Ichimoku Chikouspan Probelm

Danijel Plesa  

I noticed something strange thinks When I try to get the value of the Chikouspan 26 bars before. It only works in live mode correct.

But not in the backtester. In Backtester i get strange Values.

I use this Code for geting the Value :

if(CopyBuffer(Ichimoku_handle_Long, CHIKOUSPAN_LINE, 26, 200, Ichimoku_Chikou_Long) <= 0)


ArraySetAsSeries(Ichimoku_Chikou_Long, true);

Print("Ichumuko Chiku_0 = ",Ichimoku_Chikou_Long[0]);

Print("Ichumuko Chiku_1 = ",Ichimoku_Chikou_Long[1]);

Has enyone the same Problem ?

How can i get the correct Value for the Chikouspan Line 26 Bars bevor ?

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Hey Dan 

I had a very similar issue to yours hopefully the resolution might help.

Problem: My Ichimoku indicator function was created with a function for each individual componant (i.e. TenkanSen, KijunSen etc.). My other functions worked fine but I could not get the right results for the ChikouSpan Value. 

What I found to work was increasing the 'start_pos' parameter for the CopyBuffer() function by 1 so in your case it could be: 

if(CopyBuffer(Ichimoku_handle_Long, CHIKOUSPAN_LINE, 27, 200, Ichimoku_Chikou_Long) <= 0)

So I think it works like the following 

Candle 0 = 26 bars back
Candle 1 = 27 bars back
Candle 2 = 28 bars back and so on

I think its how the indicator counts 26 candles back. I think it starts '1' as the next completed candle and not the current candle. 

Any ways i tested this on my indicator and it worked finally - came back with the correct values. 

Good luck and I hope this helps