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Has anyone successfully used MedVedTrader to detect patterns?  I know this can be done because I can easily scan for Ascending Triangles over at FinViz.   I would like to scan for Ascending Triangles on an intraday chart looking for potential breakouts.  Is this beyond the scope of MedVedTraders capabilities?

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the built in patterns that MT can scan for are candle patterns, not chart patters like this. Triangle detection can be done I am sure though would have to be programmed by you yourself in our advanced mode. 

We could do it in theory if someone provided specific rules for the detection

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That's the problem, I can show you examples (like above) of an ascending triangle, but I can't tell you how to code it.   With an ascending triangle, price would  hit a price level where it's rejected multiple times, but at the same time it would be putting in higher lows until it gets very narrow between the high and low.  At that point, it will usually break to the upside.   That would not be hard to code if the pattern was very orderly, but I don't know how to do it because there is no exact amount of time/bars between the first low, next high, next higher low, etc...

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