A line that can can have any angle or length the user wishes.  Commonly used to indicate trends on a chart.

To create a TrendLine, select draw mode from the main toolbar and right click with the mouse on the chart you wish to apply it to. This can be either the main chart area or any of the indicators that appear in the indicator chart area. Select "New Chart Object" from the popup menu and select TrendLine from the menu.

After selecting the menu option, the mouse pointer will change to a hand pointer. The user must select the start and end points of the TrendLine. The first point to select is the start point. Click the left mouse button to select the start point. Next the user must select the end point by also using the left mouse button. Once both points have been selected, the TrendLine will appear on the chart.


In order to edit the TrendLine, the user must first select it. First, the user must be in draw mode. Select the TrendLine by left clicking with the mouse anywhere on the line. The object will be selected when a 2 grab boxes appears like this:

You then can right click the mouse for a context menu for the object. You may also double-left click on the object to bring up the edit dialog directly. There are three options when a TrendLine is selected. Edit, Move and Delete.


The trend line settings are defined as follows:


To adjust either the start or end points of the TrendLine, click the left mouse button on the either of the grab boxes. The TrendLine will then follow the mouse pointer using the opposing grab box as the axis. To drop the TrendLine, click the left mouse button.


This will permanently delete the TrendLine from the chart.

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