MultiCharts trading platform is award-winning trading software. Whether you are a new trader or a professional, MultiCharts has features that may help you achieve your trading goals. High-definition charting, built-in indicators and strategies, one-click trading from chart and DOM, high-precision backtesting, brute-force and genetic optimization, automated execution and support for EasyLanguage scripts are all key tools at your disposal. The freedom of choice has been the driving idea behind MultiCharts as you can see in the wide choice of supported data feeds and brokers. Choose your trading method, test it, and start trading with any supported broker you like—that's the advantage of MultiCharts.
The main difference between MultiCharts .NET and regular MultiCharts is the ability to develop in .NET languages, such as C# and VB.NET. Any IDE can be used to create scripts from the built-in editor to Notepad++. A very tight integration with Visual Studio makes that IDE a perfect choice.
Here are a few features in MultiCharts .NET that are not available in regular MultiCharts:
- Access all data from Scripts, for instruments that are not even charted.
- Create custom toolbars.
- Draw objects using GDI.
- Access to all information in Order and Position Tracker from scripts.
Watch a short intro video to get an overview of the .NET Editor and the tight integration we created with Visual Studio. Remember, you can choose between 32 and 64-bit versions for the one that best fits your needs.
The descriptions of the features common to MC.NET and regular MultiCharts (i.e. charting, manual and auto trading, data management etc.) can be found below.
The PowerLanguage .NET Help file with descriptions of all of the functions is located in the PowerLanguage .NET Editor itself and can be downloaded here (you may need to unblock the .chm file to be able to see its content: right-click on the file, click Properties and click Unblock on the General tab, then click Apply).
The MultiCharts .NET Programming Guide describing the process of creating and applying studies in MultiCharts .NET can be found here.
What is the MultiCharts Wiki?
This is the central place for accumulated knowledge about the MultiCharts platform, contributed to by both traders and developers. Forum discussions are not easy to search while here, with the help our community, we will create a comprehensive database of articles, tips, frequent questions, and discussions. The entire MultiCharts Help section has been moved here, so it can be quickly searched and accessible from anywhere.
We have decided to maintain only online help materials in order to follow the "Be green - keep it on the screen" principle. Therefore, a printer-friendly manual is not provided.
How It Works
Just like regular Wikipedia, MCWiki articles will have fact-based content and users can edit pages. Our staff will look over recent changes and maintain the integrity of the content. Community editors are welcome to help. This tool is for our users and it is only as good as the content you help us create. To combat spam, only authorized users can make changes to the Wiki. If you want to be a contributor, please send a request to email@example.com with your Wiki login, and we will authorize the userID to make changes.
Editing CheatSheet shows basic tags to edit content. To Edit a page, simply click Edit in the top right-hand corner. Choose Show Preview after adding content, and if everything looks good, click Save.
Beginners Guide to MultiCharts
Here are some helpful links:
- Investopedia published a "Beginner's Guide To MultiCharts Trading Platform"
- Videos on how to connect data feeds
- Videos on how to connect brokers
- Wiki FAQ for frequent beginner questions
- Download MultiCharts 8
.NET Programming Guide
Indicators and signals for MultiCharts .NET can be written using the C# and VB.NET programming languages. The following information requires that the reader has basic knowledge of any of the C# or VB.NET programming languages. If not, then we recommend reviewing the following reference before continuing.
This Programming Guide describes the process of creating and applying studies in MultiCharts .NET. Description of all PowerLanguage .NET methods and classes can be found in Power Language .NET Help (in PoweLanguage .NET main menu select Help and click PowerLanguage .NET Help).
PowerLanguage Keyword Reference
PowerLanguage is an advanced programming environment for creating technical analysis indicators and trading strategies for the MultiCharts trading platform. PowerLanguage offers the sophisticated features sought after by experts while still maintaining an easy learning curve for beginners.