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bmp candlesticks?

Does anyone have any ideas as to how we could draw a bmp or shape that would precisely cover the area of each candlestick bar body that NinjaTrader draws?

I'm thinking override the Plot Method, but how to get the coordinates of the bar 'corners'?


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https://futures.io/ninjatrader-programming/5686-make-charts-pretty.html

I believe it was discussed.

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Thanks Mike, I am familiar with that thread and just looked through it again. I may have missed something, but I didn't see the painting over bars discussed specifically. I guess I just need a way to get the Point(s) that would define the borders of the bar and I'm not sure how to best do that.

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Thanks Mike, I am familiar with that thread and just looked through it again. I may have missed something, but I didn't see the painting over bars discussed specifically. I guess I just need a way to get the Point(s) that would define the borders of the bar and I'm not sure how to best do that.

Ask @ThatManFromTexas, I thought he had a custom Plot override that did it.

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Ask @ThatManFromTexas, I thought he had a custom Plot override that did it.

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OK thanks I'll do that,

I do see some promising things under ChartControl.
- GetYByValue
- GetXByTime
- BarWidth
- BarMarginLeft
- BarMarginRight
. . .

Hmmm

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