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How to Display up to 1500 Bars in any Time Frame

The zoom and pan feature can be controlled from a computer mouse or directly on the chart. Increase or decrease the amount of visible price and indicator history. Easily move back in time and zoom in/out of any period of history available.

1. Zoom in/out on the chart using the scroll wheel on your mouse.

2. Zoom the chart with the zoom/pan bar by clicking the left handle of the slider and dragging left (zoom out) or right (zoom in)

3. Pan back in time to show previous history by clicking and dragging the whole slider

You can also use a keyboard short cut to pan back and forth.  The bracket keys "[ and ]" will advance the chart forward or backward 1 bar at a time "{ and }" will advance 5 bars at a time.

4. Use the time span buttons to quickly adjust the visible history to an exact period of time

  • 5y: 5 years (Monthly timeframe)
  • 1y: 1 year (Daily timeframe)
  • YTD: year-to-date (Daily timeframe)
  • 6m: 6 months (Daily timeframe)
  • 3m: 3 months (Daily timeframe)
  • 1m: 1 month (1 hour timeframe)
  • 1w: 1 week (15 minute timeframe)
  • 1d: 1 day (1 minute timeframe)
  • Today: the current session's price history (1 minute timeframe)

5. Set size parameter for zoom & pan bar

Click Tools menu and select System Settings to open Settings editor

Choose the Charts tab. Put a check mark beside Show TimeSpan Buttons and use the Size slider to adjust the size of the zoom & pan bar. Click Close to finish.