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Sometimes I get some scans that appear to me to not process correctly
I think I may begin sharing them here, maybe I'll find that I am doing something wrong.
I have a fairly short scan that ends with this line:
' and [ AbsVal (0 week ago weekly close / 1 week ago weekly close ) > 1 ]
I get no results. If I change it to < -1 still I get no results - compared to the 80 I get without that line.
I used one (meaning the two are equal) to assure that I got results after other numbers weren't producing results. I will change it to a longer statement without an ABSVAL, but including an OR instead ... but shouldn't this function work? I've had similar issues with it before.
I commented it out and added this line at the end
' rank by [ AbsVal (0 week ago weekly close / 1 week ago weekly close ) ]
which was is ignored.
Note that each time I checked syntax I was told that it was correct and the scan was performed finding no stocks. Any thoughts?
As I write, I am considering that maybe it only works with numbers so they can be included in other calculations, not calculated numbers.
If so, it should be very easy to extend its functionality.