The Planetary Labels tool allows you to quickly and easily measure planetary movements (in degrees) between 2 or more selected dates.
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To apply the Planetary Labels tool to your chart, select the Tools menu located at the top of the Optuma screen.
From the Astro tools, select Planetary Labels.
Left-click on the bar you want the first label to be placed. Go to the Properties panel on the left-hand side of the window, and under Actions left-click the Add New Label option to apply additional Planetary Labels to your chart.
Actions & Properties
Add New Label: Left-click this action to add additional Planetary Labels to the chart.
Add to Toolbar: Click this action to add the selected custom Planetary Labels to your custom toolbar.
Apply Settings to All: When multiple Planetary Labels tools have been applied to a chart, page or workbook, this action can be used to apply the settings of the one selected to other instances of the tool. This is a great time saver if an adjustment is made to the tool – such as hiding or adding levels- as this allows all the other Planetary Labels tools in the chart, page or entire workbook to be updated instantly.
Copy Data to Clipboard: Will copy the tool’s values to the clipboard which can then be inserted into a spreadsheet, for example, allowing for further analysis.
Copy Tool: Allows you to copy the selected Planetary Labels, which can then be pasted onto a different chart window.
Move to Back: If the symbols of the tool are displaying in front of other tools or indicators clicking this action will move the symbols view to the background.
Move to Front: If the symbols of the tool are displaying behind other tools or indicators on the chart, clicking this action will bring the symbols to the forefront.
Restore Default Settings: Click this action if you have adjusted the default settings of the Planetary Labels, and wish to return to the standard properties originally installed with Optuma.
Save Settings as Default: If you have adjusted any of the Planetary Labels Properties (colour, for example) you can save the adjustments as your new default setting. Each time you apply a new Planetary Labels to a chart, the tool will display using the new settings.
Delete: Delete the Planetary Labels tool from the chart.
Tool Name: Allows you to adjust the name of the tool, as it’s displayed in the Structure Panel.
Planets: Nominates which planets and/or planetary bodies are to be included in the Planetary Labels.
Geo / Helio / Sidereal: This setting allows you to change the Planetary Labels setting between GeoCentric, HelioCentric, and Sidereal.
GMT Offset: Use this option to adjust the Planetary Labels time zone setting for a specific market. Select the required GMT setting and the Planetary Labels will automatically update.
Coordinate Type: Select between Ecliptic (Longitude & Latitude) or Equatorial (Right Ascension & Declination).
Show Line: Uncheck this box to remove the label lines.
Show Labels: Allows you to select either Overall Angle, Last Angle or both for the selected Planets.
Font Size: Allows you to adjust the size of the text displayed for each Planetary Label. Moving the slider bar to the right increases the font size.
Line Style: The Line Style property allows you to adjust the type of line displayed. There are 8 options available: Solid, Dots, Dash, Dash Dots, Long Dash, Long Dash Dot, Long Dash Dot Dot, Stippled.
Line Width: Allows you to adjust the width of the line. Moving the slider bar to the right increases the thickness of the line.
Line Colour: Allows you to select the colour of the label. Clicking on the drop down arrow will display a colour swatch. Locate the desired colour and left-click it once to select it.
Tool Transparency: Use this slider bar to adjust the transparency of the tool. Moving the slider to the left will increase the transparency.
Visible: Un-tick this checkbox to hide the tool from the chart.