How to color Entry/Stop line under candle sticks?

haselec

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I have colored candles chart based on TTM-Squeeze but I want the Stop/entry bars under each candle colored instead and the candles have the traditional Green/Red colors. Can someone please help me making this change to my chart?
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I have the existing colored candle script here:
input price = CLOSE;
input length = 20;
input nK = 1.5;
input nBB = 2.0;
input alertLine = 1.0;
def squeezeHistogram = TTM_Squeeze(price, length, nK, nBB, alertLine).Histogram;
plot hist = if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then
if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then 2 else 1
else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then -2 else -1;
AssignPriceColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then
if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE
else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);
hist.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then
if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE
else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);

And the Stop/Entry bars script here:
plot x = Lowest(low, 5);
plot y = Lowest(high, 5);

I don't have the skills to stir them together to get what I want :(

Thanks all
 
with the try and error method, I got it to work 🥳🥳🥳
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here's the code if someone interested:
input price = CLOSE;
input length = 20;
input nK = 1.5;
input nBB = 2.0;
input alertLine = 1.0;
def squeezeHistogram = TTM_Squeeze(price, length, nK, nBB, alertLine).Histogram;
plot hist = Lowest(low, 5);
hist.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then
if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE
else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);
 
i had to read your post several times, it doesn't make sense to me.

i think you want the yellow dashed lines to have ttm colors?
here is what i think you want

Ruby:
# stoplinecolor_01

input price = CLOSE;
input length = 20;
input nK = 1.5;
input nBB = 2.0;
input alertLine = 1.0;

def squeezeHistogram = TTM_Squeeze(price, length, nK, nBB, alertLine).Histogram;

#And the Stop/Entry bars script here:
plot x = Lowest(low, 5);
plot y = Lowest(high, 5);

x.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
y.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);

x.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);
y.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);

x.setlineweight(4);
y.setlineweight(4);
#


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with the try and error method, I got it to work 🥳🥳🥳
KTTgv07.jpg


here's the code if someone interested:
input price = CLOSE;
input length = 20;
input nK = 1.5;
input nBB = 2.0;
input alertLine = 1.0;
def squeezeHistogram = TTM_Squeeze(price, length, nK, nBB, alertLine).Histogram;
plot hist = Lowest(low, 5);
hist.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then
if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE
else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);

your code draws a line by default. what are you changing to make the line appear as dashes?
 
i had to read your post several times, it doesn't make sense to me.

i think you want the yellow dashed lines to have ttm colors?
here is what i think you want

Ruby:
# stoplinecolor_01

input price = CLOSE;
input length = 20;
input nK = 1.5;
input nBB = 2.0;
input alertLine = 1.0;

def squeezeHistogram = TTM_Squeeze(price, length, nK, nBB, alertLine).Histogram;

#And the Stop/Entry bars script here:
plot x = Lowest(low, 5);
plot y = Lowest(high, 5);

x.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
y.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);

x.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);
y.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);

x.setlineweight(4);
y.setlineweight(4);
#


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your code draws a line by default. what are you changing to make the line appear as dashes?
Thanks for taking the time to do this, I got to the cogwheel and change the line to dashes from the drop-down menu.
 
Thanks for taking the time to do this, I got to the cogwheel and change the line to dashes from the drop-down menu.
thanks and grats on making the code/settings do what you want.

it took me a few tries to find the setting you were talking about, as i never alter the look of a plot this way, i change the code.
i was changing the style from solid to dashed, but that didn't match your chart.
then i tried 'draw as' from poly line to a set of small dashes.

i will alter my code, and add a line to draw as dashes, and repost
 
@halcyonguy The issue with changing the code is that if you were to use multiple implementations on different charts, or multiple iterations of the same study on the same chart, they would all be forced to use the same settings... How would that work with displaying multiple MA's...??? The Study Settings are there so you can customize for each implementation while still retaining the defaults, or to experiment with settings without the need to dive into the script code itself...
 
@halcyonguy The issue with changing the code is that if you were to use multiple implementations on different charts, or multiple iterations of the same study on the same chart, they would all be forced to use the same settings... How would that work with displaying multiple MA's...??? The Study Settings are there so you can customize for each implementation while still retaining the defaults, or to experiment with settings without the need to dive into the script code itself...
that makes sense, to load multiples with different settings. i never do that , so i am probably the anomaly. i'm too old and set in my ways , heh.
 
Thanks for taking the time to do this, I got to the cogwheel and change the line to dashes from the drop-down menu.
thanks for mentioning your settings method, i learned something.

if anyone is interested, here is a study that produces his desired lines, and some notes at the end.

Code:
# stoplinecolor_02

# pic showed yellow dashed horz line under candles. not a wavering line

input price = CLOSE;
input length = 20;
input nK = 1.5;
input nBB = 2.0;
input alertLine = 1.0;

def squeezeHistogram = TTM_Squeeze(price, length, nK, nBB, alertLine).Histogram;

#And the Stop/Entry bars script here:
plot x = Lowest(low, 5);
x.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);
#x.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
x.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.dashes);
x.setlineweight(4);

plot y = Lowest(high, 5);
y.AssignValueColor(if squeezeHistogram >= 0 then if squeezeHistogram > squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.CYAN else Color.BLUE else if squeezeHistogram < squeezeHistogram[1] then Color.RED else Color.YELLOW);
#y.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.HORIZONTAL);
y.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.dashes);
y.setlineweight(4);
#

# these 2 are similar,
#x.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.dashes);
#  edit studies > settings > plots > draw as > short dashes

# these 2 are similar,
#  curve-MEDIUM_DASH -
#  edit studies > settings > plots > style

#
 

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