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Chart settings explained

Learn more about the options in the chart settings menu — you can customize themes, choose a language, and much more.

Cryptowatch lets you enhance your trading experience with a variety of chart settings. Read the tables below for a run-down of the settings options.

Open the settings panel by clicking the icon in the top-right of the page.

The settings panel on the Charts page unlocks a variety of customization tools.

Option

Description

Theme

Opens a list of available themes, including any custom themes you have saved. Change the name of the theme with pencil icon to the right of the menu

#Edit

Changes the method for color selection to a text edit window with hexadecimal values

Colors

Changes the method of color selection to a list of the editable elements with a color preview. Click the color preview square to open a color wheel.

Save

Theme

Save your custom theme

Fiat Prices

Lets you change the display prices in a market to any currency listed in the panel, regardless of the base or quote currency of the trading pair.

Language

Opens a language selection menu

Use SI prefixes for quotes

Description

m milli(103)(10^-3)

Shortens the quote prices by 3 decimal points

µ micro (106)(10^-6)

Shortens the quote prices by 6 decimal points

Emphasis

Description

Hide leading zeroes

Darkens all zeroes in quote prices up until the first digit above zero in the Trade History and Depth Chart panels

Hide redundant digits

Darkens all redundant digits from line to line in the Trade History and Depth Chart panels

Alerts

Description

Snap to round numbers

Determines if prices / volumes snap to round numbers when setting alerts or adjusting the price of an order via the chart

Performance

Description

Throttle order book refresh

Determines how quickly order book data is updated. Data will refresh more quickly with a lower set value, however this will consume more CPU resources

My Activity

Description

My Trades

All previous trades appear on the chart when selected (enabled by default)

My Orders

All open orders appear on the y-axis when selected (enabled by default)

Navigation

Description

History Scrollbar

Toggles the history scrollbar on the chart

Event Timeline

Toggles the event timeline on the chart. Major events are displayed as yellow diamonds, and minor events are smaller grey diamonds.

Scroll Zoom Sensitivity

Determines how sensitive scroll zooming is. The higher the value, the more sensitive.