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Moving Average and Envelope

The Chart control supports different Moving Average indicators that are commonly used with Financial Series.

This document consists of the following sections:

Expanded Available Moving Averages

The table below lists all the Moving Average indicators available in charts.

Moving Average indicator Class
Simple Moving Average, SMA SimpleMovingAverage
Exponential Moving Average, EMA ExponentialMovingAverage
Weighted Moving Average, WMA WeightedMovingAverage
Triangular Moving Average, TMA TriangularMovingAverage
Triple Exponential Moving Average, TEMA TripleExponentialMovingAverageTema

Expanded How to Add a Moving Average Indicator to a Chart

The following markup shows how to add a Simple Moving Average indicator to a chart:

The markup uses the following classes and properties:

Class or Property



The series collection of indicators.


The Simple Moving Average indicator.


Specifies the kind of a Moving Average indicator.


Specifies the percentage value that the Moving Average envelopes show.

This property value is actual when MovingAverage.MovingAverageKind is set to Envelope or MovingAverageAndEnvelope.


Specifies the number of points used to build an indicator.


The legend that shows the indicator.


The text that identifies the indicator in the legend.


Specifies whether to show the indicator in the legend.

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