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Glad you like

Here is another prettier version.
I have done away with a lot of the superfluous stuff in this one and started using pathgradient.
Can't begin to understand most of it yet but work in progress - still keeping me from interfering with the trades so all is well!

Again - it's not the prettiness that's important but the concept that can be used eg FatTails great chart of the Forex instrument time zone settings.

I am working on another version at the moment but having to call in help as I can't get to grips with this path thing...

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the LinearGradientBrush can also be another option

 
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public override void Plot(Graphics graphics,Rectangle bounds,double min,double max)
        {
            LinearGradientBrush grad = new LinearGradientBrush(bounds,Color.FromArgb(100,Color.White.R,Color.White.G,Color.White.B),Color.FromArgb(100,Color.Blue.R,Color.Blue.G,Color.Blue.B) ,LinearGradientMode.Vertical);
        
            graphics.FillRectangle(grad,bounds);

            this.ZOrder = -1;
        }

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BackColor and small bug


FYI - the backgroundGradient may disappear if you add indicators after you have loaded this indicator.
Its to do with the ZOrder but anything else other than -1 interferes with everything else so you will just have to live with this small quirk.

Still can't figure out how to make the GradientBrush the back Color but working on it.

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Yeb.. . All I did was right clicking the chart and changed the backround color in properties....

Attached is the template,, Sharky´s creation... ( Thanks Sharky ) great template.. I love it... 4 Better Renko I feel is perfect setting for 6E .. and using DX along with it,, with same settings.. its awesome...



can you post a picture of the 6E and DX using this method?

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Which products do you trade?

 
Here is a picture perfect example for today setup, sweet ain´t it ..

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Try also smaller time frame,, like 2 Better Renko .. looks really good with 6E,, try it on sim and take the reversal bars with 6 tick stop loss.. . you will get occational stop outs ofcause , but you will get great runners aswell..

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Working on an improved version of a pretty chart indicator. My idea is shown below. Not sure how to use the trend lines yet.


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Working on an improved version of a pretty chart indicator. My idea is shown below. Not sure how to use the trend lines yet.


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Ooooooooooooh, so trading is artistic ?

Me think that the background should be reflecting the market trend not market romance or luv-ma......

Fat, please make the background to show trending .

Lolu

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Ooooooooooooh, so trading is artistic ?

Me think that the background should be reflecting the market trend not market romance or luv-ma......

Fat, please make the background to show trending .

Lolu

The market is in a downtrend as the background shows. When the bulls take over the picture will slightly change and alert you, some parts moving just a bit up.

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Working on an improved version of a pretty chart indicator. My idea is shown below. Not sure how to use the trend lines yet.

Hehe...

I like mine better.... talk about motivation:

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