MetaTrader 5 Help

Rectangle

To draw a rectangle, one should select the object and define an initial point in a chart. After that, holding a mouse one should drag a rectangle till the necessary size. Additional parameters will be shown near the end point: distance from the initial point along the time axis and distance from the initial point along the price axis.

Rectangle

Controls

This object has three control points that can be moved by a mouse. Points located on faces are used for changing the size of the rectangle. The point located in the center is used for moving the object without changing its shape.

Parameters

There are the following parameters of a rectangle:

Parameters

  • Date/Value — coordinates of the first point of the rectangle (date/value of the price scale);
  • Date/Value — coordinates of the second point of the rectangle (date/value of the price scale);
  • Fill — enable/disable color filling inside the shape.

Common parameters of object are described in a separate section.

To fill the object with the color of its lines, you should enable option the "Draw object as background" at the "Common" tab.