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Anti-aliasing

FEATURE REQUEST

What I would love to see is anti-aliasing of chart drawings and moving averages like Ninja. My diagonal trend lines and MA lines look like they were drawn in the 1980s.


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What I would love to see is anti-aliasing of chart drawings and moving averages like Ninja. My diagonal trend lines and MA lines look like they were drawn in the 1980s.

What resolution are you running? Post an example chart?

I use trendlines a lot and have never noticed any kind of problems with quality or jaggedness.

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What resolution are you running? Post an example chart?

I use trendlines a lot and have never noticed any kind of problems with quality or jaggedness.

Mike

Mike, Get some glasses! It's quite subtle but screams out to me. I have three screens with a resolution of 2560x1440

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You can see what I mean if you zoom in with an image editor.

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Yes I do see it now. It is more visible on moving averages on your chart I think, which I don't use so never noticed it before. I've had lasik and my vision still isn't spectacular...

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It's not a big deal, would just make the charts look nicer. It's more apparent with straight trend lines if the angle is say 10-20 degrees. Almost horizontal but not quite. Then it looks a bit rubbish. I can live with it, the rest of Sierra looks like it was written in the 1980s too, so it kind of suits it lol.

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Feature request:

I'd like to be able to set the Volume by Price studies to use a 1-tick resolution for accuracy when plotting the POC and VAH/VAL lines (horizontal lines + markers), but have the ability to set a separate scale for the bars themselves within the profile, as I sometimes need to increase this to 4 or even 8 ticks when using big charts and big time frames, in order to properly see the profile.

So in other words, display the markers with 1-tick accuracy, but let us maintain the visual scale tick increment like currently exists.

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Feature request:

Middle mouse click brings up data box for current bar (mouse position).

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Better Trading DOM

A better Trading DOM would be great, something a bit more robust along the lines of X_TRADER

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Feature request:

Ability to set a specific start date for historical data on charts, instead of "days back" - as an added option. For volume analysis, many of us want to start our charts on a particular date (swing high/low) and of course when this is expressed in "days back", the value changes daily.

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Feature request:

Ability to exclude the copying of chart drawings by panel, or some other way so that these two charts could share the trendlines in panel 1, without sharing the horizontal rays of panel 2.

That is because over time you can see the rays in panel 2 of the top chart will basically obscure the actual indicator data, making it impossible to view. But I do want to share the trendlines still.

Wishful thinking perhaps, but nevertheless...

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