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When I did some practices with your example app, I found some features does not work as I expected.
Here is and I wrote additional lines on xAxis builder, yAxis builder and surface.chartModifiers,

public class CandlestickChartFragment extends ExampleBaseFragment {
    SciChartSurface surface;

    protected int getLayoutId() {
        return R.layout.example_single_chart_fragment;

    protected void initExample() {
        PriceSeries priceSeries = DataManager.getInstance().getPriceDataIndu(getActivity());
        int size = priceSeries.size();

        final IAxis xAxis = sciChartBuilder.newCategoryDateAxis()
            .withVisibleRange(size - 30, size)
            .withGrowBy(0, 0.1)
            // Start additional lines
            // End additional lines
        final IAxis yAxis = sciChartBuilder.newNumericAxis()
            // Start additional lines
            .withTextFormatting("$ #.#")
            // End additional lines
            .withGrowBy(0d, 0.1d)

        IOhlcDataSeries<Date, Double> dataSeries = new OhlcDataSeries<>(Date.class, Double.class);
        dataSeries.append(priceSeries.getDateData(), priceSeries.getOpenData(), priceSeries.getHighData(), priceSeries.getLowData(), priceSeries.getCloseData());

        final FastCandlestickRenderableSeries rSeries = sciChartBuilder.newCandlestickSeries()

        UpdateSuspender.using(surface, new Runnable() {
            public void run() {
                Collections.addAll(surface.getXAxes(), xAxis);
                Collections.addAll(surface.getYAxes(), yAxis);
                Collections.addAll(surface.getRenderableSeries(), rSeries);
                Collections.addAll(surface.getChartModifiers(), sciChartBuilder.newModifierGroupWithDefaultModifiers()
                    // Start additional lines
                    // End additional lines

                sciChartBuilder.newAnimator(rSeries).withWaveTransformation().withInterpolator(new DecelerateInterpolator()).withDuration(3000).withStartDelay(350).start();

The result is below picture. I also attached the same image.
Displayed xAxis values are [27 Sep, 04 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 01 Nov].

The problems are
1. xAxis(CategoryDate) tick values should be started with year, even though it does not have enough margin. It looks updated format is not applied.
2. Cursor should be shown on touch event, but it does not be displayed at all.

I ran above code on [Samsung Galaxy S9, API 26] and [Xiaomi Mi A1, API 25] and same problems are happened.

Could I know what I missed?

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Hi there!
I successfully build trader chart from nice example “2D Charts -> Create Stock Charts -> Using SciStockChart”.
Then I had to draw line on the chart with candles, but the problem was, that the line didn’t have data on some dates (there is data for lots of candles, but for the red line there is only 4 points: A,B,C,D), and result i want in shown here (solved):
Result i want image

XAxis: CategoryDateTimeAxis (Dates)
YAxis: NumericAxis (Prices)

Candles: FastCandlestickRenderableSeries (OhlcDataSeries<DateTime, double>)
Red Line: FastLineRenderableSeries (XyDataSeries<DateTime, double>)

CategoryDateTimeAxis type ignores the XAxis values for computation of x-coordinate, and choosing only the index of the value instead. CategoryDateTimeAxis vs DateTimeAxis. I have N-number of candles and only 4 values for red line. How to receive line with no gaps, with points on their places (dates on X-axis) ? I can’t use simple DateTimeAxis, because candles don’t draws.

1) Use double.NaN for each date (x-axis value) if no data for the red-line on date given.
2) In FastLineRenderableSeries set DrawNaNAs = LineDrawMode.ClosedLines (if don’t use this flag, you will receive something like this: WPF Chart Gaps (Nulls) in Series

Thanks a million to Julia Skorobogata from SciChart!

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