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How to display arrows for trades generated in backtest?

In order to display trade arrows, first of all – it’s necessary to enable the arrows for particular chart. To do so – right-click on the chart pane of your choice, choose: Parameters -> Axes&Grid, then set: Show trading arrows to YES, as shown in the screenshot.


Then – perform backtest, click on the results with the right mouse button and choose one of the “Show arrows….” options.

5 Responses to “How to display arrows for trades generated in backtest?”

  1. Grant Noble
    August 9th, 2006 | 8:38 pm

    Can you also include an option to turn them off again ? I realise that I should just be able to set Show Trading Arrows to No but that never works ! This occurs when I (accidentally) double-click on an AA output list. I usually need to wipe the chart completely (ie. remove all code).

  2. support
    August 10th, 2006 | 2:01 am

    It’s enough if you just switch to another display interval (e.g. Daily -> Weekly)- the arrows will dissapear then.

  3. JohnYoga
    July 4th, 2007 | 12:40 pm

    Is there a way to not only show the buy and sell arrows, but also to show at what price and how many contracts to trade by the arrow?

    Also is it possible for Amibroker to put arrows whenever your position sizing system wants you to either add or subtract contract?

    I hope that this is *possible*…If yes, anywhere I can find someone who has tied in the buy/sell arrows + contracts to trade + “continual” signals on chart telling how many contracts to add/subract?

    Much appreciated!

    email me too please!

  4. July 10th, 2007 | 10:24 am

    It would actually be nice if the arrows showed up on higher resolutions/intervals and lower resolution/intervals. In the latter case it would be the first instance of trade intersection. For example if you go from dail resolution to hourly, it would be the first instance for the day (prior higher interval). When going from hourly to 10 minute it would represent the first 10 minute bar intersecting the entry/exit in that higher interval (hourly) time frame.



  5. July 10th, 2007 | 10:27 am

    Is there a documented listing of all posible “SetOption(“”,__)” we can implement somewhere?