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Use this dropdown located at the top of the settings panel to calculate and display a higher timeframe’s Market Structure (MS) and its corresponding Points of Interest (POIs). In order for the timeframe of your choice to appear in this dropdown you need to ensure it is selected as a favourite in your Tradingview timeframes dropdown. If you would like to use a non-standard timeframe, you will first need to create a custom timeframe and then add it to your favourites.


HIGHER TIMEFRAME (HTF) STRUCTURE:

Once you have selected your preferred HTF Structure timeframe from the dropdown, it’s Market Structure is displayed in the form of a range high and low. MS Bias will be displayed as Bullish=Green and Bearish=Red throughout this Knowledge Base but colours are customisable in the style section of settings

In the example below, H12 Market Structure highs and lows are displayed on a H1 chart for BTCUSDT.p Bybit.

Limitations:

The highest timeframe structure that can be selected in the dropdown is one Week. To access anything over one week, you will need to create a custom timeframe with a multiple of the Weekly timeframe and then apply it from the dropdown:

  • To apply a monthly range, you will need to select 4 Weeks in the dropdown

  • To apply a yearly range, you will need to select 52 Weeks in the dropdown etc.


Creating a Custom Timeframe in Tradingview

  1. Select the timeframe dropdown located above your chart

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the list, enter your custom timeframe and click on “Add”

  1. Add the new custom timeframe to your favourites by going back to the timeframe dropdown and clicking on the star next to it. Once Starred, it will display in your timeframe favourites bar

  1. Your custom timeframe will now appear in the Indicator’s timeframe dropdown


HIDE HISTORICAL:

Located next to the HTF Structure dropdown, this toggle will hide all historical Market Structures and associated Points of Interest. If toggled on, only the current HTF Market Structure and associated information will be displayed.

Example Toggled OFF:

NOTE: the signals displayed below are not available in the Basic version of the indicator. Signals and alerts are only available for Core subscribers and above

Example Toggled ON:


DISPLAY RANGE 50% LINE

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This toggle will display the HTF Structure’s mid point in the form of a dotted line.

Example Toggled ON:


ALLOW EQUAL HIGHS / LOWS AS PIVOTS

This toggle will allow you to identify up to three sequential equal highs as pivot highs if they are preceded and superseded by lower highs and vice versa for pivot lows.

Examples (Prices in Bold Yellow are the pivot points if this feature is toggled on):

Case 1: Price points: 104 100 103 100 102 (simple pivot -- piv is bar 3)

Case 2: 100 103 103 100 101 (eq pivot from left -- piv is bar 3)

Case 3: 100 101 103 103 101 (eq pivot from right -- piv is bar 4)

Case 4: 100 103 103 103 100 (eq pivot -- piv is bar 4)


HIDE SIGNALS IF CHART TF = HTF STRUCTURE TF

This toggle will hide ALL trade setups, signals, invalidations etc if the chart timeframe is equal to the selected HTF structure timefrmame. Can be used to clean up the chart when switching to the HTF Structure Timeframe.


ALERTS

Select the method for managing TradingView alerts (Note: You must configure the alerts on TradingView independently. For guidance, consult the alerts section):

ALL: TradingView alerts will notify you of every alert according to your configurations, including Trade Setups, Stop Losses, Take Profits, Invalidations, and more.

Valid Signals Only: TradingView will notify you exclusively of legitimate trade setups based on your settings


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