BarsSinceExitExecution()

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BarsSinceExitExecution()

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Definition

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

 

Method Return Value

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

 

Syntax
BarsSinceExitExecution()
BarsSinceExitExecution(string signalName)

 

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

 
BarsSinceExitExecution(int barsInProgressIndex, string signalName, int exitExecutionsAgo)
 

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

 

 

Parameters

signalName

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

barsInProgressIndex

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

 

Note:  See the BarsInProgress property.

exitExecutionsAgo

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

 

 

Tip:  Please see SetStopLoss(), SetProfitTarget() or SetTrailStop() for their corresponding signal name

 

 

Examples

ns


protected override void OnBarUpdate()
{
  if (CurrentBar < BarsRequiredToTrade)
      return;
 
  // Only enter if at least 10 bars has passed since our last exit or if we have never traded yet
  if ((BarsSinceExitExecution() > 10 || BarsSinceExitExecution() == -1) && CrossAbove(SMA(10), SMA(20), 1))
      EnterLong();
}