BarType ex

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BarType_ex indicates the resolution units of a chart more specifically than BarType does.

BarType_ex returns a numerical value, indicating the resolution units of the data series that the study is applied to.

Usage

BarType_ex

The following values are returned for each type of resolution units:

1 = Ticks,
2 = Minutes,
3 = Hours,
4 = Days,
5 = Weeks,
6 = Months,
7 = Years,
8 = Volume,
9 = Seconds,
10 = Quarters,
11 = Points,
12 = Change,
13 = Points (Original),
14 = Point & Figure,
15 = Kagi,
16 = Line Break,
17 = Renko,
18 = Heikin Ashi.
1000+N = Custom Resolution, where N = BarType_ex.

Example

Assign a value, indicating the resolution units of the data series that the study is applied to, to the Value1 variable:

Value1 = BarType_ex;

Print a message when the user uses a volume chart":

if BarType_ex = 8 then
  Print("This is a volume chart.");