Registered User Joined: 8/31/2017 Posts: 16

Hi Bruce,
I'd like to get an EasyScan (Condition Set or whatever proper term is) alert when price closes ABOVE a MA after having closed BELOW it for some predetermined number (or flexible number of times > X) of candles. In the case of 10 candles, would the following work:
C < AVGC20 AND C1 < AVG20.1 AND C2 < AVG20.2 AND C3 < AVG20.3 AND C4 < AVG20.4 AND C5 < AVG20.5 AND C6 < AVG20.6 AND C7 < AVG20.7 AND C8 < AVG20.8 AND C9 < AVG20.9 AND C10 < AVG20.10
With thanks

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Based on your description, I would think you would want the first comparison to be creater than instead of less then.
C > AVGC20 AND C1 < AVGC20.1 AND C2 < AVGC20.2 AND C3 < AVGC20.3 AND C4 < AVGC20.4 AND C5 < AVGC20.5 AND C6 < AVGC20.6 AND C7 < AVGC20.7 AND C8 < AVGC20.8 AND C9 < AVGC20.9 AND C10 < AVGC20.10
This could be written as follows in TC2000 v17 or newer versions.
C > AVGC20 AND TrueInRow(C1 < AVGC20.1, 10) = 10
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Registered User Joined: 8/31/2017 Posts: 16

Thank you, correct on the 1st, flubbed it when transposing.
I'll give your compact (and correct) version a try. thanks!

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Senior moment!!
wkly > XAvgC8 and was <XAvgC8 week before
C5>XAvgc8 and C5.1<XAvgc8 or
C5>XAvgC8 and C6<XAvgC8
Thank you

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I realize that the above is not the PCF I was seeking but what do those formulas represent?
Also how do I write a PCF for three consecutive highr highs and higher lows above/below 13e and 20e

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The C5.1 is incorrect and needs to be C6 as in the second version.
I am guessing you would probably also want to change the XAVGC8 to XAVGC8.5 and XAVGC8.6 instead.
C5 > XAVGC8.5 AND C6 < XAVGC8.6
Note that this represents price closing above its own exponential moving average 5 bars ago while closing below 6 bars ago.
This would be 1 week ago on a daily chart, but the exponential movinga average would be daily and not weekly in this case.
If you are interested in price crossing up through its own 8 period exponential moving average on a weekly chart in TC2000 v17, you can just set the time frame of the following to weekly.
XUP(C, XAVGC8)
In TC2000 v7, this formula would be quite a bit longer (and represents slightly different things since the weeks in v17 are calendar weeks and the weeks in v7 are rolling 5 trading day bars).
C > .32708487 * (ABS(C  C5) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C5  C10) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C10  C15) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C15  C20) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C20  C25) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C25  C30) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C30  C35) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C35  C40) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C40  C45) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C45  C50) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C50  C55) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C55  C60) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C60  C65) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C65  C70) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C70  C75) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C75  C80) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C80  C85) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C85  C90) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C90  C95) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C95  C100) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C100  C105) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C105  C110) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C110  C115) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C115  C120) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C120  C125) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C125  C130) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C130  C135) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C135  C140))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) AND C5 <= .32708487 * (ABS(C5  C10) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C10  C15) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C15  C20) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C20  C25) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C25  C30) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C30  C35) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C35  C40) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C40  C45) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C45  C50) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C50  C55) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C55  C60) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C60  C65) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C65  C70) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C70  C75) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C75  C80) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C80  C85) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C85  C90) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C90  C95) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C95  C100) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C100  C105) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C105  C110) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C110  C115) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C115  C120) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C120  C125) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C125  C130) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C130  C135) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C135  C140) + 7 / 9 * (ABS(C140  C145)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
I am not quite sure what three consecutive higher highs and higher lows above/below 13e and 20e means. The 3 consecutive higher highs and higher lows seems simple enough. In v17:
TrueInRow(H > H1 AND L > L1, 3) = 3
In earlier versions of TC2000 (such as v7):
H > H1 AND L > L1 AND H1 > H2 AND L1 > L2 AND H2 > H3 AND L2 > L3
But I am not sure what to check when both above and below are requested for the 13 and 20 period exponential moving averages.
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Bruce,
I was referring to higher highs and higher lows above 13e and 20e
and lower highs and lower lows below 13e & 20 e Sorry

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Higher for v17:
TrueInRow(H > H1 AND L > L1 AND L > XAVGC13 AND L > XAVGC20, 3) = 3
Lower for v17:
TrueInRow(H < H1 AND L < L1 AND H < XAVGC13 AND H < XAVGC20, 3) = 3
Higher for earlier versions:
H > H1 AND L > L1 AND L > XAVGC13 AND L > XAVGC20 AND H1 > H2 AND L1 > L2 AND L1 > XAVGC13.1 AND L1 > XAVGC20.1 AND H2 > H3 AND L2 > L3 AND L2 > XAVGC13.2 AND L2 > XAVGC20.2
Lower for earlier versions:
H < H1 AND L < L1 AND H < XAVGC13 AND H < XAVGC20 AND H1 < H2 AND L1 < L2 AND H1 < XAVGC13.1 AND H1 < XAVGC20.1 AND H2 < H3 AND L2 < L3 AND H2 < XAVGC13.2 AND H2 < XAVGC20.2
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Thank you and Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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You're welcome. Merry Christmas!
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