RicardoSantos

Function Highest/Lowest

Function for highest() and lowest()
Release Notes: updated code for V4, code in cooperation with @LucF.
theres 2:
1. version that supports high length values.
2. error's with high length values, but maps initial range(bar_index=0 to length).
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This is great.. as I've noticed in version 3.. highest() and lowest() do not like taking in variables for length.. often results in:

line 34: Cannot call `highest` with arguments (series, series); available overloads: highest(series, integer) => series; highest(integer) => series;
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These two pieces of code are probably the most used functions in Pine outside the built-ins, so thanks for them, Ricardo.
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@LucF, discovered it today.... but was looking for them all my life. True story
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thanks for sharing
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A lowest()/highest() function without the ability to input a series is like a 3-legged horse. Thank you, Ricardo, for supplying the fourth leg!
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Thanks @RicardoSantos and @LucF, you guys are unstoppable!
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Hi Ricardo, for some reason your Lowest function is giving a different result to the pinescript one in this calculation.

val = linreg(hlc3 - avg(avg(highest(high, lengthKC), _lowest(low, lengthKC)), sma(close, lengthKC)), lengthKC,0)

Any ideas?
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RicardoSantos DannyBaker
you will need to provide the code for the function..
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DannyBaker RicardoSantos
@RicardoSantos, I'm using you lowest funcion its just named differantly. Here

_lowest(_src, _length)=>
_adjusted_length = _length < 1 ? 1 : _length
_value = _src
for _i = 0 to (_adjusted_length-1)
_value := _src <= _value ? _src : _value
_return = _value
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DannyBaker DannyBaker
@DannyBaker, its weird because it is sometimes the same and sometimes not...
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