Referencing the current timeframe in a script

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Can I reference the current timeframe (eg have a 30-minute timeframe returns 30) in order to calculate a minimum pattern height in price differences basis the average bar size of the timeframe being referenced?

I would key a security for the 1-minute timeframe as an EMA of the 1-bar ATR of that timeframe and multiply the minimum pattern size by the square root of the pattern as a multiple of 1. A 4-minute chart minimum pattern height would therefore be double the minimum height of the 1-minute timeframe as a 144-bar Exponential Moving Average of the Average True Range of that timeframe multiplied by the square root of the number of minutes per bar.

Thanks in advance!
 
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Can I reference the current timeframe (eg have a 30-minute timeframe returns 30) in order to calculate a minimum pattern height in price differences basis the average bar size of the timeframe being referenced?

I would key a security for the 1-minute timeframe as an EMA of the 1-bar ATR of that timeframe and multiply the minimum pattern size by the square root of the pattern as a multiple of 1. A 4-minute chart minimum pattern height would therefore be double the minimum height of the 1-minute timeframe as a 144-bar Exponential Moving Average of the Average True Range of that timeframe multiplied by the square root of the number of minutes per bar.

Thanks in advance!

This returns 30 on a 30min chart.

Ruby:
def agg =...
Can I reference the current timeframe (eg have a 30-minute timeframe returns 30) in order to calculate a minimum pattern height in price differences basis the average bar size of the timeframe being referenced?

I would key a security for the 1-minute timeframe as an EMA of the 1-bar ATR of that timeframe and multiply the minimum pattern size by the square root of the pattern as a multiple of 1. A 4-minute chart minimum pattern height would therefore be double the minimum height of the 1-minute timeframe as a 144-bar Exponential Moving Average of the Average True Range of that timeframe multiplied by the square root of the number of minutes per bar.

Thanks in advance!

This returns 30 on a 30min chart.

Ruby:
def agg = GetAggregationPeriod() / 60000;
AddLabel(1, agg, Color.WHITE);
 
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