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Editing an existing IRectangle

hey guys,

is there a possibility to edit an existing IRectangle Object on a chart?
i tried something like this without any success:

 
Code
foreach(IDrawObject o in DrawObjects)
{
    if(o.DrawType == DrawType.Rectangle)
    {
        IRectangle rec = (IRectangle)o;
        
        if(rec.EndTime < Time[0])
        {
            rec.EndTime = Time[0];
        }
    }
}
the idea is to create a little helper indicator which automatically expands my drawn support / resistance areas.

thank you and cheers,
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you may find the code you need in this thread I think https://futures.io/ninjatrader-programming/8891-charthelper-strategy.html

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hey cory,

thank you for your reply but i cant find any reference in that thread.
the problem is, that if i draw a rectangle for a support or resistance area by using the drawing tools and then try to edit that rectangle in ninjascript, i am able to get the values but i cant edit the object itself.

if i delete the existing object and replace it with a new one created by the indicator, it becomes a drawobject of the indicator and i cant just delete it by hand.

any ideas?

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hey cory,

thank you for your reply but i cant find any reference in that thread.
the problem is, that if i draw a rectangle for a support or resistance area by using the drawing tools and then try to edit that rectangle in ninjascript, i am able to get the values but i cant edit the object itself.

if i delete the existing object and replace it with a new one created by the indicator, it becomes a drawobject of the indicator and i cant just delete it by hand.

any ideas?

You might trying mentioning @cory

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hey cory,

thank you for your reply but i cant find any reference in that thread.
the problem is, that if i draw a rectangle for a support or resistance area by using the drawing tools and then try to edit that rectangle in ninjascript, i am able to get the values but i cant edit the object itself.

if i delete the existing object and replace it with a new one created by the indicator, it becomes a drawobject of the indicator and i cant just delete it by hand.

any ideas?

If you set AllowRemovalOfDrawObjects to true in the Initialize method, you will be able to manually delete the draw objects.

AllowRemovalOfDrawObjects

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