Line joining Current and 10th candle

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Nelson Wanyama
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Nelson Wanyama  
Hello coders. Please help me understand how to draw a line joining the 10th candle close price with the last candle close price in an EA. Thank you in advance.
MT5 user.
Vladimir Karputov
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Vladimir Karputov  
Nelson Wanyama :
Hello coders. Please help me understand how to draw a line joining the 10th candle close price with the last candle close price in an EA. Thank you in advance.
MT5 user.

Your question is not entirely clear. Can you draw your question as a picture?

Nelson Wanyama
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Nelson Wanyama  
Vladimir Karputov:

Your question is not entirely clear. Can you draw your question as a picture?

I saw a zigzag indicator and started working on a modified version. Say, instead of using a fractal zigzag lines, we use the 10th and previous candle close prices to draw the zig zag. 
Nelson Wanyama
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Nelson Wanyama  
I'm still working it out. I still don't have a clear picture of it since I got stuck at the line. 
If the line has a positive gradient with a gradient filter as an external variable. That is a buy signal
Chris70
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Chris70  

If the current close is higher than the close ten candles ago, there is no way that the connecting line doesn't have a positive gradient, too. No need to draw a line, just compare the prices. If you insist on drawing a line, simply create an OBJ_TREND object.

Vladimir Karputov
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Vladimir Karputov  
Chris70 :

If the current close is higher than the close ten candles ago, there is no way that the connecting line doesn't have a positive gradient, too. No need to draw a line, just compare the prices. If you insist on drawing a line, simply create an OBJ_TREND object .

The indicator on graphic objects is very bad. Indicator Drawing Styles: Indicator Styles in Examples

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