27.12.4 OHLC Bar Chart

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Data Requirements

Select exactly four Y columns (or a range from four columns). The leftmost Y column contains the opening prices, the second Y column displays the highest prices, the third Y column displays the lowest prices, and the rightmost Y column displays the closing prices. If there is an associated X column, X column supplies X values; otherwise, sampling interval of the Y column or row number is used.

Creating the Graph

Select desired data.

Select Plot > Specialized : OHLC Bar Chart.


Click the OHLC Bar Chart button on the 2D Graphs toolbar.

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OHLCBarchart.otp (installed to the Origin program folder).


The chart displays the opening, highest, lowest and closing prices of a security over a given time interval. These values are connected by a vertical line. The opening and closing prices display as tick marks on the vertical line.