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by JackR
16 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE [updated]
Replies: 101
Views: 21054

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE

I plot the NYSE-TICK (USD Index from InteractiveBrokers). I use a simple 1 minute bar chart with a 1 period moving average. It worked fine in Beta 2 but does not plot in the Release. It loads but does not update. The data updates in the Status Line on the chart but the bars remain unchanged. I've r...
by JackR
13 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE [updated]
Replies: 101
Views: 21054

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE

I plot the NYSE-TICK (USD Index from InteractiveBrokers). I use a simple 1 minute bar chart with a 1 period moving average. It worked fine in Beta 2 but does not plot in the Release. It loads but does not update. The data updates in the Status Line on the chart but the bars remain unchanged. I've r...
by JackR
08 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE [updated]
Replies: 101
Views: 21054

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE

I plot the NYSE-TICK (USD Index from InteractiveBrokers). I use a simple 1 minute bar chart with a 1 period moving average. It worked fine in Beta 2 but does not plot in the Release. It loads but does not update. The data updates in the Status Line on the chart but the bars remain unchanged. I've r...
by JackR
05 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE [updated]
Replies: 101
Views: 21054

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE

I plot the NYSE-TICK (USD Index from InteractiveBrokers). I use a simple 1 minute bar chart with a 1 period moving average. It worked fine in Beta 2 but does not plot in the Release. It loads but does not update. The data updates in the Status Line on the chart but the bars remain unchanged. I've r...
by JackR
05 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE [updated]
Replies: 101
Views: 21054

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.7 RELEASE

I plot the NYSE-TICK (USD Index from InteractiveBrokers). I use a simple 1 minute bar chart with a 1 period moving average. It worked fine in Beta 2 but does not plot in the Release. It loads but does not update. The data updates in the Status Line on the chart but the bars remain unchanged. I've re...
by JackR
01 Aug 2012
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Visual Studio [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 3527

Visual Studio [SOLVED]

I see you are emphasizing the use of Visual Studio with MC .NET.

Do we need Visual Studio or will Visual Studio Express work as well?

Jack
by JackR
04 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rithmic Continuous Futures
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Rithmic Continuous Futures

Rithmic provides their own version of continuous futures so that we should not need to use Multichart's Custom Futures feature (if Rithmic's linking method is all we need). However, I cannot get MC 7.4 to recognize the symbol "ES.CME". That is the symbol that Rithmic support provided to me for the E...
by JackR
15 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)
Replies: 22
Views: 3673

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)

JackR, What aspects of connection video guides do you consider incomplete? Henry: I have been connected for quite some time and those videos were not available when I first started using MC so I've never looked at them before. I did a quick scan of them and they basically seem to cover Quote Manage...
by JackR
13 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)
Replies: 22
Views: 3673

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)

Dave: So will the Wiki be released concurrent with the MC 8 public beta? Or will the available documentation remain at the 5.5 level? It is difficult to recommend a very expensive software tool when you have to tell people that the documentation is obsolete in many instances, flat wrong in others, a...
by JackR
01 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)
Replies: 22
Views: 3673

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)

Dave:

What about the Help? Is it scheduled for the same release time or a future date?

Jack
by JackR
31 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)
Replies: 22
Views: 3673

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Printer-friendly Manual (.PDF format)

My current plan is to stop by the MultiCharts booth at the NY Trader's Expo and ask about the documentation. I'll ask some friends to stop by and ask as well. Simple questions like " It looks like a great product, but I was told your user manual and help file are from Version 5 and are way out of da...
by JackR
10 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Teaser for the upcoming release
Replies: 36
Views: 5473

Re: Teaser for the upcoming release

To load 64 million ticks, how much RAM did you need? By looking at the screen shot I estimate as follows: About 5.2 gig of virtual memory being used for the entire program. I'm not familiar with the SysInternals tools, but it appears that all the programs running are using in excess of 94% of physi...
by JackR
02 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Integrated futures broker with Multicharts
Replies: 5
Views: 850

Re: Integrated futures broker with Multicharts

Trader N: I primarily use Interactive Brokers and have a backup account at Infinity, a Transact subsidiuary. I'd love to be able to connect to both via MC. I spoke with Transact/Infinity about a week ago. Transacts's web site shows MC as an option. However, when I asked about it I was told the Trans...
by JackR
16 Sep 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Workable IB TWS for MC 7 / MC 6
Replies: 2
Views: 671

Re: Workable IB TWS for MC 7 / MC 6

I'm running TWS 918.9 (latest downloadable from IB as of 15 Sep 2011) and MC7. They work together. HOWEVER , I have not tried to use the new discretionary trading features (DOM) as Multicharts hasn't gotten around to documenting them. The videos are incomplete. I don't like to use on-line help as it...
by JackR
30 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Status of Documentation
Replies: 6
Views: 1022

Re: Status of Documentation

Pavel: It might be smart business as well. I wonder how much time and effort is spent answering queries in this forum and via on-line chat, not to mention logging into our computers and messing about for an hour or more to find a simple user mistake. I'm sure there are a number of users who will alw...
by JackR
30 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Status of Documentation
Replies: 6
Views: 1022

Re: Status of Documentation

Pavel:

I asked the same question about two weeks ago. Was told real soon now. See this thread:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8929

Maybe we'll get an update.

Jack
by JackR
17 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 - New Help Included? - Videos?
Replies: 7
Views: 1099

MC 7 - New Help Included? - Videos?

At some time during the beta process a question was asked about updating the embedded Help file which dates from MC5.5. We were told via this Forum (Stan Bokov) that MC was trying to get the Help updated but that a series of videos would be available with the release. I did a search for "DOM" and a ...
by JackR
17 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC7: Custom signals can't be added to a chart
Replies: 11
Views: 987

Re: MC7: Custom signals can't be added to a chart

I'd temporarily uninstall Comodo and see what happens. Just disconnect from the Internet if you are concerned about virus problems. You will have to reconnect to test once you've uninstalled as MC has a protection scheme that checks the validity of your license on line. If it works at least you'll h...
by JackR
08 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues
Replies: 76
Views: 10126

Re: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues

JackR wrote: sptrader wrote: rondot samuel ws wrote: Custom Futures : Symbol Root. On my server, the list begin at the H letter ? .... Nothing before. **************************^^ Yes, I noticed that too..(can't access ES ) Was ok in beta 4 I have the same problem. The IB Source list starts with th...
by JackR
06 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Custom Futures

This paper might be of interest - http://www.tradingrecipes.com/files/cntcontr.pdf

Jack
by JackR
05 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues
Replies: 76
Views: 10126

Re: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues

Custom Futures : Symbol Root. On my server, the list begin at the H letter ? .... Nothing before. **************************^^ Yes, I noticed that too..(can't access ES ) Was ok in beta 4 I have the same problem. The IB Source list starts with the HSI and you cannot get a "lower" letter. All the ot...
by JackR
02 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues
Replies: 76
Views: 10126

Re: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues

Hi, Custom Futures : Symbol Root. On my server, the list begin at the H letter ? .... Nothing before. **************************^^ Yes, I noticed that too..(can't access ES ) Was ok in beta 4 I have the same problem. The IB Source list starts with the HSI and you cannot get a "lower" letter. All th...
by JackR
30 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues
Replies: 76
Views: 10126

Re: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 5 RELEASE -- Questions/Issues

MultiCharts 7 Beta 5 is nearing on the Release Candidate and the final release of MultiCharts 7.., [including] a learning environment that should help users....
Site Admin:

Does this refer to an updated Help function or something else?

Jack
by JackR
16 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to create a Custom Future
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: How to create a Custom Future

Neil:

Search for "Custom Futures Issue" in this Forum. Read through the thread before attempting to implement. The date is 15 Jan 2011. The trick is setting up the root name via eSignal.

Jack
by JackR
14 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TWS 918 upgrade breaks MC?
Replies: 15
Views: 1353

Re: TWS 918 upgrade breaks MC?

Stan:

Is the "fix" file for MC6 or MC7 beta? Or for both?

Jack
by JackR
18 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DOM - Where is info in Help
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: DOM - Where is info in Help

Stan:

A beta version of the Help would be good. We'd have something to work with and you'd get feedback about problems in the document.

Jack
by JackR
15 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DOM - Where is info in Help
Replies: 4
Views: 464

DOM - Where is info in Help

MC7 Beta 2 - Can anyone tell me where to find info on the DOM and how to use/edit the strategies mentioned in the release info. I tried searching a number of words in the Help Search and found nothing.

Jack
by JackR
07 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB Question
Replies: 1
Views: 431

IB Question

..... we pulled up the Times and Sales in Interactive Brokers TWS and the LAST field is updated much more frequently than the ask and the bid fields (about 5 times more often).... Stan: I know IB samples the data we get but it has always been a mystery as to how often they update the info. Since yo...
by JackR
06 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB symbol AD-NYSE bid & Ask NOT working in ver7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 18
Views: 4851

Re: IB symbol AD-NYSE bid & Ask NOT working in ver7 [SOLVED]

I just checked TWS (standalone version) and quotes ARE coming into TWS but NOT into MC version 7.. the bid and ask are for nyse advancing and declining issues and is VERY important to me.. I deleted the symbol and re-entered it, tried a new chart etc. Just shows "no data".. Anyone else notice this ...
by JackR
06 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 1 RELEASE
Replies: 63
Views: 11648

Re: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 1 RELEASE

tcat wrote: 2) One thing that annoyed me with version 6 and is still there in the beta release is the "Your PC is running out of memory" The key mentioned in your response is not present in my registry. I am certain of this, checked and verified several times. Can you confirm your information? Than...
by JackR
05 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 1 RELEASE
Replies: 63
Views: 11648

Re: MULTICHARTS 7 BETA 1 RELEASE

I use IB as my datafeed. Under MC 6.0 I've made Custom Futures based on the eSignal Symbol Directory.
If I install MC 7 I assume it will overwrite MC 6. Is this the way I should install MC 7 - just run it?

What will happen to my Custom Futures?
My collected data history?
by JackR
25 Mar 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: connecting to IB data feed
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Re: connecting to IB data feed

Hi - I am switching from iQ feed to IB data, sacrificing tick data to save the 165/month. Misha: Looks like TJ answered your question. Remember that MC has the capability to import data in ASCII format. If there is some historical data that you use from iQ (or can can still retrieve) that goes back...
by JackR
25 Mar 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: reliability of interactive brokers?
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: reliability of interactive brokers?

I'm an IB customer and am happy with them. They have their quirks. I primarily trade futures. I do not trade forex and have no experience in that area.. I can tell you that IB is a true forex broker. They make their money in commissions, not from trading against you. They run an ECN and have a numbe...
by JackR
21 Mar 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CL (oil)
Replies: 7
Views: 765

Re: CL (oil)

You can read this to help understand the issue.

http://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/tr ... Label.html

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