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Charting

Over 100 indicators, 6 different chart types, 19 drawing tools, and popout as many charts at a time. Set chart templates, intraday data from 2014 and daily charts for over 7 years for stocks, commodities, F&O, and currencies.

Initiating charts

Shortcut key – C

Mouse over on marketwatch or use shortcut key “C” to initiate charts.

Trade from charts

Click the lightning bolt icon on the top left corner to invoke the quick trade panel. You can check the real-time market depth, positions and open orders from the panel. To trade, you can click on the buy & sell buttons. You can also place orders directly from the market depth by clicking on a bid or an offer.

Trading screen

Popout as many charts as needed. Open new tabs by right clicking on dashboard, orderbook, holdings, positions, funds and arrange the trading screen. Experience much better with multi-monitor setups, check the image below simultaneously tracking 4 charts, positions, and news from pulse.

Changing timeframes

By default 1 min charts open up, which can be changed to any other default timeframe.

Chart types

Indicators/Studies

Click on studies to add indicators on the chart. Either search for the indicator or click on show all to see the entire list.

Note

To add an exponential moving average, select moving average in studies, and in the type dropdown select exponential from the list of 9 different moving averages.

Adding studies on different data sets

By default indicators are applied on closing price of the candle. This could be changed to open, high, low, and even over another indicator that is already added on the chart.

Check this module on varsity on using some very popular studies available on Kite.

Deleting studies

Right click the study on the chart to delete as shown below.

Drawing tools

Select from over 20 different drawing tools. Use the settings to customize the drawing tool.

Compare scrips

Click on compare to visualize relative performance of different scrips on the chart. No live ticks when using this utility.

Multi-view chart

With multi-view charts, you can view up to 4 charts simultaneously in the same window. Click on display in the charting window and select 2 or 4 charts from the dropdown. A new window will open with the multi-view chart.

More data

On complete zoom-out, 700 to 2500 bars can be viewed at a time based on the size of the monitor. To load more data drag the chart to the right, every drag will load more historical data. Use the left and right arrow keys to move, and use up and down arrows for zooming in and out.

On loading a lot of candles, to get to the current candle use the “>>” button as shown below