GetTime()

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GetTime()

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Definition

Returns the time stamp at the current bar index value.

 

Note: This method will return what is displayed in the chart's data box.  For formatting purposes, the value returned is NOT guaranteed be equal to the TimeSeries value.  If you are using daily bars and need the session end time, you should use Bars.GetSessionEndTime() instead.

 

 

Method Return Value

A DateTime structure that represents the time stamp at the desired bar index.

 

Syntax

Bars.GetTime(int index)

 

Parameters

index

An int representing an absolute bar index value

 

 

Examples

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protected override void OnRender(ChartControl chartControl, ChartScale chartScale)
{
  base.OnRender(chartControl, chartScale);
  // loop through only the rendered bars on the chart
  for(int barIndex = ChartBars.FromIndex; barIndex <= ChartBars.ToIndex; barIndex++)
  {
    // get the time stamp at the selected bar index value
    DateTime timeValue = Bars.GetTime(barIndex);
    Print("Bar #" + barIndex + " time stamp is " + timeValue);
  }
}