Info Line
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Info Line

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Info Line is a line that connects two points and displays additional information on it such as the number of bars through which the line spans, time covered, distance in pixels, and other.

To add an Info Line to the chart, click its name or the iconinfo_line_iconon the Drawings Panel. Specify start and end points on the chart to define downward or upward slope.
Note: To cancel drawing, press ESC
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Actions with the Info Line

  • To move the Info Line, simply drag it to where you want it on the chart.

Note: To open the settings window, double-click the line on the chart

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

Info Line Settings

  • Coordinates. The coordinates of the start and end points of the Info Line that you can specify manually by filling out the values for the prices, dates and time.
  • Style. In this section, you can set color, style or put an arrow at the start or end point of the line.
  • Labels. In the Labels section, you can choose whether to show price labels on the start and end points of the line or not. The labels can be aligned right/left of the points. Click to the left of the Price to show/hide labels. 
  • Measure box. In the Measure box section, you can choose what values should be shown on the Info Line. The values are measured between start and end point of the Info Line (you can set right, left or middle position for the measured values):
    • Show % price change
    • Show change
    • Show Bars
    • Show Date Time
    • Show Distance
    • Show Angle
  • Extend. In this section, you can extend the Info Line to the left or right from the start and end points respectively:
    • To the left
    • To the right

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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