SmartTrader Charting Tools: Zoom Tool

Zooming in and out of Charts

In SmartTrader, there are multiple ways to zoom in and out of charts. The Zoom Tool is accessed from the Drawing Tools Navigation Bar, located above your charts. Each chart is also equipped with a Zoom/Scroll bar that can be used for quicker navigation.

Step 1

To begin, click anywhere on a chart to activate it

Step 2

Select the small arrow on the “Zoom in Type” tool icon

Step 3

Select “Zoom Date Range” or “Zoom Area”

For Zoom Date Range:
Click on the chart once to select the beginning of the range. Move your mouse left or right to visually see the range you are selecting and then click again to specify the end of the range. The chart will zoom into the selected area.

For Zoom Area:
Click on the chart once to select the beginning of the range. Move your mouse left or right to visually see the area you are selecting and then click again to specify the end of the area. The chart will zoom into the selected area.

Other Zooming Features

Each chart has a navigation menu on the bottom center to zoom and jump around on the chart.
On the Zoom/Scroll bar, 

  • Select the “+” button to zoom in or expand the candles
  • Select the “-” button to zoom out or condense the candles
  • Select the “|<” button to jump to the beginning of the Chart
  • Select the “>|” button to jump to the end of the Chart (current market)



 

 

TIP:

  • Use your mouse scroll wheel to Zoom in and out
  • You can also drag the chart left and right to scroll through the data

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