Blahtech


Blahtech Better Volume provides an enhanced version of the vertical volume bars. Each bar is compared to the previous 20 bars. Depending on its volume, range and volume density it will be assigned a state and colour.

Normal – Nothing unusual
Low Volume – Minimum volume
High Churn – Significant volume with limited movement
Climax – High volume with unclear direction
Climax Up – High volume with bullish direction
Climax Dn – High volume with bearish direction
Climax Churn – High volume with restricted movement


Feature Highlights

  • Selectable Filters
  • Alerts at bar close or in real time
  • Significantly reduced CPU usage
  • Tick Volume or Broker Volume
  • Default colours adjust for black background
  • Periods and Lookbacks adjust automatically when switching timeframes








Input Parameters
  • Max Bars - Restrict number bars back to plot (0 = All bars)
  • Periods - Bars to use for the Volume Moving Average (0 = Use Period map)
  • Look Back - Bars to search for max and min volumes (0 = Use Lookback map)


Filters
  • Filter – Low Volume By Volume - Only highlight bars with less volume than average
  • Filter – High Churn By Volume - Only highlight bars with more volume than average
  • Filter – Climax By Volume - Only highlight bars with more volume than average
  • Filter – Climax By Direction - Choose the method for deciding the direction of the candle

Colours

  • Colour – Normal
  • Colour – Low Volume
  • Colour – High Churn
  • Colour – Climax
  • Colour – Climax Up
  • Colour – Climax Dn
  • Colour – Climax Churn
  • Colour – Average Volume
  • Colour – Black Background Auto Defaults - Automatically adjust colours for black background

Alerts

  • Alerts – Popup - Enable/Disable sound and/or popup dialog for active alerts
  • Alerts – Test Mode - Select when the indicator checks for alert triggers
  • Alerts – Email - Enable/disable email for alerts
  • Alerts – Notification - Enable/disable notifications for alerts
  • Alerts – Trigger – Normal - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to Normal
  • Alerts – Trigger – Low Volume - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to Low Volume
  • Alerts – Trigger – High Churn - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to High Churn
  • Alerts – Trigger – Climax - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to Climax
  • Alerts – Trigger – Climax Up - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to Climax Up
  • Alerts – Trigger – Climax Dn - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to Climax Dn
  • Alerts – Trigger – Climax Churn - Enable/disable alerts when bars change to Climax Churn
  • Alerts – Startup Delay Seconds - Wait a number of seconds before testing for alerts at terminal start or when switching timeframes
  • Alerts – Sound Wav File - Set the wav sound file to be used for alerts
  • Alerts – Message Text - Configure the popup and notification alert message text
  • Alerts – Email – Subject - User customisable email subject text
  • Alerts – Email – Body Text - User customisable email body text



Other

  • Periods Map - Lookup the Period using the current timeframe as a key
  • Look Back Map - Lookup the Look Back bars using the current timeframe as a key
  • Volumes - Select the volume type to use
  • Average Line Thickness - Set the thickness of the volume moving average line
  • Histogram Bar Thickness - Set the width of the volume histogram bars
  • First Valid Bar - Number of bars count before calculating and highlighting the bars.
  • Show Data Buffers - Show or hide the iCustom Buffer values in the Data window