ask Price Line – Changes the color of the ask price line
  • Bid Price Line – Changes the color of the bid price line
  • Buy Position/Order/SL/TP – Changes the color of the Buy Position/Order and their SL/TP. Positions/Orders must be checked in the Viewing Options menu for this feature to be visible.
  • Sell Position/Order/SL/TP – Changes the color of the Sell Position/Order and their SL/TP. Positions/Orders must be checked in the Viewing Options menu for this feature to be visible.

The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.

Objects List

The user can see a dropdown list of all the ‘Indicators’ and objects that are imposed on a chart. The user can remove any object or ‘Indicator’ by clicking the ‘x’ button on the object in the list. The same command can be by right-clicking on the chart.. By clicking on the name of the indicator, a ‘Modify Indicator’ screen will appear, allowing modifications fo be done.

Scrollbar

Use the scrollbar to scroll the chart. The same effect can be achieved by selecting the ‘Cursor’ from the ‘Line Studies’ tools, clicking and draging the chart itself to right or left. Another option is to use the mouse-scroll acordingly.

Bar Countdown

The Bar Count Down shows you a live countdown of the current bar / candlestick (time until next bar starts).

You can click and drag the Bar Countdown to move the end point of your chart.

Set Distance Button

This is a dragable control that is used to set the distance between the end of the chart and the ‘Price Axis’.