ATBarTimer settings

Note
Since this indicator uses ticks for the averaging numbers it’s Calculate parameter should be set to ‘On each tick’.

Alerts

  • Large bar alert (if Highlight Large Bar is checked)
  • Fast bar alert (if Color Panel at fast bars is checked)

Additional info

Syncing ticks per bar
When AT BarTimer is on a Chart with the AT ChartMonitor in “Publish” mode, the ChartMonitor will also publish the average ticks and average seconds per bar if the “Chart” publish button is clicked.
Other charts with the same Instrument and an AT ChartMonitor in “Subscribe” mode will then adjust their chart’s period so that it matches the same average ticks per bar.
This allows you for instance to use a time-based chart and a tick-based chart where the tick-based chart can be time-synced on the click of a button.

Slow bars detection
When AT BarTimer is on a Chart with the AT TradeAssistant, the TradeAssistant will detect slow bars (low trade activity) and display a warning message in its trading panel.

Signals

Strong LongWhen the last bar time is faster than the average bar time and also faster than the Threshold and bullish
OR when ‘Highlight Large Bar’ is checked and a bullish bar is larger than double the ATR
Weak LongWhen the last bar time is faster than the average bar time and also slower than the Threshold and bullish
OR the last bar time is slower than the average bar time but faster than the Threshold and bullish
NoneWhen the other conditions aren’t valid
Weak ShortWhen the last bar time is faster than the average bar time and also slower than the Threshold and bearish
OR the last bar time is slower than the average bar time but faster than the Threshold and bearish
Strong ShortWhen the last bar time is faster than the average bar time and also faster than the Threshold and bearish
OR when ‘Highlight Large Bar’ is checked and a bearish bar is larger than double the ATR

Settings

Indicator locationThe location of the indicator panel in the Chart
Indicator vertical offsetThe vertical offset to the Chart’s border
Indicator horizontal offsetThe horizontal offset to the Chart’s border
Panel opacityThe opacity of the indicator panel, where 0 is totally transparent and 1 is totally opaque
FontThe font settings fot the text in the indicator panel
Dim slow barsColor bars gray that are slower than the threshold
Color panel at fast barsSet the background of the whole panel if the last bar is faster than the threshold.
The background is set to green if it was a bullish candle and red if it was bearish
Highlight UK and US openColors the background of the chart yellow during the last 15 minutes before every hour, and highlights the UK and US open. Automatically adjusts to your timezone
Highlight EngulfingSets the background color of an engulfing candle to green if it’s bullish and red if it’s bearish
Highlight large barSets the background color of large candle (double ATR) to green if it’s bullish and red if it’s bearish
Count downShow the time or number of ticks/volume counting down instead of counting up
Show percentShow the time or number of ticks/volume as a percentage instead of an absolute number
Show AverageShow the average number of ticks or minutes
Threshold secondsSet an optional threshold in seconds for the ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ bars features. This normally only makes sense when the Chart period isn’t time-based
Show daily ATR, VolMA and rangeEnable this to show these daily spec on the top of the indicator panel
Show ATREnter a period number if you want the ATR value visible, or zero to disable it
Show TicksEnable this to show the number of ticks and the tick average per bar. This only makes sense when the Chart period isn’t ‘Ticks’
Autoscale chart based on ATRIf enabled the Chart will automatically be scaled based on the daily ATR, so that the candles are ‘normalized’ and small variations don’t look exaggerated