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Started:November 23rd, 2009 (11:23 AM) by dorschden Views / Replies:392,738 / 1,346
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Old June 3rd, 2013, 08:46 PM   #741 (permalink)
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Old June 16th, 2013, 03:54 PM   #742 (permalink)
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I uploaded a new version in the download section with Fibonacci retracements, Fibonacci extensions and an visual entry area for the AB=CD pattern.

With NinjaTrader 7 it's easy to set draw objects in the future and with this feature it's possible to visualize the AB=CD pattern in a better way. But for now the Fibonacci tools must reach.

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I'm not an elite member. When I should add some stuff to PriceActionSwing write this in this thread and I'll see what I can do. Otherwise you can use my code (many comments, I think easy to read) and add some snippets in the other swing indicator.



For my trading style a good swing indicator is essential. Because I often trade price pattern. Next step is to automate the pattern recognition.

I also create a strategy that trades double bottoms/tops with this indicator. As entry trigger you can use almost everthiny: a stochastic cross, MA cross, 3 bar reversal,... the stop is 2 ticks below the double bottom and profit target is the last swing high or let it run with an atr stop, PSAR, TSSuperTrend. Short vice versa. The results are good, but not extraordinary.

@dorschden, can you post your strategy in the Battle of the Bots or here so we can see it? Someone here may help you to get it to the extra, if not extraordinary, level. Thanks!

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Old June 17th, 2013, 12:13 PM   #743 (permalink)
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Here are some answers for the last questions in this thread. Thanks to @Silvester17 for answering some questions along the way and @futuretrader for providing the PAS with a swing histogram.


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Can someone tell me how to confirm a high and a low in real time? Is there a rule as in how many bars past the mark then I it's a low that wont get erased?

@typer77, the swing is first fix and will not change anymore if there is a new swing. Otherwise the indicator would repaint, because we don't know the point when the swing is finished.


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Does anyone have an idea how to add an audible alert for each new swing?

@tst1, that's pretty simple just add in the code in the "CalcDnSwing()" function in the region "New and update Swing values" in the in first if-statement ("if (!updateLow)") part
PlaySound("AudioFileName");
where AudioFileName is the name of the audio file and which has to be in the NinjaTrader 7/sound folder. Do the same thing in the "CalcUpSwing()" function and you are ready.


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I've been using an old version of this indicator. The problem was when I installed the later version it caused over 50 other indicators and strategies to error

@djkiwi, in the newer version I put the "SwingRelation" Dataseries in the PriceActionSwingOscillator to keep the PAS simple. Just change the "PriceActionSwing" to "PriceActionSwingOscillator" and it should work:

swingRelation = PriceActionSwingOscillator(Input, dtbStrength, swingSize, swingType).SwingRelation;


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would it possible to calculate swing by close? currently indicator plots swing by high / low.

@supermht, this isn't possible in this PAS version. You can code it relative easily yourself. In the "Swing calculation" region you have to replace the "High"/"Low" data series with the "Close" series.


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Ho do I list the retracement % of the current swing in a Market Analyzer window?

@marty73, this isn't possible. But you can code it yourself. Just add a Dataseries variable and in OnBarUpdate save the retracement values in this variable. Then you have to make this Dataseries public and now you can access this Dataseries in the MA.


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- How do I know the strategy is refering to the Custom Divergence, rather than the MACD, or others?

- Whats the difference between a Regular Divergence Signal and a Regular Divergence Entry?

- Am I right in saying that the Divergence Signal re-prints, hence making it use in a systematic strategy?

Do you think it would be possible to get a sample code snippet also for the ABC pattern and/or Divergences?

@sburtt,
1. In the source code set the variable "divergenceMode" in the variables region to "DivergenceMode.Custom".

2./3. The Regular Divergence Signal updates (re-prints) with every change in the swing value. The signal is not fix, because at this point it isn't safe to assume, that the swing is finished.
The Regular Divergence Entry occurs if the swing is complete and at this point the divergence signal will not change anymore.

4. You can use in your strategy the Dataseries "AbcSignals" and "DivergenceSignals" and check the values of this data series to know in which state they are.


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@dorschden, can you post your strategy in the Battle of the Bots or here so we can see it? Someone here may help you to get it to the extra, if not extraordinary, level. Thanks!

@jmont1, sorry, but due to several reasons I'll not discuss and share strategy related things. I haven't traded or even looked at the mentioned strategy in a while, so I don't have any idea how the strategy would run this days. But it is relative simple to create such a strategy yourself or with a little help.

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Old June 24th, 2013, 03:31 AM   #744 (permalink)
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I have installed the latest PriceActionSwingPro recommended by Gomi. When printing volume (true), I seems to get some mixed overlapped values.

Is there a more recent version to cleanup this volume.
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Old June 24th, 2013, 02:24 PM   #745 (permalink)
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What is the most recent version of Price Action Pro.

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Dear fellow members. Could someone let me know what the latest version of Price action Pro is so that I can make sure that I am running it with the most current features. Sometimes updates and tweaks get put into a thread and are available but we do not always know that it has been updated our improvements made to it by diff BM members.
Again thx to Dorschden for sharing a marvelous indicator that I use on every chart I have and would not trade without it. Thx for letting me know and I will check it against the version I am running.

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Old June 24th, 2013, 02:44 PM   #746 (permalink)
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I have installed the latest PriceActionSwingPro recommended by Gomi. When printing volume (true), I seems to get some mixed overlapped values.

Is there a more recent version to cleanup this volume.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 10:08 PM   #747 (permalink)
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Does anyone know how to pass PAS parameters, swing high & swing low, to a strategy? I want to buy/sell when the swing moves up or down a certain number of ticks, let us say 50.

I'd really appreciate if someone could show me how.

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Old July 12th, 2013, 11:50 AM   #748 (permalink)
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i just wanted to say thank you to dorschden and bmt for this great indicator! love it!

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Old July 12th, 2013, 04:34 PM   #749 (permalink)
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Please help for adding Divergence audio alert

Please add the audio alert (option to turn it on/off) for divergence alert signal since I am not a programmer for Ninja platform. Also, I'm a bit confused about Divergence signal vs Divergence entry where I don't see any separated inputs in my PriceActionSwingPro version for display which one of the divergence to show on the chart. How many bars delay if audio alert added for Divergence signal (alert in next new bar ?) and Divergence entry ( how many bars later ) ? If there is too many bars delay on Divergence entry, then all I need is the Divergence signal because I would take the signal aligned with support and resistance line touch so I don't need to wait the completion of the divergence coming late.

Appreciate a lot for your help.

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Is this what ur looking for?

How were you able to get the cumulative volume to print at the swings? That's exactly what I would like to add.

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