BarsSinceEntry

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Returns a numerical value, indicating the number of bars since the initial entry into the specified position.

Usage

BarsSinceEntry(PosBack)

Where:

PosBack - a numerical expression, specifying the position:
0 - open position;
1 - one position back (the last position closed);
2 - two positions back, etc.

If PosBack is not specified, a value for the open position will be returned.

Notes

  • This function can only be used in signals.
  • Use BarsSinceExit to get the number of bars since exiting a specified position.

Example

Assign the number of bars since the current position has been entered to variable Value1:

Value1 = BarsSinceEntry;

Assign the number of bars since the most recently closed position has been entered to variable Value1:

Value1 = BarsSinceEntry(1);