Inside Bar Indicator Mt4-Indicator For Detecting Inside Bars

This inside bar indicator MT4 is suitable if you are doing inside bar trading.

So what this MT4 inside bar indicator does is identifies inside bars for you as they form on your charts.

You may be interested in the inside bar trading strategy as well as the double inside bar trading strategy. You can use this inside bar indicator to trade those inside bar forex trading strategies as well.

Inside Bar download link is further down below towards the end of this post.


How To Setup the Inside Bar Indicator on Your Chart

Once you download the indicator, you have to place it in the “indicators” folder in where your MT4 progam files are kept in C Drive in your computer.

The next thing you do is open up your mt4 chart and upload the mt4 inside bar indicator to your charts and you will have this pop up window:

Inside Bar Indicator mt4

Don’t change anything here, just click ok.

Then you will be taken to a chart as this with inside bars already identified:

mt4 Inside Bar Indicator


Now Look Closely at the chart above and you’ll see some problems with this MT4 inside bar indicator…

Even though this is a really good indicator for detecting inside bars, I’ve spotted some problems with it:

#1: sometimes, it identifies bars (candlesticks) that are NOT inside bars.

#2: sometimes, it misses to identify inside bars

#3: the default color of a bearish inside bar is RED and is hardly noticeable if the color of you bars (candlesticks) are also RED.  Better to change the default color of a bearish inside bar to WHITE so you it can be easily seen.

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mt4 Inside Bar Indicator for trading inside bars


How To Change To Color of The Bearish Inside Bar To White

You simply edit the inside bar indicator by changing the color to white instead of read as shown below:

inside bar indicator

And this is what you get:

inside bar trading with mt4 inside bar indicator

As you can see, the white stands out a lot more compared to the read inside color of inside bars.

Here the inside bar indicator download link: InsideBar.

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