Thumbnail Charts

Using the FutureSource iFS Thumbnail Chart component, you can easily integrate custom charts into your website via image tags.  When displaying charts via image tags the possibility of display types is unlimited.  

 

Component URL: http://ifs.marketcenter.com/charts/thumbchart.jsp

 

Parameter

Description

Site Wide Default

sym

Defines the contract that the component should chart.

DJIAY

*see note

over

Defines the contract to overlay on the chart.

none

agg

Defines the time series of the chart.

 

Possible values:

  • T - tick

  • V - intraday

  • D - daily

  • W - weekly

  • M - monthly

D

*see note

vmin

Defines the number of variable minutes of a time series.  This parameter is ignored unless the time series is "V".

15

*see note

density

Defines the density of the chart.  This options controls how many bars appear in a given range of the X-axis.

 

Possible values:

  • LOW

  • MEDIUM

  • HIGH

LOW

*see note

type

Defines the type of bar to display for the chart.

 

Possible values:

  • AREA

  • BAR

  • CANDLE

  • LINE

BAR

*see note

w

Defines the width of the thumbnail chart.

150

h

Defines the height of the thumbnail chart.

150

header

Determines whether or not to display a header that contains contract, delay, and date information.

True

 

markers

Determines whether or not the value markers will be displayed on the vertical scale.

True

hgrid

Determines whether or not the horizontal grid lines will be visible.

False

vgrid

Determines whether or not the vertical grid lines will be visible.

False

hgriddensity

Specifies the density of the horizontal grid lines, using a numerical value

 

  • 1 - normal density

  • 2 - twice the density

  • 3 - three times the density

 

values larger than 3 may render an image with grid lines difficult to read

1

vgriddensity

Specifies the density of the vertical grid lines, using a numerical value

 

  • 1 - normal density

  • 2 - twice the density

  • 3 - three times the density

 

values larger than 3 may render an image with grid lines difficult to read

1

names

Determines whether or not to display the full name of the contract in the header.  This is ignored unless the "header" parameter is set to True.

False

narrow

Determines the size of the vertical price scale (6 or 8 characters wide).

 

  • true - price scale is 6 characters wide; will display integers only for daily and larger aggregations in contracts such as DJY and SPY

  • false - price scale is 8 characters wide

False

 

* - Please note that the default value used for the chart is determined in the following order;  query string, cookies, default configuration, sitewide configuration.  The default values shown in the table above are the sitewide configuration values.