Text GetTime s

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Returns a numerical value indicating the time, including seconds, of the bar at which a text object with the specified ID number has been placed; returns a value of -2 if the specified object ID number is invalid.

The time is indicated in the 24-hour HHmmss format, where 130000 = 1:00:00 PM.




ObjectID - a numerical expression specifying the object ID number.


  • An object-specific ID number is returned by Text_New_s when the text object is created.
  • Use Text_GetTime to get the time of a text object with minute precision.
  • Use Text_GetDate to get the date of a text object.


Assign a value, indicating the time of the bar at which a text object with the ID number of 3 has been placed, to Value1 variable:

Value1 = Text_GetTime_s(3);