Line On Close Chart

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Line On Close chart visually presents the data series as a sequence of dots that are connected by a line.

Each dot graphically represents the Close (last tick's) price of each tick group.

The color and width of the line can be customized in the Chart Style section.


Selecting Line on Close Chart Type

Chart type can be selected from the Format Instruments window:

  1. Open the Format Instruments window.

    To open the Format Instruments window, click the Format Instruments Format Instrument.png icon on the main toolbar;
    if the Format Objects window appears, select the symbol and click the Format button.

    The Format Instruments window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Position the mouse pointer over the symbol's data series; double-click once the Pointer Pointer.png changes into a Hand Hand.png;
      - Position the mouse pointer over the symbol's data series; once the Pointer Pointer.png changes into a Hand Hand.png right-click and then click Format Symbol Name;
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Instruments; if the Format Objects window appears, select the symbol and click the Format button;
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Instrument; if the Format Objects window appears, select the symbol and click the Format button.

  2. Select the Style tab.
  3. In the Chart Type list box select Line on Close.


Line on Close Chart Type can also be selected by one of the following methods:

  • Click the Line on Close Chart Line on close Chart.png icon on the Chart Analysis toolbar; or:
  • In the main menu select View and click Line on Close.


Selecting line on Close Chart Style

Chart style can be set from the Format Instruments window:

  1. Open the Format Instruments window.

    To open the Format Instruments window, click the Format Instruments Format Instrument.png icon on the main toolbar;
    if the Format Objects window appears, select the symbol and click the Format button.

    The Format Instruments window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Position the mouse pointer over the symbol's data series; double-click once the Pointer Pointer.png changes into a Hand Hand.png;
      - Position the mouse pointer over the symbol's data series; once the Pointer Pointer.png changes into a Hand Hand.png right-click and then click Format Symbol Name;
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Instruments; if the Format Objects window appears, select the symbol and click the Format button;
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Instrument; if the Format Objects window appears, select the symbol and click the Format button.

  2. Select the Style tab.
  3. In the Chart Style section click on the component element to be changed.
  4. From the drop-down list select a style.
  5. To display the Last Price Marker check the Last Price Marker check box, or uncheck the box to hide the marker; the color of the marker is the same as of the Close component.
  6. To use these style settings for all new charts of this type, check Use as Default check box.


Changing Line Weight

To change line's Weight:

  • click Increase Weight Increase Weight.png or
  • click Decrease Weight Decrease Weight 10.png icon on the Control toolbar,
  • select Format in the main menu and click Increase Weight or Decrease Weight.