How to Create a Chart in NinjaTrader
NinjaTrader’s award-winning charting capabilities are designed for of all levels of traders. For those new to trading, creating a chart in NinjaTrader is simple and takes just a few easy steps.
See how to create a chart in this quick video:
Make Sure You Are Connected to Data
To create a chart, NinjaTrader must be connected to market data. Data feeds can be configured, from the Connections menu in the Control Center. You can also get a trial of free futures data from NinjaTrader.
Once connected to a data provider, a green dot will appear in the bottom left-hand corner of the Control Center.
Select an Instrument
Click New > Chart in the Control Center and the Data Series menu will appear.
Use the Instrument drop-down menu to select from a preconfigured instrument list or click the magnifying glass to search for an instrument.
Set Your Time Frame & Chart Style
Once an instrument is selected, click OK.
The Data Series menu can be accessed at any time from within a chart by right-clicking and selecting Data Series to further configure your chart parameters across a number of options including timeframe, chart style and more.
Get Started with NinjaTrader
NinjaTrader is always FREE to use for advanced charting, backtesting & trade simulation. Get started with NinjaTrader and explore the many free chart types and trading indicators available for your market analysis!