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What is wrong with bars in m1 history?

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coolaid
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coolaid  

If you run the following you get back a time that is not on par with hour timeframe.

int n=iBarShift(NULL,PERIOD_M1,iTime(NULL,PERIOD_H1,2))-60;

Print(iTime(NULL,PERIOD_M1,n));

//Returned value equals something like 23:03

Also in chart, If you count 60 bars with crosshair(click and drag) from an hour interval like 22:00 on m1 time frame the time you get at the 60th bar is 23:03 and not 23:00.

There are 60 m1 bars between 22:00 and 23:00 not 63???

Keith Watford
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Keith Watford  

There are some bars missing on the M1 chart

Ie. there were no ticks for a period of more than 1 minute, so a bar was not formed. 

So between 22:00 and 23:00, 3 bars were missing , therefore only 57 bars in that 1 hour period.

So counting 60 bars from 22:00, takes you 3 bars past 23:00 

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