I am trying to do an enhancement for the Fractals_Mike indicator and I am getting a serialization error.
I added a variable Vlongflag to identify signals in the opposite direction. So for example if you go up through three levels and then drop down through a level the flag usually (not always) changes value identifying a turn and puts an arrow on the chart. This gets rid of signals that occur in the same direction.
The variable plevel is a dataseries. With plevel I am trying to export a stream of values to another indicator so I can show the directional changes in a subwindow. I think this dataseries is giving me the serialization error.
I have looked through various pieces of code both on futures.io (formerly BMT) and the web on how to deal with serialization. I have not been able to solve the issue.
Whoever wrote the original indicator does know how to serialize. Thanks to @Big_Mike and @PiCoTrader for the excellent indicator.
Anyways any help in getting rid of the serialization error would be greatly appreciated.
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These arrows were generated with the indicator I posted in the above post.
I am not having a problem with the arrows. The problem I am having is because of the serialization issue the indicator cannot be saved as part of a template, so I would like to fix the serialization problem.
It is interesting to compare the signals this indicator generates compared to say what a macd or stochastic generates. That is what I am trying to do ultimately - to get a sine wave from the Fractals_Mike overlayed on a macd in the same sub-window.
I have done this - but with a serialization error - and it won't save.
If no arrows are showing in real time try setting the "Calculate on bar close" to true. That may fix the problem.
Last edited by mmaker; September 27th, 2011 at 12:29 PM.
I think I posted it in the Downloads section, but probably someone has modified it since then and posted it in a thread.
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