GoCharting Docathlon

Date Range


Usage

This tool allows user to place points horizontally on two different time points. A shaded box will then appear between the chosen points showing the date range (or time range at intraday intervals). Text will also appear along the box displaying the number of bars as well as time elapsed during the date/time range. 

Appearance

In Appearance property dialog it is possible to change the appearance of the date range drawing tool:

Line

Sets the color, thickness and opacity level of the left and right lines of a date range.

Fill

Toggles the visibility, color and opacity level of the space between the lines.

Text

Sets the color, opacity level, font type and size of the text on the label.

Text Fill

Toggles visibility, color and opacity level of the label background.

Extend Top/Extend Bottom

Use these checkboxes to extend the date range drawing vertically through all the chart.

Shape

In Shape properties dialog you can set precisely the position of the date range points on the price scale (by setting the price) and the time axis (by setting the bar number):

Price P1

Allows for the precise placement of the ray’s first point (Price 1) using a bar number and price.

Price P2

Allows for the precise placement of the ray’s second point (Price 2) using a bar number and price.

View

In View properties dialog you can switch the Date Range tool displaying on charts of different timeframes: