a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

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a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

Postby nuno-online » 16 Dec 2009

Hi

is this possible to do this in MC

- Put a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

- Put a colour beetween Bollinger Bands and for example Keltner Bands

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Postby TJ » 16 Dec 2009

try this:

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{in the Format Study window:
set the plot1 and plot2 TYPE to Bar High and Bar Low.
set the plot weight to thick.
}

inputs:
   BollingerPrice( Close ),
   TestPriceUBand( Close ),
   TestPriceLBand( Close ),
   Length( 20 ),
   NumDevsUp( 2 ),
   NumDevsDn( -2 ),
   Displace( 0 ) ;

variables:
   var0( 0 ),
   var1( 0 ),
   var2( 0 ),
   var3( 0 ) ;

var0 = AverageFC( BollingerPrice, Length ) ;
var1 = StandardDev( BollingerPrice, Length, 1 ) ;
var3 = var0 + NumDevsUp * var1 ;
var2 = var0 + NumDevsDn * var1 ;

condition1 = Displace >= 0 or CurrentBar > AbsValue( Displace ) ;
if condition1 then
   begin
   Plot1[Displace]( var3, "bar high" ) ;
   Plot2[Displace]( var2, "bar low" ) ;
   Plot4[Displace]( var3, "UpperBand" ) ;
   Plot5[Displace]( var2, "LowerBand" ) ;
   Plot6[Displace]( var0, "MidLine" ) ;

                    
   if Displace <= 0 then
      begin
      condition1 = TestPriceLBand crosses over var2 ;
      if condition1 then
         Alert( "Price crossing over lower price band" )
      else
      begin
      condition1 = TestPriceUBand crosses under var3 ;
      if condition1 then
         Alert( "Price crossing under upper price band" ) ;
      end;
      end ;
   end ;




in the Format Study window:
set the plot1 and plot2 TYPE to Bar High and Bar Low.
set the plot weight to thick.

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Postby nuno-online » 18 Dec 2009

Many thanks for the reply TJ :wink:

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One different question

Postby 2haerim » 18 Dec 2009

After doing what TJ said, I also needed to set the Visual Order as Send Back to see the bars. Anyway it is ok.

However, once after this indicator is on the chart, I happen to recompile it (just hit spacebar and delete it). Then all the formattings revert back to the default ones.

How can I sustain the settings(plot type, colour, weight and so on)?

HR

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Re: One different question

Postby TJ » 18 Dec 2009

After doing what TJ said, I also needed to set the Visual Order as Send Back to see the bars. Anyway it is ok.

However, once after this indicator is on the chart, I happen to recompile it (just hit spacebar and delete it). Then all the formattings revert back to the default ones.

How can I sustain the settings(plot type, colour, weight and so on)?

HR



Check the "Use as Default" box,
then save the chart.

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Re: a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

Postby Kinko Hyo » 05 Feb 2012

Hello,

in the new Version 7.4 the Candles are not to see, because the Bollinger Bands cover the candles.

Have anyone an idea to show the candles within the colour Bands?

Best regards

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Re: a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

Postby TJ » 05 Feb 2012

Kinko Hyo wrote:Hello,

in the new Version 7.4 the Candles are not to see, because the Bollinger Bands cover the candles.

Have anyone an idea to show the candles within the colour Bands?

Best regards


Your problem has nothing to do with new Version 7.4


Right click on chart,

Select Visual Order.

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Re: a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

Postby Kinko Hyo » 05 Feb 2012

@TJ,

many thanks.

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Re: a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

Postby sptrader » 05 Feb 2012

This seems like a good feature for MC to add, the ability to easily "fill in" the space between two averages (or two trendlines for that matter), like they do in NT Trader..
A function that we could call like "fillspace" that would add color between 2 lines with a minimum of code..
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Re: a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 08 Feb 2012

sptrader wrote:This seems like a good feature for MC to add, the ability to easily "fill in" the space between two averages (or two trendlines for that matter), like they do in NT Trader..
A function that we could call like "fillspace" that would add color between 2 lines with a minimum of code..

Thank you for your suggestion Sptrader.
We have been considering such feature and would like to know the users feedback about it.
Please submit a feature request to the Project Management of our web site so other users can vote for it: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/


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