Indicator Manager

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 explore how to:

  • Navigate to the Indicator Manager
  • Add, Customize (2 methods), & Remove the Indicator
  • Request the New Indicator

Let’s get started 🚀

Navigate to the Indicator Manager

Step 1: Click on the vertical ellipsis (⋮) adjoining the Indicators button.

Navigate to Indicator Manager

Step 2: A modal window for managing the indicators will appear for you to start adding, removing, and customizing the indicator(s).

Manage Indicators Window

Add, Customize, & Remove the Indicator

Add the Indicator

TrendSpider offers more than 150 indicators to choose from. You can navigate to the Indicator Manager and search across these indicators by scrolling down through the list or entering the name of the specific indicator in the search field.

Add Indicator

After selecting the indicator, you can customize the preferences (discussed in the next section) and click on the APPLY button to add the indicator to the chart.

Customize Indicator Preferences

In the example below, you can observe the Simple Moving Average indicator is graphed in the dark blue color.

Simple Moving Average Indicator Example

Please note that you will find many indicators in the list with the keyword-’docs’ assigned next to them. The docs is hyperlinked to the relevant help article explaining the meaning of the particular indicator and how it works.

More Info on Indicators

Some indicators also have special symbols/labels assigned next to them. For example, a lab flask symbol against an indicator indicates that it is an experiment by TrendSpider. While some indicators have a label - new next to them, indicating a recent addition by TrendSpider.

Special Labels in Indicators

Customize the Indicator

You can navigate to the Indicator Manager and customize any of the active indicators in the right column for the values, data sources, position on the chart, colors, patterns, line thickness, etc.

There are two methods to customize the indicator:

Method 1: Navigate to the Indicator Manager

Navigate to the Indicator Manager and simply customize or modify the values you want.

Indicator Customization Options

Method 2: Navigate to the Indicator List on the Chart

Navigate to the indicators list from the top-left corner of the chart and click on the vertical ellipsis (⋮) adjoining the indicator you want to customize.

Navigate to the Indicator List

The same customization options will become available as the ones under Method 1 for you to modify the values.

Indicator Customization Options

Remove the Indicator

Remove the indicator(s) not important for your trading strategy by clicking on the Trash icon of the indicator in the right column.

Remove the Indicator

Request the New Indicator

If you don’t see the indicator that you need, you can request a new indicator from within the application and our development team will work to build it.

Step 1: Navigate to the Indicator Manager and click on the REQUEST NEW button.

Request the New Indicator

Step 2: Fill out all the requested details in the Customer Feature Request Form and click on the Submit button at the bottom.

Submit Customer Feature Request Form

After submitting the feature request details, our team will review them and reach out to you if we have questions about your request.

Customer Feature Request Form Submitted

Jun 22, 2022

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