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by PricePuzzle
19 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 19507

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

I can not find MCFX in data source list.
by PricePuzzle
23 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Replies: 8
Views: 1180

Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Hope the season finds you in good cheer!
Thank you MC support team for all the works you have done in this year.
by PricePuzzle
23 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2852

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2

Strange thing is the timer in the same workspace is not equal (pic2), but after few second, timer change to the same value 5:30. Update on issue above, 2 days ago, the internet in my area is down. I observe the problem is caused by the refreshing of each charts (each chart will refresh if receiving...
by PricePuzzle
15 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Website Design
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: New Website Design

Would be nice to have in this page https://www.multicharts.com/multicharts/tech-specs/ The minimum requirement for Server spec. Since i have no clues on this, i use the recommendation from FXCM for Strategy Trader as attached. Which works fine. The PC spec. (8 to 10 charts) as suggested in MC page s...
by PricePuzzle
09 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio sizing question
Replies: 6
Views: 1447

Re: Portfolio sizing question

For example, are there any keywords to determine the total number of filled or pending orders for this strategy, for all symbols? You can get unfilled order indirectly by unfilled order = MarketPosition - MarketPosition_at_Broker_for_The_Strategy MarketPosition is the position that shown on chart, ...
by PricePuzzle
09 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What component of MultiCharts do you want to be optimized?
Replies: 87
Views: 14381

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

I would say before optimizing the first thing is to address a few stability issues. I used to get the same feeling as yours. But imagine if you have 10 datafeed * 10 brokers could be 100 pairs to create the problem because each has thier own software. One reason i choose MC is variety of choices. S...
by PricePuzzle
09 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2852

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2

As usual, server said no problem on their end. If i want them to go further then i have to show them proof which i have 1) Logs (already forwarded to Katrin by e-mail) tsMCFXDataFeed.txt end at 05:18 = Internet or MC stop pulling the data? FXCMTradingSystems.txt end at 05:23 = This is usual, because...
by PricePuzzle
08 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2852

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2

Thank you Dave for your reply. I did not change anything. Suddenly the problem is pop up at 03:30 yesterday. Waiting for the openning of live chats. ======================== After checking with Katrin. Somehow server clock is wrong. So we synchonize it and problem of timer is solved. Good to know th...
by PricePuzzle
07 Dec 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2852

Re: MultiCharts 7.4 Beta 2

For 7.2&7.4 Does the countdown timer (pic3) problem resolved with this version? The resolution is 5 but timer from time to time is 6:50. Lastnight even a good internet, timer is disappear and MC hang, so i think it is not entirely link to internet. Somehow it is related directly to the setting of MC...
by PricePuzzle
23 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Vote for MultiCharts in "Best of 2011" on Trade2Win
Replies: 14
Views: 1476

Re: Vote for MultiCharts in "Best of 2011" on Trade2Win

No perfect software in trading world.
So far MC trying to solve serious problem with in a week which is rare in this business.

Therefore you've got me 1 vote, Done.
by PricePuzzle
21 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: beta 7.2 today didn't place strategy orders
Replies: 16
Views: 2046

Re: beta 7.2 today didn't place strategy orders

I got the same problem. Then i restart MC, but it does not solved. After that i restart my server. So far i have MC run 10hrs with out problem (placing 3 to 4 orders). I spend all day looking at monitor! My observation, from the log (in my case "FXCMTradingSystem_Trace") ----------------------------...
by PricePuzzle
18 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: disconnect at night and Limit Order sync
Replies: 25
Views: 3234

Re: disconnect at night and Limit Order sync

Finally, if I follow what I write above, I will have something like 16 charts that could each hold a position. It seems to be a bit of a pain to manually reconcile open positions at the start of each day (many of these may hold overnight). The idea is to store your value (position) in seperated tex...
by PricePuzzle
17 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Avoid IB TWS 920 (current version)
Replies: 11
Views: 1281

Re: Avoid IB TWS 920 (current version)

In my case, i do not want to try new features. But the reasons to use the beta are Stability and communication between brokers and datafeed. For example i can not use 7.0, because of stability. 7.2 is my only choice because stability resolved. Then i have stop problem with 7.2. Would it be a good id...
by PricePuzzle
16 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Avoid IB TWS 920 (current version)
Replies: 11
Views: 1281

Re: Avoid IB TWS 920 (current version)

For most users, there is absolutely no reason to constantly upgrade. Unless you MUST have a new feature in the new version, otherwise, please, don't fix anything that ain't broke. A trading system is like a Rubik's cube, if you move one thing, it will impact others. Trading is a serious business, p...
by PricePuzzle
15 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Genetic Optimizations
Replies: 5
Views: 686

Re: Genetic Optimizations

Genetic Optimization is one of sampling method. Nobody can answer your question because the performance of Genetic Optimization rely on your criteria, data, your strategy. Try to plot it with 3D Optimizer. If the combination above produce only 1 peak of result, then 109 samples out of 480k is enough...
by PricePuzzle
14 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta
Replies: 71
Views: 7753

Re: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta

Hello Henry, It is understandable that MC is in the tough period, since you are trying to combine auto and manual trading. Most of the problems are generated from new features of manual trading, i beleive. Since i am fully automated trader, i do not need any new manual trading features. But we are f...
by PricePuzzle
09 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Stop filled
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Re: Incorrect Stop filled

1) This is the second time. First time is 2 to 3 month ago, but i did not capture the screen. To enable the logs may not help since i already removed Stop order and change to Market order. 2) In my opinion both cases are similar that is the charts execute sell order above stop price (order send to b...
by PricePuzzle
09 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using Limit price... good practice?
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: Using Limit price... good practice?

Problem of Stop Limit is the need of confirmation from broker if either one filled. After receive the confirmation, MC will cancel the one left. The communication time may take longer time than market moving to hit left stop. Means you have 2 positions both stop price and limit price instead of 1 or...
by PricePuzzle
08 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Stop filled
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Re: Incorrect Stop filled

Hi Henry, Thank you for your reply. 1) AUDUSD: This is the real time mode with real account. To my knowledge, stop order no matter if the bar magnification is ON or OFF, it is executed right at the price. When i restart strategy then the trigger time moved from 4:00 (realtime) to 5:10 (historical) a...
by PricePuzzle
07 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Stop filled
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Incorrect Stop filled

2 issues. 1) AUDUSD chart execute Sell order at 1.02840 while the lowest price at 1.02841. The executed price is lower than the lowest of the bar which is not correct. On the other hand, my real FXCM port with stop is not hit. So this create discrepancy. 2) EURUSD chart has a discrepancy in executio...
by PricePuzzle
05 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta
Replies: 71
Views: 7753

Re: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta

Agree with TJ, from my experience the biggest factor is number of charts which means the number of data complied. Skip identical tick option can reduce some workload. OPT window is another big factor, try it you will see that it consume 10 to 20% more of CPU. So i will open only if i want to see ove...
by PricePuzzle
04 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta
Replies: 71
Views: 7753

Re: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta

Not yet. Actually it is 2 issue. 1)Market is closed. Any trading functionality is not available.(ORA-20126) 2)Order is in process 92556808(ORA-20136) on (2), Katrin already passed it to the engineers. For (1) is not critical for me cause it happen once a week at openning of market. However i will do...
by PricePuzzle
04 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta
Replies: 71
Views: 7753

Re: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta

7.2 Stability is hughly improved since 7.0, 7.1. Fully automated trader should be satisfied with this version (with trace disable). However regarding the logs file that is writing at crazy rate 1GB per day (8 instruments running), i think it is not practical and not handy to deliver. From my opinion...
by PricePuzzle
03 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 7.2 Beta
Replies: 71
Views: 7753

Re: What's the red box about?

That means you have more quotes than your computer can handle at that moment.
This also means your CPU/RAM power is not enough. You have to close something. Check your Task manager.
by PricePuzzle
01 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7.0 has been crashing continuously for 2 days
Replies: 28
Views: 2647

Re: MC 7.0 has been crashing continuously for 2 days

Process: C:\Program Files (x86)\TS Support\MultiCharts\TradingServer.exe Thread ID: 0x00002488 ( 9352 ) Time: 26.08.2011 - 15:11:34.267 I guess you may have the problem with TradingServer as mine. To investigate this 1) Check your TradingServer logs file, if the size is bigger than 1G. Then it is t...
by PricePuzzle
24 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1140

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

I suggest you check first your data (OHLC) to find out if there is any mistake by. 1) Plot in 1 minute bar or the raw unit of data that you have. 2) Open your data as text file to see if there is any different. If there is no different in data, then it is the issue of how to plot the bar and shift t...
by PricePuzzle
20 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

I already edit #20. Hope this make Dave more comfortable to pin it back. I also have the high hope that 64 bit is improved and properly in place.
by PricePuzzle
20 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

Thank you Dave. Really appreciate your positive feedback.
by PricePuzzle
20 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

TradingServerTraceDisable.zip Dave may in a hurry and put wrong link. Above is the file, i receive from Live Chat. There are 2 files, just click on the one with disable. After that you have to restart you comp to initiate the changes. To solve this is easy, just put the automatic updating feathers ...
by PricePuzzle
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

Thanks a lot! For 3 days, i got logs "ATOrderController_Trace.txt" 2.1G !!!! No matter how fast is your CPU, it is hard to update this file every ticks! End of the month i will got 30+G logs which can full my VM hard disk. Since the beginning, i already pointed out that there is something wrong with...
by PricePuzzle
18 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

Hi garp, Thank you for your reply. Could you tell me how to disable the logs? Do you mean the logs in OPT? I already checked in OPT windows did not find anything to disable it. It's become crazy. Yesterday the tracking process need 3 hrs to confirm order filled process as in attached pic. Luckily i ...
by PricePuzzle
18 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

I already sent the code. Please inform your result. 1) As i suggest, the problem occur only when you have positions on hand with some (5-6 )instruments with FXCM account. 2) For optimize code, please inform what keyword that has effect on TradingServer. I already try xxx at broker and put calculatio...
by PricePuzzle
18 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

3.png At the openning of Europian market, my strategy trigger and hold total 6 instruments. TradingServer now take 72% of my CPU. If the main purpose of TradingServer is for tracking the order (not trigger). I want to disable the tracking. It does not make sense to spend 70% CPU for the activities ...
by PricePuzzle
17 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sunday forex session start @ 5:15 pm, it it normal
Replies: 6
Views: 899

Re: Sunday forex session start @ 5:15 pm, it it normal

I already checked mine (MCFX) first 1 min bar is at 5:01.
by PricePuzzle
16 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

2.png 1.1.png Hi Dave, My coding is nothing complicate. These are what i doubt. 1) There are too many server programs (5!) running as in pic 1.1. 1.1)ATServer 1.2)Studyserver 1.3)FXCMServer 1.4)TSserver 1.5)TradingServer I think these program are overlapped in some area. In fast market, FXCM and tr...
by PricePuzzle
15 Oct 2011
Forum: MCFX
Topic: MIcro Lots [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Re: MIcro Lots [SOLVED]

Do not forget to change the point value in your QuoteManager. The default is set for 10K lot.
by PricePuzzle
14 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 64 bit MC, how long?
Replies: 29
Views: 4970

Re: 64 bit MC, how long?

TradingServer.exe consume more CPU than MC itself. I beleive because of the stop order that update every tick with IOG. The problem is severe in fast market, if your stop is hit and need to send the confirmation back to MC. If you tick convert stop to Mkt order you will receive 2 execution. Even i u...
by PricePuzzle
22 Aug 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Backtester, variable for each strategy
Replies: 1
Views: 436

Portfolio Backtester, variable for each strategy

I want to use keyword print in strategy to get the result of each combination of variable in Portforlio backtester. 1) Do you have some key word to access value of each variable in the combination of strategy? For example print(Var1OfStrategy1,",", Var2OfStrategy1 ,",", Var1OfStrategy2,",", Var2OfSt...

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