setPlotType()

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setPlotType()
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setPlotType( plotType [, index] )

This function sets the plot type for a series value that is being returned to the chart for plotting.

Parameters

plotType
see Plot Types below
index
optional. an integer identifying the return index from main()


Plot Types

PLOTTYPE_LINE
plot a line
PLOTTYPE_
CIRCLE plot a line of circles (NEW in 7.9)
PLOTTYPE_DOT
plot a dotted line
PLOTTYPE_SQUARE plot a line of squares (NEW in 7.9)
PLOTTYPE_SQUAREWAVE
plot a stairstep line
PLOTTYPE_HISTOGRAM
plot a histogram
PLOTTYPE_FLATLINES
plot a line that does not connect values
PLOTTYPE_INSTANTCOLORLINE
plot a line that responds to color changes on the signal bar


Usage

function preMain() {

   setPriceStudy(
true);
   setStudyTitle(
"Example Script");
   setCursorLabelName(
"EMA"0);
   setDefaultBarFgColor( Color.blue, 
0 );
   setShowTitleParameters( 
false );

   
//set the plot type to a stair step
   setPlotType( PLOTTYPE_SQUAREWAVE, 
0 );   

   
//force this script to only update on each new bar
   setComputeOnClose();

}

setHistogramBase()