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Gilari Decosta
2012-08-17 10:12:26


Sir,
I want ot modify following script ,downloaded from the forum of QS,such that I can APPEND the quote of today to my database.I have managed to do same but
I have to modify date of today manually.
Please give me code to get today's date in th code STRING B = "17/08/2012"

The partially modified version of code is as follow

string path = "F:\\QS-Object\\nse";

Symbol[] symbols = Symbols.GetSymbols();
String b = "01/08/2012"
for(int i=0;i < symbols.Length;i++)
{
Symbol sym = symbols[i];
HistoricalQuotes quotes = Quotes.GetHistoricalQuotes(sym.Name);
System.Text.StringBuilder builder = new System.Text.StringBuilder("");
for(int j=0;j < quotes.Close.Length;j++)
{
if (b = quotes.Date[j].ToString("ddmmyy")
string line = quotes.Date[j].ToString("ddmmyy") + ","+ quotes.Open[j] + "," + quotes.High[j] + "," + quotes.Low[j] + "," + quotes.Close[j] + "," + quotes.Volume[j];
builder.AppendLine(line);
}

System.IO.File.AppendText(path + "\\" + sym.Name + ".txt", builder.ToString());

Thanking You
Gilari



QuantShare
2012-08-17 15:48:21

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Hi,

Here is how to get today date:

string b = DateTime.Today.ToString("ddmmyy");

Note however that "ddmmyy" format gives the following date: 170812, not (17/08/2012).



Seeker
2015-03-21 03:05:54

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I have tried changing:

DateTime end = new DateTime(2015, 03, 20)

to

DateTime end = new DateTime.Today.ToString("yyyy,MM,dd");

But gives the error System.DateTime.Today' is a 'property' but is used like a 'type'.



QuantShare
2015-03-23 01:47:55

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You should not add the "new " in front of "DateTime.Today". "Today" is a static variable. Please check again my previous message.


Seeker
2015-03-23 02:14:22

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When I remove the "new", it gives the error: Cannot implicitly convert type 'string' to 'System.DateTime'.


QuantShare
2015-03-23 14:16:54

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Please check my first message. It should be:

string b = DateTime.Today.ToString("ddmmyy");

If you want to create a "DateTime" variable, you should remove "ToString"

DateTime end = DateTime.Today;



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