decrease the bar spacing step

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decrease the bar spacing step

Postby arnie » 08 Mar 2012

Hi.

Is there a way to decrease the bar spacing step?
Everytime I increase or decrease the bar spacing the step in which the spacing is done is to large. On a minute chart the step is around 12 hours.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 08 Mar 2012

Please attach some screenshots to demonstrate this situation.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby arnie » 08 Mar 2012

You can see the existing differences when we decrease a chart with a different time range.
With a higher time range, the decrease/increase step is much higher than when we have a chart with a lower time range.
We could have an option so we could manually control the step. One way to do this would be allowing the mouse to scroll on the chart horizontal scroll bar, but allowing to move bar by bar or by a fix number of bars independently on the time range we have.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 09 Mar 2012

Hello Arnie,

Thank you for your suggestion. We will consider the development of such functionality in the future.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Tresor » 09 Mar 2012

My 2 cents in the attached picture.
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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 14 Mar 2012

Tresor wrote:My 2 cents in the attached picture.

This feature has been already implemented.
Please make a right click on the chart->Format window->X-time scale->set the right margin (or Chart Shift).

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Tresor » 14 Mar 2012

Henry Multicharts wrote:
Tresor wrote:My 2 cents in the attached picture.

This feature has been already implemented.


Holy moly, MC programmers are fast. Will check this feature soon. In the meantime this 'declined' feature request http://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue ... e_no=MC-60 can be changed to 'implemented'.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 15 Mar 2012

Tresor wrote:
Henry Multicharts wrote:
Tresor wrote:My 2 cents in the attached picture.

This feature has been already implemented.


Holy moly, MC programmers are fast. Will check this feature soon. In the meantime this 'declined' feature request http://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue ... e_no=MC-60 can be changed to 'implemented'.

The 'declined' feature request is about an option to set a fixed margin in pixels.
We have implemented a different option - to set it in percents.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Tresor » 15 Mar 2012

Good.

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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Tresor » 15 Mar 2012

Apologies for highjacking the thread.

Setting the right margin as % of chart shift is much better than the old way. Still there is however room for improvement. Picture attached.
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Re: decrease the bar spacing step

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 15 Mar 2012

Charts can be linked by the Resolution and Instrument only.
If you want to set the default right margin value for all new charts - please use "Set as default" option in Format window->X-time scale.
If you want to create a copy of the chart please highlight the chart and use Ctrl+Shift+C / Ctrl+Shift+V hotkeys to copy/paste it.


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