Input AggregationPeriods

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I'm trying to input AggregationPeriod. Does anyone know if it's possible to get the following code to work?

input aggregationPeriod = {default DAY, FIVE_MIN, FIFTEEN_MIN, THIRTY_MIN, HOUR, TWO_HOURS, FOUR_HOURS, WEEK, MONTH, QUARTER, YEAR};

plot test = close(period = aggregationPeriod);
 
@Vision The following code should work... You need to actually assign a valid default aggregation period using AggregationPeriod and then you will end up with a dropdown to select other aggregation periods... Don't make it harder than it needs to be...

Ruby:
input aggregationPeriod = AggregationPeriod.DAY;
plot test = close(period = aggregationPeriod);
 

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How might I tweak this to default to the current timeframe - rather than DAY timeframe - while still allowing for selection of an alternate time period as the solution above?
 
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How might I tweak this to default to the current timeframe - rather than DAY timeframe - while still allowing for selection of an alternate time period as the solution above?

One way. If you choose Select the change the input select to the desired agg period.

Ruby:
input aggregation       = {default Current, Select};
input select            = AggregationPeriod.DAY;
def   aggregationperiod = if aggregation == aggregation.Select
                          then Select
                          else getaggregationPeriod();
plot test = close(period = aggregationPeriod);
 
One way. If you choose Select the change the input select to the desired agg period.
Thank you, SleepyZ!

For my clarification, do I need to explicitly add the aggregationPeriod to my close statements in the remaining study code or will they assume this new context if I leave the plot statements as they are with no parameters passed?

In my first case, I'm rewriting a StochRSI study which calls an external RSI study. If I need to be explicit, I suppose I'll have to modify that RSI study too.
 
Thank you, SleepyZ!

For my clarification, do I need to explicitly add the aggregationPeriod to my close statements in the remaining study code or will they assume this new context if I leave the plot statements as they are with no parameters passed?

In my first case, I'm rewriting a StochRSI study which calls an external RSI study. If I need to be explicit, I suppose I'll have to modify that RSI study too.
You only need to be explicit if you want the Select aggregation period. See the image below with both Select high(period=aggregationperiod) and high with no specificity, which will default to the current aggregation.

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Ruby:
input aggregation       = {default Current, Select};
input select            = AggregationPeriod.DAY;
def   aggregationperiod = if aggregation == aggregation.Select
                          then Select
                          else getaggregationPeriod();
plot test = high(period = aggregationPeriod);
plot h    = high;
 

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