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Adding a score graph to your NinjaTrader chart

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Adding a score graph to your NinjaTrader chart

As you know, I like to score trades. Say you measure 10 different things, and maybe some have more weight than others, then you arrive at a total score to help you decide how to trade.

I usually just output the score in text form, but I wrote a quick way to graphically illustrate it.

if (score > 0)
{
//infotext = " LONG: ";
int x = 0;
while (x < score)
{
infotext += "▓"; // alt-178
x++;
}

infocolor = Color.CornflowerBlue;
}

if (score < 0)
{
//infotext = " SHORT: ";
score = score-score-score; // turns a negative score to a positive one
int x = 0;
while (x < score)
{
infotext += "▓"; // alt-178
x++;
}
infocolor = Color.Maroon;
}

//if (score == 0)
// infotext = " FLAT:";

int y = 9; // maximum score
while (y > score)
{
infotext += "░"; // alt-176
y--;
}

DrawTextFixed("Info", infotext, TextPosition.BottomRight, Color.White, new Font("Arial", 8, FontStyle.Bold), infocolor, infocolor, 8);


So in practice this is what it looks like:

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(long, mid-score like 5 out of 10)

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(short, high score 9 out of 10)

You might be seeing this on my future charts. As with most everything, I am still tweaking it!

Mike

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making this indicator so you can download it

Hello Mike,
I wanted to thank you for inviting me to you VIP forum. I saw the system you were building for yourself and I was very impressed in what you were doing. I sorry to see that you are killed your project you were working on though. I this indicators that you had on your project that I was interested in downloading for myself and wanted to know where I could find it at or if it somewhere where I could download it from. I see that you have it available for making it into a code but im not to familiar with programing. It would be greatly appreciated if you could please point out to me were I could download the Score Card indicators that you have.

Thanks.
Mel

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Mel,

If you want me to do some custom work on this for you, go to the Custom Programming forum and create a thread with your requirements. Otherwise there is nothing I can do at this time, like you said I don't use this code anymore and don't have a working model of it to release. It would require reprogramming it to your specifications.

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