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Plotting user-defined range high/low on chart

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[2013-04-09 16:52:52]
pe1111112 - Posts: 35
I want to be able to plot the high and low from a user-specified time period (such as the first 15 minutes or first 60 minutes of regular hours), and have those levels extend for a user-specified time period (such as until the end of the trading day).

Using this same study one could also plot the overnight high/low and have them extend until the end of the following trading day.

I found the study "High/Low for Time Period - Extend" which will give me the opening high/low for the time period I set, but I can't seem to get overnight high low to work with them. I put a start time of 15:15:00 and an end time of 8:29:00 but it seems to cut itself off at midnight. Is there a way to get the afterhours high/low range to carry over into the following day's chart with a user defined stop time?

For example, in central time the market closes at 3pm. If price makes an overnight low at 10pm on April 8th, 2013, I want to have that appear as a horizontal line that extends at that level until the end of the trading day on April 9th, 2013.
[2013-04-09 18:18:38]
tomgilb - Posts: 1753
Take a look at this thread on the old board:
http://www.sierrachart.com/supportboard/showthread.php?t=41942

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[2013-04-09 19:10:44]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 56289
High/Low for Time Period-Extended does exactly what you want. You also need to set the Session Times in Chart Settings properly. Please refer to the documentation here:
http://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=doc/doc_TechnicalStudiesReference.html#s246

Example:
http://www.sierrachart.com/image.php?l=1365534544854.png



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[2013-04-10 17:11:50]
pe1111112 - Posts: 35
Thanks, I think I got it.

For reference, my settings are now as follows:

Chart -> Chart Settings
- Start Time: 00:00:00
- End Time: 23:59:59
- Evening Session (optional): checked
- Evening Start: 15:30:00
- Evening End: 08:29:59

Studies
- High/Low for Time Period - Extended (1)
--- Start Time: 08:30:00
--- End Time: 09:30:00
- High/Low for Time Period - Extended (2)
--- Start Time: 15:30:00
--- End Time 08:29:59


Date Time Of Last Edit: 2013-04-10 17:13:26

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