# a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

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### a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

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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TJ
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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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Many thanks for the reply TJ

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### One different question

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

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

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

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

@TJ,

many thanks.

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### Re: a colour beetween Bollinger Band Up and BB Down

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..
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

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..
A function that we could call like "fillspace" that would add color between 2 lines with a minimum of code..