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ThinkScript Portfolio Functions Broken?

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Hi,

Has anyone had success with the ThinkScript Portfolio functions? GetAveragePrice(), GetQuantity(), or GetOpenPL()? TOS keeps giving me no such function errors when trying to use them.

I'm trying to make a simple script on a watchlist or marketwatch column that takes the OpenPL / Trade Price * 100 so I can easily see the % of profits for my covered calls and naked puts so I know if I should close them out if I get good gains and have plenty of DTE. Problem is that I can't seem to get any qty, price, or PL data from my current positions (though I can get all kinds of other data). Is this possible or does TOS have these functions locked down? If so, does anyone know of a clever workaround?

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Ok, I figured out that the portfolio functions only work in custom studies for the chart. I've got my percentage showing as a label on the chart, but anyone know of a way to get it into a column on the watchlist or marketwatch grids? I can't use those functions or my custom study outside of the chart for some reason. It's silly, because I can add the individual fields that I want to the MarketWatch grid, I just can't use any of those fields for calculation.

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As a test of the function GetAveragePrice, I generated this ThinkOrSwim script
def AP = GetAveragePrice();
plot AP_ = AP;

Here's the script.
The output for AP doesn't make any sense.
Does anyone understand it?

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