Bar chart appears instead of candle stick chart

Hello,
After installing Amibroker, all my charts come up as bar charts and I can't make them change to candlestick charts.

I have tried View > price chart style > candle stick.
I have created a new AFL file, the only line being 'plot(close,"close",colordefault,stylecandle); but this does not change the chart either.

I am using AB 6.30.5, 64 bit

Any ideas???

Thanks in advance

Change to

Plot(close,"close", colorDefault, GetPriceStyle());

to use View > Price chart style

Yes this will allow me to change the chart style using View > Price chart style.

Problem is all other forms of chat types display on the chart, but candle stick charts do not.

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Check if ypu have Open and close correct, looks like your data is corrupted

I was getting this issue too. After many attempts to solve it I discovered that the Symbol Utility Files from Metastock are corrupted and are delivering the same open and close prices to each symbol rendering it impossible to display correct candlesticks. I have now corrected this by using a slightly earlier Symbol Utility File. Not sure if you have the same issue?

Alverton,
Thank you. This might save me so much time.
It makes sense.

I am running two versions of metastock downloader ( in different environments) the new downloader with the new symbol utility files is giving me this problem. The old one with older files is not.

Thanks again

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