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by tozwp
22 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio trader with TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: Portfolio trader with TS data [SOLVED]

Thanks Mazinguer, that seems to have solved it!
by tozwp
21 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio trader with TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Portfolio trader with TS data [SOLVED]

First time trying to use Portfolio Trader and am running into problems. I've launched PT, created an instrument list and added a simple signal. At this point when I try to Backtest, I get the error "You must have Administrator or PowerUser rights to run TS (failed to open cache files). I have TS set...
by tozwp
18 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]

After clicking on the link I posted, I don't see the instructions so I've copied them here: Compilation Error (errLine 0, errColumn 0, errLineEnd 0, errColumnEnd 0) Windows Vista users: please make sure that you have all the latest Windows updates and Service Packs installed before following this gu...
by tozwp
18 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]

I followed these instruction exactly to uninstall and then reinstall MC: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Compilation_Error_(errLine_0,_errColumn_0,_errLineEnd_0,_errColumnEnd_0) No errors on the installation other than the sounds. Everything came back up and worked perfectly. ...
by tozwp
13 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]

Think I found it. Right click on speaker icon in lower right tray in Windows 10. Select 'sounds'. Under 'Sounds' tab, scroll down to Multicharts64. Correct sounds are stored in program file directory for MC. On my machine its C:/MC64/sounds. Not sure why re-installing MC caused the program to lose t...
by tozwp
13 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Order/trading sounds [SOLVED]

Had to re-load MC this morning after getting a line 0 column 0 compilation error. Fixed by uninstalling and reinstalling into another directory per the Wiki help. Still have no idea why though. Added one comment to a working indicator and had the problem. Its fixed now but am a little worried and wo...
by tozwp
23 Aug 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, exit strategy save between sessions
Replies: 5
Views: 1017

Re: Chart trading, exit strategy save between sessions

Upgraded to version 11 and still don't see this issue fixed. Is it still being considered? Thanks
by tozwp
05 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Re: Charting problem [SOLVED]

Thanks Henry, I'll try chat on Monday when the issue shows up again.
by tozwp
31 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Re: Charting problem [SOLVED]

Henry, tried all of the above suggested things and still have a problem. When I chart on Saturday or Monday I'm missing data. Today (Saturday, 12/31) I can't plot data for 12/29 or 12/30 for two symbols. Chart in MC has TFH7 from Interactivebrokers, $ADRLD & $TIKRL from TS. Both $ADRLD and $TIKRL wi...
by tozwp
30 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, exit strategy save between sessions
Replies: 5
Views: 1017

Chart trading, exit strategy save between sessions

Upgraded to version 10 a few weeks ago. Seems like the previous version would save the exit strategy for a chart from session to session. When I restart MC each morning, I have to re-select the exit stratgy for each chart that I use for chart trading. Any way to have the auto attached exit strategy ...
by tozwp
05 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

Solved. Angelina on chat was able to figure it out. In the QuoteManager under Data Sources and Interactive Brokers, the box was checked for Utilization of cach for real time data. Unchecking it fixed the problem.
by tozwp
05 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

Thanks Arnie, I've been clicking on live chat but nothing happens. Will try again.
by tozwp
05 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

Should also mention that I am running version 10 build 13557 and TWS build 952.3b.
by tozwp
05 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

Was hoping TF would start working again this morning but I still have the same problem. Could there be some issue with corrupted data somewhere? How would I go about deleting all of my data for my symbols and starting over? I'm out of ideas and would like to trade but can't get this chart to work. C...
by tozwp
03 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

Yes, never had a problem until this morning.
by tozwp
03 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

Here's a chart showing TF (IB data), YM (IB data) and TF (TS data). Under Format Instrument, all three are set to US stocks (Regular Trading Hours) and all three are set to Local Time in the Time Zone box. TF with IB data ends at 13:54 while the other two end at 15:00 as they should.
by tozwp
03 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

TJ, I have both sessions set to "US Stocks (Regular Trading Hours)". From the QuoteManger under the Session Template, the box below the Description the Session Time is set to "Local".

In the chart under Format Instruments, I've tried setting all of them to 24/7 or others but get the same results.
by tozwp
03 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

Re: IB chart missing data?

TJ, yes, both TF and YM are set to local time. On a 1 min chart the YM chart ends at 16:00 and the TF chart ends at 13.54. Makes no sense to me. If I add the symbol TFZ16 from TS, it plots correctly and ends at the proper session end time. Maybe its just a problem with IB and data on Saturdays? I'll...
by tozwp
03 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB chart missing data?
Replies: 14
Views: 1745

IB chart missing data?

TF.JPG Working on charts Saturday morning and noticed all my TF futures intraday charts are missing over the last hour of data and I can't figure out why. I've tried reloading and making sure the sessions setting is correct (set to "Default"). Plotting the data with IB's charting tool shows the ent...
by tozwp
01 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Re: Charting problem [SOLVED]

Thanks Henry, I'll give those suggestions a try and see if the problem is solved Monday. I'll let you know if it worked then.
by tozwp
21 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Charting problem [SOLVED]

I have a strange charting problem that I can't figure out. I have a workspace that contains 4 charts, each 1 min data. Two charts have TF futures using IB data, 1 chart has $RVX.X from TS and the last has $TIKRL and $ADRLD both from TS. My problem only occurs on Mondays when the charts containing TS...
by tozwp
06 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Account Equity value for use in an indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Re: Account Equity value for use in an indicator [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ, I was unaware that I could plot from a signal. I copied the indicator to a signal and it worked.
by tozwp
05 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Account Equity value for use in an indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Account Equity value for use in an indicator [SOLVED]

For position sizing and chart trading I would like to place text on the chart that shows my max position size based on account equity. Is there a function similar to GetRTAccountEquity that I can use in an indicator for use in calculating position size? I've tried using the above function but get an...
by tozwp
29 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Updated to build 12411 when prompted that a new version was available. After the update all data has been loading and displaying correctly. Seems fixed now.
by tozwp
21 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Thought it was working but its acting strangely again. Worked with a few charts this afternoon and all charts had the correct data from TS. After a while, one chart suddenly lost the two prior days data on a one minute chart and another chart had only yesterday's data but nothing prior to that. Char...
by tozwp
20 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Shut down all programs and rebooted pc. Started MC before TS and IB. Prompted to log in to TS and IB. At that point, all data appeared on the chart. Not sure why it started working but looks like it is solved for now.
by tozwp
20 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Update: Completely uninstalled MC, deleted all user files except desktops and workspaces in the Documents folder. Reinstalled MC and imported all studies, indicators ect. but no data. In the Quote manager I added a few symbols from TS and IB using Add Symbol from Data Source. I simply searched and a...
by tozwp
20 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Josh, I haven't changed the description. I always add symbols in the Quotemanager using the standard Multichart parameters. The strange thing is that when I create a new chart with only a TS symbol, I get those messages. That makes no sense and it seems like something is corrupted somewhere. I think...
by tozwp
16 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Created a new chart and was able to capture the error message before it disappeared. Plotted the symbol $ADRLD from TS. Attached are the two errors that popped up.
by tozwp
16 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

Re: No TS data [SOLVED]

Update. After the market opened, TS data for today only began plotting. No data plots for previous days even though multiple days are requested under "Format Instrument". I then tried plotting only that symbol using the same resolution and number of days back. As soon as I did, the data for today on...
by tozwp
16 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No TS data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

No TS data [SOLVED]

Message at top of chart for the symbols from TS on the chart "No data". Chart has futures data from IB and other data from TS. Data from IB charts fine if I remove the TS data from the chart but I cannot plot any of my TS symbols. Occasionally the TS data will chart which is strange. Last week when ...
by tozwp
06 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC
Replies: 6
Views: 915

Re: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC

Thanks Andrew, looks like some sort of bad data then. Reloading the data doesn't get rid of that spike either. New to chart trading and testing this on a dummy account first. Sounds like it is running as it should be.
by tozwp
06 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC
Replies: 6
Views: 915

Re: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC

Thanks Andrew, logs were sent.
by tozwp
06 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC
Replies: 6
Views: 915

Re: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC

Thanks Andrew. I thought that might be the case so on my open orders I added break even stop orders. Overnight, on one of my charts, price went through a trigger but the stop order was not activated (it is still transparent). Now I'm really confused! I'll attach a picture showing what I see. In the ...
by tozwp
05 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading orders and re-starting MC
Replies: 6
Views: 915

Chart trading orders and re-starting MC

Last week I entered new trades and then used the master strategy to set up profit targets and stops. Over the weekend, I shut down MC. Starting up MC Sunday afternoon the charts show my profit targets and my intial stops as these orders reside at the broker. In the master strategy I also set up a br...
by tozwp
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]

Thanks Andrew! I never saw that separate menu next to the stop checkbox.
by tozwp
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]

I think I might have answered this above but use this example:

Stop limit buy price $10.
Stop $9 (100%).
Stop set to break even $11 (100%).
Profit target $13 (for 50%).
Profit target $15 (for remainder).
by tozwp
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]

I tried this but not sure if it is correct either as it only shows my initial stop below my entry price order (which is not filled yet). Level 1: tick set to 0, stop loss set to 9, quantity set to 100. Level 2: tick set to 0, stop loss breakeven checked, price set to 11, quantity set to 100. Level 3...
by tozwp
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]

Andrew, can you demonstrate how to do this? Entry price $10, initial stop $9, breakeven stop $11, profit target for 50% at $13 and profit target 50% at $15. In the master strategy I have 3 levels. First has profit target at 13, breakeven box checked and stop loss set to 11. Second level has profit t...
by tozwp
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Chart trading, is this possible? [SOLVED]

Trying to set up an exit strategy using chart trading. Need to have an initial stop loss below the buy price, a break even stop at a price above the buy price and two price targets above the break even stop price. I've tried using the Master Strategy and it looks like I can set up the two profit tar...
by tozwp
25 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Window [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Data Window bug [SOLVED]

Thanks Henry, that fixed it. It does dock but it wasn't clear that it would. Had to grab the title bar and pull it beyond the left margin of the workspace and then it docked.
by tozwp
25 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Window [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Data Window bug [SOLVED]

Should mention that this is MC version 9.0, release candidate (build 9878) running on Win7.
by tozwp
25 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Window [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Data Window [SOLVED]

Have had a data window in my workspace for awhile. Today I re-sized it. Since I've done this, the data window is always on top of everything. When I change workspaces, the data window remains in the new workspace. When I resize the MC application window, the data window remains the same size and in ...
by tozwp
25 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Merging data
Replies: 3
Views: 666

Re: Merging data

Andrew, is there any way to create a chart using only the last 2 days with IB data and the rest from TS?
by tozwp
20 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Merging data
Replies: 3
Views: 666

Merging data

I have a question regarding merging IB and TS forex data. To avoid the pacing violation, I would like to use IB for real time and Tradestion for historical data. I'm looking at a 1440 minute chart. I checked the box under preferences, charting, enable data source merging. I then added a symbol from ...
by tozwp
17 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner help
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Re: Scanner help

Just figured out how to remove. Have to right click in the indicator column only. Then there is an option to remove it.
by tozwp
17 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner help
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Re: Scanner help

Guess I'm still somewhat confused. All I'm really trying to do is to scan daily bars. Sometime during today's bar I'm looking for a set of conditions that was true at the end of yesterday's bar. I've got 45 - 50 forex symbols using IB as the data source. Initially I tried adding all the symbols to t...
by tozwp
17 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner help
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Re: Scanner help

Thanks Henry, I had forgotten about NoPlot.

When using the same indicator in the scanner, would I then check the box 'and use contraint' and use = true or 1 to check for the condition? There is no value associated with the indicator, it just plots when the conditions are true.
by tozwp
17 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner help
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Re: Scanner help

Figured out that I needed to create a pre-scan list in the scanner. Then I added the indicator to the last column. Problem now is that the indicator column shows the last result when the scan criteria was true which may have been days ago. Not sure how to have the indicator only look at the previous...
by tozwp
17 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner help
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Scanner help

Never used the scanner before and was hoping someone could give me a push in the right direction to figure out how to use this with an indicator I use on charts. The indicator I use plots a dot (or histogram) on a chart when some conditions are met using the 'plot' nested within an if - then stateme...
by tozwp
07 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?

Thanks Josh, I'll give those ideas a try next week. I wasn't aware of the Recalclastbarafter command. The marketpositionatbroker might be just what it needs also.
by tozwp
06 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?

After more testing, this is what I am seeing. Instead of trading the same pair on three charts with different time frames (I was using: 1 min & 15 min, 5 min & 60 min, 20 min & 240 min) I went back to just running the signal on one chart only. The signal is now running on just the 1 min $15 minute t...
by tozwp
06 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?

One other strange thing that the signal is doing that I also don't understand is that it doesn't cancel the order when the broker position is changes from 0 to long. For the above problem with the unclosed order at the end of the bar, it remains unclosed even when the broker position has changed. I ...
by tozwp
06 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Why isn't order canceled at end of bar for this signal?

I have a signal that runs intrabar order generation on. It looks for a candlestick or a candlestick formation at the end of a 60 minute bar and when true, sets a trigger to buy just above the high of that 60 min candle stick. In backtesting, this works fine. In live testing many times the order to b...
by tozwp
05 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intrabarpersist variables and intrabar order generation [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 971

Intrabarpersist variables and intrabar order generation [SOLVED]

On a strategy that uses two time frames, data1 is 5 minute and data2 is 60 minute. Trade entry rules are based on indicator on data1, let's say rsi and two moving averages on data2. Entry price is based on the high of the stick in data2 when all the conditions are met. To check the conditions do I w...
by tozwp
05 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Built in stop orders, do I need Intrabar Order Generation? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Built in stop orders, do I need Intrabar Order Generation? [SOLVED]

Coding a strategy and am unclear whether or not I need to enable intrabar order generation. The entry should be fine without it but I'd like to adjust the stops based on the maximum favorable excursion from the entry price. I'm calculating the MFE with this: If MP = 1 then MFE = Iff(c > MFE, c, MFE)...
by tozwp
30 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting live trades and the Order and position tracker
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: Charting live trades and the Order and position tracker

Thanks Andrew! I hadn't noticed that feature before and it works very well.
by tozwp
29 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting live trades and the Order and position tracker
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: Charting live trades and the Order and position tracker

I'm running the same signal on the same currency pair on two different time frames (two charts). Is it correct behavior that the entries and exits don't show up on the charts when there are trades on the two charts? What I noticed was that the signal first started trading on one of the charts and th...
by tozwp
29 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Charting live trades and the Order and position tracker
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Charting live trades and the Order and position tracker

I've just started testing a signal using a dummy IB account and live data. Twice now I've seen this happen. A trade is entered and shows up on the chart. All the orders are shown in the Order and Position Tracker. After some time, the trade is not shown on the chart any longer but the open orders ar...
by tozwp
05 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

Sorry Andrew, I didn't know that you were looking for that output. I'll see if I can generate it later for you. From what I've found, when there are orders that should be filled in the same hourly bar, only the first partial profit order is filled and the other order won't fill until the next bar re...
by tozwp
29 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PosTradeProfit possible bug [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1030

PosTradeProfit possible bug [SOLVED]

When using this command with a trade that enters once and exits twice from the entry order, the first exit calculates the profit as though the entire position was filled. The second exit calculates correctly using the reduced size from the entry. I'm using the code below to return the percent gain o...
by tozwp
26 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Save data for partial trade with IOG on [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Save data for partial trade with IOG on [SOLVED]

Thanks Josh, found a couple of things in that list that are extremely helpful and solved my problem.
by tozwp
26 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Save data for partial trade with IOG on [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Save data for partial trade with IOG on [SOLVED]

Thanks much Josh, I will take a look at those. Wasn't aware of them before.
by tozwp
26 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Save data for partial trade with IOG on [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Save data for partial trade with IOG on [SOLVED]

Having trouble identifying and recording the exit price for a trade that closes out part of a position. Attempting to print to a file various variables and prices when a partial trade is made. Using Marketposition works when the entire position is closed as it changes from 1 to 0 and I can record th...
by tozwp
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

All items sent Andrew. Thanks for your help.
by tozwp
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

Andrew, I created those files and looked at them. On the entry bar, the entry and stops are shown correctly. On the next bar the stops are also shown correctly. On the chart, the partial sell is shown at the correct price. In the file the market position continues to show "1" as it should because th...
by tozwp
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

Pasted it into my current code and it is generating three gigantic files. I'm going to have to figure out how to only run this on the trade of interest.
by tozwp
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

Here is a chart showing the behavior. The code takes partial profits and then the price drops below the break even point. It then exits on the next bar at the open because it is below the break even. If I comment out the first line of the code above, it exits on the next bar after entry at break eve...
by tozwp
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

if MP = 1 then sell .25*size shares from entry("Long") next bar at (1.2*R + Trig) limit; if MP = 1 then sell from entry("Long") next bar at iStop Stop; SetStopShare; SetBreakEven(R*1.2); The stop price for the middle line will vary depending on the current price. It will be the initial stop level (...
by tozwp
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Re: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

Thanks Andrew. I didn't have both the Bar Magnifier and IOG box checked. I only had the Magnifier checked. It looks better now but I am running into another issue. When a sell order for partial profits is made, it appears that no other sell orders will take place on the same bar. I have several inst...
by tozwp
24 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1533

Split buy order into two buy orders [SOLVED]

Stumped over how to code this. I have a strategy that takes partial profits. At a profit target, it closes 25% of the full trade. I was doing this by using one buy order for the full amount and then when a condition was met, selling 25% of the original position. The problem I am running into using t...
by tozwp
19 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IOG and stop orders
Replies: 1
Views: 570

IOG and stop orders

Working on a strategy and have some questions regarding trade closing orders. The strategy operates with Intrabar Order Generation on so it operates on every price tick. The strategy calculates the exit price on every tick and then sets up an exit order for the next tick. My questions are: Will this...
by tozwp
10 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: backtesting forex pair USDJPY
Replies: 11
Views: 1698

Re: backtesting forex pair USDJPY

Thanks Andrew. If I understand this correctly, to backtest in MC I will need to divide by 100K which is the size of the contract. For trading though, I need to leave this as is because the trade size with the broker (IB) is in units, not contracts.
by tozwp
10 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: backtesting forex pair USDJPY
Replies: 11
Views: 1698

Re: backtesting forex pair USDJPY

Trade values
by tozwp
10 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: backtesting forex pair USDJPY
Replies: 11
Views: 1698

Re: backtesting forex pair USDJPY

Symbol settings:
by tozwp
10 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: backtesting forex pair USDJPY
Replies: 11
Views: 1698

Re: backtesting forex pair USDJPY

Hi Andrew, here are the screenshots requested:
by tozwp
09 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: backtesting forex pair USDJPY
Replies: 11
Views: 1698

backtesting forex pair USDJPY

New to forex and working on a system and have run into a problem that I don't understand. Backtesting doesn't calculate the results properly. Here's an example. USDJPY trading at 93.536, risking $1000 USD, entry minus stop price is 0.26 USDJPY, size is 359754. This trade is stopped out and the strat...
by tozwp
30 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help understanding an impossible signal exit price
Replies: 3
Views: 814

Re: Help understanding an impossible signal exit price

Today I created a new chart with the same symbol & bar length, same custom session, same backtesting criteria under strategy properties and it now shows the correct entry and exit. The original chart still showed the wrong exit. Not sure what was going on during Friday's session/chart and why it sho...
by tozwp
28 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help understanding an impossible signal exit price
Replies: 3
Views: 814

Re: Help understanding an impossible signal exit price

This signal was running on live data today and showed that entry and exit. It is not trading live though so I don't have a trade. During that bar formation today, it showed the proper entry but an impossible exit as price never traded at the price that the signal showed that it exited. That is why I...
by tozwp
28 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help understanding an impossible signal exit price
Replies: 3
Views: 814

Help understanding an impossible signal exit price

I have a simple signal that enters on a tick above the high of the previous bar with a stop at the low of that same bar. It runs in IOG mode and calculates stops during the bar. Today it entered a long trade at the proper price but it then showed an exit at the close of the previous bar even though ...
by tozwp
28 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Expert Commentary formatting [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Expert Commentary formatting [SOLVED]

I've been using this for debugging: If AtCommentaryBar then commentary(various variables); The output up until today has been wrapping around and filling the Expert Commentary box. Today when I use it, it outputs one long line of commentary instead of wrapping it and filling. How do I control the fo...
by tozwp
25 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Re: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]

Yes! Thanks Super, that works. I think I'm getting a little better handle on what its doing.
by tozwp
25 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Re: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]

It is backtesting at this point. Classic Mode, use bar magnifier, intraday 1 minute.

Just trying to build more complexity into the strategy but so far I can't get over this hurdle.
by tozwp
25 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Re: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]

Basically, the results are very different between the two systems. The first identifies and trades on every inside bar. The second (on the 480 min AUD.CAD forex data that I am using) has one trade near the end of the data set on one inside bar. What I'm trying to understand is what is different by u...
by tozwp
25 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Re: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ, wasn't aware of how to do that. Fixed it.
by tozwp
25 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

BarStatus, IOG question [SOLVED]

Attempting to build a signal that will require IOG for stop management eventually. Currently stumped on what I thought would be simple. I have an entry based on an end of bar condition that works fine with IOG off. When I wrap the same code in a BarStatus check and turn IOG on, it doesn't work. Here...
by tozwp
02 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: indicators on multiple data with different bar types [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: indicators on multiple data with different bar types [SOLVED]

Thanks again TJ. Found the answer to my last question. I had never seen the complete syntax for the reserved word Variable. Now I get it. Syntax-Complete Variable: <IntraBarPersist> <DataType> VarName(InitialValue<,datan>) <, <IntraBarPersist> <DataType> VarName(InitialValue<,datan>)> ; •Variable is...
by tozwp
02 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: indicators on multiple data with different bar types [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: indicators on multiple data with different bar types [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ, that did it. Still a little confused about the variable. I've never seen one declared like that, M2(0, data2). That looks like an array without square brackets? I found that if I use a custom one line and plot this: Average(c,20)data2, this works as well. Must be a syntax thing that I did...
by tozwp
01 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: indicators on multiple data with different bar types [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 825

indicators on multiple data with different bar types [SOLVED]

Having some trouble understanding a chart. In data 1, I have IWM, 20 point chart. Data 2 is IWM, 1 day, regular bar chart. When I plot a moving average of data2 (XAverage(c data2,20)), I get a line that has data points throughout the day instead of only at the close. Data2 is daily data so I would e...
by tozwp
28 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error - Floating point stack check.
Replies: 6
Views: 707

Re: Error - Floating point stack check.

Thank you very much Laurent!

I don't need any of the others yet as I've just started using this one. I do want to check out more of them in the future though.
by tozwp
28 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error - Floating point stack check.
Replies: 6
Views: 707

Re: Error - Floating point stack check.

Thanks Henry - sent you an email with the indicator attached.

How do I go back to version 7.4? I only see a download link to the newest version?
by tozwp
27 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error - Floating point stack check.
Replies: 6
Views: 707

Error - Floating point stack check.

Upgraded to version 8, 32 bit and am getting this error for an indicator that I was using in 7.4 that worked fine. Unfortunately, the indicator is locked and I can't see or edit the code. What is this error? If I want to keep using this indicator do I have to revert back to 7.4?
by tozwp
22 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global Hotkey - how to create?
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: Global Hotkey - how to create?

Thanks Henry,

In the Project Management there currently isn't a selection for version 8.0 under 'report issue'.
by tozwp
21 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global Hotkey - how to create?
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Global Hotkey - how to create?

I see one of the new features on ver 8 is the ability to create hotkeys. How do I go about creating/mapping a hotkey? Global Hot Keys Global Hot Keys feature allows user to define and save keyboard shortcuts for pretty much any action in MultiCharts. You can also create your own custom commands, suc...
by tozwp
05 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multi line text and location
Replies: 8
Views: 1365

Re: Multi line text and location

Thanks Henry, didn't know that could be done with the \n modifyer. Still haven't figured out how to leave the text in the same place on the screen though. Under Format Text, Properties, there is only a selection for the Date and Value. This means that as the data updates, the text will continue to b...
by tozwp
01 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multi line text and location
Replies: 8
Views: 1365

Re: Multi line text and location

Thanks Roman.

Will the ability to create multi line text and lock/unlock it from the date be something that is available in the future with the text drawing tool?
by tozwp
01 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multi line text and location
Replies: 8
Views: 1365

Multi line text and location

Is it possible to put text on a chart and keep it from being locked to a date? In other words, I'd like to put a note on a chart and as I scroll the chart, the text stays on the same place on the screen as the chart data is moved. Right now text is fixed to a date. Also, it would be very convenient ...
by tozwp
30 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

I've been able to modify a file by reducing the number of columns and eliminating the first line containing the string descriptions of each column and it reads into MC fine. I don't want to have to do that a couple of dozen times each day though. The less I have to mess with data, the happier I am. ...
by tozwp
29 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Close, each .csv file is one symbol. In your description, the symbol in column A doesn't change, each row represents one day's worth of data. This row is updated about every hour but there isn't a row added every hour, just refreshed with more timely data. The ASCII mapping is only good for one symb...
by tozwp
29 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Hi bowlesj3, Look here for an explanation: http://www.masterdatacsv.com/ I subscribe to this data and its 'delivered' in this type of file format. He has written a plug-in that allows one to access the data directly from the .csv file into Metastock. That's what I'm using right now but I'd really li...
by tozwp
29 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Update. I've got a temporary solution using Metastock to read my ascii files but am again looking for a way to get the files into MC. I think ASCII mapping in Quotemanager should work for what I'm doing but I seem to be running into a limitation with it. This is what is going on when I use ASCII map...
by tozwp
05 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Bowlesj3 - I've been looking at your instructions and its slowly starting to sink in. I've given up trying to get the data in via the Quotemanager as its just too difficult managing 30+ symbols each with a dozen or two columns of data in addition to the usual price and volume fields. The .csv file I...
by tozwp
02 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

I think I might have found the problem. I was using the csv file for breadth data and was getting my quote from Free Quotes (Yahoo) for the Dow. When I changed data from using the free quotes to using live IB quotes, everything updated. Even though one data stream was updated today, evidently the fr...
by tozwp
02 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Thanks Henry, just checked all of those things. I'm running version 7.4 build 4906. In the QuoteManager, ASCII Mapping I show the Time Zone as "Exchange". I do have the chart set to local but when I tried creating a new chart and used the same ascii mapped data and set the time zone to 'exchange', I...
by tozwp
02 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

I'm either doing something wrong or there is something I don't understand about Mapping ASCII. When I try to create a new chart and use the symbol that I have created using ASCII Mapping, the chart shows the message 'no data'. When I select File, Map ASCII, I see the path and filename to the .csv fi...
by tozwp
02 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

A few new issues to report. Thought I had everything up and running over the weekend. I have a smaller csv file that is recognized by MC and I was able to get my charts up and running. This morning, I opened up MC and my chart with the Mapped ASCII data says 'no data'. Checked and found that the ASC...
by tozwp
01 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Thanks for your help! I'm still trying to figure out an easier way based on the tiny bit that I know. If I can't figure it out, I'll investigate your tools. I have made a little progess. I found that if I edit the .csv file and just include the 10 basic columns of data that I need as a bare minimum,...
by tozwp
31 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Thanks much.... I think :-) Not entirely sure what I'm getting into here but it looks pretty deep! I was hoping that there was a simple, straight forward way to import data into MC and create a chart. The file I'm interested in is updated hourly and contains price, volume, breadth and many other val...
by tozwp
31 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

Re: importing .csv file

Spent a few hours looking for it and can't find it. Seems like it would be a simple thing to import data from a .csv file but I'm starting to think it might not be. Should be able to just set up a pointer in the file at the columns of data that are of interest and let it read the file.
by tozwp
30 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: importing .csv file
Replies: 29
Views: 3631

importing .csv file

Probably a dumb question but I can't find an answer. I have a .csv file of daily data containing 68 columns of data for a symbol. Each row is a day. The data is various price and breadth data. Is it possible to extract the pieces of the data that I am interested in and chart them? Each file has date...
by tozwp
17 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Anyone know of a free source for EOD breadth?
Replies: 0
Views: 1296

Anyone know of a free source for EOD breadth?

Looking for advancing and declining NYSE issues (end of day) that will feed MC from a free source if its available anywhere. Thanks
by tozwp
09 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 19831

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

My mistake. The reason it won't compile is because it compiled correctly already. Still having problems making it work though. It works on one chart but not several others. Must be something on my end so I'll keep looking.
by tozwp
09 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 19831

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

I've got one indicator that runs fine in 7.4 but when imported into 8.0, it won't compile. When I open it in the Editor, it won't give me the option of compiling. That selection is greyed out. When I select Compile from the menu and compile all umcompiled I show nothing in the output area at the bot...
by tozwp
09 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 19831

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

Shut down 7.4, went back to 8.0 and now the data is working. Many of my indicators don't show up on my charts and under 'Status', they show Unverified. How do I verify all my old indicators and studies? In the Editor, none of them show up. Where are they stored and how do I import them into 8.0? Tha...
by tozwp
09 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 19831

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

One other strange behavior I just found. I shut down version 8.0 and went back to using 7.4. When I did this, many but not all, of my indicators I had on various charts are now hidden. I can't unhide them or get them to work yet. I think I'll wait until 8.0 is released before playing around with it.
by tozwp
09 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 19831

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

Installed 8.0, added all my workspaces but now all I see in the upper left corner of every chart is: Establishing connection.... I know its something simple but I can't find how to get my data. I'm using TS and IB for data feeds. In the quote manager I checked the settings for IB and the port and IP...
by tozwp
05 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem using TS data and charting volume
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Problem using TS data and charting volume

I'm using the Real Time Market Scanner with a list of stocks/etfs and have it linked to a chart. In the chart I have price on the top and average volume in the bottom pane. Using TS data, I show no volume data even though in the Scanner window I show the correct Total Volume for the stock. When I ch...
by tozwp
23 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can't plot 24 hr futures data
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: Can't plot 24 hr futures data

I did get it to work again. I went into the Quotemanager and deleted the four symbols I was using and then added them. I then re-created the charts and the missing data was there. Not sure what happened as I never changed anything prior to the problem but deleting the symbols and adding them again i...
by tozwp
23 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can't plot 24 hr futures data
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Can't plot 24 hr futures data

I have a chart using IB data with YM, TF, ES and NQ using the default Sessions settings. Up until this week, this would plot 24 hour data for each (60 min chart). This week I show no overnight data in my charts. I haven't changed anything for the settings for any of the instruments. Today I tried us...
by tozwp
10 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help connecting to TS data feed
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: Help connecting to TS data feed

Think I figured it out. Under 'File, Preferences", the box for Download missing historical data was unchecked. This fixed it. Forgot to look there. Is it possible to put that checkbox somwhere in the Download Manager in a future version?
by tozwp
10 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help connecting to TS data feed
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Help connecting to TS data feed

Just downloaded TS version 9.1 (11704) and am trying to get data into Multicharts. Added symbols in the quote manager but when I try to chart, I see the message "No Data" in the top left corner. In the quote manager, I don't see any connection attempts or messages that would suggest that it is downl...
by tozwp
31 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Price percent change charts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3102

Re: Price percent change charts?

Unfortunately there is no such feature in MultCharts at the moment. You may want to submit a feature request to the Project Management of our web site so other users can vote for it: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/ Tried to access the Project Management area but couldn't get in. I'd like to add thi...
by tozwp
31 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Price percent change charts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3102

Re: Price percent change charts?

In order to evaluate if this functionality is possible in MultiCharts please describe it in details. Where exactly can we find it in TS? How does it called? Please attach a couple of screenshots demonstrating this feature. Scroll down this link to 'Percent Change Charts' and see TS's description. T...
by tozwp
30 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Price percent change charts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3102

Re: Price percent change charts?

Not quite what I'm looking for. What I need is a chart that begins at set time (at the open or n days back) and then shows price in terms of percentage change from that start time. All instruments would start at 0% on the left side of the chart at the chart start time. Its called a Price Performance...
by tozwp
30 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Price percent change charts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3102

Price percent change charts?

Is it possible to creat a chart with several indices showing the price percent change for each from a given starting point. I currently use Stockcharts to show a 1 min chart of several indices from today's open that shows the percent change for each index on the y-axis. TS could do this also but I h...
by tozwp
29 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get data from yahoo or google?
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: How to get data from yahoo or google?

Checked and 'Data Server Mode' is Online.

Just found it though - thanks for the suggestion - the checkbox for 'Download historical data' was not checked'. I deleted all open charts, checked that box and now I have a chart with data. Thanks!
by tozwp
29 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get data from yahoo or google?
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: How to get data from yahoo or google?

Should also mention that in the QuotesManager, Tools, Data Sources it shows that Free Quotes is Active and green. If there is something I should be doing differently, I can't find it anywhere.
by tozwp
29 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get data from yahoo or google?
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: How to get data from yahoo or google?

Thanks TJ. Still doesn't work on my end. I must have something setup wrong somewhere. I do have a command line on my toolbar and I tried just typing in a symbol but still get the message 'No data'. Right click on the chart, select 'Format Instrument' and I see the data source is 'Free Quotes'. I hav...
by tozwp
28 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get data from yahoo or google?
Replies: 7
Views: 823

How to get data from yahoo or google?

Tried using the QuoteManager to add a symbol from Free Quotes but always get a chart with the message "No Data". Tried this route first: "Instrument - Add Symbol - From Data Source" but the Free Quotes does not show up on that list. Tried adding it manually: "Instrument - Add Symbol - Manually". Dat...
by tozwp
28 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MBTrading, historical breadth data available?
Replies: 1
Views: 826

MBTrading, historical breadth data available?

Currently using IB as my data feed. Have nearly everything I require except historical breadth data such as TICK, advancing issues and declining issues (NYSE). Just noticed that MBTrading works with Multicharts and was wondering if this data is available? I'm looking for 1 min data for TICK going ba...
by tozwp
28 Jan 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical NYSE TICK data, IB data feed
Replies: 1
Views: 541

Historical NYSE TICK data, IB data feed

Hoping someone else has this figured out. I use IB's data feed and need to find historical NYSE TICK data. IB's charting will backfill this data but in MC, only the current live value is imported into a chart (1 min chart). Does anyone know of a free source of historical TICK data that could be comb...
by tozwp
21 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures - can't get June ES contract
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

Custom Futures - can't get June ES contract

I've been trying to create a custom futures symbol in QuoteManager for ES using IB data. The data fills back a couple of years but it won't add the front month (June). It stops at March 2011. On the Edit Custom Future page, I have March, June, September and December checked. I've set rollover to 8 t...
by tozwp
20 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to limit # trades per day
Replies: 5
Views: 595

Re: how to limit # trades per day

Thanks, sometimes the answer is so simple I can't see it!
by tozwp
20 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to limit # trades per day
Replies: 5
Views: 595

how to limit # trades per day

Would like my strategy to only trade the first signal of the day and then ignore any others. Not sure how to set a flag or what keyword(s) I should look at for clues. The strategy works fine as is for the first trade of the day but then continues to trade and I'm not sure how to shut it off after it...
by tozwp
20 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Futures data for regular US stock trading hours
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: Futures data for regular US stock trading hours

Thanks, that did it. Would have thought using Local Time and US Equity hours would have done the same thing but apparently not.
by tozwp
20 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Futures data for regular US stock trading hours
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Futures data for regular US stock trading hours

Probably a dumb question but I can't figure this one out. I'm trying to plot a 1 min ES chart for regular trading hours (8:30 - 3:00, Central time). When I open up a chart and change the settings to 'US Stocks (Regular Trading Hours)' and the Time Zone to 'Local', the chart starts at 9:30 missing th...
by tozwp
21 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Masterdata .csv files?
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Masterdata .csv files?

Does anyone use Masterdata with Multicharts? I'm looking into using this source but am testing it on an old copy of Metastock. Might have to translate the .csv file to Metastock format first? Curious to know if anyone else has had experience with this data vendor. Thanks
by tozwp
15 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB symbol AD-NYSE bid & Ask NOT working in ver7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 18
Views: 5323

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

Any updates or has anyone been able to get advance decline data from IB into Multicharts? I too need this critical information. Thanks

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