Support/Resistance Zones for ThinkorSwim


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Support/Resistance or Supply/Demand whichever you prefer. Based on pivots and ATR. Change the n to get zones for the time you wish.

Update: ATR is now straight lines and user can input ATR multiple.
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# Support/Resistance Zones around pivot S/R points.
#Added the zones using ATR to the Theotrade Pivots study.
#Additions by Horserider 9/30/2019

input length = 252;
input averageType = AverageType.WILDERS;

def ATR = MovingAverage(averageType, TrueRange(high, close, low), length);

# User Inputs
input n = 21; #hint n: periods used for pivot calculations.
def Num_Dev_Dn = ATR;
def Num_Dev_up = -ATR;

# Internal Script Reference
script LinePlot {
    input BarID = 0;
    input Value = 0;
    input BarOrigin = 0;
    def ThisBar = HighestAll(BarOrigin);
    def ValueLine = if BarOrigin == ThisBar
                then Value
                else Double.NaN;
    plot P = if ThisBar - BarID <= BarOrigin
             then HighestAll(ValueLine)
             else Double.NaN;
# Variables
def o = open;
def h = high;
def l = low;
def c = close;
def bar = BarNumber();
def BBar = bar == HighestAll(bar);
# Parent High
def ParentHigh = HighestAll(h);
def ParentHBarOrigin = if h == ParentHigh
                       then bar
                       else ParentHBarOrigin[1];
def ParentHBarID = bar - HighestAll(ParentHBarOrigin);
# R1
def hh = fold i = 1 to n + 1
         with p = 1
         while p
         do h > GetValue(h, -i);
def PivotH = if (bar > n and
                 h == Highest(h, n) and
            then h
            else Double.NaN;
def PHValue = if !IsNaN(PivotH)
              then PivotH
              else PHValue[1];
def PHBarOrigin = if !IsNaN(PivotH)
                  then bar
                  else PHBarOrigin[1];
def PHBarID = bar - PHBarOrigin;
# R2
def R2PHValue = if PHBarOrigin != PHBarOrigin[1]
              then PHValue[1]
              else R2PHValue[1];
def R2PHBarOrigin = if PHBarOrigin != PHBarOrigin[1]
                  then PHBarOrigin[1]
                  else R2PHBarOrigin[1];
def R2PHBarID = bar - R2PHBarOrigin;
# R3
def R3PHValue = if R2PHBarOrigin != R2PHBarOrigin[1]
              then R2PHValue[1]
              else R3PHValue[1];
def R3PHBarOrigin = if R2PHBarOrigin != R2PHBarOrigin[1]
                  then R2PHBarOrigin[1]
                  else R3PHBarOrigin[1];
def R3PHBarID = bar - R3PHBarOrigin;
# R4
def R4PHValue = if R3PHBarOrigin != R3PHBarOrigin[1]
              then R3PHValue[1]
              else R4PHValue[1];
def R4PHBarOrigin = if R3PHBarOrigin != R3PHBarOrigin[1]
                  then R3PHBarOrigin[1]
                  else R4PHBarOrigin[1];
def R4PHBarID = bar - R4PHBarOrigin;

# Parent Low
def ParentLow = LowestAll(l);
def ParentLBarOrigin = if l == ParentLow
                       then bar
                       else ParentLBarOrigin[1];
def ParentLBarID = bar - HighestAll(ParentLBarOrigin);
# S1
def ll = fold j = 1 to n + 1
         with q = 1
         while q
         do l < GetValue(l, -j);
def PivotL = if (bar > n and
                 l == Lowest(l, n) and
             then l
             else Double.NaN;
def PLValue = if !IsNaN(PivotL)
              then PivotL
              else PLValue[1];
def PLBarOrigin = if !IsNaN(PivotL)
                  then bar
                  else PLBarOrigin[1];
def PLBarID = bar - PLBarOrigin;
# S2
def S2PLValue = if PLBarOrigin != PLBarOrigin[1]
              then PLValue[1]
              else S2PLValue[1];
def S2PLBarOrigin = if PLBarOrigin != PLBarOrigin[1]
                  then PLBarOrigin[1]
                  else S2PLBarOrigin[1];
def S2PLBarID = bar - S2PLBarOrigin;
# S3
def S3PLValue = if S2PLBarOrigin != S2PLBarOrigin[1]
              then S2PLValue[1]
              else S3PLValue[1];
def S3PLBarOrigin = if S2PLBarOrigin != S2PLBarOrigin[1]
                  then S2PLBarOrigin[1]
                  else S3PLBarOrigin[1];
def S3PLBarID = bar - S3PLBarOrigin;
# S4
def S4PLValue = if S3PLBarOrigin != S3PLBarOrigin[1]
              then S3PLValue[1]
              else S4PLValue[1];
def S4PLBarOrigin = if S3PLBarOrigin != S3PLBarOrigin[1]
                  then S3PLBarOrigin[1]
                  else S4PLBarOrigin[1];
def S4PLBarID = bar - S4PLBarOrigin;

# Plots
plot PR1 = LinePlot(BarID = ParentHBarID,
                    Value = ParentHigh,
                    BarOrigin = HighestAll(ParentHBarOrigin));
#addChartBubble(Bar == HighestAll(ParentHBarOrigin), ParentHigh, "High", color.yellow, 1);
plot R1 = LinePlot(BarID = PHBarID,
                   Value = PHValue,
                   BarOrigin = PHBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(PHBarOrigin), PHValue, "R1", Color.GREEN, 1);

plot LowerBandr1 = R1 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBandr1 = R1 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBandr1, R1, Color.GREEN, Color.RED );
AddCloud(LowerBandr1, R1, Color.GREEN, Color.RED );

plot R2 = LinePlot(BarID = R2PHBarID,
                   Value = R2PHValue,
                   BarOrigin = R2PHBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(R2PHBarOrigin), PHValue, "R2", Color.GREEN, 1);

plot LowerBandr2 = R2 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBandr2 = R2 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBandr2, R2, Color.GREEN, Color.RED);
AddCloud(LowerBandr2, R2, Color.GREEN, Color.RED);

plot R3 = LinePlot(BarID = R3PHBarID,
                   Value = R3PHValue,
                   BarOrigin = R3PHBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(R3PHBarOrigin), PHValue, "R3", Color.GREEN, 1);

plot LowerBandr3 = R3 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBandr3 = R3 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBandr3, R3, Color.LIGHT_GRAY, Color.LIGHT_ORANGE);
AddCloud(LowerBandr3, R3, Color.LIGHT_GRAY, Color.LIGHT_ORANGE);

plot R4 = LinePlot(BarID = R4PHBarID,
                   Value = R4PHValue,
                   BarOrigin = R4PHBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(R4PHBarOrigin), PHValue, "R4", Color.GREEN, 1);

plot LowerBandr4 = R4 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBandr4 = R4 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBandr4, R4, Color.LIME, Color.PINK);
AddCloud(LowerBandr4, R4, Color.LIME, Color.PINK);

plot PS1 = LinePlot(BarID = ParentLBarID,
                   Value = ParentLow,
                   BarOrigin = HighestAll(ParentLBarOrigin));
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(ParentLBarOrigin), ParentLow, "Low", Color.YELLOW, 0);
plot S1 = LinePlot(BarID = PLBarID,
                   Value = PLValue,
                   BarOrigin = PLBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(PLBarOrigin), PLValue, "S1", Color.RED, 0);

plot LowerBands1 = S1 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBands1 = S1 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBands1, S1, Color.GREEN, Color.RED);
AddCloud(LowerBands1, S1, Color.GREEN, Color.RED);

plot S2 = LinePlot(BarID = S2PLBarID,
                   Value = S2PLValue,
                   BarOrigin = S2PLBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(S2PLBarOrigin), PLValue, "S2", Color.RED, 0);

plot LowerBands2 = S2 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBands2 = S2 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBands2, S2, Color.GREEN, Color.RED);
AddCloud(LowerBands2, S2, Color.GREEN, Color.RED);

plot S3 = LinePlot(BarID = S3PLBarID,
                   Value = S3PLValue,
                   BarOrigin = S3PLBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(S3PLBarOrigin), PLValue, "S3", Color.RED, 0);

plot LowerBands3 = S3 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBands3 = S3 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBands3, S3, Color.LIGHT_GRAY, Color.LIGHT_ORANGE);
AddCloud(LowerBands3, S3, Color.LIGHT_GRAY, Color.LIGHT_ORANGE);

plot S4 = LinePlot(BarID = S4PLBarID,
                   Value = S4PLValue,
                   BarOrigin = S4PLBarOrigin);
#AddChartBubble(bar == HighestAll(S4PLBarOrigin), PLValue, "S4", Color.RED, 0);

plot LowerBands4 = S4 + Num_Dev_Dn ;
plot UpperBands4 = S4 + Num_Dev_up ;
AddCloud(UpperBands4, S4, Color.LIME, Color.PINK);
AddCloud(LowerBands4, S4, Color.LIME, Color.PINK);

plot BearScan = if (close crosses below S1) or
                   (close crosses below S2)
                then close
                else Double.NaN;
plot BullScan = if (close crosses above R1) or
                   (close crosses above R2)
                then close
                else Double.NaN;
# End Code Fractal Array


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Thanks for sharing the script. Very useful. For anyone with a shrinking chart after adding this indicator, be sure to uncheck the "Fit Studies" option on your chart (you can do so by left-click > Chart Scale).


I checked the source code and it looks like the script contains some of Mobuis' work from his other indicators called WolfWave and/or Pivot Array. If that's the case I would recommend keeping his old header or give credit to the developer.


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@mc01439, Currently N vaule set for 21. Do you know what is the value for other time frame like 1mts, 5mts,15mts,hour,day,week and Monthly.
@mc01439, Currently N vaule set for 21. Do you know what is the value for other time frame like 1mts, 5mts,15mts,hour,day,week and Monthly.

@San - Like @BenTen said you need to test what works best for you and your style. I like n @ 21 for 8 range bars. Someone else more than likely would use something else. I do not trade minute charts but 21 seems to paint a lot of lines, too many for my taste. I like a clean chart with only key points marked. More is not better from my experience. The best to you.
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@BenTen, what is the lookback period for this time frame " 1mts, 5mts,15mts,hour,day,week and Monthly."
@San, start at n=1 or 2 and add to it for each time frame until you get what works for you.
This is about you and your time frame & the way you like to see consolidation or pivots or S/R.
Trial and error until it is tuned in to your liking.
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Greetings. I'm new to this forum but not to trading and TOS. I just wanted to say "thanks" for automating the Support and Resistance lines. I do have some questions, naturally.
1) Is there a way to remove the red and green boxes? I would be very happy with just the bubbles showing S1 and R1.
2) If I were to set my charts to Daily 1 year and Daily 10 years, what should the "n" factor be? And the same for 5 minutes charts?
This is the key here, settings:


You can clean up the code fairly easily to make it look like mine.
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Hey @BenTen @horserider Wanted to get your thoughts, do you think the below chart is same as what you guys have posted above with the exception of labels or this is something we can incorporate into your existing code.Thank You for all your help
@mohitdas Are you referring to the yellow line? If so, I think that was drawn manually through the drawing tool.
@mohitdas Are you referring to the yellow line? If so, I think that was drawn manually through the drawing tool.
Yes looks like they did make the yellow line, i was talking about the overall chart in general, i see they have various labels at the top showing Daily ATR's, PMZ's, Monthly/Weekly Extreme Bulish, i believe it also has Red/Green arrow pointers showing Entry/Exit and if we can do Alerts for Entry/Exit that would be great.
Hey guys I was wondering if it’s possible to create a supply and demand zone indicator with labels from larger time frames showing up within smaller time frames as demand or supply Zones?

can it be created with the ability to turn on or off any time frame Supply and demand zone we which to see within the smaller time frame?

let me know if this is possible

here is some reference

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