MA Envelopes

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Description

The Moving Average Envelope consists of moving averages calculated from the underling price, shifted up and down by a fixed percentage.

 

 

Syntax

MAEnvelopes(double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period)

MAEnvelopes(ISeries<double> input, double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period)

 

Returns upper band levels

MAEnvelopes(double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period).Upper[int barsAgo]

MAEnvelopes(ISeries<double> input, double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period).Upper[int barsAgo]

 

Returns moving average value

MAEnvelopes(double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period).Middle[int barsAgo]

MAEnvelopes(ISeries<double> input, double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period).Middle[int barsAgo]

 

Returns lower band levels

MAEnvelopes(double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period).Lower[int barsAgo]

MAEnvelopes(ISeries<double> input, double envelopePercentage, int mAType, int period).Lower[int barsAgo]

 

 

Return Value

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

 

 

Parameters

envelopePercentage

Percentage around MA that envelopes will be drawn

input

Indicator source data (?)

mAType

Moving average type:

1 = EMA

2 = HMA

3 = SMA

4 = TMA

5 = TEMA

6 = WMA

period

Number of bars used in the calculation

 

 

Examples

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// Prints the current upper band value of a 20 period SMA envelope using default price type
double upperValue = MAEnvelopes(0.2, 3, 20).Upper[0];
Print("The current SMA envelope upper value is " + upperValue.ToString());
 
// Prints the current lower band value of a 20 period SMA envelope using low price type
double lowerValue = MAEnvelopes(Low, 0.2, 3, 20).Lower[0];
Print("The current SMA envelope lower value is " + lowerValue.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.