Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

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Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby arjfca » 14 Apr 2011

Hello

Using PowerLanguage code, can i modify the body color.

Actually, i use
If close < close [1] Then PlotPaintBar(Open,Close,"",red,default,Width);
If close = close [1] Then PlotPaintBar(Open,Close,"",Blue,default,Width);


It paint a line over the body. I would like to have the complete body colored, not just a line above it

Any help appreciated

Martin

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby Stan Bokov » 14 Apr 2011

Here is the code for the standard built in "Custom Gradient" indicator. It allows you to specify a whole gradient of colors to paint your bars. The key word here is PlotPB aka PlotPaintBar.

inputs:
Formula( FastK( 14 ) ),
LowerBound( 0 ),
UpperBound( 100 ),
UpColor( Cyan ),
DnColor( Magenta ) ;

variables:
var0( 0 ) ;

var0 = GradientColor( Formula, LowerBound, UpperBound, DnColor, UpColor ) ;

PlotPB( High, Low, Open, Close, "CustGrad-Bnd", var0 ) ;

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby arjfca » 14 Apr 2011

Thank you Stan

I will work with it

Martin

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby arjfca » 14 Apr 2011

Stan,

As per the EasyLanguage Functions and Reserved Words Reference
PlotPaintBar and PlotPB are the same command.

Copy from the manual
PlotPB (Reserved Word)
Disclaimer
This reserved word is an ABBREVIATED version of PlotPaintBar and enables you to paint the entire bar a specified
color or paint the bar between two specified values.
PlotPB( BarHigh, BarLow [, BarOpen [, BarClose [, "<PlotName>"[, ForeColor[, Default[,
Width]]]]]] );
BarHigh, BarLow, BarOpen and BarClose are numeric expressions representing the high, low, open and closing
prices for the bar to be drawn by the PaintBar study, and <PlotName> is the name of the plot. ForeColor is an Easy
Language color used for the plot (also referred to as PlotColor), Default (reserved for future use), and Width is a
numeric value representing the width of the plot.


It gave the same result
I will keep my actual code, but i will paint the entire bar instead of just the body.

Have a good day

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby Stan Bokov » 14 Apr 2011

arjfca wrote:PlotPaintBar and PlotPB are the same command.


That's what I referred to when I said "aka". My apologies if that wasn't clear.

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby arjfca » 14 Apr 2011

No problem at all Stan

I just learn a new English expression : AKA :)

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby Stan Bokov » 14 Apr 2011

Right :) I should keep in mind not everyone is familiar with acronyms such as "also-known-as" etc.

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Re: Candles bar body coloring, How to ?

Postby sptrader » 14 Apr 2011

arjfca wrote:No problem at all Stan

I just learn a new English expression : AKA :)

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