Chart Settings and Customization
TrendSpider makes it easy to customize charts to match your preferences.
You can access the Chart Settings by clicking on the gear icon in the upper-left corner of the screen.
Style changes include:
Toggle the Market Price Line (and customize the color).
Toggle the Crosshair (and customize ...
Sharing your charts or snapshots on social media channels is an effective way to show your audience what you have created and what you see happening in the market. TrendSpider allows you to share the Chart screenshot to StockTwits and Twitter.
In this documentation, we will explore how to easily...
Chart Timeframe Menu & Favorite Timeframes
You can select a timeframe for a chart and define the time interval for which you want to plot the entire chart. The time interval is the periodicity of the price chart that defines the duration (in time) for a single price bar. The timeframe can be anything from a minute to a month.
You can dir...
Customization & Tuning
TrendSpider provides traders to customize and tune the automatic technical capabilities used while performing technical analysis. In this documentation, we will explore the customization options for the following:
Auto Fibonacci Sequence
Candlestick Pattern R...
Customize Indicators on Chart
TrendSpider makes it easy to customize indicators on a chart. For example, you can easily change the color or thickness of a trend line to make it more visible.
You can customize any indicator in a few easy steps:
Click on the … to the right of the Indicators button on the top menu bar. Or, rig...
Drawing and Annotating Charts
TrendSpider makes it easy to add drawings and annotations to any chart, as well as share the chart with others.
You can add a drawing using the annotations toolbar on the left-side of the screen. You can remove a drawing, create an alert or edit the drawing’s properties, and add custom color pre...
Earnings, Dividends, and Splits
TrendSpider offers several types of esoteric market data that are not typically found in other trading platforms. In this documentation, we will understand three such market data:
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A company's earnings is its net income after deducting tax ...
FINRA Reg. SHO Data (Short Trading Data)
TrendSpider offers several types of esoteric market data that are not typically found in other trading platforms. One such data type is FINRA Reg SHO (Short Sale) data. This data is sourced directly from FINRA short sale data files published on their website.
In this documentation, we will explor...
Full Screen Mode
TrendSpider allows the traders to maximize the charts to full screen and widgets to the entire space in the right sidebar. Maximizing the charts or widgets helps you escape all the surrounding distractions for an improved focus on the trade and analysis.
In this documentation, we will explore the...
Enabling Heatmaps allows the TrendSpider to use complex mathematical calculations to identify areas that have strong Support & Resistance levels on any chart and on any timeframe which may be overlooked by manual methods of charting.
In this documentation, we will explore:
Hide and Show the Chart Legend
The chart legend shows all of the indicators that are active and enables you to quickly toggle them on or off. If you have a long list of indicators, it can get in the way of the chart and make it more difficult to analyze a stock.
You can show or hide the legend in a few steps:
Hover over the ...
How Raindrops are Rendered
There are many different types of charts like Lines, Bars, Candles, Heikin Ashi, etc, that help the traders to track the movements in price actions but these often fail to factor in the trading volume. As a result, the traders are left with no other choice but to use a secondary sub-chart or an i...
How to Use the Gap Snake Indicator
TrendSpider's Gap Snake indicator highlights the most recent gap on any timeframe and can be used with the Market Scanner, Strategy Tester, and Multi-Factor Alerts.
Gaps are areas of a chart where an asset's price either rises or falls from the previous day's close with no trading occurring betw...
Absolute Price Oscillator (APO)
The Absolute Price Oscillator displays the difference between two exponential moving averages of a security’s price and is expressed as an absolute value. Trading signals are generated when the indicator crosses the zero-line or when there is a divergence between ...
You can navigate to the Indicator Manager to add the indicator(s), remove the indicator(s), or customize the settings for each indicator, including the indicator’s values, data sources, position on the chart, colors, patterns, line thickness, and other settings. In this documentation, we will exp...
TrendSpider provides access to 120+ popular technical indicators, ranging from the Absolute Price Oscillator to the Zero-Lag Exponential Moving Average. Traders can easily customize the settings for each indicator, including the indicator’s values, data sources, position on the chart, colors, pat...
TrendSpider offers the traders to plot logarithmic scale on the chart and structure the Y-axis to view the values using the price scaling where the distance between the prices displays a percentage change of the symbol. In this documentation, we will explore:
Activating Logarithmic Scale on the ...
TrendSpider automatically downloads and analyzes charts in 5-minute, 10-minute, 15-minute, 30-minute, 60-minute, 1-day and 1-week timeframes with a 320 candlestick level of granularity. Since these analyses are performed simultaneously, the platform enables users to plot trend lines and indicator...
TrendSpider enables you to offset most upper indicators to shift them left (negative offset) or right (positive offset). Traders may offset indicators to give the price more wiggle room or jump the trend.
You can create offsets in a few easy steps:
Click the three dots to the right of the Ind...
Percentile Line Indicator
The Percentile Line indicator is a special indicator from TrendSpider that allows you to set a defined window length and plot a percentile line on it.
In this documentation, we will explore:
Adding Percentile Line Indicator to the Chart
How Percentile Line Indicator Works
Percentile Line Sensiti...
Post and Pre Market Data
Pre-market and after-hours price movements may occur with low volumes, but they can be an important part of technical analysis.
TrendSpider lets you add pre- and post-market data to applicable charts with the click of a button (#1).
After clicking the button, the chart will tint/shade non-reg...
Raindrop Chart Pattern
TrendSpider can automatically detect the Raindrop Patterns on the Raindrop chart for a timeframe equal to or more than 10 minutes and up to a month. In this documentation, we will explore how to navigate to access the Raindrop Patterns setting and the four types of Raindrop Patterns that you can ...
Raindrop Chart Volume Weighting Effects on Indicators & Auto Trendlines
Many indicators, such as Simple Moving Averages, Exponential Moving Averages, Bollinger Bands, etc. can be plotted on the Raindrops chart, but before doing so it is important to understand the context of how it works. Raindrops do not have open or close prices like traditional candles. They have ...
Right Click Context Menus
You can right-click on several areas of your active chart to explore the context menu which provides you quick access to multiple features and options to interact with the chart including but not limited to creating an alert, removing an annotation, changing trendline color, etc. In this document...
TrendSpider provides the traders with a Session Marker option that simplifies the way time is viewed on the chart with respect to the trading. Enabling Session Marker will divide the chart with vertical lines into the specified period as you adjust the time frame. In this documentation, we will e...
Rob Smith's (@RobInTheBlack) TheSTRAT is a trading method developed over a 30 year career in the market.
TheSTRAT is a multi-timeframe strategy that has three major components:
Inside Bars - Inside Bars occur when the current candle falls completely within the prior candle.
Directional Bars - D...
Types of Automated Analysis
TrendSpider provides the traders with multiple automated technical capabilities to provide them a seamless trading experience that consumes less time, promotes discipline, and minimizes emotions. In this documentation, we will explore the types of automated analysis you can explore in TrendSpider...
Watchlists make it easy to track the stocks you’re following without having to flip through charts every minute — you can see the performance of each component at a glance.
TrendSpider takes watchlists a step further by automatically firing off an SMS or email notification when an indicated patt...
WorkSpace Layout Switcher
TrendSpider lets you quickly configure your workspace layout, as well as save different workspaces to meet your requirements. That way, you can have different workspaces for different trading strategies, markets or clients.
Using the Workspace Layout dropdown (#1), you can quickly switch between...