BarsSinceEntryExecution()

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BarsSinceEntryExecution()

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Definition

Returns the number of bars that have elapsed since the last specified entry.

 

Method Return Value

An int value that represents a number of bars. A value of -1 will be returned if a previous entry does not exist.

 

Syntax
BarsSinceEntryExecution()
BarsSinceEntryExecution(string signalName)

 

The following method signature should be used when working with multi-time frame and instrument strategies:

 

BarsSinceEntryExecution(int barsInProgressIndex, string signalName, int entryExecutionsAgo)

 

Note: When working with a multi-series strategy the BarsSinceEntryExecution() will return you the elapsed bars as determined by the first Bars object for the instrument specified by the barsInProgressIndex.

 

 

Parameters

signalName

The signal name of an entry order specified in an order entry method.

barsInProgressIndex

The index of the Bars object the entry order was submitted against.

 

Note:  See the BarsInProgress property.

entryExecutionsAgo

Number of entry executions ago. Pass in 0 for the number of bars since the last entry execution.

 

 

Examples

ns


protected override void OnBarUpdate()
{
    if (CurrentBar < BarsRequiredToTrade)
        return;
 
    // Only enter if at least 10 bars has passed since our last entry
    if ((BarsSinceEntryExecution() > 10 || BarsSinceEntryExecution() == -1) && CrossAbove(SMA(10), SMA(20), 1))
        EnterLong();
 
}