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The Rectangle tool draws a rectangle on your chart and can be used to highlight certain chart formations such as trading ranges, flags or congestion areas.

Position and Edit

Select Rectangle from the palette, move your mouse over the starting point on the chart.

Single left mouse click, then move the cursor to your end point and single left mouse click again. As you move the mouse the outline of the rectangle will appear.

The rectangular tool output can be moved or resized using the common handles functionality.

The size and position can be locked.

Properties and Format

Use the variables on the Settings and Appearance tabs to adjust the vertical and horizontal positions and the rectangle's size, as well as alter the line color, style, etc. This tool uses common tool functionality.

In common with circle, and price target, the color of the fill area can be selected to be displayed and its color selected or the fill can be left transparent.

Pop-up Menu

The pop-up menu (single right mouse click) for Rectangle has the standard links: Properties, Cut, Copy, Delete, Lock and Help. It does not contain any special tools.

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