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Tutorial 55 | Drawing lines on chart based on volume ratios

Welcome to tutorial 55 in this series of tutorials designed to help you learn TradeStation EasyLanguage.This tutorial demonstrates the creation of a show me study using TradeStation 8.7. It uses the following formula:

( UpTicks – Downticks ) * VolScaler / ( UpTicks + Downticks );

Where VolScaler is a user input.

To calculate the volume ratio and, if the ratio is above zero it draws it above the bar, otherwise it draws it below the bar.

Volume Ratio lines drawn on 1 minute @ES chart
Volume Ratio lines drawn on 1 minute @ES chart

The image on the right shows the program applied to a 1 minute @ES (S&P e-mini) chart.

The tutorial demonstrates the drawing of the lines using the TL_New statement.

The video below explains the tutorial in great detail.

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Tutorial 55 Video – Drawing volume ratio lines

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EasyLanguage is a programming language that is part of the TradeStation trading platform. It can be used to write programs to help in the technical analysis and trading of foreign exchange (forex or FX), commodities (e.g. the Dow e-mini, S&P e-mini etc), options, and stocks.