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Open the Preference tab from the Control Panel on the right of your screen. Right-click on your chart and highlight "Overlay Properties" from the dropdown menu. Select Bulls ‘n Bears from the list and the preferences will appear in the Control Panel. (Once you click on the chart, the Preference tab will go back to chart settings.)

1. Restore Settings: TNT Default will change your settings back to the original software settings. My Default will change current settings to your personalized default settings. Apply To All Charts will apply your selected settings on all open charts. Save As My Default will save your current personal settings.

Bulls n Bears Pref2. Sensitivity: A higher sensitivity will give you earlier bullish/bearish arrows, while a lower sensitivity will wait to give you the bullish bearish arrows until a trend is established.

3. Style: Choose the price bar style you want to view on your chart.

4. Formula: A Traditional style will widen the neutral (yellow) positions and is a more conservative approach. A Progressive style will narrow the neutral positions, and an Aggressive style will eliminate the neutral positions on your chart. Bollinger Bands, Keltner Bands, & 10x8 MAC are incorporated into the Bulls 'n Bears Proprietary formula so that they generate individual buy & sell signals.  When selecting these three indicators the settings will appear in the preference dialog box.

5. Bearish/Neutral/Bullish: You can change the color of the Bearish, Bullish, and Neutral price bar indicators.

6. Blue Light: The blue light indicates where to place your stop loss. You can choose to display them only on the bullish or bearish side of the market, both sides, or not at all. You can also change it's color.

7. Show Full History: To view the bullish/bearish tendencies on all the price bars on your chart, check the box.  To limit the bullish/bearish tendencies to a specific number of price bars at the end of a chart as well, uncheck the box and enter the number of price bars you would like to view.

8. Bullish/Bearish Arrows: Choose to display or not to display the Bullish/Bearish arrows and select the color of the arrows.

9. Inside Days Filter: Excludes from consideration inside days/price bars when calculating bullish/bearish, buy/sell arrows. (An inside day, or inside price, is a price bar where the high of the bar is lower than the previous price bar high, and the low of the bar is higher than the previous price bar low.

10. Higher/Lower Filter: Excludes from consideration price bars which have a lower close than its open when calculating a bullish/buy arrow, and a higher close than its open when calculating a bearish/sell signal. (Price bar closed higher than it opened.) (Price bar closed “lower” than it opened.)

11. Higher/High, Lower/Low Filter: Excludes from consideration price bars that do not have a higher close than the previous price bars high for bullish/buy signals, or excludes price bars that do not have a lower close than the previous price bars low when calculating bearish/sell signals. (Close “higher” that previous price bar “high.”) (Close “lower” than previous price bar “low.”)

12. Reverse Formula: This options reverses the buy/sell signals.  Changing a buy signal to a sell signal and a sell signal to a buy signal

13. Arrows on all color changes:  Selecting this option will place a buy/sell signal anytime the Bulls 'n Bears color changes.

14. Bars above/below bands: The buy/sell signals for the Bollinger Bands, Keltner Bands, and the 10x8 MAC will be adjusted based on how many bars above or below the bands.  For example if you are looking for a buy/sell signal on the Bollinger Bands and want it to be 3 bars above or below bands prior to generating a signal then the tic/pip/bar must close above or below the upper/lower limit three consecutive times before a signal is generated.