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New: Closes your current chartbook and opens a new blank chartbook.

Open: Closes your current chartbook and opens a window for you to choose a previously saved chartbook.

Save: Saves your open charts as a chartbook.

Screen Capture: Saves your open chart as an image. Shift-click saves your chart window plus your control panel. (Ctrl-click copies the screenshot to your clipboard and makes it ready to paste. Shift-Ctrl will copy your chart window plus your control panel.)

Print: Prints the chart window.

Print Preview: Opens a window showing what the chart will look like when its printed.

Commodity Chooser: Opens the Commodity Chooser window.

Data Update: Opens the Data Download window in your browser.

 

Navigation Toolbar

Pointer: Default tool used for selecting tools and features in the software.

Scrolling Hand: Used in chart window to click and drag a chart.

 

Charting Toolbar

Crosshair: Used to draw a line vertically and horizontally on a chart.

Line: Used to draw support and resistance lines.

Multi-Line: Used to draw an alternating support and resistance line.

123: Used to chart a 123 top or bottom formation.

Head and Shoulders: Used to chart a Head & Shoulders top or bottom formation.

Narrow Sideways Channel: Used to identify a horizontal channel.

N% Ruler: Used to measure a retracement.

Inclining/Declining Channel: Used to identify an inclining or declining channel.

Wedge: Used to identify any type of wedge or triangle.

Trend Fan: Used to identify a trend fan.

 

Advanced Charting Toolbar

Elliott Wave: Used to chart an Elliott Wave.

Dart/Blip: Used to identify a Dart/Blip.

Gann Fan: Used to chart a Gann Fan.

Andrews Pitchfork: Used to chart an Andrews Pitchfork.

Fibonacci Retracement: Used to measure a Fibonacci Retracement.

Fibonacci Time Zones: Used to measure a Fibonacci Time Zone.

Day Offset: Used to measure the number of trading days versus actual days between two points.

Arc: Used to identify a rounded top or bottom formation.

 

Notation Toolbar

Notation Arrow: Used to draw arrows to help point out areas of interest.

Flag: Used to place a flag or graphic.

Text: Used to type text.

Rectangle: Used to draw a rectangle.

Circle: Used to draw a circle.

 

Calculators Toolbar

Dollar Calculator: Used to find the dollar value between two points on the chart.

Risk/Reward: Used to find the difference between two points of the risk and reward zone.

 

Time Interval Toolbar

Center Chart: Takes existing price bars on all charts open and centers them in your chart window.

Daily Chart: Each price bar represents a day.

Long Term Daily: Each price bar represents a day, but the chart includes all available data.

Long Term Weekly: Each chart price bar represents a week.

Long Term Monthly: Each chart price bar represents a month.

 

Indicator Toolbar

Use this toolbar to select the indicators you would like to be shown in the indicator window.

 

Overlay Toolbar

Use this toolbar to select which chart overlays you would like to appear within the chart window.

 

Scaling Toolbar

The first set of controls scales the vertical height of the price bar. The middle set of controls scales the number of price bars displayed per inch on the chart. The last set of controls scales the days along the bottom of the chart and the points displayed on the right side of the chart.