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Candle Stick

Short Description

The Candle Stick series is used to show the variation in the price of stock over the course of a day. The Open and Close prices are represented by a filled rectangle, and the Low and High prices are represented by the bottom and top values of the vertical line which is shown at each point.

An example of the Candle Stick chart is shown in the image below.


Series Characteristics

The table below lists the main characteristics of this chart type.

Feature Value
Series View type CandleStickSeries2D
Diagram type XYDiagram2D
Number of arguments per series point 1
Number of values per series point 4

For information on which series view types can be combined with the Candle Stick view, refer to the Series Type Compatibility document.


The following example demonstrates how to create a 2D Candle Stick chart.