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    how to find out the timeframe of the bars

    when i create bars with multitimeframes, how can i detect programatically what timeframe is my bar in?
    for eg.
    Add(Instrument, PeriodType.Minute, 5);
    Add(Instrument, PeriodType.Minute, 10);

    Now i use bars in progress to do the processing. Sometimes, i want to know programaticlaaly to check if the currentbar is in 10 minute timeframe or 5 minute timeframe. how do i do it?

    #2
    junkone, you would use your BarsInProgress check for exactly this - http://www.ninjatrader-support.com/H...BarSeries.html

    This will give you the feedback which barsObject is calling the OnBarUpdate() method - please take note that the first added one will have an index of 1, the second an index of 2....
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      #3
      i was hoping there was a bar property that would state that its in 5 minute timeframe or ...,

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        #4
        Sure junkone, we have this, too for the primary chart - http://www.ninjatrader-support.com/H...arsPeriod.html
        BertrandNinjaTrader Customer Service

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