How To Add "within 2 bars"

Buckbull

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How do I specify "within 2 bars" in thinkscript editor I have a script but cant get into condition wizard . Its not highlighted . So i guess I have to come up with a script to specify that Thanks
 
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So let's look at an example to make sense of this. Our example will be:
Close has crossed above the SMA(9) within 2 bars.
Code:
def sma9 = SimpleMovingAvg(price = CLOSE, length = 9);
plot condition_met = if close crosses above sma9 within 2 bars then low else double.nan;
You can use the "within x bars" construct in your code. :-D

-mashume

mashume

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So let's look at an example to make sense of this. Our example will be:
Close has crossed above the SMA(9) within 2 bars.
Code:
def sma9 = SimpleMovingAvg(price = CLOSE, length = 9);
plot condition_met = if close crosses above sma9 within 2 bars then low else double.nan;
You can use the "within x bars" construct in your code. :-D

-mashume
 
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Buckbull

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So let's look at an example to make sense of this. Our example will be:
Close has crossed above the SMA(9) within 2 bars.
Code:
def sma9 = SimpleMovingAvg(price = CLOSE, length = 9);
plot condition_met = if close crosses above sma9 within 2 bars then low else double.nan;
You can use the "within x bars" construct in your code. :-D

-mashume
I should have pasted the script I am using sorry I use this script below to let me know when a candle is touching the 21 sma . But I always forget to write them down lol so If i put within 2 candles I can scan the next day to remember what stock were touching the 21 . So how would I add that to my script ? Thanks for your response !

input SMA_Length = 21;

def ma = simpleMovingAvg("length"= Sma_Length);
def triggerLow = open > ma and low <= ma;
def triggerHigh = open < ma and high >= ma;
def MasterTrigger = TriggerHigh and TriggerLow;
plot SmaTouch = triggerHigh or triggerLow;
 

mashume

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to check whether the condition was met yesterday, I would do this:
Code:
plot SmaTouch = triggerHigh[1] or triggerLow[1];
rather than the "within x days" construction.

but that's just me.

0mashume
 

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