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Roonius,

thanks for coding this... I'm learning all the time and wonder how to read this portion of your code "in layman's terms"

 
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Plots[0].Min = Lines[0].Value;
Plots[0].Max = Lines[1].Value;
Plots[2].Min = Lines[1].Value;
Plots[3].Max = Lines[0].Value;
I understand the Plots[] part but not the ".Min or .Max" or the "Lines[].Value" with the 0 or 1. My methods have taught me I'd have to do something like this:
 
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if (D[0] > Upper)
{
Values[2].Set(D[0]);
}
I'd like to continue learning advance coding techniques whenever I see them.
I appreciate your explanation
thanks in advance.
Kirk

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Roonius,

thanks for coding this... I'm learning all the time and wonder how to read this portion of your code "in layman's terms"

 
Code

Plots[0].Min = Lines[0].Value;
Plots[0].Max = Lines[1].Value;
Plots[2].Min = Lines[1].Value;
Plots[3].Max = Lines[0].Value;
I understand the Plots[] part but not the ".Min or .Max" or the "Lines[].Value" with the 0 or 1. My methods have taught me I'd have to do something like this:
 
Code
if (D[0] > Upper)
{
Values[2].Set(D[0]);
}
I'd like to continue learning advance coding techniques whenever I see them.
I appreciate your explanation
thanks in advance.
Kirk

Lines[0] and Lines [0] are the values of the lines you set for overbought oversold areas.

Values[0] correspond to Plots[0]
Values[1] correspond to Plots[1] etc.

Values[] hold actual double values and Plots[] hold plotting properties.

Plots[0].Max = 100 means "Plot Value[0] on the chart if Value[0] is less than 100 otherwise do no plot"

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Thanks Roonius for the explanation.
As I took another look, I noticed the properties section doesn't have code for the Values[2] and [3] as it is for [0] and [1].
 
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[Browsable(false)]
[XmlIgnore()]
public DataSeries D
{
get { return Values[0]; }
}
Please tell me why you don't need those there? or why you might decide either way if it's needed or not.
thanks,
kz
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Thanks Roonius for the explanation.
As I took another look, I noticed the properties section doesn't have code for the Values[2] and [3] as it is for [0] and [1].
 
Code

[Browsable(false)]
[XmlIgnore()]
public DataSeries D
{
get { return Values[0]; }
}
Please tell me why you don't need those there? or why you might decide either way if it's needed or not.
thanks,
kz
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Properties are needed for accessing internal fields -either for setting values or getting values.

In this case:

Values[0] = D
Values[1] = K
Values[2] = D
Values[3] = D

We don't need 3 properties to access the same value.
Values[2] and Values[3] are added just for visualization (color change).

Actually we don't even need the existing properties:

public DataSeries D
{
get { return Values[0]; }
}

What is actually going here is - when we are accessing one property (D), it will pass us a value of another property (Values[0])

It is just for easier understandability for the end user.

Stochastics(3,5,2).D is easier to understand than

Stochastics(3,5,2).Values[0]

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