TradeFab’s Filled ATR Channel Indicator uses the built-in SMA and ATR indicators to draw a channel; the upper line is defined by SMA + ATR and the lower by SMA – ATR. The Fill-Color and Fill-Opacity can be configured in the Properties dialog.
After the checkout you will receive an email with a download link.
Full feature overview
- Derived from NinjaTrader SMA, ATR – parameters are identical
- “Upper”/”Middle”/”Lower” line can be accessed through a NinjaScript programmatically (see also “How To Use”)
- Additional feature to fill and color the area between upper and lower ATR channel
- Fill-Color and Fill-Opacity can be configured in the Properties dialog
- Update Apr 2021: the new version 1.3 supports the following new features:
- a user-selectable SMA or EMA as base moving average
- a 2nd ATR timeframe (in minutes, default is off)
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/ATRChannelFilled and double-click on it; a new indicator instance is being created by NinjaTrader and added to the “Configured” window.
- Select ATRChannelFilled 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:
int SmaPeriod = 5;
int AtrPeriod = 5;
float AtrMultiplier = 1.0;
ATRChannelFilled mAtrChan = ATRChannelFilled(SmaPeriod, AtrPeriod, AtrMultiplier);
if (Close > mAtrChan.Upper)
if (Close < mAtrChan.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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