Studies and Strategies

Adding Studies

How to access and add Studies, Indicators and Overlays to a chart and how to adjust the options for them in the MotiveWave trading software.

Instrument Overlay

How to add an Instrument as an Overlay to a price graph, as well as the different options available for the Instrument Overlay (formatting, bar type, spacing, labels, etc.) in the MotiveWave trading platform.

Study Options

Looking at the different options available when adding Studies, Indicators, and Overlays to a chart in the MotiveWave trading software.

Study Bar Size

How to change the Study Bar Size to a bar size different than the chart bar size in the MotiveWave trading platform.

Study Plot Overlay

Looking at how to add Studies as an Overlay to a price graph or to a graph below the chart in the MotiveWave trading software.

Study Visibility

How to change the visibility options for a Study (show the study on certain time frames but not others) in the MotiveWave trading software.

Study Templates

How to create Study Templates, what options you have for the template, and how to apply the Study Template to a chart in the MotiveWave trading platform.

Lock Studies

How to keep studies on the chart once you’ve added them (Lock Studies), so that they remain on the chart when you switch instruments/symbols in the MotiveWave trading software.

Signals

Looking at the different setup options available when turning on Signals for a Study or Indicator in the MotiveWave trading software, including sound notification and email notification.

Strategies

How to access and add Strategies to a chart (using MA Cross Strategy and Trade Manager as examples), how to adjust the settings for them, and how to activate a Strategy and exit a Strategy in the MotiveWave trading platform.

Strategy Configuration

Looking at the Strategy configuration options (using MA Cross Strategy as an example), including changing number of lots to use, trading sessions, whether to enter immediately upon activating the strategy, or whether you want to close all positions when deactivating the strategy, as well as what labels you want displayed in the Strategy Panel when a Strategy is running in the MotiveWave trading platform.

Study Scanner

How to use the Study Scanner in the MotiveWave Charting Analysis and Trading Platform. Includes accessing the scanner, creating a scan, choosing the inputs (studies and conditions, time frames, symbols), running the scan, looking at results in a table and in a chart.
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