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[User Discussion] - Conditional Formating for Studies

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[2013-06-19 21:22:21]
drywater0 - Posts: 84
Is there a way to apply conditional formatting to studies? For example, the Rate of Change-Percent indicator would be drawn in a different color or with a thicker line when it has an absolute value that exceeds a certain threshold. Thanks for your help.
[2013-06-20 01:57:40]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 104357
You need to create a custom study that does this. Please refer to the documentation here:
http://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=doc/doc_CreatingDLLs.html

We do not provide programming help.
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[2013-06-20 02:27:46]
tomgilb - Posts: 3546
A variation of this can easily be done with the Color Bar Based On Alert Condition study. This study cannot overdraw a line of a different color or width, but it can place points, squares, background colors, or other non-connecting draw styles when values exceed a certain threshold.

You could also change the draw style of the ROC study to a non-connecting draw style, and then the Color Bar Based On Alert Condition study could be set to the same draw style but a different color or width.

If you want to pursue this solution, post again and I'll provide an example.



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