# Trying to find the high price in the first hour after open

#### ehensim1

##### New member
Hi I need some help. I'm trying to find the high price between two times during the day. In this case I want to find the high between the open and 10:30 ET, so the first hour of the day. And I want it to display a label on my chart. I do it but the high doesn't exactly line up with the high in that timeframe on my chart. For example for SPY on 12/16/2022, it says the open to 10:30 high was 385.43, but really it was 386.58. What am I doing wrong?

input startTime = 0930;

input endTime = 1030;

def Active = SecondsFromTime(startTime) >= 0 and SecondsTillTime(endTime) >= 0;

def HighFirst60Min = if Active and !Active[1] then high else HighFirst60Min[1];

AddLabel(1, "Open to 10:30 High = " + HighFirst60Min, Color.PINK);

# Open to 10:30 high

Solution
Hi I need some help. I'm trying to find the high price between two times during the day. In this case I want to find the high between the open and 10:30 ET, so the first hour of the day. And I want it to display a label on my chart. I do it but the high doesn't exactly line up with the high in that timeframe on my chart. For example for SPY on 12/16/2022, it says the open to 10:30 high was 385.43, but really it was 386.58. What am I doing wrong?

input startTime = 0930;

input endTime = 1030;

def Active = SecondsFromTime(startTime) >= 0 and SecondsTillTime(endTime) >= 0;

def HighFirst60Min = if Active and !Active[1] then high else HighFirst60Min[1];

AddLabel(1, "Open to 10:30 High = " + HighFirst60Min, Color.PINK);

# Open to...
Hi I need some help. I'm trying to find the high price between two times during the day. In this case I want to find the high between the open and 10:30 ET, so the first hour of the day. And I want it to display a label on my chart. I do it but the high doesn't exactly line up with the high in that timeframe on my chart. For example for SPY on 12/16/2022, it says the open to 10:30 high was 385.43, but really it was 386.58. What am I doing wrong?

input startTime = 0930;

input endTime = 1030;

def Active = SecondsFromTime(startTime) >= 0 and SecondsTillTime(endTime) >= 0;

def HighFirst60Min = if Active and !Active[1] then high else HighFirst60Min[1];

AddLabel(1, "Open to 10:30 High = " + HighFirst60Min, Color.PINK);

# Open to 10:30 high

You were close. Your code only picked up the first high at 0930 (looks like you were on a 1miin chart). It needed to find highs after that were higher. The following will do that:

Ruby:
``````input startTime = 0930;

input endTime = 1030;

def Active = SecondsFromTime(startTime) >= 0 and SecondsTillTime(endTime) >= 0;

def HighFirst60Min = if Active and !Active[1]
then high
else max(high, HighFirst60Min[1]);

AddLabel(1, "Open to 10:30 High = " + HighFirst60Min, Color.PINK);

# Open to 10:30 high``````

You were close. Your code only picked up the first high at 0930 (looks like you were on a 1miin chart). It needed to find highs after that were higher. The following will do that:
Thanks, although now it seems to be showing the entire day's high. I feel like there's one little tweak in there I need to do still.

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