Date Range
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    Date Range

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    Article summary

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    Date Range is a tool that simply helps measure date/time intervals on the chart. The Date Range is drawn by two points in order to make up a square. 

    To add Date Range to the chart, click its name or the icondate_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 range position

    Note: To cancel drawing, press ESC

    date_rangeDate Range

    Actions with the Date Range

    • To edit the Date Range, drag it by one of the points.
    • To move the Date 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 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 Range (currently, only dashed style is available).
    Settings. A set of parameters that are described in Date Range Settings.
    Lock. Locks the drawing position. The figure cannot be moved or edited on the chart.
    Delete. Removes the Date Range from the chart.
    Note: To delete a Date Range, you can also press the Delete or Backspace button on your keyboard

    Date Range Settings

    • Coordinates. The coordinates of two points of the Date 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 of the Date Range (middle line, top border, bottom border). As well as 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