FinancialIndicatorPoint.ValueLevel Property

Gets or sets a value indicating how to obtain the value of a financial indicator’s point.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v21.2.dll

Declaration

public ValueLevel ValueLevel { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
ValueLevel

A ValueLevel enumeration value, which indicates how to obtain a financial indicator point’s value.

Available values:

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Name Description
Value

Indicates the value of a series point where the series point contains only one value.

Value_1

Indicates the First value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Side-by-Side Range Bar, Overlapped Range Bar or Gantt view types.

Value_2

Indicates the Second value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Side-by-Side Range Bar, Overlapped Range Bar or Gantt view types.

Low

Indicates the Low value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Financial view type.

High

Indicates the High value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Financial view type.

Open

Indicates the Open value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Financial view type.

Close

Indicates the Close value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Financial view type.

Weight

Indicates the weight value of a series point where a series view is a bubble view.

BoxPlotMin

Indicates the Min value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Box Plot view type.

BoxPlotQuartile_1

Indicates the First Quartile value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Box Plot view type.

BoxPlotMedian

Indicates the Median value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Box Plot view type.

BoxPlotQuartile_3

Indicates the Third Quartile value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Box Plot view type.

BoxPlotMax

Indicates the Max value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Box Plot view type.

BoxPlotMean

Indicates the Mean value of a series point, where the series view belongs to the Box Plot view type.

Remarks

Any FinancialIndicator needs two points (FinancialIndicator.Point1 and FinancialIndicator.Point2) to be specified for it. And, each point should have a pair of arguments and values defined.

A point’s argument is defined via its FinancialIndicatorPoint.Argument property. And, the value is obtained from the series, in whose XYDiagram2DSeriesViewBase.Indicators storage the current FinancialIndicator resides.

If this series view requires more than one value to be defined for its data points (as in Stock and Candle Stick series), the required value level is specified via the ValueLevel property.

Example

This example demonstrates how to create a Fibonacci Indicator of a certain kind (Arcs, Fans or Retracements), and add it to a financial series.

To do this, create an instance of the FibonacciIndicator class, and specify its FibonacciIndicator.Kind property. Then, add this indicator to the series collection of indicators, returned by the XYDiagram2DSeriesViewBase.Indicators property.

using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraCharts;

namespace FibonacciIndicators {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
        public Form1() {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        #region Initialization
        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            // Create a series.
            Series series = new Series("Stock", ViewType.Stock);
            series.ArgumentScaleType = ScaleType.DateTime;

            // Populate the series with data.
            AddPoints(series);

            // Add it to the chart.
            this.chartControl1.Series.Add(series);

            // Adjust the chart's appearance.
            XYDiagram diagram = (XYDiagram)this.chartControl1.Diagram;
            diagram.AxisY.WholeRange.AlwaysShowZeroLevel = false;
            diagram.AxisX.Label.Staggered = true;
        }
        #endregion

        #region Providing Data
        private void AddPoints(Series series) {
            series.Points.AddRange(new SeriesPoint[] {
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2007, 12, 24), new object[] {110.55, 112, 111.3, 111.65}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2007, 12, 26), new object[] {110.9, 112.09, 110.9, 111.56}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2007, 12, 27), new object[] {109.49, 111.3,  110.53, 109.6}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2007, 12, 28), new object[] {109.108, 110.76, 110.76, 110.09}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2007, 12, 31), new object[] {107.26, 110, 109.51, 108.1}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 2), new object[] {104.17, 108.99, 108.99, 104.69}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 3), new object[] {103.98, 105.57, 104.83, 104.9}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 4), new object[] {100.48, 103.95, 103.95, 101.13}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 7), new object[] {99.03, 101, 100.25, 100.05}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 8), new object[] {97.17, 100.38, 100.05, 97.59}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 9), new object[] {97.16, 99.15, 97.76, 98.31}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 10), new object[] {97.15, 100.86, 97.39, 99.92}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 11), new object[] {97.09, 99.46, 99.2, 97.67}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 14), new object[] {101.33, 105.59, 105.01, 102.93}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 15), new object[] {101.23, 104.04, 102.03, 101.83}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 16), new object[] {100.14, 102.86, 100.14, 101.63}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 17), new object[] {100.05, 103.45, 102, 101.1}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 18), new object[] {102.5, 106.72, 106.72, 103.4}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 22), new object[] {98.55, 103.09, 98.55, 101.22}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 23), new object[] {98.5, 106.335, 99.63, 106.1}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 24), new object[] {104.68, 107.51, 106.38, 106.91}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 25), new object[] {104.1, 107.79, 107.79, 104.52}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 28), new object[] {103.83, 105.77, 104.44, 104.98}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 29), new object[] {104.6, 106.8, 105.5, 106.1}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 30), new object[] {104.855, 107.65, 105.85, 105.65}),
                new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2008, 1, 31), new object[] {103.7, 107.97, 104.21, 107.11})
             });
        }
        #endregion

        #region Processing Button_Click
        private void btnArcs_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            AddIndicator(chartControl1.Series[0], FibonacciIndicatorKind.FibonacciArcs);
        }

        private void btnFans_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            AddIndicator(chartControl1.Series[0], FibonacciIndicatorKind.FibonacciFans);
        }

        private void btnRetracements_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            AddIndicator(chartControl1.Series[0], FibonacciIndicatorKind.FibonacciRetracement);
        }
        #endregion

        private void AddIndicator(Series ser, FibonacciIndicatorKind kind) {
            // Get a collection of indicators.
            IndicatorCollection indicators =
                ((StockSeriesView)ser.View).Indicators;

            // Clear it.
            indicators.Clear();

            // Add a new indicator to it.
            indicators.Add(CreateIndicator(kind, new DateTime(2007, 12, 27), 
                new DateTime(2008, 1, 17), ValueLevel.High));
        }

        private FibonacciIndicator CreateIndicator(FibonacciIndicatorKind kind,
            DateTime arg1, DateTime arg2, ValueLevel level) {

            // Create the Fibonacci Indicator of the specified kind.
            FibonacciIndicator fi = new FibonacciIndicator(kind);

            // Specify its start and end points.
            fi.Point1.Argument = arg1;
            fi.Point1.ValueLevel = level;
            fi.Point2.Argument = arg2;
            fi.Point2.ValueLevel = level;

            // Select the name.
            switch (fi.Kind) {
                case FibonacciIndicatorKind.FibonacciArcs: {
                        fi.Name = "Arcs";
                        break;
                    }
                case FibonacciIndicatorKind.FibonacciFans: {
                        fi.Name = "Fans";
                        break;
                    }
                case FibonacciIndicatorKind.FibonacciRetracement: {
                        fi.Name = "Retracement";
                        break;
                    }
            }

            // Make all its levels visible.
            fi.ShowLevel23_6 = true;
            fi.ShowLevel76_4 = true;
            fi.ShowLevel0 = true;
            fi.ShowLevel100 = true;
            fi.ShowAdditionalLevels = true;

            // Customize its appearance.
            fi.BaseLevelColor = Color.Green;
            fi.BaseLevelLineStyle.DashStyle = DashStyle.Dash;

            return fi;
        }
    }
}

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