10 years of historical end of day data and the most recent 90 days of intraday data is available to be plotted in charts.
The simplest way to navigate around a chart is by using the mouse to change the focus and range of the displayed chart. Keyboard shortcuts can also be used.
When the chart is not showing the most recent bar an arrow icon appears in the bottom right hand side of the chart. Click the arrow to change the chart to display the latest bar on the right hand side.
|Scroll wheel up||Expand the chart range|
|Scroll wheel down||Contract the chart range|
|Click and drag left||Scroll the chart backwards|
|Click and drag right||Scroll the chart forwards|
|Alt Up||Expand the chart range|
|Alt Down||Contract the chart range|
|Alt Left||Scroll the chart backwards|
|Alt Right||Scroll the chart forwards|
|/ /||Move the rightmost bar to the current time - press slash twice|
|Home||Move the rightmost bar to the current time|
Drawings can be added to any chart.
5 drawing types are available
To add a new drawing, you can either select the drawing type in the Drawing section of the Chart Tools or use the shortcut key
+ multiple times to cycle through the drawing types.
The new drawing will initially appear in the center of the chart.
To reposition a drawing, click and drag it. To resize, drag from the edges or corners.
The active drawing is indicated by diamonds on its points.
When a drawing is active, only the drawing-related settings will be displayed in the Chart Tools.
To deactivate a drawing, click anywhere on the chart or press the
To remove a drawing, first make it active by clicking on it, then press the
New drawings are assigned a contrasting color, but you can easily change the color by selecting an alternative one from the color swatch in the Drawings settings of the Chart tool. Text labels can also be applied to provide context.
If you add a drawing to an intraday chart, it will automatically appear on all intraday charts.
You can also choose to have a drawing appear on End of Day charts (and vice versa,) by selecting End of Day in the Show on settings.
Drawings can also be set to display in the Depth and Nav Charts.
To locate all drawings on a chart click the Find button in the Drawing settings. This will temporarily expand the chart range to show all current drawings. Use the Next button to cycle through each drawing.
You can duplicate a drawing using the standard copy/paste shortcut keys. Ctrl
C to copy, Ctrl
V to paste.
To toggle the display of all drawings, on all charts, press Ctrl
Price statistics can be displayed for any drawing added to the chart.
Statistics are calculated using the price levels at the points of the drawing. The points are indicated by diamonds are are normally displayed on the ends of the drawing.
Holding Ctrl and hovering over the chart will display the crosshairs and legends on the chart.
You can enter dates and times directly to set the Chart start date/time. Press Space, type in a time/date, e.g. 3 Jan 2020, and press Enter.
|Adjust||Adjust chart for corporate actions - i.e. Splits, Bonus Issues, Consolidations|
|Invert||Invert price scale/axis|
|HLC||High Low Close|
|Heikin Ashi||Heikin Ashi|
|OHLC||Open High Low Close|
|Colorize||Colorize plots with green/red|
|Dark||Set chart background to be dark (black)|
|Legends||Show/Hide legends when hovering over a chart|
|Crosshairs||Show/Hide crosshairs when hovering over a chart|
|Intraday||Set the chart to display Intraday data|
|End of Day||Set the chart to display End of Day data|
|Best Fit||Set the chart to display an optimal range based on the width of the chart window|
|5 Mins||Set the range to last 5 minutes|
|15||Set the range to last 15 minutes|
|30||Set the range to last 30 minutes|
|Hour||Set the range to last 1 hour|
|2||Set the range to last 2 hours|
|4||Set the range to last 4 hours|
|Day||Set the range to most recent day|
|2||Set the range to most recent 2 days|
|5||Set the range to most recent 5 days|
|Month||Set the range to most recent month|
|2||Set the range to most recent 2 months|
|3||Set the range to most recent 3 months|
|Month||Set the range to most recent month|
|3||Set the range to most recent 3 months|
|6||Set the range to most recent 6 months|
|Year||Set the range to most recent year|
|2||Set the range to most recent 2 years|
|5||Set the range to most recent 5 years|
|All||Set the range to show all available data|
The Nav chart plots the share price of the stock for the selected period. Click the period buttons below the chart to alter the displayed period.
The Nav chart highlights the current range displayed in the main chart. Click and drag the highlight area to alter the chart range.
The Nav chart can be expanded to take the full width of the controls by clicking the arrows in the top right corner. Click the arrows again to unexpand
The available periods depends on the type of chart selected, Intraday or End of Day.
Sub 1 minute periods are only available for Intraday charts with a range less than 1 day.
Per x minutes, per x hourly and AM/PM periods are only available for Intraday charts.
Daily, Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly and Quarterly periods are only available in End of Day charts.
|Per Sec||Set the period to 1 second|
|2||Set the period to 2 seconds|
|5||Set the period to 5 seconds|
|10||Set the period to 10 seconds|
|15||Set the period to 15 seconds|
|20||Set the period to 20 seconds|
|30||Set the period to 30 seconds|
|Per Min||Set the period to 1 minute|
|2||Set the period to 2 minutes|
|5||Set the period to 5 minutes|
|10||Set the period to 10 minutes|
|15||Set the period to 15 minutes|
|20||Set the period to 20 minutes|
|30||Set the period to 30 minutes|
|Per Hour||Set the period to 1 hour|
|2||Set the period to 2 hours|
|AM/PM||Set the period to AM/PM|
|Daily||Set the period to Daily|
|Weekly||Set the period to Weekly|
|Fortnightly||Set the period to Fortnightly|
|Monthly||Set the period to Monthly|
|Quarterly||Set the period to Quarterly|
Overlays are displayed within the main chart area alongside side the share price plots.
|SMA||Simple Moving Average|
|Bollinger Bands||Bollinger Bands|
|EMA||Exponential Moving Average|
|MA Envelopes||Moving Average Envelopes|
|VWAP %||Volume Weighted Average Price with % bands|
|Std Dev||Volume Weighted Average Price with Standard Deviation bands|
|Parabolic SAR||Parabolic SAR|
|Keltner Channels||Keltner Channels|
|Announcements||Show Announcement Icons|
|Price Channels||Price Channels|
Indicators are displayed within their own dedicated area, below the main chart.
|+EMA||Volume with Exponential Moving Average|
|MACD||Moving Average Convergence/Divergence|
|+Hist||Moving Average Convergence/Divergence + Histogram|
|ADR||Average Daily Range|
|ATR||Average True Range|
|RSI||Relative Strength Indicator|
|OBV||On Balance Volume|
|Buy/Sell Volume||Buy/Sell Volume|
|Trend||Add Trend drawing|
|Price||Add Price drawing|
|Time||Add Time drawing|
|Point||Add Point drawing|
|Box||Add Box drawing|
|Show||Show/Hide drawings on chart|
|Find||Find all drawings on chart|
|More||Show/Select existing drawings from Intraday/End of Day charts|
The following settings are only accessible if a Drawing is active/selected.
|Extend Backwards||Extend Trend or Price drawing backwards|
|Extend Forward||Extend Trend or Price drawing forwards|
|Round||Round Prices to ticks|
|Expand||Expand Y Axis to fit|
|Text||The text to display as the drawing label|
|Left||Position label on left hand side of drawing|
|Center||Position label in the center of drawing|
|Right||Position label on right hand side of drawing|
|Above||Position label above the drawing|
|Middle||Position label in the middle of the drawing|
|Below||Position label below the drawing|
|Horizontal||Show horizontal fill bands|
|Vertical||Show vertical fill bands|
|Fill Box||Fill Box|
|Last||Show the last price of the bar at the right hand point|
|Change||Show the change in price between the left and right point|
|% Change||Show the change % in price between the left and right point|
|Low/High||Show the high and low prices between the two points|
|Volume||Show the aggregated volume between the two points|
|Bar Count||Show the number of bars between the two points|
|Period||Show the elapsed time between the two points|
|From/To||Show the start and end timestamps for the two points|
|Intraday||Show drawing on Intraday charts|
|End of Day||Show drawing on End of Day charts|
|Depth||Show drawing on Depth charts|
|Nav||Show drawing on Nav charts|
You can set price levels and be alerted via the Alert ticker when these are met.
The set price levels are highlighted in the chart with a pink line. A dashed pink line shows the alert is active. A solid pink line shows the alert has triggered.
If an alert has triggered, and therefore no longer being monitored, the price entry box will have a pink border.
See here for more about Alerts.
|Show||Show Alert levels in the chart|
|Low||Set the alert to trigger when price is at or below this price|
|High||Set the alert to trigger when price is at or above this price|
|New||Create a new Alert. Uses the set defaults from the main Alerts tool|
|Remove||Remove the Alert|
|Reset||Reset the Alerts so they are again active after being triggered|