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JC
2018-11-17 13:47:33


Is there a formula such as the "lower of" two values?
for example I'd like to plot the lower of two indicators when using an exit. such as the lower of an SMA and the SAR for example

using pseudo code
close<"lowerof" sma(10), sar(o.2,0.2);

I'm sure it could be written as an IF statement. but it would be so much easier if there was



QuantShare
2018-11-19 04:09:09

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Best Answer
Hi,

You can type something like:
a = min(sma(10), sar(0.2, 0.2));

For the IF Statement, you can type:
a = iff(condition, series1, series2);



Christian
2018-11-19 07:42:59

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I have a similar problem, but with different series data.
With that formula I tried to get the lowest value from that three series, but the MIN function is not accepting that code:

v1 = GetSeries('C_1', close);
v2 = GetSeries('C_2', close);
v3 = GetSeries('C_3', close);
vMin = min(v1, v2, v3);



JC
2018-11-19 15:53:43

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certainly works for my predicament, thanks for responding so quickly absolutely amazing


QuantShare
2018-11-20 04:06:46

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Use this:
vMin = min(v1, min(v2, v3));



Christian
2018-11-21 06:08:36

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Okay, thank you.


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