Cross Hair Tool For Point Distances

Most of my scanners have Min/Max Distances in Points. For each different timeframes.

So this blog post will be useful in understanding how to Calculate Minimum or Maximum Point distances using Cross Hair Tool in MT4.

This is an example from Ichimoku Scanner Dashboard:

https://www.mql5.com/en/blogs/post/747457

https://www.mql5.com/en/market/product/41711

Showing Min Distances between Kumo Cloud and Price:

Here middle value 190 is distance in points.

So suppose you are using timeframes M15,M30,H1
And you keep “Min Price-Cloud Distance” values 40,80,160

Then it will check on M15 that price is at least 40 points above Kumo for Buy and 40 points below Kumo for Sell.
And for M30, it will check 80 points above/below and for H1 160 points above/below.

Same way you can set other Min Distances as 40,80,160 or whatever values you like based on the Min distance you prefer on that timeframe.

Example from EMA Bounce Indicator:

 

These newer scanner versions have Min Distance format like M15=40,M30=80,H1=160

Which makes it much easier to keep distances calculated safe. Even when you don’t use those timeframes anymore.

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