Extending rectangle drawing tool for NinjaTrader 8

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This NinjaTrader 8 drawing tool let you quickly draw extending rectangle either in free form by clicking 2 points on the chart or with a single click on a candle.



This drawing tool for NinjaTrader 8 draws a rectangle quickly from a single click on a candle or in free form selection by clicking 2 points on the chart.

By default the rectangle is extending from the clicked candle all the way to the chart right edge.

Drawing rectangle quickly with a single click makes annotating charts faster. It’s also very handy to have annotation text associated with the rectangle so it’s easier to remember what makes this area important or what action to take around that area.

The following options are also available:

  • Option to extend the rectangle to the left or right.
  • The rectangle height is selectable from the following:
    • candle body (from open to close)
    • candle upper or lower wick
    • full candle (from low to high)
  • The default rectangle length is from the clicked candle to the current forming candle.
  • Option to make the rectangle visible only from the chart interval drawn from and lower or higher.
  • Annotation text can be added to the rectangle.
  • Option to horizontally align the annotation text to the left, the right or the middle of the rectangle.
  • Option to vertically align the annotation text to the top, the bottom or the middle of the rectangle.
  • Option to change the rectangle outline color and style.
  • Option to change the rectangle background color and opacity.
  • Option to predefined style and color for up to 9 chart intervals (period).
    • Comes with predefined line style for Monthly, Weekly, Daily and 1 hour charts which are customizable.
  • Option to show the price label of the rectangle upper and lower levels.
  • Option to draw a line at half of the rectangle height.
  • Option to draw a line at each quarter (25%, 50% 75%) of the rectangle height.

Release notes

version 5.0 – Sep 29, 2022
  • Two new Rectangle types: High to Close and Low to Close
  • When you right click on a rectangle, you can now extend it to the Left or Right.
  • It’s now easier to select a rectangle. You can now select a rectangle by clicking anywhere on the rectangle perimeter (outline). Tip: Did you know you can hold the Shift key down when moving the Rectangle Anchor points to move the selected Anchor horizontally. 
  • You now have the option to draw projection lines from the price range of the rectangle. The projection lines are similar to the Fibonacci extension lines.
  • Annotation text can now be saved in the template
  • Option to draw all rectangles with the same color
version 4.1 – May 31, 2022
  • Add icon for the drawing tool menu and the drawing Tool Tile.
version 4.0 – March 7, 2022
  • When the Price Labels option is active, now Price Labels are drawn for the rectangle divider lines.
  • Add right click context menu to quickly activate/deactivate the option to draw divider lines.
  • Add right click context menu to quickly activate/deactivate the option to draw the price labels.
  • Add the option to predefine up to 5 custom text fields. These predefined text fields can quickly be selected from the right click context menu.
  • When entering the text (either manually or with the 5 predefined text fields) it’s now possible to use the string @PERIOD that will automatically be replaced by the chart period on which the rectangle was drawn from.
  • Fix. Now the Price labels are always visible when aligned to the right of the rectangle. In previous version the Price labels were sometime hidden by the chart right axis.
  • Fix an error when creating a rectangle in free form and when an anchor was beyond the most recent bar (ie was inside the chart right margin).
version 3.0 – December 2, 2020
  • Add drawing a rectangle in free form by clicking 2 points on the chart. This drawing mode is like the NinjaTrader built-in rectangle drawing tool but with all the added options like extending it.
version 2.0 – October 4, 2020
  • Initial release.


By purchasing this Product you get a lifetime License for one computer. You also get one year of free updates. At the end of this year of free updates your product will keep working normally, however you will no longer have access to the updates for free. The purchased version and updates will be downloadable from your My account page on this website.

Whenever you wish, you can purchase an update license at 80% to 90% discount of the Product regular selling price to extend your license with another year of free updates.

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1 review for Extending rectangle drawing tool for NinjaTrader 8

  1. Aleksey Evtyukhin (verified owner)

    A wonderful drawing tool, there are all options for drawing areas, the new version 5 added the ability to draw rectangles with one click – High to Close and Low to Close. There are also all options for those who use the Smart Money Concept approach in trading.

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