# Reformat script to %

#### Tsw85

##### New member
Good day All,

Can someone please help me reformat this simple script to display as a percentage with two decimal places? Additionally, if positive I would like it to display as green and if negative, red. I use the script on my watchlists.

input length = 9;

Solution
Good day All,

Can someone please help me reformat this simple script to display as a percentage with two decimal places? Additionally, if positive I would like it to display as green and if negative, red. I use the script on my watchlists.

input length = 9;

Since ask was not defined and that pricetype is not reliable to use, it was defined as def ask = close.

Ruby:
``````input length = 9;
AddLabel(yes, Aspercent((ask - open) / open[length]), if (close - open) / open[length] > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);``````
Good day All,

Can someone please help me reformat this simple script to display as a percentage with two decimal places? Additionally, if positive I would like it to display as green and if negative, red. I use the script on my watchlists.

input length = 9;

Since ask was not defined and that pricetype is not reliable to use, it was defined as def ask = close.

Ruby:
``````input length = 9;
AddLabel(yes, Aspercent((ask - open) / open[length]), if (close - open) / open[length] > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);``````

Since you wanted a percentage, rounding the data to two decimal places before turning that into a percentage often results in 0%, especially for intraday periods. The aspercentage function does automatically format the data into two decimal places.

Here are percentage methods and fractional methods that you can choose what you may want to use.

Ruby:
``````input length = 9;
def data = (ask - open) / open[length];
#Percentages

#Percentage displaced rounded to two decimal places using aspercent on unrounded data
AddLabel(yes, aspercent(data), if data > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);

#Percentage displaced on data rounded to two decimal places
AddLabel(yes, aspercent(round(data, 2)), if data > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);

#Fractions

#No Rounding
AddLabel(yes, data, if data > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);

#Rounding to two decimal places using astext function
AddLabel(yes, astext(data), if data > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);

#Round to two decimal places places using round function
AddLabel(yes, round(data, 2), if data > 0 then Color.GREEN else Color.RED);``````

Right on, thank you @SleepyZ as always.

Anyone know how to script it so 91% isn't followed by 9% when I organize from highest to lowest on a watchlist?

97%
91%
8%
6%
45%
23%
15%
104%

to

104%
97%
91%
45%
etc...

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