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Old 07-19-2018, 08:46 AM   #1
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I am trying to use the price series Open and Close from a different namespace. I keep getting a compile errors stating:

The name 'Open' does not exist in the current context.
The name 'Close' does not exist in the current context.

What is the fully qualified name for these price series so that I may use them outside the indicator class?
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Hello Zeos6,

The open and close series would need to come from a script.

I would recommend you pass the instance of the script and use the series from the variable that holds the instance of the script.


I have an example that passes an instance of a script to an addon.

If you are trying to get a series without an instance of a script constructing the series for you, you will not be able to do so. Instead use a BarsRequest to query for bar data.

Below is a public link to the help guide on BarsRequest.
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Thanks, ChelseaB.

The instance approach worked like a charm. Exactly what I needed. Appreciate it.
Had to make a minor adjustment though: myIndicator.Close[0] rather than myIndicator().Close[0].
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