Mixed Volume Average

anty

New member
I added volume average to the Mixed Volume indicator to plot the average Buy and average Sell volume. Would it be possible to combine the Buy and Sell averages into one line that changes colors based on whether the dominant average is a Buy or Sell?

Code:
declare on_volume;

def O = open;
def H = high;
def C = close;
def L = low;
def V = volume;
def Buying = V*(C-L)/(H-L);
def Selling = V*(H-C)/(H-L);

# Selling Volume
Plot SV = selling;
SV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
SV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Red);
SV.HideTitle();
SV.HideBubble();
SV.SetLineWeight(5);

# Buying Volume
# Plot BV = Buying;
# Note that Selling + Buying Volume = Volume.
Plot BV = volume;
BV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
BV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Dark_Green);
BV.HideTitle();
BV.HideBubble();
BV.SetLineWeight(5);

input length = 50;


plot VolAvg = Average(sv, length);
plot VolAvg2 = Average(bv, length);
VolAvg.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(8));
VolAvg.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(7));
 

anty

New member
@anty

I think there is an error in your calculations. VolAvg2 is plotting total volume.
Thanks for pointing that out! I quickly copied and pasted it together. Hopefully it is fixed now.

Code:
declare on_volume;

def O = open;
def H = high;
def C = close;
def L = low;
def V = volume;
def Buying = V*(C-L)/(H-L);
def Selling = V*(H-C)/(H-L);

# Selling Volume
Plot SV = selling;
SV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
SV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Red);
SV.HideTitle();
SV.HideBubble();
SV.SetLineWeight(5);

# Buying Volume
# Plot BV = Buying;
# Note that Selling + Buying Volume = Volume.
Plot BV = volume;
BV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
BV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Dark_Green);
BV.HideTitle();
BV.HideBubble();
BV.SetLineWeight(5);

input length = 26;
plot VolAvg = Average(selling, length);
plot VolAvg2 = Average(buying, length);
VolAvg.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(2));
VolAvg2.SetDefaultColor(GetColor(6));
 

horserider

Well-known member
VIP
Not sure those plots are going to help. I am betting they will not separate enough to be useful.

I hope everyone is interpreting this indicator correctly. The histogram is showing total volume in dark green and selling volume in red. So to see buying vs selling you will need to judge how high the selling bar is compared to total volume bar.

@anty Updated this same study I posted a while ago. See if it suits you.
https://usethinkscript.com/threads/...-percent-for-thinkorswim-update.389/post-2542
 

avaughan323

New member
Hi all this volume indicator can be a good source of information for when reversals are about to happen, is there a way to code it so that an alert pops up when there is a sold green or red bar?


#This study color codes volume by amount of volume on up-tick versus amount of volume on down-tick

declare lower;

def O = open;
def H = high;
def C = close;
def L = low;
def V = volume;
def Buying = V*(C-L)/(H-L);
def Selling = V*(H-C)/(H-L);

# Selling Volume
Plot SV = selling;
SV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
SV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Red);
SV.HideTitle();
SV.HideBubble();
SV.SetLineWeight(5);

# Buying Volume
# Plot BV = Buying;
# Note that Selling + Buying Volume = Volume.
Plot BV = volume;
BV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
BV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Dark_Green);
BV.HideTitle();
BV.HideBubble();
BV.SetLineWeight(5);

#Inputs
input Show30DayAvg = yes;
input ShowTodayVolume = yes;
input ShowPercentOf30DayAvg = yes;
input UnusualVolumePercent = 200;
input Show30BarAvg = yes;
input ShowCurrentBar = yes;


#Volume Data
def volLast30DayAvg = (volume(period = "DAY")[1] + volume(period = "DAY")[2] + volume(period = "DAY")[3] + volume(period = "DAY")[4] + volume(period = "DAY")[5] + volume(period = "DAY")[6] + volume(period = "DAY")[7] + volume(period = "DAY")[8] + volume(period = "DAY")[9] + volume(period = "DAY")[10] + volume(period = "DAY")[11] + volume(period = "DAY")[12] + volume(period = "DAY")[13] + volume(period = "DAY")[14] + volume(period = "DAY")[15] + volume(period = "DAY")[16] + volume(period = "DAY")[17] + volume(period = "DAY")[18] + volume(period = "DAY")[19] + volume(period = "DAY")[20] + volume(period = "DAY")[21] + volume(period = "DAY")[22] + volume(period = "DAY")[23] + volume(period = "DAY")[24] + volume(period = "DAY")[25] + volume(period = "DAY")[26] + volume(period = "DAY")[27] + volume(period = "DAY")[28] + volume(period = "DAY")[29] + volume(period = "DAY")[30]) / 30;
def today = volume(period = "DAY");
def percentOf30Day = Round((today / volLast30DayAvg) * 100, 0);
#def avg30Bars = VolumeAvg(30).VolAvg;
def avg30Bars = (volume[1] + volume[2] + volume[3] + volume[4] + volume[5] + volume[6] + volume[7] + volume[8] + volume[9] + volume[10] + volume[11] + volume[12] + volume[13] + volume[14] + volume[15] + volume[16] + volume[17] + volume[18] + volume[19] + volume[20] + volume[21] + volume[22] + volume[23] + volume[24] + volume[25] + volume[26] + volume[27] + volume[28] + volume[29] + volume[30]) / 30;
def curVolume = volume;


# Labels
AddLabel(Show30DayAvg, "Daily Avg: " + Round(volLast30DayAvg, 0), Color.LIGHT_GRAY);
AddLabel(ShowTodayVolume, "Today: " + today, (if percentOf30Day >= UnusualVolumePercent then Color.GREEN else if percentOf30Day >= 100 then Color.ORANGE else Color.LIGHT_GRAY));
 

MerryDay

Administrative
Staff member
Staff
VIP
Lifetime
Hi all this volume indicator can be a good source of information for when reversals are about to happen, is there a way to code it so that an alert pops up when there is a sold green or red bar?


#This study color codes volume by amount of volume on up-tick versus amount of volume on down-tick

declare lower;

def O = open;
def H = high;
def C = close;
def L = low;
def V = volume;
def Buying = V*(C-L)/(H-L);
def Selling = V*(H-C)/(H-L);

# Selling Volume
Plot SV = selling;
SV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
SV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Red);
SV.HideTitle();
SV.HideBubble();
SV.SetLineWeight(5);

# Buying Volume
# Plot BV = Buying;
# Note that Selling + Buying Volume = Volume.
Plot BV = volume;
BV.setPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.Histogram);
BV.SetDefaultColor(Color.Dark_Green);
BV.HideTitle();
BV.HideBubble();
BV.SetLineWeight(5);

#Inputs
input Show30DayAvg = yes;
input ShowTodayVolume = yes;
input ShowPercentOf30DayAvg = yes;
input UnusualVolumePercent = 200;
input Show30BarAvg = yes;
input ShowCurrentBar = yes;


#Volume Data
def volLast30DayAvg = (volume(period = "DAY")[1] + volume(period = "DAY")[2] + volume(period = "DAY")[3] + volume(period = "DAY")[4] + volume(period = "DAY")[5] + volume(period = "DAY")[6] + volume(period = "DAY")[7] + volume(period = "DAY")[8] + volume(period = "DAY")[9] + volume(period = "DAY")[10] + volume(period = "DAY")[11] + volume(period = "DAY")[12] + volume(period = "DAY")[13] + volume(period = "DAY")[14] + volume(period = "DAY")[15] + volume(period = "DAY")[16] + volume(period = "DAY")[17] + volume(period = "DAY")[18] + volume(period = "DAY")[19] + volume(period = "DAY")[20] + volume(period = "DAY")[21] + volume(period = "DAY")[22] + volume(period = "DAY")[23] + volume(period = "DAY")[24] + volume(period = "DAY")[25] + volume(period = "DAY")[26] + volume(period = "DAY")[27] + volume(period = "DAY")[28] + volume(period = "DAY")[29] + volume(period = "DAY")[30]) / 30;
def today = volume(period = "DAY");
def percentOf30Day = Round((today / volLast30DayAvg) * 100, 0);
#def avg30Bars = VolumeAvg(30).VolAvg;
def avg30Bars = (volume[1] + volume[2] + volume[3] + volume[4] + volume[5] + volume[6] + volume[7] + volume[8] + volume[9] + volume[10] + volume[11] + volume[12] + volume[13] + volume[14] + volume[15] + volume[16] + volume[17] + volume[18] + volume[19] + volume[20] + volume[21] + volume[22] + volume[23] + volume[24] + volume[25] + volume[26] + volume[27] + volume[28] + volume[29] + volume[30]) / 30;
def curVolume = volume;


# Labels
AddLabel(Show30DayAvg, "Daily Avg: " + Round(volLast30DayAvg, 0), Color.LIGHT_GRAY);
AddLabel(ShowTodayVolume, "Today: " + today, (if percentOf30Day >= UnusualVolumePercent then Color.GREEN else if percentOf30Day >= 100 then Color.ORANGE else Color.LIGHT_GRAY));
https://usethinkscript.com/threads/mixed-volume-average.514/#post-3841
 

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