Trendlines & Captions in the Browser

Add Text

  1. Select the Textbox icon add text on the Draw toolbar
add text location
  1. Change your settings as desired.
change text settings
  1. Click on the chart to place the text.
  2. Enter text in the box.
change text settings

Draw a Trendline

To draw a trendline:

  1. Select the Autofit Trendline autofit trendline icon on the Draw toolbar.
drag trendline on chart
  1. Select Closing Price for long-term charts or Highs/Lows (HiLo) for short-term (less than 6 months).
drag trendline on chart
  1. Click and Drag your mouse from 1 to 2 below (up-trend) or above (down-trend) the price bars for the period
drag trendline on chart
  1. The trendline will automatically fit to price bars in the selected time period
autofit trendline

To modify a trendline:

  1. Left-click on the trendline to edit its properties.
  2. Select the centre anchor (1) on the trendline to drag it to a new position.
  3. Click on the anchor at either end (2) to drag that end only.
adjust trendline

Draw a Standard Deviation Channel

This fits a linear regression line to selected data, with channel lines normally at 2 standard deviations on either side (enclosing roughly 95% of the data).

  1. Select the Channels channels icon on the Draw toolbar
channels icon location
  1. Select the number of standard deviations (normally 2.0).
Standard Deviation Settings
  1. Click on the chart and drag from (1) to (2) across the selected time period
drag standard deviation

The standard deviation channel will then appear on the chart.

trend channel standard deviation

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