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An array holding Bars objects that are added via the AddDataSeries() method. BarsArray can be used as input for indicator methods. This property is of primary value when working with multi-time frame or multi-instrument scripts.


Property Value

An array of Bars objects.


Warning:  This property should NOT be accessed within the OnStateChange() method before the State has reached State.DataLoaded



BarsArray[int index]




protected override void OnStateChange()
  if (State == State.SetDefaults)
    Name = "Examples Indicator";      
  else if (State == State.Configure)
    // Add a 5 minute Bars object which is added to the BarArray
    // which will take index 1 since the primary Bars object of the strategy
    // will be index 0
    AddDataSeries(BarsPeriodType.Minute, 5);
protected override void OnBarUpdate()
  // Ignore bar update events for the supplementary Bars object added above
  if (BarsInProgress == 1)
  // Pass in a Bars object as input for the simple moving average method
  // Evaluates if the 20 SMA of the primary Bars is greater than
  // the 20 SMA of the secondary Bars added above
  if (SMA(20)[0] > SMA(BarsArray[1], 20)[0])