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11/24/2023 |

Custom Scripting Updates: Text Labels & Icons

Hello, traders! We’re pleased to announce a small update to our Custom Scripting functionality. You can now add text labels and icons to your custom scripts! Details after the jump.

Have you ever wanted to add custom labels or tags to your charts that highlight unique data points or events? Well, now you can with the all-new Text Labels and Icons functionality in custom scripting. Using any data set on the platform, from price conditions to indicators, candlestick patterns, unusual options, news, and more, you can now create unique labels to highlight specific instances you’re interested in!

Examples of Text Labels and Icons

To help get you started, here are a few examples to consider:

Fractal Highs And Lows

This is an image of fractal high and low labels.
This custom script prints labels at fractal highs and lows. Click on image to download.

Moving Average Crossover

This is an image of the moving average cross custom labels
This script paints labels when price crosses above or below the moving average. Click on image to download.

News Per Day (Average & Above Average)

This is an image of news event painted as labels on a chart.
This script paints numerical values that denote the number of news announcements on a given candle. Click on image to download.

As you can see, the sky is the limit as to what you can create a label for! Want to see insider buys below the 200-SMA on the chart? What about above-average volume and oversold RSI conditions when the price is above its VWAP? Maybe you want a label to appear 10 days before earnings. You can now do all of this and more! To learn how, please take some time to read through the developer documentation.

We hope you find this update helpful and if you have any questions, do feel free to reach out to us via the ‘Contact Us’ button in the bottom right corner of your chart view!