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Percent Line

This object plots a percent line or percent level retracement.  These levels are created by drawing a trend line between two extreme points and then dividing the vertical distance by round percentage values of 25%, 50%, 75% and 100%.

To draw a Percent Line, select the object from the Chart Objects Pane and drop it on to an open chart.


There are appearance aspects of this object that can be changed in the Properties Pane.

Color  Changes the color of the object.

Smoothing Mode  Sets the drawing type of this object.  Default draws a normal line.  Anti-alias draws a smoother line at the expense of drawing performance.

Width  This sets the size of the pen used to draw the outline of this object.  A larger number indicates a thicker line.

Transparency  The level of transparency given to this object.  Valid numbers are 0-255, where 0 is invisible or completely transparent and 255 indicates no transparency.

Line Frequencies  Manually set the five retracement levels.

Line Text  Specifies how the text drawn at each retracement line is formatted.

Open End  Indicates whether or not the end lines are open, or will continue until the end of the chart.

Open Start  Indicates whether or not the start lines are open, or will continue until the beginning of the chart.

Text Alignment  The alignment of the text relative to the line.

Text Font  The font used to draw the line text.

See Also

Using Chart Objects

Chart Objects Pane

Chart Objects List