Directional Movement (DM)

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Directional Movement (DM)

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Same as the ADX indicator with the addition of the +DI and -DI values.


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DM(int period)
DM(ISeries<double> input, int period)


Returns default ADX value
DM(int period)[int barsAgo]
DM(ISeries<double> input, int period)[int barsAgo]


Returns +DI value
DM(int period).DiPlus[int barsAgo]
DM(ISeries<double> input, int period).DiPlus[int barsAgo]


Returns -DI value
DM(int period).DiMinus[int barsAgo]
DM(ISeries<double> input, int period).DiMinus[int barsAgo]



Return Value

double; Accessing this method via an index value [int barsAgo] returns the indicator value of the referenced bar.





Indicator source data (?)


Number of bars used in the calculation





// Prints the current value of a 20 period +DI using default price type
double value = DM(20).DiPlus[0];
Print("The current +DI value is " + value.ToString());



Source Code

You can view this indicator method source code by selecting the menu New > NinjaScript Editor > Indicators within the NinjaTrader Control Center window.