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Configure chart time axis to display market hours only

How does one configure charts so that the time axis contains market hours only? For example, in the the attached backtest most of the chart real estate in "MACD Plot" is consumed by the 16 hours of dead time between one weekday's close and the next day's open, and the dead time between Friday's close and Monday's open. Makes for kind of a weird and visually confusing chart (particulalry when one zoom's in).

Thanks for any help.

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Seriously great question. Did you arrive at a solution?

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Sorry, it's not possible with the charts at the moment. As the platform supports so many assets there is no one definition of market hours. Even within just equities, we support pre and post-market data.

We're doing a planned redesign of the IDE and will keep in mind for the next iteration. I've added it to our internal issue tracker / todo list. 

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The material on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy, or a recommendation or endorsement for any security or strategy, nor does it constitute an offer to provide investment advisory services by QuantConnect. In addition, the material offers no opinion with respect to the suitability of any security or specific investment. QuantConnect makes no guarantees as to the accuracy or completeness of the views expressed in the website. The views are subject to change, and may have become unreliable for various reasons, including changes in market conditions or economic circumstances. All investments involve risk, including loss of principal. You should consult with an investment professional before making any investment decisions.


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