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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.

Please, let the picture completely (not slightly) change; don't let the picture change to the most probable next action or scene .

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Hehe...

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

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Waoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo !!!

Mike, will the background show the trending ?

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Waoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo !!!

Mike, will the background show the trending ?

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Wow...... I have to admit that you have dwarfed my coding efforts. It looks like you are a couple of hundred years ahead of me. Would you mind sharing your indicator?

But there is still room for some improvement. Your trend is not yet sustainable, a bit like the trend is your friend until the end, when it bends....

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See what "Making my chart pretty" caused me to miss .

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Wow...... I have to admit that you have dwarfed my coding efforts. It looks like you are a couple of hundred years ahead of me. Would you mind sharing your indicator?

But there is still room for some improvement. Your trend is not yet sustainable, a bit like the trend is your friend until the end, when it bends....

LOL,

If your post was a real indicator congrats. Then it is you that are way ahead of me

My post was just a Photoshop job (Gimp to be exact). Although, it does make you wish that @MultiCharts would allow a transparent background for the chart, to let your wallpaper shine through

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LOL,

Although, it does make you wish that @MultiCharts would allow a transparent background for the chart, to let your wallpaper shine through

Don't you think it would distract you from following the market?

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Don't you think it would distract you from following the market?

This is the problem: If I follow my rules, trading is quite boring. So I need some distraction to prevent me from overtrading or falling asleep. What about adding a new feature to MultiCharts?


File -> New -> Distractor -> DOM (Distractor uses Outdoor Models)


Of course, I would prefer a real DOM.

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Don't you think it would distract you from following the market?

For me, it is motivation to retire and go to that beach I admit it is an odd feature, but really if you look at the beginning of this thread it started with a sensible feature (gradient background) that just makes staring at these charts more pleasant. Only natural to take it to the next level

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Hehe...

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

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I can see a "big rising candle" here...

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Filling whole chart


ok - there is a method called BackColorAll which will color the wholel panel... unfortunately it will only take standard colours so it would appear that arranging a linear gradient brush or image over the entire canvas requires knowledge a little beyond me at the moment.
NT support kindly sent me a link to some code that was supposed to help - but it didn't.

Any advanced programmers out there want to shine some light on this?

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