MQL4 Reference Custom Indicators SetIndexLabel

MQL4 Reference

SetIndexLabel

Sets drawing line description for showing in the DataWindow and in the tooltip.

void  SetIndexLabel(
   int     index,       // line index
   string  text         // text
   );

Parameters

index

[in]  Line index. Must lie between 0 and 7.

text

[in]  Label text. NULL means that index value is not shown in the DataWindow.

Returned value

None.

Example:

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
//| Ichimoku Kinko Hyo initialization function                       |
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
int init()
  {
//----
   SetIndexStyle(0,DRAW_LINE);
   SetIndexBuffer(0,Tenkan_Buffer);
   SetIndexDrawBegin(0,Tenkan-1);
   SetIndexLabel(0,"Tenkan Sen");
//----
   SetIndexStyle(1,DRAW_LINE);
   SetIndexBuffer(1,Kijun_Buffer);
   SetIndexDrawBegin(1,Kijun-1);
   SetIndexLabel(1,"Kijun Sen");
//----
   a_begin=Kijun; if(a_begin<Tenkan) a_begin=Tenkan;
   SetIndexStyle(2,DRAW_HISTOGRAM,STYLE_DOT);
   SetIndexBuffer(2,SpanA_Buffer);
   SetIndexDrawBegin(2,Kijun+a_begin-1);
   SetIndexShift(2,Kijun);
//---- Up Kumo bounding line does not show in the DataWindow
   SetIndexLabel(2,NULL);
   SetIndexStyle(5,DRAW_LINE,STYLE_DOT);
   SetIndexBuffer(5,SpanA2_Buffer);
   SetIndexDrawBegin(5,Kijun+a_begin-1);
   SetIndexShift(5,Kijun);
   SetIndexLabel(5,"Senkou Span A");
//----
   SetIndexStyle(3,DRAW_HISTOGRAM,STYLE_DOT);
   SetIndexBuffer(3,SpanB_Buffer);
   SetIndexDrawBegin(3,Kijun+Senkou-1);
   SetIndexShift(3,Kijun);
//---- Down Kumo bounding line does not show in the DataWindow
   SetIndexLabel(3,NULL);
//----
   SetIndexStyle(6,DRAW_LINE,STYLE_DOT);
   SetIndexBuffer(6,SpanB2_Buffer);
   SetIndexDrawBegin(6,Kijun+Senkou-1);
   SetIndexShift(6,Kijun);
   SetIndexLabel(6,"Senkou Span B");
//----
   SetIndexStyle(4,DRAW_LINE);
   SetIndexBuffer(4,Chinkou_Buffer);
   SetIndexShift(4,-Kijun);
   SetIndexLabel(4,"Chikou Span");
//----
   return(0);
  }

See also

Custom Indicator Properties