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open([nRelativeOffset] [, nNumBars [, Symbol ] ])


  • nRelativeOffset: Offset to bar. 0 is most recent bar, -1 is next bar, etc.
  • nNumBars:  Number of bars to retrieve (a negative number)
  • Symbol:  The symbol to retrieve data for.



open(-1);    gets the next-to-last open for the current symbol
open(0, "IBM");  gets the most recent open for IBM
open(0, -10, "INTC"); gets the last 10 opens for INTC and places them in an array


This is a shortcut to getValue, requesting the open bars. See getValue for more information.