Average Daily Volume Watchlist Column for ThinkorSwim

Hi All. I am stuck on this one. I really like to have a column in my watchlist next to volume for average daily volume for a 60 day period. I have it, but the column's format is off, it has no commas and has decimals. Would like it to look just like the volume number format. Is this possible?

I am using the ThinkScript VolumeAvg ("length" = 60) . "volavg"
 

richielucky

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This custom Thinkscript indicator shows you important volume data on your ThinkOrSwim charts. This includes Current Volume, Average 30 Day Volume, Percentage of Current Volume to Average Daily Volume, Average 30 Bar Volume and Current Bar Volume. Volume stats change colors to indicate when the volume reaches the average daily volume level as well as a customizable unusual volume level. This allows you to easily see critical changes in volume levels which are important for all types of trading.

The Script:

Code:
# Box Volume Stats
# Version 1.0
# Created by: Enigma
# Created: 05/18/17

declare lower;

#Inputs
input Show30DayAvg = yes;
input ShowTodayVolume =  yes;
input ShowPercentOf30DayAvg = yes;
input UnusualVolumePercent = 200;
input Show30BarAvg = yes;
input ShowCurrentBar = yes;


#Volume Data
def volLast30DayAvg = (volume(period = "DAY")[1] + volume(period = "DAY")[2] + volume(period = "DAY")[3] + volume(period = "DAY")[4] + volume(period = "DAY")[5] + volume(period = "DAY")[6] + volume(period = "DAY")[7] + volume(period = "DAY")[8] + volume(period = "DAY")[9] + volume(period = "DAY")[10] + volume(period = "DAY")[11] + volume(period = "DAY")[12] + volume(period = "DAY")[13] + volume(period = "DAY")[14] + volume(period = "DAY")[15] + volume(period = "DAY")[16] + volume(period = "DAY")[17] + volume(period = "DAY")[18] + volume(period = "DAY")[19] + volume(period = "DAY")[20] + volume(period = "DAY")[21] + volume(period = "DAY")[22] + volume(period = "DAY")[23] + volume(period = "DAY")[24] + volume(period = "DAY")[25] + volume(period = "DAY")[26] + volume(period = "DAY")[27] + volume(period = "DAY")[28] + volume(period = "DAY")[29] + volume(period = "DAY")[30]) / 30;
def today = volume(period = "DAY");
def percentOf30Day = Round((today / volLast30DayAvg) * 100, 0);
#def avg30Bars = VolumeAvg(30).VolAvg;
def avg30Bars = (volume[1] + volume[2] + volume[3] + volume[4] + volume[5] + volume[6] + volume[7] + volume[8] + volume[9] + volume[10] + volume[11] + volume[12] + volume[13] + volume[14] + volume[15] + volume[16] + volume[17] + volume[18] + volume[19] + volume[20] + volume[21] + volume[22] + volume[23] + volume[24] + volume[25] + volume[26] + volume[27] + volume[28] + volume[29] + volume[30]) / 30;
def curVolume = volume;


# Labels
AddLabel(Show30DayAvg, "Daily Avg: " + Round(volLast30DayAvg, 0), Color.LIGHT_GRAY);
AddLabel(ShowTodayVolume, "Today: " + today, (if percentOf30Day >= UnusualVolumePercent then Color.GREEN else if percentOf30Day >= 100 then Color.ORANGE else Color.LIGHT_GRAY));
AddLabel(ShowPercentOf30DayAvg, percentOf30Day + "%", (if percentOf30Day >= UnusualVolumePercent then Color.GREEN else if percentOf30Day >= 100 then Color.ORANGE else Color.WHITE) );
AddLabel(Show30BarAvg, "Avg 30 Bars: " + Round(avg30Bars, 0), Color.LIGHT_GRAY);
AddLabel(ShowCurrentBar, "Cur Bar: " + curVolume, (if curVolume >= avg30Bars then Color.GREEN else Color.ORANGE));

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any easy formula for calculating average daily volume for 365 days ? :(
 

MerryDay

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looking for this average volume column to display % average volume for 4 hour and 65min chart,
math seems incorrect when i backtest, essentially 100% is average volume and 200% is double average.
i tried adding the aggregation period still not getting accurate result.
thank you

input length = 30;
input unusualvolumepercent = 200;
input showpercentof30dayavg = yes;
def today = volume;
plot percentof30day = round(today/ average(today,length)*100,0);
percentof30day.assignvalueColor( (if percentOf30Day >= UnusualVolumePercent then Color.orange else if percentOf30Day >= 100 then Color.green else Color.light_gray) );
The ToS platform does not support referencing an aggregation period in watchlist column scripts
https://usethinkscript.com/threads/answers-to-commonly-asked-questions.6006/#post-58081
 

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