Announcement

Collapse

Looking for a User App or Add-On built by the NinjaTrader community?

Visit NinjaTrader EcoSystem and our free User App Share!

Have a question for the NinjaScript developer community? Open a new thread in our NinjaScript File Sharing Discussion Forum!
See more
See less

Partner 728x90

Collapse

indicator works but can't generate orders in strategy

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    indicator works but can't generate orders in strategy

    Hi, this custom candle pattern indicator prints signals properly, but when inserted into a strategy via the strategy builder (looking for a test value of "1"), no orders are generated. Can you spot any flaws? I tried using NT's bullish engulfing the same way and that works fine. Here's the code below. The third section was something one of you gave me to get the indicator to hide the false test visuals on the chart

    protected override void OnBarUpdate()
    {
    if(CurrentBar < BarsAgo + 1)
    return;

    Values[0][BarsAgo] = (Close[BarsAgo] > High[(BarsAgo + 1)]) && (Low[BarsAgo] > Low[(BarsAgo + 1)]) && (Close[BarsAgo] > Open[(BarsAgo)]) && (Open[BarsAgo + 1] > Close[(BarsAgo + 1)])? (Low[BarsAgo] - (5 * TickSize)) : (Close[BarsAgo] - (0 * TickSize));


    if(!(Close[BarsAgo] > Close[(BarsAgo + 1)]))
    PlotBrushes[0][BarsAgo] = Brushes.Transparent;

    }

    #2
    Hello trader3000a,

    Is the indicator setting a Values[0] on the current bar?

    Print the time of the bar and the value from the indicator in the strategy. Does this show the expected value?
    Please save the output to a text file and include this with your next reply.

    Below is a link to a forum post on using prints to understand behavior. Please watch the video 'Debugging using prints with the Strategy Builder'.
    https://ninjatrader.com/support/foru...121#post791121

    Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

    Comment

    Latest Posts

    Collapse

    Topics Statistics Last Post
    Started by rtwave, Today, 01:49 PM
    0 responses
    8 views
    0 likes
    Last Post rtwave
    by rtwave
     
    Started by papaoutai, Today, 08:56 AM
    0 responses
    22 views
    0 likes
    Last Post papaoutai  
    Started by jdspwe, Today, 05:22 AM
    0 responses
    13 views
    0 likes
    Last Post jdspwe
    by jdspwe
     
    Started by JeremuFemstu, Today, 04:49 AM
    0 responses
    16 views
    0 likes
    Last Post JeremuFemstu  
    Started by pjsmith, Today, 04:11 AM
    1 response
    22 views
    0 likes
    Last Post Green Lobster CBD  
    Working...
    X