# How to Draw a Reference Lines Every 10 Pips - page 4

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Its ok,

I got it to work ..!!  8)

Thanks to those who contributed the ideas for this.

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The result.... at 10pips per bar.

for me its much easier on the eyes than the default grid, and takes half a second to see how many pips movement youre looking at.

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```//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
//|                                                       bgColorChanges10_20_30_40_50.mq4 |
//|                      Copyright ?2009, MetaQuotes Software Corp. |
//|                                        http://www.metaquotes.net |
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

#property indicator_chart_window
#define ONDA_BEGINS   0
#define ONDA_CONTAINS 1

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
//| Custom indicator initialization function                         |
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
int init()
{
//---- indicators

//----
return(0);
}
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
//| Custom indicator deinitialization function                       |
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
int deinit()
{
//----
for (int ix = 0; ix < nLines; ix++) // delete my horizontal lines
{
ObjectDelete("tensLines"+ix);
}

//----
return(0);
}
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
//| Custom indicator iteration function                              |
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
int start()
{
int nLines = 40;                                   // Number of total line to draw
double lineInterval = 0.0010;                      // Interval between lines
double normPrice = NormalizeDouble(Close[1],3);    // Current price is rounded to nearest "10"

for (int ix = 0; ix < nLines; ix++)                // Loop span number of times
{
if(ObjectFind("tensLines"+ix) < 0)
ObjectCreate("tensLines"+ix, OBJ_HLINE, 0, 0, normPrice+((ix-(nLines/2))*lineInterval));    // Place half above and half below the current price

else ObjectSet("tensLines"+ix, OBJPROP_PRICE1, normPrice+((ix-(nLines/2))*lineInterval));
ObjectSet("tensLines"+ix,OBJPROP_COLOR,DarkSlateGray);      // Make the lines look better
}

//----
return(0);
}
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

void ObjectNameDeleteAll(string name, int where=ONDA_BEGINS, int type=EMPTY)
{
for(int iObj=ObjectsTotal()-1; iObj >= 0; iObj--)
{
string on   = ObjectName(iObj);
int    iPos = StringFind(on, name);
if (iPos < 0)                         continue;
if (iPos > 0 && where == ONDA_BEGINS) continue;
if      (type == EMPTY))         ObjectDelete(on);
else if (type == ObjectType(on)) ObjectDelete(on);
}
}

//---
```

It doesn't work.  Many errors.  What needs to be fixed?

Also, when it goes higher timeframe, I want it to be changed,

===> 1Min ~ 30 Min ==> every 10 pips

===> 1 Hour  ======>  every 50 pips

===>  4 Hour, Daily ======> every 100 pips

===> Weekly, Monthly ===> every 1000 pips

Any help? Rectangles are desired instead of lines which can cause confusion with Resistance and Support Lines.