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MA Crossover alert Delay

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ravens101
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ravens101  

Hi Guys.

I need some help. I have been using the EMA Crossover Signal indicator for crossover alerts in the H1 chart and notice that the alerts are always delayed by 1 bar after the actual cross.

How can i fix this so that the alert rings immediately at the cross without any delay.

My broker's server time is GMT +1. Is this the cause of the problem? If so can someone tell me how i can modify the indicator for this change?

I will deeply appreciate any help. Thank you very much!

The code for the indicator is as fellows

property copyright "Copyright © 2005, Jason Robinson (jnrtrading)"

#property link "http://www.jnrtrading.co.uk"

#property indicator_chart_window

#property indicator_buffers 2

#property indicator_color1 DarkGoldenrod

#property indicator_color2 FireBrick

double CrossUp[];

double CrossDown[];

extern int FasterEMA = 1;

extern int SlowerEMA = 50;

extern bool SoundON=true;

double alertTag;

double control=2147483647;

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

//| Custom indicator initialization function |

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

int init()

{

//---- indicators

SetIndexStyle(0, DRAW_ARROW, EMPTY,1);

SetIndexArrow(0, 233);

SetIndexBuffer(0, CrossUp);

SetIndexStyle(1, DRAW_ARROW, EMPTY,1);

SetIndexArrow(1, 234);

SetIndexBuffer(1, CrossDown);

//----

return(0);

}

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

//| Custom indicator deinitialization function |

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

int deinit()

{

//----

//----

return(0);

}

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

//| Custom indicator iteration function |

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+

int start() {

int limit, i, counter;

double fasterEMAnow, slowerEMAnow, fasterEMAprevious, slowerEMAprevious, fasterEMAafter, slowerEMAafter;

double Range, AvgRange;

int counted_bars=IndicatorCounted();

//---- check for possible errors

if(counted_bars<0) return(-1);

//---- last counted bar will be recounted

if(counted_bars>0) counted_bars--;

limit=Bars-counted_bars;

for(i = 0; i <= limit; i++) {

counter=i;

Range=0;

AvgRange=0;

for (counter=i ;counter<=i+9;counter++)

{

AvgRange=AvgRange+MathAbs(High[counter]-Low[counter]);

}

Range=AvgRange/10;

fasterEMAnow = iMA(NULL, 0, FasterEMA, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE, i);

fasterEMAprevious = iMA(NULL, 0, FasterEMA, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE, i+1);

fasterEMAafter = iMA(NULL, 0, FasterEMA, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE, i-1);

slowerEMAnow = iMA(NULL, 0, SlowerEMA, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE, i);

slowerEMAprevious = iMA(NULL, 0, SlowerEMA, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE, i+1);

slowerEMAafter = iMA(NULL, 0, SlowerEMA, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE, i-1);

if ((fasterEMAnow > slowerEMAnow) && (fasterEMAprevious slowerEMAafter)) {

CrossUp = Low - Range*0.5;
}
else if ((fasterEMAnow slowerEMAprevious) && (fasterEMAafter < slowerEMAafter)) {
CrossDown = High + Range*0.5;
}
if (SoundON==true && i==1 && CrossUp > CrossDown && alertTag!=Time[0]){
Alert("EMA Cross Trend going Down on ",Symbol()," ",Period());
alertTag = Time[0];
}
if (SoundON==true && i==1 && CrossUp < CrossDown && alertTag!=Time[0]){
Alert("EMA Cross Trend going Up on ",Symbol()," ",Period());
alertTag = Time[0];
}
}
return(0);
}

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