Creating Bar Chart

For example we will create IBM symbol bar chart with daily interval using FREE OpenTick data provider

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  • New chart window will appear:

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  • Right-click on the chart window and select Symbol Properties:

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  • Select OpenTick Delayed data provider (or OpenTick if you have real-time account for required symbol):

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  • If you are using OpenTick data provider for the first time Data Provider Setup dialog will appear. Please enter your OpenTick Login and Password (you can obtain them for free at www.opentick.com) in the corresponding fields and press OK:

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You can change data provider settings any time by selecting required data provider and pressing Setup link (on the right of Data Provider field) on Symbol Properties dialog.

  • Click on the Lookup link (on the right of the Symbol field) on the Symbol Properties dialog. Symbol Lookup dialog will appear:

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  • We want to create bar chart for IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) stock. Prior to the first use of IBM symbol we need to define it (see Symbol Import). If it's already defined - skip this step.
  • Select IBM-N from the list on Symbol Lookup dialog and press Select:

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  • You will be returned to the Symbol Properties dialog:

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  • Select Daily interval.
  • Set Last Date to some date (For example 04 Aug 2007).
  • Select Bars Back to load specified bars count back from Last Date.
  • Press OK button. Data loading process will start.
    • Tip: data loading can take some time depending on data provider and requested data range.
  • When data loading process will be completed chart data will be shown:

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