Show Title in Data Box but Hide Plot

sL.vEr

New member
Hello there,

First ever posted question, I've used these forums as a resource to learn
and now looking to hopefully be more than just an observer :)

I have been trying to be selective with which indicators are plotted Visually on my chart,
and which others also display as Text in the Data Box as I move my cursor around.

I modified a Volume Indicator, and have that declared as a Lower.
It charts the Buying and Selling volume individually above/below the zeroline,
but I would also like for the Total Volume to be shown in the Data Box (RED Arrow Below), but NOT on my chart.

tK66tRq.png


--As you see in the attached photo, the yellow bars overlap the Green Volume bars underneath
(The main issue, is a visible plot lays over my already working indicator below)
--I have tried check/unchecking "Show Plot" and "Show Title" different combinations of each,
--as well as different combinations of code ex.hide(); ex.hidetitle();
(issue with the above, if you turn plot off, it turns title off in the data box as well)
--as well as simply changing the color to black/alpha transparent through My Studies.
(issue with the above, changing color changes both Chart bars and the Data Box Text into the same color as well)
--Have also tried different combinations of Boolean plots instead of Numerical
(the same issue, can't turn off the Boolean visible plot without turning off the Data Box Text)
--I've looked through ToS Learning Center and didn't see anything that works.

So far, the ONLY "solution" that I found, was configuring my Settings as such:
--General: Check ON "Overlap Volume"
--Appearance: Volume Bars " Set Transparent Alpha Zero" (Volume Bars on Upper Chart Disappear)
--Equities: Check ON "Volume: Show Volume Subgraph"
--Lastly, open My Studies, remove anything in the dedicated Volume Lower section --> <empty>.

When I do the configuration above, you get the YELLOW Arrow readout,
and ToS displays the Volume of the Equity, without having any specific Volume Study active

So technically there IS INDEED a Volume Plot ACTIVE but for whatever reason,
when I do it through Chart Settings,
ToS allows you to change the color of that specific Volume Plot through the Appearance Tab,
and regardless of what you color THAT plot,
ToS STILL spits out a Default Volume readout,
Colored white...

I want to have that exact control over my other plots/studies
But haven't found a way to individually color the Data Box text vs the Plot itself

Wondering if anyone has been able to accomplish this,
or if what I worked out is the only workaround

Thanks in advance :)
 

Join useThinkScript to post your question to a community of 21,000+ developers and traders.

UPDATE:
Not sure if there's a particular format to post updates if any,
but this is another possible workaround,
something I'm personally okay with dealing with on my lower (in this example).

--I removed the old config in Settings,
what I mentioned in my original (White Color Volume Text in Upper)
--in the lower, I added a regular Volume plot (automatically plots Total Volume)
--set painting strategy to Horizontal
--then just made it a darker color that is appealing to my eyes
and that doesn't conflict visually with the main plot

HHjGFZI.png


and ended up with this above (which I'm okay with for this specific indicator)
but still the original question remains...
 
I modified a Volume Indicator, and have that declared as a Lower.
It charts the Buying and Selling volume individually above/below the zeroline,
but I would also like for the Total Volume to be shown in the Data Box (RED Arrow Below), but NOT on my chart.
Thinkscript does not provide us any means of writing studies that will be interactive with the platform-controlled elements or any ThinkOrSwim modules... Custom modifications are beyond the scope of the capabilities of the platform...

Your workarounds are all that is presently available :(
 

Similar threads

Not the exact question you're looking for?

Start a new thread and receive assistance from our community.

87k+ Posts
292 Online
Create Post

Similar threads

Similar threads

The Market Trading Game Changer

Join 2,500+ subscribers inside the useThinkScript VIP Membership Club
  • Exclusive indicators
  • Proven strategies & setups
  • Private Discord community
  • ‘Buy The Dip’ signal alerts
  • Exclusive members-only content
  • Add-ons and resources
  • 1 full year of unlimited support

Frequently Asked Questions

What is useThinkScript?

useThinkScript is the #1 community of stock market investors using indicators and other tools to power their trading strategies. Traders of all skill levels use our forums to learn about scripting and indicators, help each other, and discover new ways to gain an edge in the markets.

How do I get started?

We get it. Our forum can be intimidating, if not overwhelming. With thousands of topics, tens of thousands of posts, our community has created an incredibly deep knowledge base for stock traders. No one can ever exhaust every resource provided on our site.

If you are new, or just looking for guidance, here are some helpful links to get you started.

What are the benefits of VIP Membership?
VIP members get exclusive access to these proven and tested premium indicators: Buy the Dip, Advanced Market Moves 2.0, Take Profit, and Volatility Trading Range. In addition, VIP members get access to over 50 VIP-only custom indicators, add-ons, and strategies, private VIP-only forums, private Discord channel to discuss trades and strategies in real-time, customer support, trade alerts, and much more. Learn all about VIP membership here.
How can I access the premium indicators?
To access the premium indicators, which are plug and play ready, sign up for VIP membership here.
Back
Top