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Filter Exchange · Standard deviation of price changes
msg #50040
2/15/2007 12:05:13 PM

need help trying to configure this syntax properly,

i am trying to find...(standard deviation of price changes over the past 100 days) thanks for any assistance

General Discussion · Basic newbe question/comment
msg #50025
2/14/2007 5:57:16 PM

works exactly like it should,

do you have any set rules you use when writing filters? not which filters work best, but what rules, syntax related should one follow to get consistent results over and over.

the basic filter i supplied above came straight from the users manual but the results were inconsistent even for the most basic functions..

thanks for the help in understadning SF better..

Backtesting Support · pattern
msg #50022
2/14/2007 4:14:04 PM

would an increasing slope compared to the previous day range work?

Backtesting Support · Need help with basic backtesting
msg #50021
2/14/2007 4:12:20 PM

same thing happens to the backtest, what i do wait a good 5 minutes...hit "abort"

then click on the name of your filter (within backtest) and you'll see your results

this works cause when I change a parameter, and redo the backtest and go through the above procedure i can go to summary and see my new parameter

General Discussion · Basic newbe question/comment
msg #50019
2/14/2007 3:24:26 PM

I did a really basic filter

ma (3) crossed above ma (20) 5 days ago
and draw ma(3)
and draw (20)

So i assume if i looked at a chart of each entry i could count 5 bars back from the first bar (including the first bar) and see the crossover at that point...

I get a hodge podge of crossovers, some 2 days,some 5, some 10 days etc....

am i not being specific enough/syntax error?

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