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    Mixing Plot and override Plot

    Hi,

    I am sure that it is possible to mix Plot and plot override in the same indicator. Is there a reference to doing this? Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    Zeos,

    Are you looking to have an overridden plot method AND also have access to the original plot method?

    I am not aware of a supported way to do this currently, and likely wouldn't be possible due to OOP rules and the way NinjaTrader is designed.

    You could try using a partial method : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/6b0scde8.aspx

    Or you could simply override the Plot method and include in it any functionality you want, duplicating the standard plot method to the best of your ability.
    Adam P.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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      #3
      Yes. I am looking to have both at the same time.

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        #4
        Hi _AdamP. Thanks for your email. I actually figured it out.

        For those interested, add the following line at the end of your plot override code:
        // Call the base Plot() method to paint defined Plots
        base.Plot(graphics, bounds, min, max);

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          #5
          Originally posted by Zeos6 View Post
          Hi _AdamP. Thanks for your email. I actually figured it out.

          For those interested, add the following line at the end of your plot override code:
          // Call the base Plot() method to paint defined Plots
          base.Plot(graphics, bounds, min, max);
          Actually, I usually put that line at the beginning of the custom Plot, so that I call the base.Plot, and can then really override its functions later.

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            #6
            Good point koganam. Makes a lot of sense. Thanks for pointing it out.

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