Change Indicator Properties

While trading you may need to change an indicator properties.

To change the properties of an indicator

  1. Do one of the following:
  2. The 'Indicator' Properties dialog box appears where 'Indicator' is the short name of the indicator of your choice.

  3. On the Parameters tab, change the parameters of the indicator:
  4. On the Data Source tab, choose the data needed to calculate the indicator symbol prices or the values of another indicator if such an option is available.
    If the indicator has a tick source and its volume is provided, you can use the volume as a data source.

    In addition to the Open, Close, High, and Low prices, you can use the Typical, Median, or Weighted price as a data source.
    More than one price is taken into account to calculate these prices. Thus, more information about each period is used resulting in a smoother indicator. The prices are calculated as follows:
  5. In the Period box, type or select the indicator period of your choice.

  6. (Optional, available only for some indicators) To hide the indicator data source, select the Hide source check box; otherwise, clear it.
  7. On the Location tab, choose where to display the indicator:

  8. Click OK.