The Hexad Pattern Recognition in TradingView

Coding a Hexad Candlestick Pattern Scanner in TradingView

Sofien Kaabar, CFA
4 min readJun 2, 2023

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Candlestick patterns are a great addition to market analysis. Some may even consider them vital in research and trading. This article presents the Hexad pattern and shows how to code a scanner in TradingView that detects it.

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The Hexad Pattern

Candlestick charts are among the most famous ways to analyze the time series visually. They contain more information than a simple line chart and have more visual interpretability than bar charts.

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