Arrow Up

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Up and Down Arrows are non-analytical drawing tools drawn for the purpose of highlighting the desired segment of a chart. For instance, Arrows can highlight a specific bar, top or bottom.


Inserting Arrow Up

  1. In the menu select Insert, point to Drawing and click Arrow Up.
  2. The cursor will change to the Arrow Up Arr up pointer.gif.
  3. In the Chart Area left click where the Arrow is to be placed.


Moving Arrow Up

To move an Arrow:

  1. Point the cursor at the Arrow that is to be moved.
  2. The cursor Pointer Pointer.png will change into Hand Hand.png.
  3. Then keeping the left mouse button pressed drag the arrow to the desired position.
  4. Release the button.


Formatting Arrow Up

In MultiCharts one can change the settings of the Arrow Up. All the changes are performed in the Format Arrow Up window.

Each instance of the Arrow Up has its own Format window. The numbers (if there are 2 or more Arrows in the same Chart Window) are shown in the titlebar of each Format Arrow Up window.

One can change the settings of the Arrow: its color, style and weight. It is also possible to change the time and price coordinates of the Arrow.


Setting Style

  1. Access the Format Arrow Up window.
    To access the Format Arrow Up window:
    1. Drag the cursor to the Arrow that is to be formatted.
    2. The cursor Pointer Pointer.png will change into Hand Hand.png, then double-click.
    Or
    1. Drag the cursor to the Arrow that is to be formatted.
    2. The cursor Pointer Pointer.png will change into Hand Hand.png, then right-click.
    3. Select Format 'Arrow Up'… from the shortcut menu.
    Or
    1. In the Format Objects window select the Drawings tab.
    2. Select the Arrow that is to be formatted and click the Format… button.
  2. Select the Style tab.
  3. In the Color section select any of the preset 40 colors or click the Other… button to select the custom color.
  4. From the Style drop-down list select the desired style.
  5. From the Weight drop-down list select the desired weight.
  6. Check the Use as Default check box to use these settings as the default settings when creating other arrows.
  7. Click OK.


Setting Coordinates Precisely

  1. Access the Format Arrow Up window.
    To access the Format Arrow Up window:
    1. Drag the cursor to the Arrow that is to be formatted.
    2. The cursor Pointer Pointer.png will change into Hand Hand.png, then double-click.
    Or
    1. Drag the cursor to the Arrow that is to be formatted.
    2. The cursor Pointer Pointer.png will change into Hand Hand.png, then right-click.
    3. Select Format 'Arrow Up'… from the shortcut menu.
    Or
    1. In the Format Objects window select the Drawings tab.
    2. Select the Arrow that is to be formatted and click the Format… button.
  2. Select the Properties tab.
  3. In the Coordinates section enter the desired time and date coordinate in the Date field.
  4. In the Coordinates section enter the desired price coordinate in the Value field.
  5. Click OK.


Cloning Arrow Up

To clone Arrow Up:

  1. Drag the cursor to the Arrow Up that is to be cloned.
  2. The cursor Pointer Pointer.png will change into Hand Hand.png, then right-click.
  3. Select Clone Drawing from the shortcut menu.