open()

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open() Series Functions

The open() function is used to create a Series Object of the open prices or to retrieve individual open price values.

Syntax
open( [ nBarIndex][, sym() | inv()] )

Parameters
Parameter: Description:Default:
nBarIndex [Optional]  Number of bar index of series to retrieve

 

n/asym() or        inv() [Optional]  Function of sym() or inv() to determine source for open values.

 

n/a
Return Value(s)
Returns a Series Object when
nBarIndex is not specified.

Returns a single price value when nBarIndexis specified.


Notes
N/A

Code Examples
function main() {

//retrieve the value for the current price bar
myVar =
open(0);
	//retrieve the value for the previous price bar 	
myVar =
open(-1);
	//retrieve the current value for a specific symbol 	
myVar =
open(0sym("IBM") );
	//retrieve the current value for a specific symbol/interval 	
myVar =
open(0sym("IBM,5") );
	//retrieve the current value for a specific bar interval 	
myVar =
open(0inv(15) );
	//create a Series Object of the open prices.
xOpen =
open();
	//create a Series Object of the open prices for a specific symbol.
xOpen =
open( sym("IBM") );
	//create a Series Object of the open prices for a specific symbol/interval.
xOpen =
open( sym("IBM,5") );
 	//create a Series Object of the open prices for a specific interval.
xOpen =
open( inv(15) );

}



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