How To Color Price Bars By Conditions

You can now custom color price bars based on a condition or condition set. This allows you to easily see points on a price chart where the issue met your scan conditions historically. Steps to set up the conditional color bars are below.

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1. From the Price Plot

Click on the Price Plot name in the legend of the pane

Select Edit from the drop down menu

Click on Add Color in the Color Bars section of the menu

This opens the Edit Color Bar window.

Select Scan with which to color the price bars. Click the Folder icon to open your condition/condition set library. Select the condition/set you wish to use.  In this example, we will be using an existing condition called 5 Day Gainer.

(Click here for help selecting existing scan conditions from library.)

 

Alternately, create a new condition/condition set. Click Add Condition button to open the condition building wizard.  

(Click here for help creating conditions for a new scan.)

The condition/condition set selected now populates the Edit Color Bar window

Select the color you want to see where the bar meets your condition(s)

Click on any individual condition to edit the condition.

Click Add Condition (+) to add new conditions to the set

Click the x to delete any condition. Use the Clear Conditions icon (X) to start a new condition set.

Click the Copy icon to copy the condition(s) to your computer clipboard

Click OK to keep the changes. Click Save to place the Scan Plot conditions and new settings into the library

Click OK in the Chart Properties Window

Your price bars are now colored whenever the condition(s) are met for any chart you look at.

2. From the Edit Chart Properties menu

Right click on a chart and choose Edit Chart Properties from the drop down menu

Click the Price Style tab

Click on Add Color in the Color Bars section of the menu

This opens the Edit Color Bar window.

Select Scan with which to color the price bars. Click the Folder icon to open your condition/condition set library. Select the condition/set you wish to use.  In this example, we will be using an existing condition called 5 Day Gainer.

(Click here for help selecting existing scan conditions from library.)

 

Alternately, create a new condition/condition set. Click Add Condition button to open the condition building wizard.  

(Click here for help creating conditions for a new scan.)

The condition/condition set selected now populates the Edit Color Bar window

Select the color you want to see where the bar meets your condition(s)

Click on any individual condition to edit the condition.

Click Add Condition (+) to add new conditions to the set

Click the x to delete any condition. Use the Clear Conditions icon (X) to start a new condition set.

Click the Copy icon to copy the condition(s) to your computer clipboard

Click OK to keep the changes. Click Save to place the Scan Plot conditions and new settings into the library

Click OK in the Chart Properties Window

Your price bars are now colored whenever the condition(s) are met for any chart you look at.

3. From an Indicator Edit Menu

Left click on the name of an indicator in the legend of the pane

Choose the Edit menu item

Click on Add Color in the Color Bars section of the menu

This opens the Edit Color Bar window.

Select Scan with which to color the price bars. Click the Folder icon to open your condition/condition set library. Select the condition/set you wish to use.  In this example, we will be using an existing condition called 5 Day Gainer.

(Click here for help selecting existing scan conditions from library.)

 

Alternately, create a new condition/condition set. Click Add Condition button to open the condition building wizard.  

(Click here for help creating conditions for a new scan.)

The condition/condition set selected now populates the Edit Color Bar window

Select the color you want to see where the bar meets your condition(s)

Click on any individual condition to edit the condition.

Click Add Condition (+) to add new conditions to the set

Click the x to delete any condition. Use the Clear Conditions icon (X) to start a new condition set.

Click the Copy icon to copy the condition(s) to your computer clipboard

Click OK to keep the changes. Click Save to place the Scan Plot conditions and new settings into the library

Click OK in the Chart Properties Window

Your price bars are now colored whenever the condition(s) are met for any chart you look at.