CrossAbove()

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Definition

Evaluates a cross above condition over the specified bar look-back period.
 

Method Return Value

This method returns true if a cross above condition occurred; otherwise, false.

 

Syntax
CrossAbove(ISeries<double> series1, ISeries<double> series2, int lookBackPeriod)
CrossAbove(ISeries<double> series1, double value, int lookBackPeriod)
 

Parameters

lookBackPeriod

Number of bars back to check the cross above condition

series1 & series2

Any Series<double> type object such as an indicator, Close, High, Low, etc...

value

Any double value

 

Examples

ns


protected override void OnBarUpdate()
{

  // Go short if CCI crossed above 250 within the last bar
  if (CrossAbove(CCI(14), 250, 1))
      EnterShort();
 
  // Go long if 10 EMA crosses above 20 EMA within the last bar
  if (CrossAbove(EMA(10), EMA(20), 1))
      EnterLong();
 
  // Go long we have an up bar and the 10 EMA crosses above 20 EMA within the last 5 bars
  if (Close[0] > Open[0] && CrossAbove(EMA(10), EMA(20), 5))
      EnterLong();

}