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Donchian Channel for EasyLanguage

Here is some code I wrote real quick for Donchian Channel for EasyLanguage. Below is the code, attached is the MultiCharts pla. I separated it into a function+indicator so it can be called by a signal easily.

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inputs:
    
period        (NumericSimple),
    
myMid        (NumericRef),
    
myUpper    (NumericRef),
    
myLower    (NumericRef);
    
    
myUpper    Highest(Hperiod);
myLower    Lowest(Lperiod);
myMid         = (myUpper myLower) / 2
Indicator:
 
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inputs:
    
period        (14);
    
vars:
    
myMid        (0),
    
myUpper    (0),
    
myLower    (0);
    
Value0 DonchianChannel(periodmyMidmyUppermyLower);

Plot1(myMid"Mid");
Plot2(myUpper"Upper");
Plot3(myLower"Lower"); 
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Oops, I see @diverdan did this already two months ago and I missed it. Oh well, 2 minutes of my life I won't get back

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how to import pla into TradeStation

Big Mike, thanks for posting the Easy Language code for Donchian channels. I've yet to discover how to use the code. Can you assist me? What file extension to I add to the two snippits? How do I import them into TradeStation? I've just opened an account with TradeStation and don't have any experience with the platform, but am looking forward to getting started and the Donchian channel is the first indicator I hope to add.

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easy language portability

Is Easy language for Sierra Charts usable with Tradestation?

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Big Mike, thanks for posting the Easy Language code for Donchian channels. I've yet to discover how to use the code. Can you assist me? What file extension to I add to the two snippits? How do I import them into TradeStation? I've just opened an account with TradeStation and don't have any experience with the platform, but am looking forward to getting started and the Donchian channel is the first indicator I hope to add.

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For Tradestation in the Easylanguage editor, you have to create a function and an indicator and copy and paste the code that Mike posted for each.. Then verify the study and function (verify all)..before you can plot it on a chart...
The .pla study that Mike posted is for Multicharts only...

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Thanks Big Mike

I saw a post of how to use the donchian channel, I felt at ease on this triple donchian setup and wanted to share.
kind of sad multicharts doesnt have this as a general indicator... strange.

thanks again Mike.

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Hi,

I am relatively new to Tradestation and ran into an error trying to verify the function, which I had called DonchianChannel, in which it stated that a value was not assigned to the user function.

Being new, I can only do the most basic of Easy Language coding, so I can't determine how to address that error and am wondering if it may be related to the code being for an older version of Easy Language.

Can someone share with me, either tips on how to get past this error, or current working code, please?

Thanks in advance,

Mike M

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Try importing this in Tradestation. I exported it from MultiCharts so I am not sure it will work.

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Try importing this in Tradestation. I exported it from MultiCharts so I am not sure it will work.

Hi,

Thanks for replying. Unfortunately, TS can't import that kind of file. I appreciate your posting though.

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