# Problem with Individual Equity chart

Dear all,

Starting from "Automatic Linear Trend Channel" code (Edward Pottasch), I've created a "Magic Line" system.

The problem is that the plotting of Individual Equity does'nt correspond exactly with the in/out trade signals, and I don't know where is the problem coming from? ...
so I'm not certain either of the backtest and optimization program.

here is the code that I used and a copy of the result:

``````_SECTION_BEGIN("Magic line 3");

SetOption( "InitialEquity", 30000 );
MaxPositionSizePercent = 12; //Optimize("MaxPosPct",10,5,20,1);
SetPositionSize( MaxPositionSizePercent, spsPercentOfEquity );
Equity( 1, 0 ); // evaluate stops, all quotes

kk = 7; //optimize( "mult", 8, 4, 10, 1 );
Per = 76; //optimize( "period", 110, 50, 120, 2 );
ms = ParamToggle( "Trend", "Regular|Smoothed", 1 );

x = Cum( 1 );
HaClose = ( O + H + L + C ) / 4;
HaOpen = AMA( Ref( HaClose, -1 ), 0.5 );
//Plot(HaOpen,"HaOpen",colorWhite, styleLine);
HaHigh = Max( H, Max( HaClose, HaOpen ) );
//Plot(HaHigh,"HaHigh",colorWhite, styleLine);
HaLow = Min( L, Min( HaClose, HaOpen ) );

if ( ms == 0 )
{
nm = ( H - L );
j = ( O + H + L + C ) / 4;
}
else
{
nm = ( HaHigh - HaLow );
j = ( HaOpen + HaHigh + HaLow + HaClose ) / 4;
}

rfsctor = WMA( nm, Per );

revers = kk * rfsctor;
Trend = 1;
NW = 0;

for ( i = 1;i < BarCount;i++ )
{
if ( Trend[i-1] == 1 )
{
if ( j[i] < NW[i-1] )
{
Trend[i] = -1;
NW[i] = j[i] + Revers[i];
}
else
{
Trend[i] = 1;

if ( ( j[i] - Revers[i] ) > NW[i-1] )
{
NW[i] = j[i] - Revers[i];
}
else
{
NW[i] = NW[i-1];
}
}
}

if ( Trend[i-1] == -1 )
{
if ( j[i] > NW[i-1] )
{
Trend[i] = 1;
NW[i] = j[i] - Revers[i];
}
else
{
Trend[i] = -1;

if ( ( j[i] + Revers[i] ) < NW[i-1] )
{
NW[i] = j[i] + Revers[i];
}
else
{
NW[i] = NW[i-1];
}
}
}
}

cp = ( H + L ) / 2;

TrendUp = IIf( Trend == 1, Trend, 0 );
TrendDown = IIf( Trend == -1, Trend, 0 );
totalTrend = IIf( TrendUp, TrendUp, TrendDown );
dtotalTrend = totalTrend - Ref( totalTrend, -1 );
vtotalTrend = ValueWhen( dtotalTrend, dtotalTrend );
cbull = vtotalTrend > 0 AND Ref( vtotalTrend, -1 ) < 0;
cbull = Ref( cbull, 1 );
cbear = vtotalTrend < 0 AND Ref( vtotalTrend, -1 ) > 0;
cbear = Ref( cbear, 1 );
cbull = vtotalTrend > 0 AND Ref( vtotalTrend, -1 ) < 0;
cbull = Ref( cbull, 1 );
cbull[BarCount-1] = 1;
cbear = vtotalTrend < 0 AND Ref( vtotalTrend, -1 ) > 0;
cbear = Ref( cbear, 1 );
cbear[BarCount-1] = 1;
nwbull = Ref( Flip( cbull, cbear ), -1 );
nwbear = Ref( Flip( cbear, cbull ), -1 );

SetChartOptions(1,chartShowArrows|chartShowDates|chartLogarithmic);
//SetBarFillColor( IIf( C > O, ParamColor( "Candle UP Color", colorBlue ), IIf( C<= O, ParamColor( "Candle Down Color", colorDarkRed ), colorLightGrey ) ) );
Plot( C, "Price", IIf( C > O, ParamColor( "Wick UP Color", colorTurquoise), IIf( C <= O, ParamColor( "Wick Down Color", colorRed ), colorLightGrey ) ),64, 0, 0, 0, 0 );
PlotShapes( IIf( x == BarCount, shapeSmallSquare, shapeNone ), colorWhite, 0, j,0 );
Plot( IIf( NW < j, NW, Null ), "\ntrailLong", ParamColor( "ColorTrailLong",colorBlue ), styleStaircase | styleDots, Null, Null, 0, 0, 3 );
Plot( IIf( NW > j, NW, Null ), "\ntrailShort", ParamColor( "ColorTrailShort",colorOrange ), styleStaircase | styleDots, Null, Null, 0, 0, 3 );

Sell = nwbear;

PlotShapes(Sell*shapeDownArrow,colorWhite,0,High+0.20);
_SECTION_END();
`````` another point is that I use high definition sreen (3000 x 2000 px) and the arrows (white) apear very small. Do you know how to increase these shapes?

I thank you for your help,
Jiel

@Jiel78 I made a test (AB 6.28 Beta) with your code executing a backtest on "all quotes" on a single symbol.
I see no issue: it is aligned. My "individual" equity plot is completely flat when there are no open pos and follows the stock otherwise.

Re the small arrows, one idea you may want to investigate is to use some Gfx functions to draw a sort of highlight behind the chart and the arrows (processing only the visible bars), when you are working with a high-resolution screen and with a huge numbers of visible bars (something like in this screenshot): 2 Likes