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by escamillo
28 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can't pull IQfeed's full symbol history [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Can't pull IQfeed's full symbol history [SOLVED]

MY IQ story: I had IQ feed up until perhaps mid-2015. After I had been away for say four to six month I had a problem getting back data. I called IQ and they told me that they had made a change such that third party data users (as on MC) could no longer access the back data servers. No notice, no so...
by escamillo
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 792

Re: hardware question

If your indicator code is set up to calculate on every tick with that many charts open at one time, then you will probably bog down any machine on a regular day and cause it to seize up during one of the very busy periods. You may not need to run indicator code every tick - try running indicator cod...
by escamillo
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]
Replies: 20
Views: 2473

Re: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]

So Rithmic has now changed its monthly fee structure to $20 per month minimum whether you logon through RAPI or RAPI+? Does this sound accurate? https://support.ampglobal.com/hc/en-us/articles/360016847634-Rithmic-Pricing-2019-Minimum-Monthly-Fee-per-User-ID-of-20-00 Rithmic data fee has been there...
by escamillo
03 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: reseved word "Category" - please create return # for CryptoCurrency [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: reseved word "Category" - please create return # for CryptoCurrency [SOLVED]

Thank you!
Should have done a print statement before assuming no number assigned!
by escamillo
28 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: reseved word "Category" - please create return # for CryptoCurrency [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 342

reseved word "Category" - please create return # for CryptoCurrency [SOLVED]

Please in some future release create a (reserved word) Category return number for Cryptocurrency (BitCoin, etc.). As described: Category Returns a numerical value, indicating the category (financial instrument type) of the symbol that study is applied to. Usage Category The following values are retu...
by escamillo
08 Feb 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: License management system disturbs real trading
Replies: 14
Views: 1433

Re: License management system disturbs real trading

Yesterday the license management system failed and all my real-time data was not updating. I have to manually click the license check after a hour of data down. What's wrong with the license server? If you can't guarantee that the server AND the network are up 100% times, you should not immediately...
by escamillo
13 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rounding before the zero [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Rounding before the zero [SOLVED]

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Value1 = Round(Value1 * 0.1, 0) * 10 ; //to round to 10
or
Value1 = Round(Value1 * 0.2, 0) * 5 ;//to round to 5
Value1 = Round(Value1 * 0.2, 0) * 5 ; will round to 0, 5, 10, 15, etc.
by escamillo
11 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to set Orange color on trend line [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Re: How to set Orange color on trend line [SOLVED]

try this a a function (Function named Orange) and see if it works

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Orange = 42495 ;
by escamillo
11 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to set Orange color on trend line [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Re: How to set Orange color on trend line [SOLVED]

set the color as a Function, not an Indicator
by escamillo
07 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]
Replies: 20
Views: 2473

Re: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]

Even then how you can trade using RAPI which do not have historical data? Only way is to subscribe another data feed and pay them, but then question is why pay others, why not pay rithmic and get extra features as well. I say lets go for RAPI+ with full features and skip RAPI, its useless in real t...
by escamillo
06 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]
Replies: 20
Views: 2473

Re: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]

faraz - than you for bringing up this subject. i feel that MC is handling it just right.
by escamillo
04 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]
Replies: 20
Views: 2473

Re: Vote requied from Rithmic Traders [SOLVED]

The $25 fee is likely not an issue to MC as that would be a fee the broker would charge on behalf of Rithmic. I would be curious to know: 1). Would both the regular Rithmic API and the API+ be available as options, or would it be one or the other? 2). For minute data, is there any difference between...
by escamillo
20 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PL Editor: "Fast Execution" vs. "Fast Compilation"
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: PL Editor: "Fast Execution" vs. "Fast Compilation"

Is there a benchmark that you have done that will tell us what we loose in execution speed during live markets by using 'Fast Compilation'?
It is an important issue. Some of us have spend considerable time and effort to create as little CPU use as possible during live trading.
by escamillo
14 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PL Editor: "Fast Execution" vs. "Fast Compilation"
Replies: 2
Views: 493

PL Editor: "Fast Execution" vs. "Fast Compilation"

Recently a being edited study (somewhat long and complicated because of conversion of decimals to fractions as text) would not compile so I went to live support. Angelina had me switch Power Language Editor from "Fast Execution" to "Fast Compilation" and the study compiled. It made me wonder - is so...
by escamillo
10 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: FGBX on CQG data feed [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1044

Re: FGBX on CQG data feed [SOLVED]

a follow-up to this issue in case it comes up for someone else. All Eurex symbols on CQG worked fine for me except for FGBX. Most of the time it would not fill and I would be left with data gaps. In Live chat support, Alex asked me to go to CQG data source in QuoteManager and see if "External Histor...
by escamillo
04 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: is there a CQG data SIM mode, other than trial?
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: is there a CQG data SIM mode, other than trial?

OK. SO the answer is that there is not SIM available with CQG unless you have the CQG Integrated Trader platform.
NOW the question is: If you use CQG data for charting and trading,
What do you do for SIM data to check and proof Entries, Exits and Stops on various instruments?
by escamillo
22 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: is there a CQG data SIM mode, other than trial?
Replies: 2
Views: 504

is there a CQG data SIM mode, other than trial?

while Rithmic has a SIM mode bit not a great OCO, CQG has good OCO but no SIM? At least no SIM unless it is a trial account? Can someone who uses CQG please indicate how you TEST Entry, Exit and Stop code in CQG? I do not want to go trying/testing different parameters of my code and different instru...
by escamillo
15 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: FGBX on CQG data feed [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1044

Re: FGBX on CQG data feed [SOLVED]

Thanks for the explanations. Appreciate it much. FGBXH17 works for me. Will have to import some back data. Later-in-the-day note: on another computer that I use I added the FGBXH17 contract and put it on a chart and it filled with data! Nice. Not sure why, however pleased as it saves me a bit of dat...
by escamillo
14 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: FGBX on CQG data feed [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1044

FGBX on CQG data feed [SOLVED]

the root symbol for the German 10 year in CQG data feed is DB (while elsewhere it is FGBL) and for the 5 year in CQG it is DL (while elsewhere it is FGBM) however the root for the 30 year in CQG is listed as (and confirmed verbally by CQG phone support) FGBX, which is what it is most elsewhere. Whil...
by escamillo
12 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Vote for Transparent colour
Replies: 5
Views: 1423

Re: Vote for Transparent colour

it has been a while that this has been requested. having transparent would help keep usage between MC and TS easier to manage. and it is is a useful feature. any idea on when it might be implemented?
by escamillo
23 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Please make option for NO indicator values in chart data window
Replies: 3
Views: 670

Please make option for NO indicator values in chart data window

When scrolling over bars of a chart in MC, the data window that comes up shows the value of all indicators on the chart. This in most instances for my charts makes it impossible to see the O,H,L&C values for the bar. TS gives the option to show or not indicator values in the data window (See attache...
by escamillo
11 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 1977

Re: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCh [SOLVED]

Thanks Alex. I cannot even get EP to fill now so not sure what is going on. May come into support. Sorry I am such a dunce.

EDIT: got it. Alex pointed out that I need to change the tab from Index to Futures... Sheez...
by escamillo
11 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 1977

Re: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCh [SOLVED]

Now I am looking for guidance on what Instrument symbols are for CQG data that will be brought up in QuoteManager. I was able to get EP (S&P emini) to add, however, when I try YM [listed in CQG Excel symbol guide as symbol for Dow emini] or anything else in QuoteManager --> Instrument --> Add Symbol...
by escamillo
09 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 1977

Re: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCh [SOLVED]

1440 minute because use them in TS because TS Day bars to not include full globex session. So trying to make a compatible chart in MC. Appreciate the note on Day bar configuration. Interestingly, the 1440 minute bar configuration and the day bar configuration with same underlying session time do not...
by escamillo
09 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 1977

Re: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCh [SOLVED]

Thank you Alex. That was done - the box for “External Historical Data” was unchecked. For day charts and 1440 minute charts going back multiple years, I get for example about a 10 point difference in a 200 day moving average between -- @ES symbol in TS and [200DSMA = 2073.00] -- continuous contract ...
by escamillo
09 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 1977

Re: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCh [SOLVED]

Thank you arnie and bensat. Big help. Poor - no - support from CQG in terms of symbol nomenclature, data availability and setup for use on MultiCharts. I am on a paid 'trial' so have access to data and an NOW able to create a daily bar chart going back a number of years. That is huge. Only now when ...
by escamillo
08 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 1977

CQG back data-is it readily available for use in MultiCharts [SOLVED]

I am on a trial for CQG data. I can get current contract symbol EPZ15 - their S&P500 mini symbol, however the back contracts have not data so cannot easily create a custom contract with back data (so far as I can see). Question: is anyone using CQG data and are you able to get daily bar charts (day ...
by escamillo
01 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plot TrendLines and Text Below Price bars
Replies: 6
Views: 1443

Re: Plot TrendLines and Text Below Price bars

Transparent is now a pretty basic issue in order to be compatible with also TS. It has become a basic, very helpful utility in TS. When Mirus imploded I was abroad for a couple of years and at that time could not get an alternate account open to maintain a good Rithmic data set. Therefore, have sinc...
by escamillo
11 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 10.0 BETA 1
Replies: 89
Views: 15305

Re: MULTICHARTS 10.0 BETA 1

Thanks Henry.

Question: what is mean by "Emulated Stop and Stop-Limit orders"?
by escamillo
11 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 10.0 BETA 1
Replies: 89
Views: 15305

Re: MULTICHARTS 10.0 BETA 1

Henry, I believe some months ago there was mention of in QuoteManager the possibility of a different perhaps easier way to manage and download instruments from brokers. Is this something on the horizon?
by escamillo
11 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 10.0 BETA 1
Replies: 89
Views: 15305

Re: MULTICHARTS 10.0 BETA 1

I'm just really unhappy to see that annoying fraction price scale still there :( TS price scale for ZB (US) shows the bottom of the fraction - 165 24/32. I prefer MultiCharts interest instruments treatment of fractions, particularly for ZF (FV) and to see the bottom number of the fraction and being...
by escamillo
13 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems collecting Rithmic data [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

Re: Problems collecting Rithmic data [SOLVED]

Thanks Henry. Odd because it happens on a worksheet with symbols ZBM6 ZNM6 ZFM6 ZTM6 on which I get continuous data. and only on the laptop, not on desktops. it is really quite annoying, every 15 seconds it pops up. I guess you suggest contacting Rithmic data supplier? EDIT after post below: Got it....
by escamillo
21 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems collecting Rithmic data [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

Re: Problems collecting Rithmic data [SOLVED]

MC error.png here is the pop up box that appears every 20 seconds or so. quite annoying. only MultiCharts and one instance of Rithmic data feed are connected when this happens now. Would appreciate an explanation as to: what this means, and; how to stop the error pop up box from recurring. Thank you.
by escamillo
18 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems collecting Rithmic data [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

Re: Problems collecting Rithmic data [SOLVED]

I am getting this mrv error : 13 (permission denied) pop up box now on a laptop only, and perhaps something that has caused it is that I have previously (not today) on this laptop logged into the brokerage account through both MultiCharts and R|Trader (Rithmic). Things still seem to work fine. Just ...
by escamillo
04 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Execution delay [SOLVED]
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

Re: Execution delay [SOLVED]

Thanks Tony.

Can MultiCharts please post the fix. I am seeing this issue now.
If you want to PM me I will send you what MC sent me in regards to the required registry edit.
Thanks very very much Tony. The info in your PM and a reboot seem to have taken care of things. Really appreciate it.
by escamillo
04 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Execution delay [SOLVED]
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

Re: Execution delay [SOLVED]

Thanks Tony.

Can MultiCharts please post the fix. I am seeing this issue now.

MC64 Version 9.1 Release (Build 12010)
by escamillo
22 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: can we change label background?
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

Re: can we change label background?

perhaps with

Text_SetBGColor
by escamillo
14 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC slows down during announcements
Replies: 15
Views: 1931

Re: MC slows down during announcements

How many other users are on the serving you are using? How many indicators and strategies do you have running on each open chart? How many days back are they calculating? Tick data or minute data for some or all? My experience with MC is that any CPU can be buried during those times of peak incoming...
by escamillo
29 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I autotrade with a signal only for one entry/exit ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1479

Re: How can I autotrade with a signal only for one entry/exi [SOLVED]

you might look at EntriesToday(Date) = 0 , which will limit your entries each time you turn strategy automation off to on, such as below:

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If LastBarOnChart and EntriesToday(Date) = 0 and Buy_Condition
then
Buy Size_Entry Contracts Next Bar Your_Price LIMIT ;
by escamillo
25 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit order hold with IOG true
Replies: 12
Views: 1343

Re: Limit order hold with IOG true

--you can calculate your Limit price level behind BarStatus(1) = 2, so that the Limit price will update at the end of each bar. --using the code that I posted above that will actually place a live Limit order, your Limit order price will be active and update to the currently calculated Limit price a...
by escamillo
24 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit order hold with IOG true
Replies: 12
Views: 1343

Re: Limit order hold with IOG true

this works for me:

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If LastBarOnChart and EntriesToday(Date) = 0 and Buy_Condition
then
Buy Size_Entry Contracts Next Bar Your_Price LIMIT ;
by escamillo
02 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Broker choices and final decision
Replies: 26
Views: 8115

Re: Broker choices and final decision

Dorman direct
by escamillo
19 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4549

Re: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not over

Henry might be referring to possible instances in which you can have a stop in place, however at perhaps unusual times not have a stop honored: page 14 of the attached CME booklet indicates that at times they may not honor stops even those residing on their servers. So believe Henry may be saying th...
by escamillo
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4549

Re: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not over

try ""Optimize Order Flow" however I could not tell you how to do that as it has been a while since I have changes settings.
Also, 9.1 may have some different functionality on the way exits and stops are treated, so you might check when new release is out.
by escamillo
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4549

Re: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not over

there is a setting within MC that will make either all stops active or just the closest stop active (I forget what it is, sorry). Perhaps if you set the native MC setting to only have the closest stop active, be it a stop loss or a break even, then that will work for you. It is what I had to do.
by escamillo
17 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: end ability of anyone to open and read forum topics
Replies: 5
Views: 997

end ability of anyone to open and read forum topics

I believe it is true that anyone on the internets coming to this forum can open any forum topic and read it... True?
If so, can forum topics please be closed so that only registered MC users or MC registered guests can read the content provided by MC and MC users? Thank you.
by escamillo
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting a variable
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: Plotting a variable

Hey Thanks TJ. - it is set up it seems as Numbered Global Variables for Dummies - I can appreciate that. Nice little feature.
by escamillo
26 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting a variable
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: Plotting a variable

Did I see somewhere that in one of the future releases we will be able to plot from within Signals?
That will be kind of nice, save using GV's.
by escamillo
23 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Murray Math Indicator
Replies: 5
Views: 902

Re: Murray Math Indicator

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by escamillo
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Please Fix "Hidden Data2 Affects Scale of Data1" Issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 801

Re: MC Please Fix "Hidden Data2 Affects Scale of Data1" Issu [SOLVED]

Thanks MC. Now when Data2 is hidden, Data1 keeps its native time scale.
by escamillo
14 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intel chip with 2 cores but 4 threads.
Replies: 6
Views: 1053

Re: Intel chip with 2 cores but 4 threads.

I asked Henry a year or more ago whether or not MC uses all Threads (e.g. 8threads) or all Cores. At that time, he was clear: MC will be distributed among Cores and NOT Threads. If you have a Quad core and 8 charts open, then each Core will have 2 charts; with a Dual core with 8 charts open, each Co...
by escamillo
03 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: System requirement for Live machine
Replies: 7
Views: 1415

Re: System requirement for Live machine

What should be the spare capacity of the live machine (max %age CPU & Mem Usage) for smooth , glitch-free functioning? Cannot really say without knowing more of your setup, such as the efficiency of the code you have written so as to as far as possible minimize CPU use, whether or not you use minut...
by escamillo
09 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem connecting to Zenfire [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

Re: Problem connecting to Zenfire [SOLVED]

On the computer I am using today, I am on MC version 8.5. Must have latest version of the MC platform - 8.7 I guess it is - in order to connect to the data feed. What he said.
by escamillo
09 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem connecting to Zenfire [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

Re: Problem connecting to Zenfire [SOLVED]

yes. waiting for a call back from Mirus account guy.
by escamillo
25 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AA mode and setstoploss order [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1519

Re: AA mode and setstoploss order [SOLVED]

You can learn a lot by searching the forums and looking at other peoples code and questions that others have had that might be similar to yours, and then perhaps you can ask better questions and develop your own code that you can post such that more people can and will be willing to help. There are ...
by escamillo
12 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts with Rithmic broker extremely unstable
Replies: 3
Views: 891

Re: MultiCharts with Rithmic broker extremely unstable

with Windows Vista, Win7 and Win8 running various MC 32 bit and 64 bit versions on Zen-Fire/Rithmic, I have never had problems such as you have described. Has been extremely stable, reliable data feed. Maybe it is your internet connection or a hardware resource conflict on your computer - with a dif...
by escamillo
08 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DoNot allow Developers use Special Characters in Indicators
Replies: 2
Views: 771

DoNot allow Developers use Special Characters in Indicators

Please do not allow third party developers to use "Special Characters" in their Indicator (and Strat) names, which forces their code to the top of Indicators list and interferes with my own use of Special Characters to identify my own code and my ability to place my own code at the top of the Indica...
by escamillo
01 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Discretinary Stop Indicator
Replies: 6
Views: 1352

Re: Discretinary Stop Indicator

!
by escamillo
20 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Placement of Entry Price on Chart + in O&P Tracker
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Incorrect Placement of Entry Price on Chart + in O&P Tracker

MC64 8.5RC As indicated in the attached graphic, the Entry Price is incorrect on the screen. EP also incorrect in Order and Position Tracker. Causes Exits and Stops to generally be misplaced. Occurs different bar types, different entry types. Seems to get resolved with a computer reboot. Have given ...
by escamillo
19 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

This can be implemented only if stops and limits have the same amount of contracts . This cannot be done if the orders have different amount of contracts , for ex. 10 contracts Limit & 5 contracts limit and 15 contracts stop against them. What we need to know – is this the exact behavior you would ...
by escamillo
19 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Force Plot RENKO bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1150

Re: Force Plot RENKO bar? [SOLVED]

I believe the answer is no. The box will not form until the time frame that you have set is completed. Try it on a one tick chart and new boxes will form when you think they should.
by escamillo
05 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

Reading the ‘What’s New” write-up on the 8.5 Release Candidate interested to see: Exit strategy behavior was changed . But for this issue no change. All Limit Price Exits are Not active and persistent at all times (the way a Stop is active and persistent at all times) and there is no way to make the...
by escamillo
02 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: subcommand after SetStopLoss was hit
Replies: 5
Views: 1003

Re: subcommand after SetStopLoss was hit

I just wanted to know how to avoid the reopening of the position after the SL was hit. Maybe the Function EntriesToday if EntriesToday(date) = 0 as a condition for entry will work for you. it resets to zero each time you turn strategy automation off and then on again (the SA button). https://www.mu...
by escamillo
31 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta 2, Previous Session POC, VAH & VAL
Replies: 3
Views: 873

Re: Beta 2, Previous Session POC, VAH & VAL

I am confused, is it possible to create an indicator similar to the "Floor Pivots" indicator that plots the previous sessions POC, VAH & and VAL in beta 2? In the project management section is shows referencing volume profile info in power language has been implemented. I am far from a power langua...
by escamillo
23 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading FDAX [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: Chart trading FDAX [SOLVED]

Thank you escamillo, work great! You have settings also for FESX future? thanks again
Do Not have FESX settings.
by escamillo
23 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading FDAX [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: Chart trading FDAX [SOLVED]

You symbol settings are probably wrong. From QuoteManager, go to Symbol Dictionary --> Your data feed (Zen-Fire or Rithmic probably) and then FDAX. Root settings for FDAX are: Price Scale: 1/10 Daily Limit: 1000 (or whatever) Min. Movement: 5 Big Point Value: 35 Set session times. THEN, open the cur...
by escamillo
17 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Floor and Rounding Function Question [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1245

Re: Floor and Rounding Function Question [SOLVED]

Within the PowerLanguage Editor there is a key word reference that you can reference from "Navigator". In it about Floor it says: Floor Returns the greatest integer less than or equal to the specified numerical expression. Usage Floor(Value) Where: Value - a numerical expression Example Floor(9.1) w...
by escamillo
03 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What component of MultiCharts do you want to be optimized?
Replies: 87
Views: 13237

Re: What component of MultiCharts do you want to be optimize

Thanks Henry. MC has some notable advantages that make it worthwhile to consider upgrading computer: 64 bit, ability to use any number of cores. Perhaps someone can set up a thread with a standard test so that benchmark performance can be established by CPU. For example, how does the 8 core AMD FX-8...
by escamillo
02 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What component of MultiCharts do you want to be optimized?
Replies: 87
Views: 13237

Re: What component of MultiCharts do you want to be optimize

Thanks very much for your response. Unfortunately I am as confused as ever. The assertions in this thread and on this board seem to run all over the lot--at least from the perspective of an attentive reader who is not trained in the nuances of parallel vs. sequential operations. As an aside, strict...
by escamillo
02 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 8.5 Beta 1 is compatible with Windows 8
Replies: 6
Views: 2336

Re: MultiCharts 8.5 Beta 1 is compatible with Windows 8

Clarification please: is 8.5 also compatible with Windows 7 or must one have Windows 8? Thanks.
by escamillo
20 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Trading Hours for CME Globex [SOLVED]
Replies: 24
Views: 5979

Re: New Trading Hours for CME Globex [SOLVED]

So what happens if you do NOT include the break into the custom time session? Strats will stay active and if have time adjustments they will adjust during the 15 minute break time?
by escamillo
13 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

8.0 Build5620 This is still an issue. In 8.5 will this be fixed so that multiple Limit Order Exits are persistent intra-bar after the first Exit is reached? As it is now, with "Optimize Order Flow", only one Exit is active at a time, so there is loss of que position; without "Optimize Order Flow", a...
by escamillo
11 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 1 – WHAT’S NEW
Replies: 184
Views: 31573

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 1 – WHAT’S NEW

In the MC 8.5 beta 1 (or future) implementation of TPO, how often is the indicator updated and is there an option to NOT update TPO until end of bar? [Thinking of minimizing CPU cycles].
by escamillo
11 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestions, annoyances, small bugs
Replies: 119
Views: 38262

Re: Suggestions, annoyances, small bugs

If we are getting our requests in for little features of interest, then how about this one: IN a list of Strats, have "ON" Strats have a different color from "OFF" Strats (e.g: ON Strats have blue background box; OFF Strats have regular white background box). I have mistakenly left Strats ON that I ...
by escamillo
11 Nov 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bonds settings [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 3234

Re: Bonds settings [SOLVED]

SP was kind enough to enhance the function so it can properly work over MC and this is his pay, someone bashing him, unbelievable... By 'enhance' you mean that since the code was posted using methods it would not work in MC and he converted it to a function. Out of respect for TS and the TS Forums,...
by escamillo
11 Nov 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bonds settings [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 3234

Re: Bonds settings [SOLVED]

Since you piked this code from the TS forum, written and posted by Doug McCrary (DougM@TS) on November 8, you might at least have given credit to the code writer and origin. Better yet, don't pike code from the TS forum and post it here. Naturally that I was forced to create a second version of this...
by escamillo
29 Oct 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Please Fix "Hidden Data2 Affects Scale of Data1" Issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 801

MC Please Fix "Hidden Data2 Affects Scale of Data1" Issue [SOLVED]

MC Please Fix "Hidden Data2 Affects Scale of Data1 WHEN Data1 is a Different Time Scale" Issue with a fix prior to a new release if no new release is forthcoming soon, issue posted here (and elsewhere) months ago: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue.php?issue_no=MC-377 Because of this issue, I ...
by escamillo
25 Oct 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can I set the trendline Style in easylanguage [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Can I set the trendline Style in easylanguage [SOLVED]

TL_SetStyle Assigns the specified style to a trendline with the specified ID number; returns a value of 0 if the trendline style was successfully assigned, and a value of -2 if the specified trendline ID number is invalid. Usage TL_SetStyle(TL_ID,TL_Style) Parameters TL_ID - a numerical expression s...
by escamillo
06 Oct 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: electronic hours on ecbot [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: electronic hours on ecbot [SOLVED]

1). Create your Custom Session Time Template.
QuoteManager Custom Session Templates.png
(73.51 KiB) Downloaded 502 times
2). Apply Custom Session Time to Chart.
Apply Custom Session Template to Chart.png
(94.4 KiB) Downloaded 505 times
It takes a bit of getting used to navigating around, you will get there.
by escamillo
06 Oct 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: electronic hours on ecbot [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: electronic hours on ecbot [SOLVED]

suggest you set chart to 'exchange time' (not local time); using QuoteManager [Tools --> Session Templates] create a session template to match the time of the globex contract specifications; then use the custom session template for your 'bond' chart: http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/interest-rates/us...
by escamillo
28 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bonds settings [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 3234

Re: Bonds settings [SOLVED]

DOM settings are based on your QuoteManager settings.
by escamillo
27 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bonds settings [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 3234

Re: Bonds settings [SOLVED]

truncate the decimal portion and convert it to a fraction (or just a numerator) as text.
by escamillo
27 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bonds settings [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 3234

Re: Bonds settings [SOLVED]

The convention is 133'17.
by escamillo
27 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bonds settings [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 3234

Re: Bonds settings [SOLVED]

0
by escamillo
26 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hidden data2 cause bad resolution charting of data1
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Re: hidden data2 cause bad resolution charting of data1

Andrew, this feature request already exists here and it has existed for about a year now. It has been previously requested that this get some attention. Vote here:

https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissu ... _no=MC-377
by escamillo
19 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to have a time exit regardless the number of entrys [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1685

Re: how to have a time exit regardless the number of entrys [SOLVED]

you have the option to Exit a part of you position by using the syntax:

Code: Select all

Sell ("STOP_1") Size_Exit Contracts Next Bar STOP_1 STOP ;
where Size_Exit is a number that you Input or calculate as a Variable; and STOP_1 is a Variable that has been calculated.
by escamillo
22 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Impossible to connect
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: Impossible to connect

on Rithmic and everything working normally here.
by escamillo
09 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 RELEASE
Replies: 143
Views: 26183

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 RELEASE

TIKITRADER - maybe it is related to this:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10139
by escamillo
24 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to distinguish between a 'setstoploss' or 'setprofittarg
Replies: 6
Views: 758

Re: How to distinguish between a 'setstoploss' or 'setprofit

Code: Select all

if MP = 1 then amount = 200
else
if MP = -1 then amount = 100 ;
setstoploss(amount) ;
by escamillo
23 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: And another crash of 7.4
Replies: 10
Views: 932

Re: And another crash of 7.4

What computer do you have? What operating system? What graphics card(s)? What peripheral devices including graphics cards. My experience was that when running Windows XP with an add-on graphics card, I got hangs and crashes on TS. Now, with Windows Vista and beyond, I have had maybe one crash ever i...
by escamillo
21 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Profile for MC ?
Replies: 44
Views: 5819

Re: Market Profile for MC ?

search a term in this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7621&p=34734#p34734
by escamillo
15 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to refer to a certain bar in the past
Replies: 6
Views: 868

Re: how to refer to a certain bar in the past

I have not tried it with your code, but something like this might work:

Code: Select all

if condition1 then Once TrigLow = Low[0];
by escamillo
08 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Expiry date and rules.
Replies: 11
Views: 1117

Re: Expiry date and rules.

If you have not, open QuoteManager and go to: Tools-->Symbol Dictionary--> your data provider -->the symbol you want (or add new) AND Instrument-->Add Custom Futures You choose your own rollover date. Everyone does something a bit different and it can take some trial and error to best define the exp...
by escamillo
08 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Expiry date and rules.
Replies: 11
Views: 1117

Re: Expiry date and rules.

Thanks Henry, Is there any documentation regarding expriation dates and rules? I'm not really clear on how or why or if I need expiration dates. Is this used for autotrading to roll over the contracts automatically prior to expiration? Thanks David It is different for each Instrument and each excha...
by escamillo
08 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 3
Replies: 102
Views: 16948

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 3

please go back to having a fixed number of bars to the right in addition to having Chart Shift for those who like it. Chart Shift can be set in the fixed number of bars. Just click on the % / Bars button two switch between the two modes. See attached screenshot. Thank you Dave for pointing that out...
by escamillo
06 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

It took a bit of doing, but Henry and Andrew finally some time ago convinced me that, for the Rithmic/Zen-Fire data feed at least, the way MC managing Exits and Stops is different than the way TS manages Exits and Stops, and works the way it is intended to work. Fine. I have re-written code [only ha...
by escamillo
06 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 3
Replies: 102
Views: 16948

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 3

the Chart Shift feature is simply a nuisance to me. i horizontally re-size charts occasionally and the Chart Shift feature causes text to the right of bars to go out of view. please go back to having a fixed number of bars to the right in addition to having Chart Shift for those who like it.
by escamillo
02 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trailing Stop Order
Replies: 13
Views: 1663

Re: Trailing Stop Order

As you said, "it will not maintain the reached stoploss value, once the profit is declining." because 'openpositionprofit' changes in your statement: Trailing_value = ((openpositionprofit/stockamt)-(TrailingAmt/Stockamt)); You should define (do your calculations for) Trailing_Value separately for lo...
by escamillo
02 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trailing Stop Order
Replies: 13
Views: 1663

Re: Trailing Stop Order

I am not really sure as I cannot quite follow your code but: 1). it might be better to have your Entry, Stop and (profit) Exits in separate Strat docs. 2). you might try Stops in the following format, if indeed you want one or the other to be active at a time: //Long STOP: if marketposition = 1 then...
by escamillo
02 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Co-Opted Color & Text with: !From Broker To Strategy MP Sync
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: Co-Opted Color & Text with: !From Broker To Strategy MP

Issue seen and fixed by Henry and crew. Version of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer! created/fixed by MC that will NOT co-opt text in other Strats is here: [intrabarordergeneration = true]; DEFINEDLLFUNC: "kernel32.dll", int, "GetTickCount"; // Existing issues - inaccurately sync order's pri...
by escamillo
01 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Co-Opted Color & Text with: !From Broker To Strategy MP Sync
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Co-Opted Color & Text with: !From Broker To Strategy MP Sync

As seen in the attached screenshot, when right-clicking on the text from the Strat !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer! the next closest Strat to it in the active Strat list comes up as the one to be opened or edited, not !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer! Also, text color in !From Broke...
by escamillo
20 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 'Switch to' or 'Retry' when importing from saved .pla file
Replies: 3
Views: 638

Re: 'Switch to' or 'Retry' when importing from saved .pla fi

Does it happen with all .pla files or only with this one? It happens every time I import from an exported .ple file (e.g. import an indicator from a .ple backup file created [exported] yesterday). Have you tried to restart MultiCharts and all of its products and then retry ? Yes. It happens even if...
by escamillo
19 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 'Switch to' or 'Retry' when importing from saved .pla file
Replies: 3
Views: 638

'Switch to' or 'Retry' when importing from saved .pla file

I get that attached Switch to' or 'Retry' message when I am importing from an exported (saved) .ple file. The file opens after I hit retry about 100 times (ok maybe 50). Am I doing something wrong or is this expected behavior?
by escamillo
10 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: As soon as a trade is stopped out MarketPosition =0
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Re: As soon as a trade is stopped out MarketPosition =0

If LastBarOnChart AND EntriesToday(Date) = 0 and Buy_Condition
then
Buy ("LE_1") Num_Shares_p1 shares this bar on close;
by escamillo
03 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Code question
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: Code question

escamillo thats what I thought but looking at the orders from the demo to real trades one uses 6 ticks and one used 6 points , if this is setup for points for the es for example could I use 1.5 for 6 ticks in the es? 1.5 ES points = 6 ES ticks. And by the way, since you are using IntraBarOrderGener...
by escamillo
03 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Code question
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: Code question

the way you have it written now is in points (e.g. one ES point). if you want your code standardized to ticks across instruments, then you need use something like:

Code: Select all

Var: OneTick(MinMove/PriceScale),RangeCalc(0) ;

RangeCalc = rangevalue * OneTick ;
by escamillo
02 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Moving EntryPrice
Replies: 2
Views: 546

Moving EntryPrice

Have not seen this prior to 8.0 Beta2. Screenshot: Entry Price short is 1413.00. As price goes down [and whatever else is causing the change], the chart-measured EntryPrice goes down too and the calculated #Pips profit is also wrong. A break even stop (which is fortunately always at the correct [Bre...
by escamillo
02 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Anyone used Carbonite to backup MC Studies?
Replies: 5
Views: 1050

Re: Anyone used Carbonite to backup MC Studies?

I think I've found a successful work around. I just use a standard Windows backup (YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdDSNmX_ZFY ) of that restricted folder to my D: drive (my C: drive is an SSD drive, and D: is a hard drive), and let Carbonite back up that folder on my D: drive. Using ...
by escamillo
29 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 2
Replies: 127
Views: 16941

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 2

8.0 Beta 2 on Rithmic/Zen-Fire with Strat Trading is far, far better than previous versions; stable, no runaway send/cancel/repeat, no excess CPU load, once the quirks are figured out, pretty predicable. Pretty nice. Thanks. Don't stop working on it though... :- )
by escamillo
28 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3871

Re: stop order cancelled

[Edited out.] Anyway, it looks like something froze there. Sigh...
by escamillo
25 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Too many Exits using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronize
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: Too many Exits using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchro

There are inputs in "!From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer!": Input : TimeOutMS(100), // time spent since BrokerMarketPosition changed and we start correct position LatencyMS(500); // time spent since we start correct StrategyMarketPosition and return to monitoring mode Set in TimeOutMS the aver...
by escamillo
21 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time frame
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

Re: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time f

Could MC please give an indication of if and when this might be implemented? Seems simple enough. As it is now, it makes unworkable using 30 seconds chart as Data2 on a 3 minute Data1 chart. I would like to use a hidden Data2 with a different time frame than data1, but it is not practical to do so t...
by escamillo
21 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Too many Exits using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronize
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: Too many Exits using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchro

Hi Henry, Thanks for the reply. I like Exits and Stops on a 3 minute chart and for some Entry Strats like to use a 30 second chart. Based on our conversation in MC Live Chat, I will not use Sync, but will go back to using a Global Variable.
by escamillo
20 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Too many Exits using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronize
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Too many Exits using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronize

When using !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer! on a chart that receives Order Entry information from another chart, sometimes when multiple contract orders are filled piecemeal (not all at once), then the receiving chart Exit strategy thinks each one of the piecemeal partial fills are to have ...
by escamillo
20 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

Update: My Original PM request has been updated and this is planned for 8 beta 2. Eager to see this release to try out. Thanks. So are your Exits still getting put to the end of the que on every new bar or is it different with 8.0 beta2? Curious what you or others (particularly on Rithmic/Zen-Fire)...
by escamillo
16 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Countdown Timer Does Not Renew on New Bar in 90 Minute Chart
Replies: 3
Views: 1344

Countdown Timer Does Not Renew on New Bar in 90 Minute Chart

MultiCharts Version 7.4 Release (Build 4906) The bar Countdown Timer [time to end of bar] does not renew on a 90 minute bar chart with @ES or ESM2, Zen-Fire data feed. The bar Countdown Timer is visible the first time in a day a workspace is opened and from then to bar end, but once a new bar is cre...
by escamillo
08 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to open BigPointValue function
Replies: 5
Views: 801

Re: How to open BigPointValue function

it is not considered to be a Function but a Reserved Word and, like the reserved words 'Round' and others, there is no ability to access the underlying code.
by escamillo
05 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic stoploss
Replies: 11
Views: 1517

Re: Dynamic stoploss

Do you have any other suggestions? Maybe try it with (where MP = MarketPosition): if MP[1] = 0 and MP[0] <> 0 then Once Stopvalue = (StockAmt * (Topband-Bottomband))/RiskRewardAmt); That method works for me on creating a value when an order is filled. That is all that I can think of for now. Someon...
by escamillo
05 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic stoploss
Replies: 11
Views: 1517

Re: Dynamic stoploss

See if this works: How can I change in Easy Language that it will use the dynamic determined stoploss, as an fixed stoploss once the position is taken. inputs:RiskRewardAmt(2) StockAmt(2500) Variables: Stopvalue(0) if <your buy condition> then Once Stopvalue = (StockAmt * (Topband-Bottomband))/RiskR...
by escamillo
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter
Replies: 17
Views: 2019

Re: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter

right. today for example, with 39,000 ES contracts in the ten seconds prior to 3PM and 64,000 ES contracts in the ten seconds after 3PM, I do not want much of anything running besides what is related to current data and current contracts. a tick behind here, a tick behind there.... If it does not NE...
by escamillo
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter
Replies: 17
Views: 2019

Re: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter

If you have an Indicator set to OFF (not checked) on 'Update every tick' on a Daily bar chart, then Plots will be a day behind, unless you use a timer or ReCalcLastBarAfter, which will cause the code to run and a Plot to appear on today's bar. Once the indicator has run once and the plot is updated,...
by escamillo
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter
Replies: 17
Views: 2019

Re: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter

Thanks TJ. Wasn't sure if there was some feature of ReCalcLastBarAfter that would not make it work with Once.
by escamillo
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter
Replies: 17
Views: 2019

Re: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter

I do not want it to calculate recurrently, but one time only, so wondering if it will operate only once after Once.
by escamillo
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter
Replies: 17
Views: 2019

Once with ReCalcLastBarAfter

If I use
Once ReCalcLastBarAfter(5) ;

Will code then recalculate ONCE after 5 seconds, or recalculate recurrently after every five seconds? Thanks.
by escamillo
21 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 18256

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

Another thing that happens that never happened before is that if I change an Indicator, then all of the text for all of the indicators [on the right of the chart] sometimes (more often than not) disappears, causing the chart to have to be reloaded in order to see the text.
by escamillo
20 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

There is also a very serious issue when using separate, multiple STOP orders, non-IBOG (separate strat documents that use STOP and/or SetStopLoss): after the entry bar, all orders continuously cancel and re-que, which means you cannot use the system to trade. Have worked with Henry and Roman on thi...
by escamillo
17 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 18256

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

I am finding it to be too buggy with strats (mostly when turning them on and off - lots of crashes) and am going back to 7.4 on week-end. [I guess I am not going back: tried but I think I would have to delete the program and do a clean install, which I am afraid would entail creating new symbols lis...
by escamillo
17 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: exit order problems
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: exit order problems

Dears,
when the price waves hot, these exit might be all filled, and the extra exit will be another entry,
?When it happens, are you using the Strategy

!From Strategy To Broker MP Synchronizer!

Using that I sometimes get double exits.
by escamillo
13 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

Not fixed in 8.0. First exit fills, the rest disappear, but may reappear and SOMETIMES if price goes through the secondary exit(s), the exit is filled; other times not. Erratic, unpredictable behavior. See screenshot. There is also a very serious issue when using separate, multiple STOP orders, non-...
by escamillo
02 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 16576

Re: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workar [SOLVED]

Thought I had a fix on this, but that fix does not work: I can create separate exit orders for new bars (in one strat or in separate strats), but even with that, once the first exit is filled, the rest of the exits cancel forever. Right now with Mirus/Zen-Fire, exit orders basically do NOT work in M...
by escamillo
23 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss
Replies: 16
Views: 1580

Re: SetStopLoss

Without seeing your code, the problem is still undetermined. It is posted in the thread which I referenced: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=9715 where I asked the original question. The code referenced is: SetStopContract ; SetStopLoss(200) ; This thread I am just backing...
by escamillo
23 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss
Replies: 16
Views: 1580

Re: SetStopLoss

The difference is that SetStopLoss, etc. are managed by the MC internal trading engine; your own code is managed by the MC program making passes of your code. In general, if you can use SetStopLoss, SetBreakEven, etc., it is better to use them. But if you want to calculate something like rachet sto...
by escamillo
23 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss on Entry Bar
Replies: 6
Views: 4032

Re: SetStopLoss on Entry Bar

Would someone from MultiCharts please comment on whether or not SetStopLoss (+ SetPercentTrailing, etc.) is supposed to work on an Entry Bar without having IntraBarOrderGeneration being set to 'True'; and then please comment on the way it is actually working (it very clearly DOES NOT work on an Entr...
by escamillo
18 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss on Entry Bar
Replies: 6
Views: 4032

Re: SetStopLoss on Entry Bar

arjfca, Thanks for your reply. That WILL work for me. Since I only use SetStopLoss on the Entry Bar, it works for me in form: [IntraBarOrderGeneration = TRUE] SetStopContract ; If BarsSinceEntry = 0 then SetStopLoss(200) ; I will have to take the Entry Bar Stop out of the rest of the Stop code that ...
by escamillo
16 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss on Entry Bar
Replies: 6
Views: 4032

SetStopLoss on Entry Bar

For the code: SetStopContract ; SetStopLoss(200) ; (among other iterations) NO Stop shows up on the Entry Bar, but a Stop does appear after the close of the Entry Bar. This is confirmed by the "Order and Position Tracker", which show NO order "Sent" on the Entry Bar BUT DOES show an order "SENT" at ...
by escamillo
30 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: About SetStopxxx keywords
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: About SetStopxxx keywords

Is this what you are trying to do?

Code: Select all

SetStopContract ;
SetStopLoss(50/CurrentContracts) ;
SetProfitTarget(300) ;
by escamillo
21 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Persisting IntraBarOrderGeneration (IOG) limit orders.
Replies: 7
Views: 1943

Re: Persisting IntraBarOrderGeneration (IOG) limit orders.

I can get a Limit order to persist after it has been generated using IBOG. Suggest possibility that your condition for generating the order ends on tick after it has been generated. But at this time not sure what to suggest to overcome that in to make the order persist.
by escamillo
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3001

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

Alternative 1: AvgRangeD(30) range might work for you. If you can live without having gaps included. Alternative 2: see if this works. within the Function code document AvgTrueRangeD, at the bottom of the code below the last semicolon put: AvgTrueRangeD = Value1 ; Edit: I thought I had AvgTrueRangeD...
by escamillo
11 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss
Replies: 16
Views: 1580

Re: SetStopLoss

Do whatever you need to do to make your stops work for you the way you want them to work. And in some months or years, you may find that there is another way to accomplish what you are doing. The syntax for using the word STOP is: If MarketPosition = 1 then begin Sell ("LX Hard") CurrentContracts Co...
by escamillo
10 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss
Replies: 16
Views: 1580

Re: SetStopLoss

Thanks Josh I thought FuryTrader said that using the function was better that self code. So I changed my code to check it. But if it has to be the same limit for all my signals it wont't be good enough for me. I ll change it back. The difference is that SetStopLoss, etc. are managed by the MC inter...
by escamillo
01 Sep 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Autotrading question
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Re: Autotrading question

1). It is generally easier to manage code and signals by having separate Signal worksheets for Entry code (Buy and/or SellShort) and Exit code (Sell and BuyToCover). Also consider separate Buy and SellShort Signal worksheets that you can separately turn on and off. Rather than directly reversing a p...
by escamillo
29 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart spikes
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Re: Chart spikes

it looks very much like an issue i had with Zen-Fire and Rithmic data charts concurrently generating false volume and bad ticks, all futures markets. technical support created some logs and found whatever the problem was and have not had the issue in months, so suggest you visit live tech support. s...
by escamillo
06 Jul 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ATR value at Entry
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Re: ATR value at Entry

try something like this - not quite sure if this is what you mean but maybe.

if BarStatus(1) = 2 then
begin
if MarketPosition <> 0 then
begin
Once ATR = AvgTrueRange(14) ;
by escamillo
21 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No data backfill when connecting to Open E Cry
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Re: No data backfill when connecting to Open E Cry

on MC7 i used open e cry on trial for a month about two months ago and was able to get back data for CME futures. did not try anything else.
by escamillo
12 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global Variable
Replies: 5
Views: 922

Re: Global Variable

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by escamillo
05 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global Variable
Replies: 5
Views: 922

Re: Global Variable

it sounds like you might want IntraBarPersist

google the word IntrabarPersist for some references that will give you a start and perhaps help you to determine if that is what you are looking to do, which is save variable values tick by tick.
by escamillo
03 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: is it possible to secure DOM window to workspace?
Replies: 2
Views: 369

is it possible to secure DOM window to workspace?

I think the answer is "No", but just in case:

Is there a way to secure a DOM window to a workspace, so that like a chart window, it will stay affixed in one place in that workspace?

As it is now, the DOM window is either fixed on top of everything or free floating above/below everything. Annoying.
by escamillo
01 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: setprofittarget/StopLoss - for different contracts
Replies: 20
Views: 1612

Re: setprofittarget/StopLoss - for different contracts

escamillo - Thanks for the tip. For "Single Strategy" - this seem to work fine. Do you by any chance know - whether similar code - "exit code" would work fine for entries from multiple strategies/manual entries etc ( with newly introduced keywords MarketPosition_at_Broker MarketPosition_at_Broker_f...
by escamillo
01 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: setprofittarget/StopLoss - for different contracts
Replies: 20
Views: 1612

Re: setprofittarget/StopLoss - for different contracts

Try adding a condition such as the following (which is something like saying if current price is greater than zero), which will create a true condition in addition to MP = 1. Works for me, live orders. If UseLimitOrders then begin If High[0] >= X1 - 1000 then Sell ("LX1.L") Size_Exit Contracts Next ...
by escamillo
01 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: setprofittarget/StopLoss - for different contracts
Replies: 20
Views: 1612

Re: setprofittarget/StopLoss - for different contracts

Whether IOG on/off - as far as I know - it doesn't make a difference as - I still won't be able to place the second target orders until the first target contracts are filled: Incorrect. With [IntraBarOrderGeneration = TRUE] multiple exit orders are/can be generated as soon as Entries are filled. Ho...
by escamillo
25 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: oanda and mc
Replies: 59
Views: 8584

Re: oanda and mc

I got the standard 'thank you' reply this week (w/o May 22, 2011) : Ticket Number: Short Description: MultiCharts Hello , Thank you for contacting OANDA. We appreciate your comments and suggestions regarding our fxTrade platform. Your feedback has been forwarded to our development team for further c...
by escamillo
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time frame
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

Re: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time f

here is a link to a Feature Request regarding this issue: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue.php?issue_no=MC-377 Please "Vote" for this. Thanks. [P.S.: Not sure the Feature Request ended up in the correct place on the PM forum] [P.S.S.: another photo attached of what this issue looks like, mes...
by escamillo
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Questions: Transparent Text & Obtaining Ranges on Subcharts
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Questions: Transparent Text & Obtaining Ranges on Subcha

using a condition such as the one below will make you text visible or not visible.

Input: ShowString(TRUE) ;
Var: Str1(" ") ;

if ShowString then
begin
Str1 = "Your String" ;
end
else begin
Str1 = " " ;
end ;

Text_SetString(TextID1, Str1) ;
by escamillo
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time frame
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

Re: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time f

The spacing is synced among all data series on the chart. So, your suggestion is to ingore this when the data series is hidden? You may have a good point there. Could you please create a PM feature request item and post the link here? Not sure about the protocol to do that. I do not see any link fo...
by escamillo
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time frame
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

X Scale of Data1 when 'hidden' Data2 is different time frame

with Data1 as a 5 minute chart and 'hidden' Data2 as a one minute or seconds chart, the Bar Spacing of the X Scale for Data1 takes on the time/spacing of Data2.

When Data2 is set to 'hide', is there a way to make it so that the Bar Spacing of Data1 will not be influenced by the interval of Data2?
by escamillo
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reset Global Variables to Zero
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Re: Reset Global Variables to Zero

GV_ResetAllNmd added in Global Variables 2.2. Check if Global Variables 2.1 installed. TS has a function that allows Global Variables to be reset on a chart refresh [instead of on reboot of program or computer] called GV_ResetAllNmd<type> (e.g. GV_ResetAllNmdDbls). When using this function in MC, a...
by escamillo
22 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reset Global Variables to Zero
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Reset Global Variables to Zero

TS has a function that allows Global Variables to be reset on a chart refresh [instead of on reboot of program or computer] called GV_ResetAllNmd<type> (e.g. GV_ResetAllNmdDbls). When using this function in MC, an error message occurs that says: 'Can't find function "GV_ResetNmdDbls" in dll.' Can/ho...
by escamillo
21 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Manual trading position - entry price
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: Manual trading position - entry price

it should works once the feature explained at the bottom of this thread becomes functional:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8450
by escamillo
21 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trading
Replies: 17
Views: 1984

Re: Auto trading doubles the position!!

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by escamillo
20 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trading
Replies: 17
Views: 1984

Re: Auto trading doubles the position!!

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by escamillo
20 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 3 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 44
Views: 8579

Re: MC 7 Beta 3 - Questions/Issues

Question: I saw a Key Word somewhere but cannot find it, that pertained to a Limit order, that I think allowed for a Limit price plus a tick or some ticks. Can someone please tell me what that word is? Thanks. Here is an example - buy ("LE") next bar close + 1 limit; Thanks. It will turn ups some d...
by escamillo
19 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 3 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 44
Views: 8579

Re: MC 7 Beta 3 - Questions/Issues

Question: I saw a Key Word somewhere but cannot find it, that pertained to a Limit order, that I think allowed for a Limit price plus a tick or some ticks. Can someone please tell me what that word is? Thanks.
by escamillo
18 May 2011
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: exit strategy with manual trading
Replies: 32
Views: 4510

Re: exit strategy with manual trading

However, this script was not written for situations like this, but for strategies for a large number of orders, which use OCO-groups and take into account individual differences of the brokers (FXOrder2Go, if I remember correctly). It has IOG turned on, so it recalculates on every new tick. The sig...
by escamillo
16 May 2011
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: exit strategy with manual trading
Replies: 32
Views: 4510

Re: exit strategy with manual trading

[intrabarordergeneration = true]; DEFINEDLLFUNC: "kernel32.dll", int, "GetTickCount"; Input : TimeOutMS(1000), LatencyMS(1000); variables: textID( text_new_s(d, time_s, c,"CurrentState") ), intrabarpersist sync_state("MP is synchronized!"), intrabarpersist diff_state("MP syncronization. Wait "), in...
by escamillo
04 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TF & FDAX Continuous Contracts w Rithmic/Zen-Fire data feeds
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: TF & FDAX Continuous Contracts w Rithmic/Zen-Fire data f

Thank you Stan. These are basic, important symbols from major exchanges traded through commonly used brokerages and with commonly used data feeds - but maybe these data feeds not so much on MC yet. Seems they eventually have to be made to work.
by escamillo
28 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TF & FDAX Continuous Contracts w Rithmic/Zen-Fire data feeds
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: TF & FDAX Continuous Contracts w Rithmic/Zen-Fire data f

Back contracts still have to be created and built manually (e.g.: TF FMZ0009! FDAX1209).

Importantly, the MC Continuous Contract system apparently cannot build on symbology that is not in TFZ9 format -- it cannot capture data from TF FMZ0009! or FDAX1209 formats.

I am using MC7 b3.
by escamillo
28 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TF & FDAX Continuous Contracts w Rithmic/Zen-Fire data feeds
Replies: 5
Views: 979

TF & FDAX Continuous Contracts w Rithmic/Zen-Fire data feeds

The symbology for TF and FDAX with Rithmic and Zen-fire data feeds are: TF FMM0011! FDAX0611 When building a Continuous Contract using this symbology with all present and past TF and FDAX contracts, a chart will NOT build and the chart says “No Data”. However, with these symbols and all past symbols...
by escamillo
27 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 3 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 44
Views: 8579

Re: MC 7 Beta 3 - Questions/Issues

Hi, I'm using Zenfire datafeed (trial) to test version 7 beta3. Anyone experienced the same issue ? Possibly. I am on ZF and Rithmic data feeds and have had issues with bad ticks in seconds charts, which are accompanied by 'phantom' volume. ZF data is Rithmic data. Rithmic only provides data to the...
by escamillo
23 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC6 & MC7 in my system. Any problem?
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Re: MC6 & MC7 in my system. Any problem?

Hello I would like to test the new MC7, but I understand the it is still in a beta phase. I got few questions before upgrading to MC7. After some bad experience with new software versions, and have working hard to have a stable system with MC6, I just don't want to jeopardize it for the purpose of ...
by escamillo
22 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Drag & Drop in PLE Editor not working in MC7 b3
Replies: 1
Views: 1566

Drag & Drop in PLE Editor not working in MC7 b3

Drag and Drop is not working for me in PLE Editor, MC7 Beta 3. Known issue, intentional, an option/selection I missed somewhere?
by escamillo
14 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 1) MC7 CPU utlization; 2) Allow MC6 & MC7 on same computer
Replies: 5
Views: 863

Re: 1) MC7 CPU utlization; 2) Allow MC6 & MC7 on same comput

Thanks Stan. I went back to MC6 and performance was better for me. So will stick with it until a later release of MC7. Regarding allowing users to keep back releases, just sayin'... Sometimes it is necessary for a user to bail out on a release and go back to one that was steady for them. As long as ...
by escamillo
13 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 1) MC7 CPU utlization; 2) Allow MC6 & MC7 on same computer
Replies: 5
Views: 863

1) MC7 CPU utlization; 2) Allow MC6 & MC7 on same computer

1). I have not been using MultiCharts long enough to know much. But I have used another platform for ten years and gone through platform issues there: I know what I see, even if I do not know why a problem exists. I am seeing much, much higher CPU utilization with MC7 compared to MC6. In fairness/fu...
by escamillo
13 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Spikes
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: Spikes

I am having the same problem with Zen-Fire data, particularly on ES - other data feeds have been fine. I have received no answer/solution regarding this issue. Thinking of rolling back to MC6. Please post if you get this issue solved or not. My post here: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewt...
by escamillo
12 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

Re: MC 7 Beta - Questions/Issues

DOM decimal places: a Depth of Market window for YM goes to two decimal places, such as 12,300.00; 12,300.01, 12,300.02.... Maybe I missed how to customize the display, but they way it is now it is not usable. Suggestions please? Hi, For now, you can change the number of decimal points by changing ...
by escamillo
12 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zen-Fire bad ticks
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

Re: Zen-Fire bad ticks

If I open a DOM window with a chart open it corrupts the cache. Just keeping what I am seeing up to date. April 14: including a possibility: I am on wireless from router to computer. maybe, just maybe, that has something to do with Zen-Fire data bad ticks. BUT, from Rithmic and Open E Cry data I hav...
by escamillo
12 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zen-Fire bad ticks
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

Re: Zen-Fire bad ticks

Basically on MultiCharts this morning the entire time has been spent - two hours - deleting cache and data and rebooting. EVERY time the platform and one workspace is reopened, the Zen-Fire cache gets corrupted. BUT that same workspace has matching Rithmic data and OpenECry data charts and the cache...
by escamillo
11 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

Re: MC 7 Beta - Questions/Issues

DOM decimal places: a Depth of Market window for YM goes to two decimal places, such as 12,300.00; 12,300.01, 12,300.02.... Maybe I missed how to customize the display, but they way it is now it is not usable. Suggestions please?
by escamillo
11 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zen-Fire bad ticks
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

Zen-Fire bad ticks

Has anyone using Zen-Fire data has had bad tick issues? I get occasional bad ticks when using Zen-Fire data. When I call Zen-Fire, they claim no reports of bad data and can find none in their recent history. I think believe them. Attached are three five minute charts for the period April 11, 2011 wi...
by escamillo
08 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zen-Fire in v7
Replies: 8
Views: 1058

Re: Zen-Fire in v7

Sorry I missed that part. Too late after long day and week. No I am on Windows Vista 32...
by escamillo
08 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zen-Fire in v7
Replies: 8
Views: 1058

Re: Zen-Fire in v7

no problem here connecting to Zen-Fire or Rithmic on MC7
by escamillo
08 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

Re: MC 7 Beta - Questions/Issues

annoyance: on a chart on which you have just inserted a "Signal", if you then go --> insert "Study", the open Tab is for Signal and not Study (or vice versa - when you go to insert, whatever you did last is the Tab that is active); and if Signal and Study names are similar, can insert a Signal when ...
by escamillo
07 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

Re: CPU utilization rate MC6 v MC7

how is your CPU utilization rate in MC7 compared to MC6? My CPU use is much higher in MC7, pegged at 100% for some extended periods of time, which had never happened with MC6 (same workspaces open). I expected some higher use but this is to the point of being a problem. What are you seeing? How do ...
by escamillo
06 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

Re: MC 7 Beta - Questions/Issues

2. How can I add sound to Chart trading? so I can hear an order being filled? A nice to have feature but if you are using IB you get a sound when an order is filled anyway. Not sure about other brokers. I think you can create a sound. I seem to have. From Format Signals tab. go to Properties and un...
by escamillo
06 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

Re: MC 7 Beta - Questions/Issues

Thanks guys. Maybe it is a corrupted workspace. Seems to be much better without that one running. Will do a delete/clean install of MC7 later and then rebuild the workspace in question.
by escamillo
06 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

CPU utilization rate MC6 v MC7

how is your CPU utilization rate in MC7 compared to MC6? My CPU use is much higher in MC7, pegged at 100% for some extended periods of time, which had never happened with MC6 (same workspaces open). I expected some higher use but this is to the point of being a problem. What are you seeing? How do y...
by escamillo
06 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7 Beta 1 - Questions/Issues
Replies: 55
Views: 8461

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by escamillo
25 Mar 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intra-bar order generation
Replies: 3
Views: 761

Re: Intra-bar order generation

if you still have a problem with this on live orders, then i may have some code that will help.

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