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MQL4 Reference Technical Indicators iADX

iADX

Calculates the Average Directional Movement Index indicator and returns its value.

double  iADX(
   string       symbol,        // symbol
   int          timeframe,     // timeframe
   int          period,        // averaging period
   int          applied_price// applied price
   int          mode,          // line index
   int          shift          // shift
   );

Parameters

symbol

[in]  Symbol name on the data of which the indicator will be calculated. NULL means the current symbol.

timeframe

[in]  Timeframe. It can be any of ENUM_TIMEFRAMES enumeration values. 0 means the current chart timeframe.

period

[in]  Averaging period for calculation.

applied_price

[in]  Applied price. It can be any of ENUM_APPLIED_PRICE enumeration values.

mode

[in]  Indicator line index. It can be any of the Indicators line identifiers enumeration value. (0 - MODE_MAIN, 1 - MODE_PLUSDI, 2 - MODE_MINUSDI).

shift

[in]  Index of the value taken from the indicator buffer (shift relative to the current bar the given amount of periods ago).

Returned value

Numerical value of the Average Directional Movement Index indicator.

Example:

  if(iADX(NULL,0,14,PRICE_HIGH,MODE_MAIN,0)>iADX(NULL,0,14,PRICE_HIGH,MODE_PLUSDI,0)) return(0);