Posted by Mohammad Rahhal, Last modified by Laith Ghawi on 05 July 2019 01:29 PM


Public Function SimpleMovingAverage(chart_ID As Long,applyTo As ENUM_APPLIED_PRICE,period As Integer)As String


The Simple Moving Average is simply an average of values over a specified period of time.

A Moving Average is most often used to average values for a smoother representation of the underlying price or indicator.


Key Description 
chart_ID Chart identifier, 0 is the current chart, a value of type Long
applyTo Applied price, a value of type  ENUM_APPLIED_PRICE.
period The calculation period, on which the indicator will be calculated, a value of type Integer.

Return value

Returns the handles of a technical indicator, in case of failure returns an empty string.


Public Sub main()

AlertMessage (SimpleMovingAverage(0,PRICE_CLOSE,10)) 'Draws the indicator on the chart and shows an AlertMessage with the indicator name.

End Sub

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