TradeFab’s Filled Moving Average Channel is an indicator developed for NinjaTrader 8.
It uses the built-in Moving Average indicators, draws a channel based on High/Low price series and colors/fills the area between upper and lower band. The Fill-Color and Fill-Opacity can be configured in the Properties dialog.
The following MAs are supported: EMA, DEMA, HMA, SMA, TEMA, TMA, WMA.
After the checkout you will receive an email with a download link.
Full feature overview
- Derived from NinjaTrader 8 MAs – parameters are identical
- The upper/lower band period can be set individually; “Upper”/”Lower” band can be accessed through a NinjaScript programmatically (see also “How To Use”)
- Additional feature to fill and color the area between upper and lower MA channel
- Fill-Color and Fill-Opacity can be configured in the Properties dialog
- V1.5, March 2021, allows to set MA type for upper/lower band separately
How To Use
- Open a new chart window in NinjaTrader and select the instrument and timeframe.
- In the chart window click on the Indicators icon
- In the “Available” window, select TradeFab/MAChannelFilled and double-click on it; a new indicator instance is being created by NinjaTrader and added to the “Configured” window.
- Select MAChannelFilled in the “Configured” window, change default parameters if needed, and click on OK.
- Now the indicator gets activated by NinjaTrader.
Programmatically in a NinjaScript the indicator can be included and accessed as shown in the example below:
MAChannelFilledMAType ChannelType = MAChannelFilledMAType.SMA;
int UpperPeriod = 14;
int LowerPeriod = 14;
MAChannelFilled mChan = MAChannelFilled(ChannelType, UpperPeriod, LowerPeriod);
if (Close > mChan.Upper)
if (Close < mChan.Lower)
- Save the provided zip-file (no need to unzip) to the location of your choice
- Go to NinjaTrader menu Tools => Import => NinjaScript Add-On…
- Select the saved zip-file in the opened dialog
- NinjaTrader will guide you through the installation. At the end there should be a success message.
- Restart NinjaTrader
NOTE: If you have a previous version installed, before installing the new one, you need to uninstall the old one first!
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