iTime - Timeseries and Indicators Access - MQL4 Reference

MQL4 Reference Timeseries and Indicators Access iTime

iTime

Returns Time value for the bar of specified symbol with timeframe and shift.

datetime  iTime(
   string           symbol,          // symbol
   int              timeframe,       // timeframe
   int              shift            // shift
   );

Parameters

symbol

[in]  Symbol name. NULL means the current symbol.

timeframe

[in]  Timeframe. It can be any of ENUM_TIMEFRAMES enumeration values. 0 means the current chart timeframe.

shift

[in]  Index of the value taken from the indicator buffer (shift relative to the current bar the given amount of periods ago).

Returned value

Time value for the bar of specified symbol with timeframe and shift. If local history is empty (not loaded), function returns 0. To check errors, one has to call the GetLastError() function.

Note

For the current chart, the information about open bar times is in the Time[] predefined array.

Example:

  Print("Current bar for USDCHF H1: ",iTime("USDCHF",PERIOD_H1,0),", ",  iOpen("USDCHF",PERIOD_H1,0),", ",
                                      iHigh("USDCHF",PERIOD_H1,0),", ",  iLow("USDCHF",PERIOD_H1,0),", ",
                                      iClose("USDCHF",PERIOD_H1,0),", "iVolume("USDCHF",PERIOD_H1,0));