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Planetary Signs

Overview


The Planetary Signs tool highlights, on a chart, the selected planets transition between each of the Zodiac houses/signs (Virgo, Leo, etc).



To add the tool to your chart, select the tool from the Astro tool group, and left-click on the chart or indicator on which you wish to add the tool. Optuma will then draw the tool using the default settings.

Scripting Function: PLS()

Actions & Properties


Actions


Copy Data to Clipboard: Will copy the tool's values to the clipboard which can then be inserted into a spreadsheet, for example, allowing for further analysis.

Add to Toolbar: Adds the selected tool to your custom toolbar.

Apply Settings to All: When multiple Planetary Signs tools have been applied to a chart, page or workbook, this action can be used to apply the settings of the one selected to other instances of the tool. This is a great time saver if an adjustment is made to the tool - such as line colour - as this allows all the other Planetary Signs tools in the chart, page or entire workbook to be updated instantly.

Copy Tool: Allows you to copy the selected tool, which can then be pasted onto a different chart window.

Move to Back: If the tool is displaying in front of other tools or indicators clicking this action will move the tool view to the background.

Move to Front: If the tool is displaying behind other tools or indicators on the chart, clicking this action will bring the tool to the forefront.

Set Time Alert: Selecting this action will set a Time Alert at the value the Vertical Line is positioned.

Restore Default Settings: Click this action if you have adjusted the default settings of the tool, and wish to return to the standard properties originally installed with Optuma.

Save Settings as Default: If you have adjusted any of the tool’s properties (colour, for example) you can save the adjustments as your new default setting. Each time you apply a new Planetary Signs to a chart, the tool will display using the new settings.

Delete: Deletes the tool from the chart.

Properties


Tool Name: Allows you to adjust the name of the tool, as it’s displayed in the Structure Panel.

Planet: Selects the planet or planetary body that is to be used for the Planetary Signs.

Signs: Selects the Zodiac sings that are to be used for the Planetary Signs.

Geo / Helio / Sidereal: This setting allows you to change the Planetary Signs setting between GeoCentric, HelioCentric, and Sidereal.

GMT Offset: Use this option to adjust the Planetary Signs time zone setting for a specific market. Select the required GMT setting and the Planetary Signs will automatically update.

Coordinate Type: Select between Ecliptic (Longitude & Latitude) or Equatorial (Right Ascension & Declination).

Orb Properties: Expands to display the properties of the Orb, the following items can be adjusted:
  • Show Orbs - Enables you to show or hide the orbs.
  • Orb - This setting allows you to adjust the acceptable variance for the Planetary Signs.
  • Orb Transparency - Use this slider bar to adjust the transparency of the Orb. Moving the slider to the left will increase the transparency.
  • Full-Size Height - When selected the Orb will extend the full length of the chart, but not across indicators that are displayed in a separate view such as volume.
  • Orb Over All Views - When selected the Orb will extend the full length of the chart and will also extend to tools that are displayed in separate views, e.g. volume.

Show Symbols: When selected the Planetary Signs symbols will be displayed on the chart.

Position: Use this option to adjust the position of the Planetary Signs symbols. The following positions can be selected: High, Low, Top, Bottom, Floating.

Symbol Size: Allows you to adjust the size of the Planetary Signs symbols. Moving the slider bar to the right increases the Symbol size.

Symbol Colour: Allows you to adjust the colour of the Planetary Signs colour.

Stack Symbols: When multiple Planetary Sign symbols are added to a chart, this property allows you to stack them instead of having them appear in front of each other.

Tool Transparency: Use this slider bar to adjust the transparency of the tool. Moving the slider to the left will increase the transparency of the tool.

Visible: Un-tick this checkbox to hide the tool from the chart.

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