How to combine multiple Candle Stick scripts into one

dxk

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I created 3 candle stick patterns I am scanning for and I would like to combine them into one script
but there is a conflict because all the scripts are the same (strange I thought they would be different)

I copied and tested each individual candle script to make sure they are supposed to be different
not sure what is up with them being the same

I also tried assigning them numbers but that was a conflict

here are the images of each images labeled to each section of included code

Can you not combine patterns into one script?


BearBearBull
PFqivhj.jpg



BearBullBull
FbTe8u7.jpg


BullBearBull
VKB5zez.jpg




Code:
# BearBearBull

def IsUp = close > open;
def IsDown = close < open;
def IsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot =
    IsDown[2] and
    IsDown[1] and
    IsUp[0];

PatternPlot.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.BOOLEAN_ARROW_DOWN);
PatternPlot.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(1));


# BearBullBull

def IsUp = close > open;
def IsDown = close < open;
def IsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot =
    IsDown[2] and
    IsUp[1] and
    IsUp[0];

PatternPlot.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.BOOLEAN_ARROW_DOWN);
PatternPlot.SetDefaultColor(CreateColor(0, 102, 255));




# BullBearBull

def IsUp = close > open;
def IsDown = close < open;
def IsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot =
    IsUp[2] and
    IsDown[1] and
    IsUp[0];

PatternPlot.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.BOOLEAN_ARROW_DOWN);
PatternPlot.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(4));
 

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@dxk Are you sure you changed them? I did it and there's no conflict anymore.
I did but I then get this
Identifier Already Used: avgRange at 20:5
Identifier Already Used: avgRange at 35:5
Already assigned: avgRange at 20:5
Already assigned: avgRange at 35:5
Identifier Already Used: avgRange at 20:5
Identifier Already Used: avgRange at 35:5
Already assigned: avgRange at 20:5
Already assigned: avgRange at 35:5
Code:
# BearBearBull

def BearBearBullIsUp = close > open;
def BearBearBullIsDown = close < open;
def BearBearBullIIsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot =
    BearBearBullIsDown[2] and
    BearBearBullIsDown[1] and
    BearBearBullIsUp[0];

PatternPlot.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.BOOLEAN_ARROW_DOWN);
PatternPlot.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(1));

# BearBullBull

def BearBullBullIsUp = close > open;
def BearBullBullIsDown = close < open;
def BearBullBullIsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot2 =
    BearBullBullIsDown[2] and
    BearBullBullIsUp[1] and
    BearBullBullIsUp[0];

PatternPlot2.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.BOOLEAN_ARROW_DOWN);
PatternPlot2.SetDefaultColor(CreateColor(0, 102, 255));


# BullBearBull

def BullBearBullIsUp = close > open;
def BullBearBullIsDown = close < open;
def BullBearBullIsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot3 =
    BullBearBullIsUp[2] and
    BullBearBullIsDown[1] and
    BullBearBullIsUp[0];

PatternPlot3.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.BOOLEAN_ARROW_DOWN);
PatternPlot3.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(4));
 
It's strange that each script is the same for each candle pattern but they all plot a different candle pattern if I scan them one at a time
 
@dxk avgrange is still def 3 times. Remove 2 of them.
then I will be scanning for only one candle pattern, I have 3 candle patterns
I copied the script for 3 different candle patterns

so I should remove 3 avgrange, when I did that "Exactly one plot expected" and it won't let me ok it
 
@dxk If you're using this for a scanner then it should be 1 plot per scanner. When you def something, it for the whole script not just that section of code. Also, avgrange isn't used at all in the script so you can remove it altogether if you want.
 
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Oh, it works fine one at a time the scan finds each candle pattern as designed

I was hoping to combine them to only one scan vs 3 scans

Is that possible?
 
@dxk Are you looking for any one of the 3 patterns? If you are then try this code. Seems extremely broad for a scanner so I hope you have other criteria.
Code:
# BearBearBull

def IsUp = close > open;
def IsDown = close < open;
def IsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot =
    (IsDown[2] and
    IsDown[1] and
    IsUp[0])
    or (IsDown[2] and
    IsUp[1] and
    IsUp[0])
    or (IsUp[2] and
    IsDown[1] and
    IsUp[0]);
 
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@dxk Are you looking for any one of the 3 patterns? If you are then try this code. Seems extremely broad for a scanner so I hope you have other criteria.
Code:
# BearBearBull

def IsUp = close > open;
def IsDown = close < open;
def IsDoji = IsDoji();
def avgRange = 0.05 * Average(high - low, 20);
plot PatternPlot =
    (IsDown[2] and
    IsDown[1] and
    IsUp[0])
    or (IsDown[2] and
    IsUp[1] and
    IsUp[0])
    or (IsUp[2] and
    IsDown[1] and
    IsUp[0]);
thanks much that worked I'm getting all 3 candle patterns showing in the scans

I looked at the scripts closer its' the different combo of up's and downs grouped in ( ) with or
again thanks

On the yearly time frame it narrows it down a lot along with price brackets
 
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