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Customizing Gallery View For DecisionPoint (Or Your Personal Style)

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One of the features that I used frequently on the DecisionPoint.com website was Gallery View in the ChartTool. I was happy to learn that you can not only use Gallery View on Stockcharts.com to get an in depth view on a stock, ETF, etc., but you can customize it.

I'll walk you through creating a DecisionPoint style Gallery View, but you can apply the same techniques to construct your own personalized Gallery View.

First let's look at what the Gallery View of a chart defaults to. The idea is that you can drill down into a particular stock, ETF, sector or index and see it in three different time frames as well as get a P&F chart.

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While this looks great 'as is', many of us, especially DecisionPoint subscribers, have a different style we are used to.  

The key to creating a individualized Gallery View is the naming conventions. You must name each ChartStyle with "GalleryIntraday", "GalleryDaily" and "GalleryWeekly". 

First is the GalleryIntraday. I have a special intraday ChartStyle already in place for intraday or 10-min bar charts. It is below. You can adjust yours the way you want it or you can click on this one below and go from there.

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Now that I know this is the version I want as my Gallery view Intraday chart, I save the ChartStyle as "GalleryIntraday" by clicking on "Add New" and typing in that exact name.

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Next is the daily view. Again, I have a DP Daily ChartStyle that I already have saved so I will use that one. It is below and linkable if you want to use mine.

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Again, I select "Add New" and type in the name "GalleryDaily".

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Finally, I will set up a Weekly version for my Gallery view. I already have saved a "DP Weekly" ChartStyle, so I'll call that one up. Click on the chart below if you want to copy my weekly style.

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I select "Add New" and type in the name "GalleryWeekly" to save it for use in the weekly section of my new Gallery View.

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Here is how I can see the final result. I pull up whatever stock, index, etc. and click on "Gallery View" as shown below:

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This is my new Gallery view:

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The Point & Figure chart doesn't change, but it doesn't really need to.

The Gallery View is a great vehicle for examining a stock, ETF, index, etc. in a 'complete' presentation. It is excellent to identify short- and intermediate-term trends. Take advantage of just one more way you can customize your Stockcharts.com charts.

Happy Charting!
Erin

 

 

 

Erin Swenlin
About the author: is a co-founder of the DecisionPoint.com website along with her father, Carl Swenlin. She launched the DecisionPoint daily blog in 2009 alongside Carl and now serves as a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor at StockCharts.com. Erin is an active Member of the CMT Association. She holds a Master's degree in Information Resource Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Southern California. Learn More
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