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Working with charts

In the bottom half of the left menu pane, we various tools for working with charts. The first button is the Crosshair, this will allow you to see Open, High, Low, Close (OHLC) data for the selected bar (in that order).

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Next you have the Chart Options menu. Here you can select the type of chart; Bar, Candlestick or Line – most traders tend to use Candlesticks. You can also turn Volumes, Ask Price Line, Period Separators and Trade Levels on or off. As well as enable or disable OHLC display for the current bar, the Data Window (shows info for any indicators on your chart) or One Click Trading.

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The final option ‘Colours’ will allow you to customize the look and feel of your charts.

After the Chart Options menu, we have the Indicators menu. Here you can add or remove technical indicators from your charts.

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Then we have the Objects menu. MT4 for iPad allows you to draw a range of lines and analyse angles and potential cycles. Long tap a drawn object to edit or delete it.

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Finally, we have the Period (time frame) Selector and another way of accessing the New Order screen (addition button).

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