ChatGPT, BARD, Other AI Scripts Which Can't Be Used In ThinkOrSwim


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90% of the members attempting chatGPT scripting; do not provide good detailed specifications.

Members know what end result that they want but lack the ability to tell chatGPT, the step-by-step logic required to code a script to achieve that end result.
This results in chatGPT providing poor code.

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GetTime is not working
What can I used to replace the "GetTime" that will allow this thinkscript to work properly?

# Define the target time as HHMM (24-hour format)
input targetTime = 1245;

# Calculate the current time in HHMM (24-hour format)
def currentHour = GetTime / 100;
def currentMinute = GetTime % 100;
def currentTimeHHMM = currentHour * 100 + currentMinute;

# Check if the current time matches the target time
def isLunchTime = currentTimeHHMM == targetTime;

# Condition to check if it's lunchtime
plot showLunchLabel = isLunchTime;

# Label for lunchtime
AddLabel(yes, "LUNCH", Color.GREEN);

gettime is a number of milli seconds, from some date in the past ( epoch (January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT).
when using gettime, need to add () , gettime()

what you want to use is,

input targetTime = 1245;
def x = if SecondsTillTime(targetTime) == 0 then 1 else 0;
plot z = x;

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