Ensign Software users:
If you use
Ensign charting software you can post your charts to dacharts.com
automatically. Click SETUP/IMAGES and fill in the blanks. For details
see the FAQ page. Then just click
<CTRL>J to post.
Snagit screen capture shareware:
(Available free from Snagit.com
- When you start Snagit
these boxes should be checked:
- select input: region
- select output: graphics file
- anything else, like buying the program, is optional
- Once Snagit is open,
- Under OUTPUT/PROPERTIES/WEB,
fill in the boxes like in these screenshots.
Substitute your name, handle, or initials where it says "yourname"
(no spaces please). Make sure to substitute today's date in the
specified format for "Remote Path."
- Under OUTPUT/PROPERTIES/IMAGE
FILE the file type selected should be PNG (only have to do
this step and the previous one once).
- Use the "capture"
button or push <CTRL><SHIFT>P when you have a chart
- Use the mouse to select
the area of the chart you want to post
- When the preview
comes up, click FINISH
How to automatically set Remote path to the correct dacharts
folder using SnagIt.
As of 3/1/2009 this is no longer required
eSignal charting software:
instructions are posted
on the FAQ page
For Screenpresso software
instructions are posted here
hints to make your charts more friendly:
- include the
header of the chart so we know what it is
- include the price and time scales
- don't make your charts too big (some people are still using modems,
and not everybody has a 21" monitor)