TC2000 Help SitePersonal Criteria Formulas (PCF) BasicsHow to create and save an Indicator (PCF) Formula

How to create and save an Indicator (PCF) Formula

Personal Criteria Formulas (PCFs) come in two types. Indicator Formulas return a numeric result. If your PCF is Boolean and returns a true or false result instead it will save as a Condition Formula instead of as an Indicator Formula.

1. Click the New button in your toolbar.

1. Click the New button in your toolbar.

2. Click Indicator (PCF) Formula.

2. Click Indicator (PCF) Formula.

3. Name your PCF.

3. Name your PCF.

4. Select the time frame you wish to use.

4. Select the time frame you wish to use.

5. Type or paste in your PCF formula.

5. Type or paste in your PCF formula.

You can test the formula if you like by clicking the Test Formula button.

You can test the formula if you like by clicking the Test Formula button.

6. Click OK to save the PCF and open targeting mode.

6. Click OK to save the PCF and open targeting mode.

7. Targeting mode lets you add this PCF to an existing chart, watchlist or scan, or create a new scan or sort using this indicator formula. If you do not want to use the PCF at this time you can press "Esc" to exit targeting mode.