IsFirstBarOfSessionByIndex()

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IsFirstBarOfSessionByIndex()

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Definition

Indicates if the selected bar index value is the first bar of a trading session.

 

Property Value

This property returns true if the bar is the first bar of a session; otherwise, false.  This property is read-only.

 

Syntax
Bars.IsFirstBarOfSessionByIndex(int index)

 

Warning:   This property will always return false on non-intraday bar periods (e.g., Day, Month, etc)

 

 

Parameters

index

An int representing an absolute bar index value

 

Examples

ns


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++)
  {
    // check if the rendered bar is the first bar of the trading session
    if (Bars.IsFirstBarOfSessionByIndex(barIndex))
    {
        DateTime slotTimeAtBarIndex = chartControl.GetTimeBySlotIndex(barIndex);
        Print(string.Format("Bar index {0} was the first bar of the session at slot time {1}.", barIndex, slotTimeAtBarIndex));
    }
  }
}