Objects List on Charts Menu in MT4
On the MT4 platform, charts menu options, the second button is the “Objects” list button. The objects list is used to display a list of all object placed on the chart, this list will include objects such as indicators, indices trend lines, text labels and any object that has been placed on the MetaTrader chart.
The objects list button is shown below.
The objects list menu has the following sub menu options:
- Objects List
- Delete Last
- Delete All Selected
- Delete All Arrows
- Unselect All
- Undo Delete
The first option is the “Objects List”
To view all the object that are placed on the Indices chart that you are trading, click the objects list button, this will show a list of all objects on the trading chart just like the in the example shown below:
On this chart the objects listed above are placed on the Indices chart. To delete all objects just select all object by clicking on then, ticking the check box to the left, and click delete.
Show - This option will show the object selected and locate it on the trading chart.
Edit - Can be used to edit any of the object within this “objects list”
The other sub menu items on this objects list are:
- Delete Last - Delete the last object placed on the chart
- Delete All Selected - Select some objects by double clicking on them, then select this option to delete all selected.
- Delete All Arrows - Delete all arrows
- Unselect All - Unselect all objects that may have been selected on the charts.
- Undo Delete - Undo a delete and put back a deleted object on the chart
To view the objects list, directly using a short cut a indices trader can press keyboard buttons “Ctrl+B” as a shortcut to this menu.