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Visualize strategy targets

To easily monitor a custom strategy, trading targets can be visualized as lines on the chart in the GUI.

This feature enables you to quickly and conveniently track the performance of your strategy in real-time, allowing you to make necessary adjustments if needed. By visualizing the targets on the chart, you can easily identify any deviations from your desired outcomes and take appropriate measures.

A custom strategy can place lines on the chart, like in this example

Horizontal lines

Easy method

If you set any of the following targets to a price, it's automatically drawn on the chart.

// example: = 60000

Complete control

Alternative to the 'easy' method, chart lines can be defined in pair ledger as an array of objects with more properties than just price. The number of lines and/or line properties can be changed at any time, the chart will reflect the changes within seconds = [
text: 'some custom target line', // each line needs a unique text
price: 91,
quantity: '999', // setting an empty string '' omits the quantity field
lineStyle: 2, // 0: solid, 1: dotted, 2: dashed
lineLength: 5, // 0 (right) - 100 (left)
lineWidth: 1 // 1: default, higher values lead to bolder lines
extendLeft: false,
bodyBackgroundColor: 'rgba(255, 255, 255, 1)', // can also be set as hex string
bodyTextColor: 'rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.7)',
bodyBorderColor: 'rgba(34, 116, 165, 1)',
quantityBackgroundColor: 'rgba(34, 116, 165, 1)',
lineColor: 'rgba(34, 116, 165, 1)',

The following list of names cannot be used as text property for chart lines because they would conflict with existing charting options in non-custom Gunbot strategies:

"Resistance 1",
"Resistance 2",
"Support 1",
"Support 2",
"Buy at",
"Pingpong buy",
"Sell at",
"Sell target",
"Pingpong sell",
"Break even",
"Unit cost",
"Entry Price",
"Break even (short)",
"Entry Price (short)",
"RT BUY at",
"RT BUY UP at",
"RT SELL at",
"RT SELL at ",
"RT SELL UP trailing stop",
"Buy trailing stop (tssl)",
"RT Buy trailing stop",
"Sell trailing stop (tssl)",
"Buy trailing stop (tm)",
"Sell trailing stop (tm)",
"DCA trailing stop",
"ROE trailing stop",
"ROE scalper stop",
"Stop limit",
"DCA buydown",
"Grid DCA target",
"Grid sell target",
"CLOSE at (fg)",
"Grid sell trailing",
"Grid sell trailing (fg)",
"Grid buy trailing",
"Grid buy trailing (fg)",
"New position trailing",
"New position trailing (fg)",
"Buy target (c)",
"DCA target (c)",
"Sell target (c)",
"Close target (c)",
"Trailing target (c)",
"Stop target (c)"

Multi point shapes

You can draw any supported multi point shape on the chart, for example colored rectangles to mark support zones. The example below shows just that.

Technical info for each shape can be found on the tradingview docs and the list of possible overrides (note that they write TRUE for boolean values, but it must be entered in lower case).

// Sample data for the map function (replace this with your actual data)
const shortTermSupResChannels = [
{ top: 100, bottom: 80 },
{ top: 200, bottom: 150 },
// Add more data entries as needed

// Function to calculate the latest timestamp from candle data (replace this with your actual data)
function getLastCandleTimestamp(candles) {
if (candles.length === 0) return 0;
return candles[candles.length - 1].timestamp;

// Code snippet to generate rectangles for short-term support and resistance channels
const shortTermSRrectangle = => {
return {
// Define rectangle points (top-left and bottom-right corners)
points: [
{ price:, time: 0 }, // The time is set to 0, you may need to adjust it based on your data
{ price: data.bottom, time: getLastCandleTimestamp( },
options: {
// First level options are needed for any shape
shape: 'rectangle',
lock: true,
disableSelection: true,
setInBackground: true, // When true, Gunbot places the shape behind other elements like bars
overrides: {
// See the list of overrides in tradingview docs for relevant overrides for each shape
backgroundColor: data.bottom < ? 'rgba(25,83,55,0.25)' : 'rgba(89,46,46,0.25)',
color: data.bottom < ? '#195337' : '#592e2e',
textColor: data.bottom < ? 'rgba(25,83,55,0.25)' : 'rgba(89,46,46,0.25)',
fillBackground: true,

// Save targets to to get them drawn = shortTermSRrectangle;

Gunbot draws some lines by default, like for open orders or unit cost target, which you might want to substitute with shapes that suit your layout better. Look on the setup page for options to disable default chart elements.