Places a specified symbol on the chosen data points of a series.

SETSYMBOL(series, symbol, item, interval, offset)

series |
- |
Optional. A series. Defaults to the current Window. |

symbol |
- |
Optional. An integer, the symbol type. Defaults to 0. Valid arguments are: |

Description |
Macro Equivalent |
Integer Value |

No symbol |
DOTS |
0 |

Box |
SQUARE |
1 |

Triangle |
TRIANGLE |
2 |

Upside Down Triangle |
INV_TRIANGLE |
3 |

+ |
CROSS |
4 |

x |
XCROSS |
5 |

Empty Up-Arrow |
CLR_UP_ARROW |
6 |

Empty Down-Arrow |
CLR_DN_ARROW |
7 |

Filled Up-Arrow |
UP_ARROW |
8 |

Filled Down-Arrow |
DN_ARROW |
9 |

Empty Diamond |
CLR_DIAMOND |
10 |

Empty Square |
CLR_SQUARE |
11 |

Empty Triangle |
CLR_TRIANGLE |
12 |

Empty Upside Down Triangle |
CLR_INV_TRI |
13 |

Circle |
CIRCLE |
14 |

Empty Circle |
CLR_CIRCLE |
15 |

item |
- |
Optional. Series number. The series number if the target is a Window with more than one series. Defaults to 1. |

interval |
- |
Optional. Data point interval for symbol. Defaults to 1. |

offset |
- |
Optional. Start point for symbol. Defaults to 1. |

setsymbol(1, 2)

Sets a box as the symbol that surrounds every data point of the second series in the current Window.

setsymbol(W2, 1, 2)

Does the same for the second series in W2.

setsymbol(W2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Sets an upside down triangle every fifth point starting at the sixth point for the fourth series in W2.

Numeric values can be added to the symbols by adding 1000 to the symbol type. For example:

setsymbol(1014)

create a symbol plot with circles and numeric values.

The size of the symbol can be set with the SYMBOL_SIZE configuration parameter.

SETSYMBOL can be abbreviated SETSYM.