Highlight defined time range on chart

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Is there any script that shows me the charts only for a certain time that I define, sample: just betwen 9:00 to 10:00 AM or 2:00 to 4:00PM, for any timeframe: 2 min, 5min, daily, weekly. thanks
 
Here is a simple script that lets you highlight a defined time.

Code:
# TS_TRADEZONES
# http://www.thinkscripter.com
# [email protected]
# Last Update 30 JUN 2009

input zoneStart = 1500;
input zoneEnd = 1615;
input type = {default NOTRADE, REVERSAL};
plot highBar;
plot lowBar;

switch (type){

case NOTRADE:
highBar = if secondsTillTime(zoneStart) <= 0 and secondsTillTime(zoneEnd) >= 0 then highestAll(high) else double.nan;
lowBar = if secondsTillTime(zoneStart) <= 0 and secondsTillTime(zoneEnd) >= 0 then lowestAll(low) else double.nan;

case REVERSAL:
lowBar = if secondsTillTime(zoneStart) <= 0 and secondsTillTime(zoneEnd) >= 0 then highestAll(high) else double.nan;
highBar = if secondsTillTime(zoneStart) <= 0 and secondsTillTime(zoneEnd) >= 0 then lowestAll(low) else double.nan;
}
highBar.assignValueColor(if highBar>lowBar then color.dark_red else color.green);
lowBar.assignValueColor(if highBar>lowBar then color.dark_red else color.green);
addCloud(lowBar, highBar);
#---------------- End Of Code --------------------
 

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@BenTen This is probably the best way to highlight via an AddCloud the times of day one would be interested in. Run this on a 5 min chart for example

Code:
# Add Cloud Time Based
# tomsk
# 12.16.2019

declare hide_on_daily;

input Time1 = 1100;
input Time2 = 1330;

def active = SecondsTillTime(Time1) <= 0 and SecondsTillTime(Time2) >= 0;
AddCloud(if active then Double.NEGATIVE_INFINITY else Double.NaN, Double.POSITIVE_INFINITY, Color.Gray, Color.Gray);
# End Add Cloud Time Based
 
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@BenTen This is probably the best way to highlight via an AddCloud the times of day one would be interested in. Run this on a 5 min chart for example

Code:
# Add Cloud Time Based
# tomsk
# 12.16.2019

declare hide_on_daily;

input Time1 = 1100;
input Time2 = 1330;

def active = SecondsTillTime(Time1) <= 0 and SecondsTillTime(Time2) >= 0;
AddCloud(if active then Double.NEGATIVE_INFINITY else Double.NaN, Double.POSITIVE_INFINITY, Color.Gray, Color.Gray);
# End Add Cloud Time Based
This worked great for me... i'm highlighting time frames for futures. One thing I ran into was an issue highlighting timeframes that carried over from 2300 - 0200 the next day... doesn't seem like TOS likes the idea of assigning a time value that are different days? Not sure if there is a way to code around that.
 
This worked great for me... i'm highlighting time frames for futures. One thing I ran into was an issue highlighting timeframes that carried over from 2300 - 0200 the next day... doesn't seem like TOS likes the idea of assigning a time value that are different days? Not sure if there is a way to code around that.

This should help. The image shows the cloud color magenta, which was changed at the input screen

Screenshot-2022-10-17-082903.png
Ruby:
# Add Cloud Time Based
# tomsk
# 12.16.2019

declare hide_on_daily;

input Time1 = 1100;
input Time2 = 1330;

def sec1 = SecondsFromTime(Time1);
def sec2 = SecondsFromTime(Time2);
def isTime1 = (sec1 >= 0 and sec1[1] < 0) or (sec1 < sec1[1] and sec1 >= 0);
def isTime2 = (sec2 >= 0 and sec2[1] < 0) or (sec2 < sec2[1] and sec2 >= 0);
def inRange = CompoundValue(1, if isTime1 then 1 else if isTime2 then 0 else inRange[1], 0);

def active = inRange;
DefineGlobalColor("Cloud", Color.GRAY);
AddCloud(if active then Double.NEGATIVE_INFINITY else Double.NaN, Double.POSITIVE_INFINITY, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));
# End Add Cloud Time Based
 
@SleepyZ or others, this is a great tool. Is there a way to have the cloud stop a the high and low of the candles in the time frame?

Yes,

Screenshot-2023-04-11-103614.png
Code:
# Add Cloud Time Based
# tomsk
# 12.16.2019

declare hide_on_daily;

input Time1 = 1100;
input Time2 = 1330;

def sec1 = SecondsFromTime(Time1);
def sec2 = SecondsFromTime(Time2);
def isTime1 = (sec1 >= 0 and sec1[1] < 0) or (sec1 < sec1[1] and sec1 >= 0);
def isTime2 = (sec2 >= 0 and sec2[1] < 0) or (sec2 < sec2[1] and sec2 >= 0);
def inRange = CompoundValue(1, if isTime1 then 1 else if isTime2 then 0 else inRange[1], 0);

def active = inRange;
def bars   = 200000;

input pricePerRowHeightMode = { AUTOMATIC, default TICKSIZE, CUSTOM};
input customRowHeight = 1.0;
input timePerProfile = {default BAR};
input onExpansion = no;
input profiles = 1000;

def period;

switch (timePerProfile) {
case BAR:
    period = BarNumber() - 1;
}

def count = CompoundValue(1, if inRange and period != period[1] then (count[1] + period - period[1]) % bars else count[1], 0);
def cond = count < count[1] + period - period[1];
def height;
switch (pricePerRowHeightMode) {
case AUTOMATIC:
    height = PricePerRow.AUTOMATIC;
case TICKSIZE:
    height = PricePerRow.TICKSIZE;
case CUSTOM:
    height = customRowHeight;
}

profile vol = VolumeProfile("startNewProfile" = cond, "onExpansion" = no, "numberOfProfiles" = 1000, "pricePerRow" = height, "value area percent" = 0);
def con = CompoundValue(1, onExpansion, no);

def hProfile = if inRange and IsNaN(vol.GetHighest()) and con then hProfile[1] else vol.GetHighest();
def lProfile = if inRange and IsNaN(vol.GetLowest()) and con then lProfile[1] else vol.GetLowest();
def plotsDomain = IsNaN(close) == onExpansion;
def ProfileHigh = if inRange and plotsDomain then hProfile else Double.NaN;
def ProfileLow  = if inRange and plotsDomain then lProfile else Double.NaN;

def dataCount = CompoundValue(1, if cond != cond[1] then dataCount[1] + 1 else dataCount[1]  , 0);

plot hrange = if inRange then ProfileHigh else Double.NaN;
plot lrange = if inRange  then ProfileLow else Double.NaN;

DefineGlobalColor("Cloud", Color.GRAY);
AddCloud(if active then hrange else Double.NaN, lrange, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));
# End Add Cloud Time Based
 
@SleepyZ do you know if there is an option on this to go back to the far left as much as possible?

Yes, but it requires a separate plot for each pair of high/low. The following creates 5 pairs. More pairs can be created using the logic creating the 5 pairs.

Screenshot-2023-04-25-130428.png
Code:
# Add Cloud Time Based
# tomsk
# 12.16.2019

declare hide_on_daily;

script ac {

    input days        = 0;
    input extend_left = no;

    input Time1 = 1100;
    input Time2 = 1330;


    def sec1 = SecondsFromTime(Time1);
    def sec2 = SecondsFromTime(Time2);
    def isTime1 = (sec1 >= 0 and sec1[1] < 0) or (sec1 < sec1[1] and sec1 >= 0);
    def isTime2 = (sec2 >= 0 and sec2[1] < 0) or (sec2 < sec2[1] and sec2 >= 0);
    def inRange = CompoundValue(1, if isTime1 then 1 else if isTime2 then 0 else inRange[1], 0);

    def active = inRange;
    def bars   = 200000;

    input pricePerRowHeightMode = { AUTOMATIC, default TICKSIZE, CUSTOM};
    input customRowHeight = 1.0;
    input timePerProfile = {default BAR};
    input onExpansion = no;
    input profiles = 1000;

    def period;

    switch (timePerProfile) {
    case BAR:
        period = BarNumber() - 1;
}

    def count = CompoundValue(1, if inRange and period != period[1] then (count[1] + period - period[1]) % bars else count[1], 0);
    def cond = count < count[1] + period - period[1];
    def height;
    switch (pricePerRowHeightMode) {
    case AUTOMATIC:
        height = PricePerRow.AUTOMATIC;
    case TICKSIZE:
        height = PricePerRow.TICKSIZE;
    case CUSTOM:
        height = customRowHeight;
}

    profile vol = VolumeProfile("startNewProfile" = cond, "onExpansion" = no, "numberOfProfiles" = 1000, "pricePerRow" = height, "value area percent" = 0);
    def con = CompoundValue(1, onExpansion, no);

    def hProfile = if inRange and IsNaN(vol.GetHighest()) and con then hProfile[1] else vol.GetHighest();
    def lProfile = if inRange and IsNaN(vol.GetLowest()) and con then lProfile[1] else vol.GetLowest();
    def plotsDomain = IsNaN(close) == onExpansion;
    def ProfileHigh = if inRange and plotsDomain then hProfile else Double.NaN;
    def ProfileLow  = if inRange and plotsDomain then lProfile else Double.NaN;

    def dataCount = CompoundValue(1, if cond != cond[1] then dataCount[1] + 1 else dataCount[1]  , 0);

    def ymd      = GetYYYYMMDD();
    def candles  = !IsNaN(close);
    def capture  = candles and ymd != ymd[1];
    def dayCount = CompoundValue(1, if capture then dayCount[1] + 1 else dayCount[1], 0);
    def thisDay  = (HighestAll(dayCount) - dayCount) ;
    def bn       = BarNumber();
    def hr       = if thisDay == days and inRange then ProfileHigh else hr[1];
    def hlbn     = if thisDay == days and sec1 == 0 then bn else hlbn[1];
    def lr       = if thisDay == days and inRange then ProfileLow else lr[1];

    plot hrange  = if extend_left and bn <= HighestAll(hlbn)
                   then HighestAll(hr)
                   else if thisDay == days and inRange
                   then ProfileHigh else Double.NaN;
    plot lrange  = if extend_left and bn <= HighestAll(hlbn)
                   then HighestAll(lr)
                   else if thisDay == days and inRange 
                   then ProfileLow
                   else Double.NaN;
}

input extend_left = yes;
DefineGlobalColor("Cloud", Color.GRAY);
DefineGlobalColor("H", Color.GREEN);
DefineGlobalColor("L", Color.RED);

plot hr0 = ac(0, extend_left).hrange;
plot lr0 = ac(0, extend_left).lrange;
AddCloud(hr0, lr0, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));

plot hr1 = ac(1, extend_left).hrange;
plot lr1 = ac(1, extend_left).lrange;
AddCloud(hr1, lr1, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));

plot hr2 = ac(2, extend_left).hrange;
plot lr2 = ac(2, extend_left).lrange;
AddCloud(hr2, lr2, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));

plot hr3 = ac(3, extend_left).hrange;
plot lr3 = ac(3, extend_left).lrange;
AddCloud(hr3, lr3, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));

plot hr4 = ac(4, extend_left).hrange;
plot lr4 = ac(4, extend_left).lrange;
AddCloud(hr4, lr4, GlobalColor("Cloud"), GlobalColor("Cloud"));

hr0.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
lr0.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
hr1.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
lr1.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
hr2.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
lr2.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
hr3.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
lr3.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
hr4.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
lr4.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);

hr0.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("H"));
lr0.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("L"));
hr1.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("H"));
lr1.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("L"));
hr2.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("H"));
lr2.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("L"));
hr3.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("H"));
lr3.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("L"));
hr4.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("H"));
lr4.SetDefaultColor(GlobalColor("L"));

# End Add Cloud Time Based
 

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