Technical Indicators


Adding technical indicator to chart

To add indicator to a chart go to 'Chart->Add Indicator...' menu item or hit Ctrl+1.

Menu item to add indicator

Menu item to add indicator

After that an Indicator Selection Dialog will appear where you can choose the indicator you want to add to your chart.

Indicator Selection Dialog

Indicator Selection Dialog

For illustration we will add MACD to the chart. In the Indicator Selection Dialog select MACD and click OK. Indicator MACD is present in Momentum Indicators tab. Once you select an indicator and click OK then Indicator Configuration Dialog will appear where you can change the parameters and graphics of the indicator.

MACD default configuration

MACD default configuration

You can read more about Indicator Configuration Dialog. But in this illustration we will leave these things unchanged and just click OK, that will add MACD to the chart.

Chart of NASDAQ with MACD

Chart of NASDAQ with MACD.

That's it. It is that simple to add an indicator to a chart. You can add limitless number of indicators. You can even create templates of indicators so that you don't need to add your favorite indicators each time you create a chart. Below is an example of a chart with many indicators:

Chart of NASDAQ with many indicators

Chart of NASDAQ with many indicators.

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