Date and Price Range
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    Date and Price Range

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    DXcharts powers DXtrade, DXfina, and FinCharts.
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    Date and Price Range is a mix of two previous tools: Price and Date Range. It measures both date/time and price intervals on the chart simultaneously.
    The Date and Price Range is drawn by two points in order to make up a square. 

    To add Date Price Range to the chart, click its name or the icondate_and_price_rangeon the Drawings Panel. Specify an initial point (bottom/top) on the chart and then drag a pointer to form a square. Specify the second point to fix the date and price range position

    Note: To cancel drawing, press ESC

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    Actions with the Date and Price Range

    • To edit the Date and Price Range, drag it by one of the points.
    • To move the Date and Price Range, drag it by its line to where you want it on the chart.
    Note: To open the settings window, double-click a line on the chart

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    Color. In the Color section, you can change the color of the Date and Price Range background. 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 of the Date and Price Range lines (currently, only dashed style is available).
    Settings. A set of parameters that are described in Date and Price Range Settings.
    Lock. Locks the drawing position. The figure cannot be moved or edited on the chart.
    Delete. Removes the Date and Price Range from the chart.
    Note: To delete a Date and Price Range, you can also press the Delete or Backspace button on your keyboard

    Date and Price Range Settings

    • Coordinates. The coordinates of two points of the Date and Price Range that you can specify 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 lines inside of the square, as well as set a color and turn on/off the border line. Also, you can set a color or turn on/off displaying of the background.

    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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