What are the Bollinger Bands

Bollinger Bands display a graphical band, as an envelope between maximum and minimum of moving averages, in Candlestick or OHLC stock chart. These are semi-transparent Range Spline Area charts.

Steps to Add Bollinger Bands to a Candlestick Chart

Start Visual Xtractor or Data Xtractor. Connect to a database. Create or design a SQL query. Run the query and check the results.

  1. Create a regular or derived Candlestick chart.
  2. In any other existing column, select Stock ChartsBollinger Band. A new empty column may be added at the end.
  3. Or, as an alternative, add a new empty column and select this chart type for it.

Candlestick with Bollinger Bands

Steps to Add Bollinger Bands to an OHLC Chart

Start Visual Xtractor or Data Xtractor. Connect to a database. Create or design a SQL query. Run the query and check the results.

  1. Create a regular or derived OHLC chart.
  2. In any other existing column, select Stock ChartsBollinger Band. A new empty column may be added at the end.
  3. Or, as an alternative, add a new empty column and select this chart type for it.

OHLC with Bollinger Band

Conclusion

  • Adding a semi-transparent Bollinger Band on the background of a Candlestick or OHLC stock chart in Data Xtractor or Visual Xtractor is simple and straighforward: just set an empty column to the Bollinger Band chart type, and that’s it!
  • Switch to another builtin chart theme, or customize your own, for any possible color or other styles.