Hi all,

I am building another EA and curious on how to reference an indicator, more specifically the SuperTrend Indicator.

I want to put in a long when it crosses the ATR threshold, and vice versa for short. How would I reference this? Any help is much appreciated!

Indicator is here:

I am building another EA and curious on how to reference an indicator, more specifically the SuperTrend Indicator.

I want to put in a long when it crosses the ATR threshold, and vice versa for short. How would I reference this? Any help is much appreciated!

Indicator is here:

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//+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| SuperTrend.mq4 v1.2 | //| Copyright © 2008, Jason Robinson (jnrtrading). | //| http://www.spreadtrade2win.com | //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ #property copyright "Copyright © 2008, Jason Robinson." #property link "http://www.spreadtrade2win.com" #property indicator_chart_window #property indicator_color1 Lime #property indicator_color2 Red #property indicator_width1 2 #property indicator_width2 2 #property indicator_buffers 2 double TrendUp[], TrendDown[]; int changeOfTrend; extern int Nbr_Periods = 10; extern double Multiplier = 3.0; //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| Custom indicator initialization function | //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ int init() { //---- indicators SetIndexBuffer(0, TrendUp); SetIndexStyle(0, DRAW_LINE, STYLE_SOLID, 2); SetIndexLabel(0, "Trend Up"); SetIndexBuffer(1, TrendDown); SetIndexStyle(1, DRAW_LINE, STYLE_SOLID, 2); SetIndexLabel(1, "Trend Down"); //---- return(0); } //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| Custom indicator deinitialization function | //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ int deinit() { //---- //---- return(0); } //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| Custom indicator iteration function | //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ int start() { int limit, i, flag, flagh, trend[5000]; double up[5000], dn[5000], medianPrice, atr; int counted_bars = IndicatorCounted(); //---- check for possible errors if(counted_bars < 0) return(-1); //---- last counted bar will be recounted if(counted_bars > 0) counted_bars--; limit=Bars-counted_bars; //Print(limit); //---- for (i = Bars; i >= 0; i--) { TrendUp[i] = EMPTY_VALUE; TrendDown[i] = EMPTY_VALUE; atr = iATR(NULL, 0, Nbr_Periods, i); //Print("atr: "+atr[i]); medianPrice = (High[i]+Low[i])/2; //Print("medianPrice: "+medianPrice[i]); up[i]=medianPrice+(Multiplier*atr); //Print("up: "+up[i]); dn[i]=medianPrice-(Multiplier*atr); //Print("dn: "+dn[i]); trend[i]=1; if (Close[i]>up[i+1]) { trend[i]=1; if (trend[i+1] == -1) changeOfTrend = 1; //Print("trend: "+trend[i]); } else if (Close[i]<dn[i+1]) { trend[i]=-1; if (trend[i+1] == 1) changeOfTrend = 1; //Print("trend: "+trend[i]); } else if (trend[i+1]==1) { trend[i]=1; changeOfTrend = 0; } else if (trend[i+1]==-1) { trend[i]=-1; changeOfTrend = 0; } if (trend[i]<0 && trend[i+1]>0) { flag=1; //Print("flag: "+flag); } else { flag=0; //Print("flagh: "+flag); } if (trend[i]>0 && trend[i+1]<0) { flagh=1; //Print("flagh: "+flagh); } else { flagh=0; //Print("flagh: "+flagh); } if (trend[i]>0 && dn[i]<dn[i+1]) dn[i]=dn[i+1]; if (trend[i]<0 && up[i]>up[i+1]) up[i]=up[i+1]; if (flag==1) up[i]=medianPrice+(Multiplier*atr); if (flagh==1) dn[i]=medianPrice-(Multiplier*atr); //-- Draw the indicator if (trend[i]==1) { TrendUp[i]=dn[i]; if (changeOfTrend == 1) { TrendUp[i+1] = TrendDown[i+1]; changeOfTrend = 0; } } else if (trend[i]==-1) { TrendDown[i]=up[i]; if (changeOfTrend == 1) { TrendDown[i+1] = TrendUp[i+1]; changeOfTrend = 0; } } } WindowRedraw(); //---- return(0); } //+------------------------------------------------------------------+

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