Volume Accum Percent

Volume Accum Percent was authored by Omega Research, 1997. Highs, lows, closes and volume over a 21 bar period are mathematically manipulated to produce this histogram plot. The user may change only the period length. This indicator’s definition is further expressed in the condensed code given in the calculation below.

Volume Accum Percent

How To Trade Using Volume Accum Percent

A positive value shows and upward trend, and a negative shows downward trend. The Volume Accum Percent may be used in conjunction with other indicators. No trading signals are calculated.

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Go to the top menu, choose Study>Volume Based>Volume Accum Percent

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//period = user defined, default is 21
//index = current bar number

xT = 0;
vapc = 0;
if (high - low != 0) xT = ((close - low) - (high - close)) / (high - low);
tVa = volume * xT;
tVol = sum(index, period, VOLUME);
tVaSum = sum(index, period, tVa);
if (tVol != 0) vapc = (tVaSum / tVol) * 100;
PlotHist: vapc;