To access functions of a chart croup use one of the following methods:
Left-click on the
icon within the chart toolbar.
Right-click in the charting area to bring up the chart context menu, then select Settings followed by the Chart Group menu item.
Similar options are available for single chart group (SCG), list chart group (LCG), and tab chart group (TCG):
Add a chart
Select Settings -> Chart Group -> Addchart from the context menu or Add Chart from the toolbar to add a chart inside the container.
The new chart will have the same time frame as the one applied to the container. You can change the time frame manually using the toolbar.
Delete a chart
Select Settings -> Chart Group -> Delete chart from the context menu or Delete Chart from the toolbar to delete a chart from the container.
When you move the cursor over one of the chart names, both the text and the action bar of the corresponding chart will be highlighted in red (see image below).
Once you confirm the selection by left-clicking, the chart will be removed.
Set container style
The option "Set Container Style" allows you to display charts differently.
Select Settings -> Chart Group -> Set Container Style from the context menu or use the toolbar to rearrange charts by selecting one of the following styles:
right (1 larger chart on the left side and 2 small charts on the right)
left (1 larger chart on the right side and 2 small charts on the left)
Print a chart
Select Settings -> Chart Group -> Print Chart Group or Print Chart Group List from the context menu or use the toolbar to print the whole tab chart group (TCG) or list chart group (LCG):
Meaning of printing options:
Print Chart Group: prints only the current chart group.
Print Chart Group List: prints everything contained inside the LCG or TCG.
Save as an image
Select Settings -> Chart Group -> Save as Image or use the toolbar to save the current chart group as an Image.
Create a template
Select Settings -> Chart Group -> Template -> Save (Save as...) from the context menu or use the toolbar to save your favorite templates for a single chart group (SCG), tab chart group (TCG) or list chart group (LCG).
You can customize various chart properties and save them as a chart template.
The following chart information may be saved and later applied to a new chart:
Saved in a template
Number of charts
Quote markers line
Show all history
Switch to pre/post-market data
Drawing objects such as trend lines, Fibonacci retracements, etc. cannot be saved as templates.
IMPORTANT NOTE: TCG templates can be used as snapshot templates in the Preferences (once your trade is closed, charts will be saved as a picture).
The existing scanner settings will also be saved in the template for list chart groups:
If you wish to open a new list (or tab) chart group with your layout settings, choose one of the saved templates from the drop-down list within the list (or tab) chart group dialog window.
List chart group templates
The following chart properties can be saved as a template for a list chart group:
Current scanner settings (blue)
Current chart settings (purple)
Settings for the whole chart group (red). The following properties can be saved:
Number of charts
Single chart size
To load a list chart group template use one of the options:
Left-click on the
icon within the chart toolbar and select Template -> Load
Right-click on the chart in the list chart group and select Settings -> Chart Group -> Template -> Load.
Description of the available options within the Settings menu item:
Load: loads saved templates.
Save: saves changes made within the list chart group (new indicator, different color, etc.).
save as: creates a new template.
Save as default: saves a template as a standard template. If you do not select a template when creating the list chart group, these standard settings will be applied.
Delete: deletes a template.
Next select the Load menu item followed by Select... to launch a popup and load the desired template for a list chart group from the drop-down list:
The templates for a list chart group are also available within the list chart group dialog window:
Tab chart group templates
The following chart properties can be saved as a template for a tab chart group: