frame (int Offset): bool
Returns true when the current TimeFrame ends at the given bar.
frameSync (int Period): int
Synchronizes TimeFrame to a half hour, a hour, a 4 hours period, a day, or a week.
Causes 30-min time frames to end either at a full or a half hour, 1-hour time frames at
every full hour, 4-hour time frames at a
multiple of 4 hours after midnight, daily time frames at midnight, and weekly
time frames at Monday 00:00. FrameOffset can be used
to shift the synchronized time frame. Returns 0 inside the time frame and the negative number of skipped bars at the end of the time frame.
||Optional bar number, calculated from the current bar. Must be 0 when TimeFrame is synchronized to a fixed time period or to an external event.
||Time period to be synchronized, in bars. Must be an integer multiple of a hour, a day, or a week.
- TimeFrame = 24 is different to TimeFrame = frameSync(24). In the former case the time frame changes every 24 bars, in the latter case every day (assuming a 1-hour bar period), even if there
are less than 24 bars per day.
- For synchonizing TimeFrame to arbitrary events, look up
the frameAlign helper function under Tips&Tricks.
- TimeFrame = frameSync(...) will not automatically set
LookBack, so always set it manually to the needed
value when using variable time frames.
BarPeriod = 60;
FrameOffset = 3;
TimeFrame = frameSync(24);
// the time frame will now change daily at 3:00
Bar, TimeFrame, BarZone, BarMode,
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