# moving ave on an indicator ?

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### moving ave on an indicator ?

I wondered if a mov ave could be applied to an indicator ?
is there a simple way to have a ma of the momentum indicator ?
I like the indicator and thought a MA overlayed would help with direction.

In ToS, they have momentum sma which has the ma overlayed.
I would like to use it in Multicharts

thanks

shane

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### Re: moving ave on an indicator ?

I wondered if a mov ave could be applied to an indicator ?
is there a simple way to have a ma of the momentum indicator ?
I like the indicator and thought a MA overlayed would help with direction.

In ToS, they have momentum sma which has the ma overlayed.
I would like to use it in Multicharts

thanks

shane
For simple indicator with only one input, please see this:
moving average of a moving average
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=32471&p=83725

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### Re: moving ave on an indicator ?

AVERAGE is a function,

you can look up the explanation and usage example in
EasyLanguage Functions & Reserved Words Reference
(you can google for this ebook)

You can apply the average to anything:

eg.

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`AVERAGE( price, 10);`
the variable "price" can be referred to anything. eg. momentum, RSI, etc.,

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### Re: moving ave on an indicator ?

I think he wants the average as a crossover of an existing study...
Something like

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``` rsx = rsi(c,10); rsxave = average(rsx,10); plot1(rsx,"rsx"); plot2(rsxave,"rsx crossover"); ```

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### Re: moving ave on an indicator ?

I think the OP is looking for a simple way to apply an indicator on an indicator without writing code, like some other packages can do. At the moment MC can't do that. It has to be done through coding like the examples above.

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### Re: moving ave on an indicator ?

You don't need to code it .... Custom2 Lines should be enough to start with.

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### Re: moving ave on an indicator ?

well lots of great information ! thanks everyone.

that custom 2 lines code worked perfectly in MC, thanks

I wonder why .net MC does not have custom 2lines`

I appreciate the great help.

shane