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Trigger time v bet matched time
« on: Tue, 15 January, 2013, 22:20 »
Hi,

Quick question, hopefully. I have synchronised my computer clock with Betfair clock. Within my trigger I have set a user variable (bet_time) being now_time, recording the time the trigger conditions were met and a back bet placed.

This then compares to the bm_backtime.

In a recent example the bet_time was 21:58:55 and the bm_backtime (for the corresponding trigger/bet) was 21:58:52.

The bet matched time was 3 seconds before the trigger time. It was definitely for the corresponding trigger/bet and clocks were synchronised. Any suggestions?

Thanks
Dan

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Re: Trigger time v bet matched time
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 16 January, 2013, 08:39 »
Hi
I tested this:

If your set user variable action is a second action in your backing trigger, bet_time and bm_backtime will be the same.

If your set user variable is a separate trigger with a condition trigger backing number of runs…, the difference in time between the 2 variables will be the duration of 1 refresh. This is because the bet_time trigger needs to wait 1 refresh to detect the backing trigger has executed.
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Re: Trigger time v bet matched time
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 16 January, 2013, 16:05 »
Mark,
Thanks for the reply. Now going back through my triggers and trying to simplify things as I think it has become over complicated whilst putting together.
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Re: Trigger time v bet matched time
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 01 June, 2014, 16:19 »
I'm still trying to learn the ropes here though but using variable action as a second action worked for me.
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