# AddChartBubble() Not Working in ThinkorSwim

#### BillMurray

##### Member
Any help would be greatly appreciated figuring out why my chart bubbles won't display. Here's the thinkscript code I'm using.

Code:
``````### SD v4 (first versio in TOS)

# offset is the adjustment factor going from 'fair value' (??) to the /NQ contract.
# we will have to monitor this because it will probably change with DTE, interest rates, and any dividend that is payed out.
# as of 28 July 2020, offset of 9.25 seems to produce a result similar to v4 in pine.
def offset = 9.25;

# pulling in values for contract being traded and its volatility measure
def stl = close("/NQ", aggregationPeriod.DAY) - offset;
def iv = close("VXN", aggregationPeriod.DAY);

# variables for chart bubble management
input ShowBubbles = {default "Yes", "No"};#Hint ShowBubbles: Show/Hide chart bubbles
input ShiftBubble = 10;
def n1 = ShiftBubble+1;
def bar = BarNumber();

# vol math.
# logic works but can be re-written to appear more pseudocode-ish, for easier readability.
def b1 = iv / 100;
def b2 = b1 / sqrt(252);
def b3 = b2 * stl;

# the next two blocks can be rewritten as one (ie the math and rounding can be accomplished in a single 'plot' statement, but it was easier to write it this way for debugging while i was trying different inputs for 'stl', 'iv', and 'offset'.
plot std0 = stl;
def std1u = std0 + 2 * b3;
def std2u = std0 + 1.75 * b3;
def std3u = std0 + 1.5 * b3;
def std4u = std0 + 1.25 * b3;
def std5u = std0 + 1 * b3;
def std6u = std0 + 0.75 * b3;
def std7u = std0 + 0.5 * b3;
def std8u = std0 + 0.25 * b3;
def std9u = std0 + -0.25 * b3;
def std10u = std0 + -0.5 * b3;
def std11u = std0 + -0.75 * b3;
def std12u = std0 + -1 * b3;
def std13u = std0 + -1.25 * b3;
def std14u = std0 + -1.5 * b3;
def std15u = std0 + -1.75 * b3;
def std16u = std0 + -2 * b3;

plot std1 = Round(std1u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std2 = Round(std2u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std3 = Round(std3u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std4 = Round(std4u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std5 = Round(std5u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std6 = Round(std6u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std7 = Round(std7u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std8 = Round(std8u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std9 = Round(std9u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std10 = Round(std10u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std11 = Round(std11u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std12 = Round(std12u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std13 = Round(std13u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std14 = Round(std14u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std15 = Round(std15u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std16 = Round(std16u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();

# the condition ('cond') variables below were being used to debug the label statements.
# if cond is set to 'yes', then bubbles appear along the length of the chart.
# ideally, for each std0 increments, a single bubble would be positioned maybe 10 bars (?) after the current bar

def cond2 = ShowBubbles and isNaN(close[ShiftBubble]) and !isNaN(close[n1]) ;
def cond3 = barNumber() == close();
def cond = no;

# labels. stupid, stupid labels.

# more testing for bubbles. stupid, stupid bubbles. smdh.
AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(bar) and ShowBubbles, std0, concat("SET:", std0), Color.WHITE, yes);``````

Solution
Did it in a bit of a hurry, but something like this? Removed some code and changed a few things.

Code:
``````### SD v4 (first versio in TOS)

# offset is the adjustment factor going from 'fair value' (??) to the /NQ contract.
# we will have to monitor this because it will probably change with DTE, interest rates, and any dividend that is payed out.
# as of 28 July 2020, offset of 9.25 seems to produce a result similar to v4 in pine.
def offset = 9.25;

# pulling in values for contract being traded and its volatility measure
def stl = close("/NQ", aggregationPeriod.DAY) - offset;
def iv = close("VXN", aggregationPeriod.DAY);

# variables for chart bubble management
input ShowBubbles = yes; #Hint ShowBubbles: Show/Hide chart bubbles
input...``````

#### Pensar

##### Well-known member
VIP
Code:
``````# the condition ('cond') variables below were being used to debug the label statements.
# if cond is set to 'yes', then bubbles appear along the length of the chart.
# ideally, for each std0 increments, a single bubble would be positioned maybe 10 bars (?) after the current bar

def cond2 = ShowBubbles and isNaN(close[ShiftBubble]) and !isNaN(close[n1]) ;
def cond3 = barNumber() == close();
def cond = no;``````

Perhaps try changing "def cond = no;" to "yes"?

#### BillMurray

##### Member
Thanks Pensar! Now it looks like this. Chart bubbles showing, but that painting along the level? hmmm #### Pensar

##### Well-known member
VIP
Did it in a bit of a hurry, but something like this? Removed some code and changed a few things.

Code:
``````### SD v4 (first versio in TOS)

# offset is the adjustment factor going from 'fair value' (??) to the /NQ contract.
# we will have to monitor this because it will probably change with DTE, interest rates, and any dividend that is payed out.
# as of 28 July 2020, offset of 9.25 seems to produce a result similar to v4 in pine.
def offset = 9.25;

# pulling in values for contract being traded and its volatility measure
def stl = close("/NQ", aggregationPeriod.DAY) - offset;
def iv = close("VXN", aggregationPeriod.DAY);

# variables for chart bubble management
input ShowBubbles = yes; #Hint ShowBubbles: Show/Hide chart bubbles
input ShiftBubble = 10;
def n1 = ShiftBubble+1;
def bar = BarNumber();

# vol math.
# logic works but can be re-written to appear more pseudocode-ish, for easier readability.
def b1 = iv / 100;
def b2 = b1 / sqrt(252);
def b3 = b2 * stl;

# the next two blocks can be rewritten as one (ie the math and rounding can be accomplished in a single 'plot' statement, but it was easier to write it this way for debugging while i was trying different inputs for 'stl', 'iv', and 'offset'.
plot std0 = stl;
def std1u = std0 + 2 * b3;
def std2u = std0 + 1.75 * b3;
def std3u = std0 + 1.5 * b3;
def std4u = std0 + 1.25 * b3;
def std5u = std0 + 1 * b3;
def std6u = std0 + 0.75 * b3;
def std7u = std0 + 0.5 * b3;
def std8u = std0 + 0.25 * b3;
def std9u = std0 + -0.25 * b3;
def std10u = std0 + -0.5 * b3;
def std11u = std0 + -0.75 * b3;
def std12u = std0 + -1 * b3;
def std13u = std0 + -1.25 * b3;
def std14u = std0 + -1.5 * b3;
def std15u = std0 + -1.75 * b3;
def std16u = std0 + -2 * b3;

plot std1 = Round(std1u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std2 = Round(std2u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std3 = Round(std3u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std4 = Round(std4u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std5 = Round(std5u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std6 = Round(std6u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std7 = Round(std7u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std8 = Round(std8u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std9 = Round(std9u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std10 = Round(std10u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std11 = Round(std11u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std12 = Round(std12u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std13 = Round(std13u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std14 = Round(std14u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std15 = Round(std15u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();
plot std16 = Round(std16u/ TickSize(), 0) * TickSize();

# ideally, for each std0 increments, a single bubble would be positioned maybe 10 bars (?) after the current bar

def cond2 = ShowBubbles and !isNaN(close[-ShiftBubble]) and isNaN(close[-n1]);

# labels. stupid, stupid labels.

# more testing for bubbles. stupid, stupid bubbles. smdh.
AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(bar) and ShowBubbles, std0, concat("SET:", std0), Color.WHITE, yes);``````

• RickAns and BillMurray

#### BillMurray

##### Member
Thanks! • Pensar ## The Market Trading Game Changer

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