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Searching for platform with simple features, hard to find

I'm currently using Ensign as my research and trading charting platform. I'm using if for years
and in general am very happy with it.

For my intraday trading part Ninja or Multichart are perfect as a possible replacement.

But i'm much into Geometry and Gann type analysis so I do a lot of drawing etc
and use those kind of tools very often.

I'm looking for another platform with the following features:
- easy switching between trading days and calendar days
- custom scaling of the chart in 1 point per bar or whatever

- good set of drawing tools

To my surprise after using *a lot* of programs, charting packages with those simple requirements
are hard to find. I haven't found any.

Could anybody give some ideas?

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Updata TraderPro might fit your requirements (updata dot co uk)

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sierrachart let you choose how you want to load your data
Sierra Chart - Chart Settings

you can also right click on chart to select set x, y constant relationship

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Ah Cory, you might just made my day.

I used Sierra but had a hard time finding this, now i did. Thanks.


The only thing i can't find is Calendar days or trading days in Sierra.

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