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    cTrader Chart Drawing Saving Tool


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    Many traders have requested a way of saving all chart drawing objects so that it loads automatically when cTrader is opened again, this Chart Drawing Object Saving Tool will quickly do this for you. It is also possible to load and save all the drawings on the chart using the keyboard hotkey shortcuts.
    Type: cTrader Indicator + source code
    Current version: 1.0.0
    Requires: Windows 7, 10, 11
    Updated: 25 November 2021
    Vendor: Spotware

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    Having the ability to save all your hard work of drawing on the chart is a required feature for any trading platform, unfortunately, cTrader does not have this as default, but this indicator will save all your drawing objects on the chart and automatically load them when you restart the trading platform.

     

    cTrader Themes & Templates

    It is possible to create a theme or template with cTrader with their built-in features where you can change the look of the chart with custom candlestick colours and more, the article below has an online video tutorial to show you how to set this up. Also with templates, you can save all the indicators that you have placed on the chart.

     

    What Drawing Objects Can Be Saved?

    The following drawing objects that you select from the left panel on the chart can be saved, please note that it is only the drawing tools and not indicators or other objects.

    tools
    • Text boxes
    • Triangle boxes
    • Rectangle boxes
    • Verticle lines
    • Horizontal lines
    • Trend lines
    • Equidistant Channel
    • Andrews Pitchfork
    • Fibonacci Retracement
    • Fibonacci Fan
    • Ellipse Drawings
    • Icons

     

    How to Save Your Drawing Objects

    This process is very simple and all you need to do is press on the keyboard the keys Shift+S, you have the ability to change this hotkey from the indicator settings, this saves a file into your PC that you can load again in the future, the path is set at documents/calgo/charts

    It is also possible to automatically save your chart objects by selecting this feature in the indicator settings and every time an object is added or removed from the chart it will save, also, you can adjust it so that it saves on a timed interval like every 5-minutes.

     

    How to Load Your Chart Objects

    When you load your chart objects from a file, the file is located on your PC as explained above in how to save your objects at documents/calgo/charts and for each chart and timeframe there will be a separate file, the format is as follows:

    • AccountNumber-SymbolName-TimeFrame-ChartType.cchart

    or

    • 12764749-EURUSD-1H-Candle.cchart

    You can manually load a save objects file by using the keyboard keys SHIFT-L

     

    cTrader Saving My Drawing Objects

     

    Indicator Settings

    You can use this Indicator on any timeframe, unfortunately, we hope that the user settings are self-explanatory, but if you need help then post your question on our support group. Watch the video tutorial below for a more in-depth explanation of the settings.

     

    Watch a Video Demonstration

    The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your U-Tube video quality to 1080p HD. 

    Duration: 6 minutes  - Watch full screen on YouTube

     

    How To Install & Open

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install it onto the platform. Remember, this is an Indicator.

     

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