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Closed Feature request MC-1354 » Open Feature request MC-138

Add Drawing Tool to All Linked Charts with same instrument in a workspace

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Description

When using a multi charts / multiple time frame workspace setup it would have been great to have the option to choose in Format setup properties to apply drawing tools to all linked charts with same instrument in a workspace. This would reduce workload considerabely.
Another useful feature in addition to "all charts" would to have the option to choose with a check box in the same tab to lock the tools when applied.

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#0
user-offline.png  Laurentius (Laurentius)
Feb 24, 2011 - 15:46

When I work with horizontal lines and Fibonacci on a chart and finally are satisfied with where I have set it, it would have been nice to have the "Add to linked charts" feature in the right click menu for the drawing tool.
Additionally in the drawing tools Format -> Properties tab it would have been nice to choose with a check box if the drawing tool should be added to linked charts as Locked or not.

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user-offline.png  Nick (Nick)
Sep 06, 2011 - 02:28

Hi,
I feel a more flexible option might be to be able to copy and paste drawing objects between charts.
Actualy it would be nice to have both the feature requested here and copy and paste. In any case if this is implemented it should be in the drawing objects properties. Some objects I would not want replicated.

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user-offline.png  Fabrice (fpa)
Sep 14, 2011 - 02:32

When selecting to display an object on all charts of the same instrument, it would be convenient to choose between "All" or "Smaller time frame". For example, if we draw a trendline in a daily chart, it has some sense to display it on a 30 min chart. Displaying it on a weekly chart is more disturbing than useful.
Regards.

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user-offline.png  Laurentius (Laurentius)
Sep 14, 2011 - 07:18

Good points Fabrice. And at Nick, to have the ability to copy and paste between charts would also have been really great.
Regards

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user-offline.png  Laurentius (Laurentius)
Sep 14, 2011 - 07:22

@Nick. I mean having the ability to copy and paste would open up to some fast and really flexible chart analysis.
Cheers

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user-offline.png  Laurentius (Laurentius)
Sep 14, 2011 - 07:27

Please don't misunderstand my previous comment. I was acctually referring to my own post before that. I vote for Nick's copy and paste between the charts suggestion.
Cheers : )

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Oct 02, 2011 - 07:30

I second this request. With the proper linking when an object is moved in one chart it will move in all. (That is not the case with copy and paste). 
Linking could be "global to all charts" check box in the drawing object's format window which could be checked and made a default setting along with other settings, or not. Thanks.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Jun 07, 2012 - 12:07

It would be great to have drawing tools set Globally. 

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user-offline.png  greenroomhoo (greenroomhoo)
Jul 11, 2012 - 12:43

we need this.  very important feature IMHO

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Sep 27, 2012 - 05:37

this is particularly important when working with different bar types. For example in individual may find the close or open on a particular bar type valuable. But trying to find that close or open on a minute chart for example may be very difficult. Having the drawings auto draw is very important.

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user-offline.png  Laurentius (Laurentius)
Sep 27, 2012 - 10:02
  • Quoting: Guest user , Jun 07, 14:07: "It would be great to have drawing tools set Globally."
    Agree. Globally would be a good thing.
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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Apr 11, 2013 - 04:44

It would be a great addition.
You can draw your supports & resistances on 1 TF and they will automatically appear in all open charts.
Please think about it
Thanks

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user-offline.png  Jobauma (Jobauma)
Jul 24, 2013 - 16:35

I see this has been postponed for quite some time now. Could you please now add this feature to the new coming version 9.0?
I believe that I am right if I say that many of us is missing this feature. As mentioned before; If you've made several drawings on a chart, it can be a really huge job to manually replicate them to other time frames, especially when erasing old ones and making new ones every day.
My suggestion would be that we had a right click menu item that for example said "Replicate to Linked" -> "Lower Time Frames", "Higher Time Frames", and the third last "All Time Frames". This would be awesome.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Aug 19, 2013 - 19:06

When I used Ninja Trader, I was very glad about this feature, but since I changed to MC, I miss it. For my trading I have diferent charts of the same market in diferent timeframes, so for example when i draw a trendline in the 15 min chart (I use it for a general view), I don´t have tis information at the tick chart whith which I´m trading. So I can miss the resistance or support

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user-offline.png  Jobauma (Jobauma)
Sep 05, 2013 - 17:14

To elaborate on my previous comment my idea is when drawing tools are replicated from one chart to other linked charts, they are not copied. Rather they are mirror images from the original chart. In the Format Objects window there should be one more column named "Replicate to...". The values for this column are "Lower Time Frames", "Higher Time Frames", "All Time Frames", or "None". By removing the chart where a drawing tool is originally created the mirror images disappear from the linked charts. In my personal opinion I think this is the best solution and would make MultiCharts one of the best platforms for discretionary trading without doubt.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Mar 03, 2014 - 07:48

This would be a very useful addition

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Mar 23, 2014 - 21:33

This feature is essential for me.
I am giving a try to multichart.net. and unfornately, I realized that this feature does not exist on multicharts.net....
very disapointed...

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Mar 24, 2014 - 12:20

I am from IB and I m trying Multichart. MC has a lot of great feature.
However, this issue is a problem for me. Even on TWS from IB has it is possible to share line on differents charts/windows.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Jan 14, 2015 - 21:57

This is the only thing holding me back from purchasing at the moment

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Jan 29, 2015 - 16:20

This is a BASIC multiple grouped chart feature. I recommend developing and including in MC ASAP as it is an essential part of Multi time frame analysis. Again, this should have been a basic initial feature. Thank you for considering this.

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user-offline.png  mickatrade (mickaelj)
Apr 30, 2015 - 05:58

It's a great missing feature .
We definitely need this in MC.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Dec 08, 2015 - 21:25

i SPENT HOURS SEARCHING FOR A WAY TO HAVE LINES FROM ONE CHART WINDOW TO ALSO APPEAR AT ANOTHER WINDOW.  iT IS SIMPLY AN EASY WAY TO HAVE, FOR EXAMPLE:
yesterday's High and Low in all windows.  It is a pain inthe neck to do it one by one....
same thing with rectangles for support and ressitance levels...
Should be an update for sure.
Sergio,
Michigan.

#1
user-offline.png  hunter (module0000)
Jun 27, 2017 - 11:33

This feature would be great - very important timesaving feature to only draw your levels in one place.

#2
user-offline.png  joshkim81 (joshkim81)
Jun 30, 2017 - 09:11

This is one of two deal-breaking features that is keeping me from buying :(

#3
user-offline.png  RFranquet (raul franquet)
Sep 10, 2017 - 04:29

This is a great feature to help us in the technical analysis. It is a feature included in all great trading software.

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