# Highest of the previous two, five minute aggregated candles

#### KevinSammy

##### Member
Hello,

On a 1 minute chart, I have an aggregation that groups into 5 minute candles.
I am trying to code something that will compare the high of the current 5minute candle aggregation against the previous one.

For example, if it is 12pm now, the comparison will work as follows:
• current 5 minute aggregation = 12:00-12:04pm
• previous 5 minute aggregation = 11:55-11:59am

I am checking if the high of any candle in the current aggregation (12-12:04pm) is greater than the high of the previous aggregation (11:55-11:59am).

Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to code for the current aggregation timeframe. I successfully did the previous aggregation.

#5min candles
def agperiod = AggregationPeriod.FIVE_MIN;
def Highcurrent5min = (high(period = agperiod)); -> how to code for the current aggregation timeframe?
def one5minHIGHago = (high(period = agperiod)[1]);

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!

Solution
Hello,

On a 1 minute chart, I have an aggregation that groups into 5 minute candles.
I am trying to code something that will compare the high of the current 5minute candle aggregation against the previous one.

For example, if it is 12pm now, the comparison will work as follows:
• current 5 minute aggregation = 12:00-12:04pm
• previous 5 minute aggregation = 11:55-11:59am

I am checking if the high of any candle in the current aggregation (12-12:04pm) is greater than the high of the previous aggregation (11:55-11:59am).

Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to code for the current aggregation timeframe. I successfully did the previous aggregation.

#5min candles
def agperiod = AggregationPeriod.FIVE_MIN;
def...
Hello,

On a 1 minute chart, I have an aggregation that groups into 5 minute candles.
I am trying to code something that will compare the high of the current 5minute candle aggregation against the previous one.

For example, if it is 12pm now, the comparison will work as follows:
• current 5 minute aggregation = 12:00-12:04pm
• previous 5 minute aggregation = 11:55-11:59am

I am checking if the high of any candle in the current aggregation (12-12:04pm) is greater than the high of the previous aggregation (11:55-11:59am).

Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to code for the current aggregation timeframe. I successfully did the previous aggregation.

#5min candles
def agperiod = AggregationPeriod.FIVE_MIN;
def Highcurrent5min = (high(period = agperiod)); -> how to code for the current aggregation timeframe?
def one5minHIGHago = (high(period = agperiod)[1]);

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!
@KevinSammy When you say this -
I am checking if the high of any candle in the current aggregation (12-12:04pm) is greater than the high of the previous aggregation (11:55-11:59am).
Isn't it possible to just use the high of the current 5 min bar? such as `high(period = "5 min") > high(period = "5 min")[1]`

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