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Date/Time: Thu, 26 May 2022 04:05:52 +0000



Copy Chart Drawings From Other Charts

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[2022-04-26 08:38:40]
kas64h - Posts: 72
I'm aware of Sierra Charts current 'Copy Chart Drawings From Other Charts' capabilities, and they're very good.
However, I'm looking to be able to set Chart Drawings being copied to a Destination Chart (i.e. on/off), quickly with a single keystroke.

Obviously, on a Destination Chart there's the setting Chart Settings >> Chart Drawings Tab >> Copy Chart Drawings From Chart #'s, to control drawings copied through from a list of charts.
Would it be possible to do something like the following:

1) Alongside the existing setting 'Copy Chart Drawings From Chart #'s', introduce a new Yes/No Setting 'Copy Chart Drawings From Other Charts', that would control whether or not drawings are actually copied from this Chart List or not.
2) Introduce a Read/Write ACSIL variable to read/set this new setting to Yes/No - i.e. sc.CopyChartDrawingsFromOtherCharts

Thank you for your time
Date Time Of Last Edit: 2022-04-26 08:46:42
[2022-04-27 11:38:49]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 102877
Yes we can add these.
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[2022-05-14 00:12:21]
NightOwlinLA - Posts: 11
+1 on this request.

Ideally I'd like to add buttons to the control bar of a chart so that I can control which other charts' drawings are copied/rendered to the current chart.

Currently I have to hit F5->Drawings tab and modify the "Copy Chart Drawings from Chart #" on the fly if the drawings are too "noisy".

I was researching if I would be able to create a custom control bar button for this using ACSIL but I guess it's not possible.

That would be a really nice feature to have, even better if the buttons/filter feature is out-of-the-box!

Thanks, SC!
[2022-05-15 13:09:28]
kas64h - Posts: 72
For the avoidance of doubt the above suggestion regarding buttons on the control bar of a chart is of no use to me.

I have most of my charts detached with no title, menu or control bar displayed.
I need something fast and efficient (i.e. single keystroke and that's it - job done), as per my original post.

Are you able to give any kind of timings for this at the moment - i.e. Days, Weeks or Months?

Thank you for your time.
Date Time Of Last Edit: 2022-05-15 13:10:15

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