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2013-10-18 19:03:04

I was using the SEARCHFOR function for particular logic but constantly getting 0 on all bars. To verify, i have just tried plotting your example itself as follows:

a = (SEARCHFOR rsi(14) > 70 THEN rsi(14) < 30 within 10);

This also results in 0 on all bars though there are bars where this condition is satisfied.

Something not working well with this function or my mistake somewhere?

2013-10-18 22:48:50


"SearchFor" function is a bit complicated to use, we are currently working on updating it.

You can get the same logic using QS language:
a = rsi(14) < 30 and barssince(rsi(14) > 70) < 100;

2013-10-19 08:46:42


Thanks for clarifying and also for the alternate formula. Actually, it will be great if the SEARCHFOR function is usable properly. With a few simple words, the amount of possibilities which can be accomplished by this function is amazing. Especially for non-programmers like me.

2014-06-12 13:59:57


Any update on this?

2014-06-12 14:53:01


Best Answer
We haven't started yet working on the update. Hope soon.

John Lyons
2015-08-18 04:52:45


Any update?

2015-08-19 03:46:06


Sorry, not yet.

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