Using Motive Wave

By Dennis Mooney, Resident MotiveWave Specialist and Super User

If you’d like to jump to the entire playlist of USING MOTIVE WAVE – here it is

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This 5m video shows you how to lock a study timeframe so that, for example,  the 200 SMA daily line is visible on all timeframes and you can set an alerts for the daily 200sma but lock that across all timeframes

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Version 3.4.2 of MotiveWave as significantly improved the way the Auto Gartley tool works. The tool will quickly identify

  • BAT
  • Gartley
  • Butterfly
  • Alternate Bat
  • Crab
  • Deep Crab
  • and Shark patterns

 

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Anne-Marie’s dual SMI’s are essential to her trading strategy and this video shows how to put them on your MW charts.

link updated 2:32PM May 20th

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MotiveWave lets you set three defined key hotkeys in Preferences. This video will show you how.

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MotiveWave has alert tools that go well beyond just setting Price alerts. You can set DYNAMIC alerts.

 

MotiveWave has a feature that can “group” charts so that they can be opened, closed or updated together

 

Group your most common studies together in Templates and learn how to apply them to your charts

 

MotiveWave’s Preferences allow a multitude of tweaks to make your charts look better and provide more information.

 

MotiveWave offers so many tools to annotate your charts with that you might have a daily or weekly chart with a lot of drawings on it. When you zoom into 15m those notes or drawings you placed make the minute charts hard to read. Use the Visibility Tool remove clutter.

 

MotiveWave has a hidden drawing tool in the General Components page that you can customize to overlay gaps on your charts.

 

Version 3.4.2 of MotiveWave as significantly improved the way the Auto Gartley tool works. The tool will quickly identify

  • BAT
  • Gartley
  • Butterfly
  • Alternate Bat
  • Crab
  • Deep Crab
  • and Shark patterns

 

MotiveWave has a ton of features available and you won’t use them all but some you need more often and want them at your fingertips. The icon tool bar above the charts can be customized. You can customize the toolbars for the Console and for individual Chart windows individually.

One difference between this video and what you might see is when choosing Tool Bar in the Preferences you will have a choice to customize

  • Console
  • Chart Group
  • Chart
  • Left
  • Right
  • Compact

Experiment with each to get the fee you want.
This is NOT video three so please ignore that.

This video is for first time users of MW. It will show you how to

  1. Create a desktop
  2. Connect to your broker for a datafeed
  3. Start using and customize the console
  4. Create a watch list

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