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How to get Start and EndDate of algorithm in my code

In the method Initialize(), we do the following:

SetStartDate(2013, 10, 07);
SetEndDate(2013, 11, 07);


How can I access these properties in my code later on?
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The QCAlgorithm base class has a StartDate and EndDate property. You can access them in your algorithm using the following:var start = StartDate;
var end = EndData
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@MichaelH Thank you. That's perfect.

The framework is coming along nicely but I need to access the Resolution of my custom asset in my functions. How can I access this property? Is it saved somewhere in the algorithm manager?

E.g. if my asset is called "AAPL.CALL", how can I access its Resolution?
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This should do the trick:Securities["AAPL.CALL"].Resolution
There's loads of good properties on the Security class.
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