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    Curve is a parabolic-line graph that is used to frame a certain area or patterns on the chart.
    The Curve is drawn by three points. To add a Curve to the chart, click its name or the iconcurve_iconon the Drawings Panel. Then, do the following steps:

    • Specify two points on the chart to set the width of the curve.
    • Move the pointer up or down to adjust the position of the vertex point.
    • Click on the chart to place the curve.
    Note: To cancel drawing, press ESC

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    Actions with the Curve

    • To edit the shape of the Curve, point to its line and drag it by one of three points.
    • To move the Curve, point to its border line and simply drag it to where you want it on the chart.
    Note: To open the settings window, double-click the Curve border line

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    Color. In the Color section, you can change the color of the Curve. The slider at the bottom is intended to set transparency of the color.
    To create a custom color:
    • clickto open the color picker
    • by using the slider at the bottom, adjust the main color
    • on the color picker, set a shade for the main color

    The custom-created colors are added to your palette. To remove a custom color, drag it out of the palette.

    Weight. In the Weight section, you can set the thickness and style for the line of the Curve (currently, only dashed style is available).
    Settings. A set of parameters that are described in Curve Settings.
    Lock. Locks the drawing position. The figure cannot be moved or edited on the chart.
    Delete. Removes the curve from the chart.
    Note: To delete a curve, you can also press the Delete or Backspace button on your keyboard

    Curve Settings

    • Coordinates. The coordinates of the points of the Curve. You can put them manually by filling out the values for the prices, dates and time.
    • Style. In this section, you can set a color and style for the line of the Curve or the background color of the highlighted area inside the Curve.
      Clear Background to remove the background of the Curve.
    • Extend. The curve line is extended indefinitely by default. Clear To the left or To the right to remove the extension.

    Click Close to apply the settings.

    Note: At the bottom-left corner of the window, click Restore Defaults to reset the settings

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