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by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Currency conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 4574

Re: MC 9.0 Currency conversion

bluemulti wrote:Do you have an update about the release?

Sorry, i don't have the info.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

guobinzhang2003 wrote:Hello, Andrew Multicharts,

Would you please check with MC developer if the file of 72 threads also fit for the MC8.8 Chinese version or not ? Thanks

In this case it doesn't matter if it is regular or Chinese version of MC.
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

Guobinzhang2003,

I have talked to our main developer and he confirmed that the file should tell your system to use exactly 72 threads. Unfortunately we cannot help you if the system doesn't use maximum of them. As you have checked it yourself, it does work without HT.
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]

As per our email correspondence: The issue you are having is due to the fact you combine SA mode + Assign Market Position At Broker feature + Synchronizer strategy. If you get rid of the Synchronizer strategy and will use the Assign Market Position At Broker feature correctly, there will be no probl...
by Andrew MultiCharts
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

Firstly, I followed the hint from Yves BENOIT, and insert ram bar to all of the ram slot. but it seems not like the case of him, the problem remains - only 36 threads (total is 72 threads in the system) working and the CPU load is still 50%. Sorry, could you confirm something to avoid confusion? &s...
by Andrew MultiCharts
30 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: order engine
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: order engine

Rule #2: The market order cancellation is done by sending a cancel request to the broker and starting a new timer at the time of sending the cancel request. We refer to this timer as the "cancel timer" to distinguish it from the "market order timer" in rule #1 even though both t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
30 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: order engine
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: order engine

1. Market order that was sent on the open of a bar, that is yet to be acknowledged as filled, is always cancelled at the earliest of any one of the following two events: (a) the close of the bar on whose open the market order was sent, or (b) expiration of the market order timer. ... 3. The timer f...
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

guobinzhang2003 wrote:Sorry Andrew, I updated the download file and test several times, but the problem remains

If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely and help you.
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: order engine
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: order engine

1. For a market order sent on a prior bar, if the script stops generating the market order condition before the market order timer ('Cancel Market Orders as Obsolete if not Filled Within X seconds') expires, does MC cancel the market order immediately (similar to the way price orders are cancelled ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

Please follow the next steps: ⋅ Close MultiCharts and all its parts ⋅ Make sure all MC processes are ended in Windows Task Manager. Here you can find the list of all MC processes: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/MultiCharts_Processes ⋅ Download th...
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]

now, if i would like to put one target for half of position, the command "currentshares" is able to read the position at blroker? If we are talking about auto-trading in a broker account the best option is to use the "MarketPosition_at_broker" and "Total" keywords: Sel...
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

guobinzhang2003 wrote:Hi, Andrew, I found a similar file name in this forum, is it the same file?

viewtopic.php?f=19&t=46322&p=103483&hilit=all+threads#p103483

if it is the same, I have tried it and it doesn't work.

What file from the archive did you run?
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

guobinzhang2003 wrote:Sorry, Andrew, I can not see the right display.
i don't know if it is my pc's problem, but there are 3 pc on my desk, all of them are same.
please see my attached file.

The file and the screenshots are from my DropBox account. The are blocked on your end.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

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by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

guobinzhang2003 wrote:Sorry, the file can not be downloaded.

"Object not found"

Guobin

Please follow the instruction once again, i have updated it.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]

1 the order in chart change (that's crazy, because you code including only print!!!!) Adding prints to your code should not change the logic of the signal, unless you accidentaly changed that manually when added the prints. 2 my PowerLanguage Editor crash. If the issue still persists, please come t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Re: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?

Sent you an email. There is no issue, everything was calculated and executed as expected according to your code logic and the following rules: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-soft ... Calculated
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

Hello, Please follow the next steps: ⋅ Close MultiCharts and all its parts ⋅ Make sure all MC processes are ended in Windows Task Manager. Here you can find the list of all MC processes: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/MultiCharts_Processes ⋅ Down...
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

fbertram wrote:I am wondering if I am having the same issue:

Yes :-)
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]

first of all, as you can see in image attached, i'm long since yesterday with 868 stocks but i cannot retrieve this to the brocker. MarketPosition_at_broker_for_the_Strategy command say ZERO. Team, should be dialogue problem with my broker? simple marketposition is correctly 1 and the other 2 are n...
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

guobinzhang2003 wrote:I did the test for the MACD SE, the result is the same

Sorry, was that exactly the Exhaustive optimization?
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 threads) [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 8968

Re: how to optimize with 2 cpu server (36 cores with 72 thre [SOLVED]

Hello guobinzhang2003,

We have performed tests only on 16 cores. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee it will use 100% if you use more than 16 cores.

Please perform a test: launch exhaustive optimization for the default MACD LE and MACD SE signals. What is the load?
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Data Request from CQG [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 638

Re: Daily Data Request from CQG [SOLVED]

Hello MC_Prog,

Unfortunately only minute and tick data are avaialble for CQG.
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Outside RTH
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: Outside RTH

AntiMatter wrote:"
I have this enabled, yet my orders are getting rejected with the "Your order will not be placed at the exchange until 2015-01-23 09:30:00"

Hello AntiMatter,

If you enabled the tag before you placed the order, please contact IB to find out why the order is not accepted.
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]

1 minute chart "AAPL" + signal code "Code1" = Strategy "Strategy1". 1 hour chart "AAPL" + signal code "Code1" = Strategy "Strategy2". ⋅ "MarketPosition" keyword in the signal code "Code1" on the 1 minute chart ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Add Symbol from Data Source
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: Add Symbol from Data Source

If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely and help you.
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: MarketPosition at Broker for The Strategy [SOLVED]

Hello waldem,

It is not for the symbol, becuase it is for a particular chart, where the strategy is calculating. More details can be found here.
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there a check to return if the chart contains Data2 ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 587

Re: Is there a check to return if the chart contains Data2 ? [SOLVED]

Hello justme,

Unfortunately there is no way you can check if there is data 2 or not without referencing it, what makes such code not applicable to charts with only 1 data series.
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: which one from "Do not Show the Assign the Initial Market Po [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: which one from "Do not Show the Assign the Initial Marke [SOLVED]

For SA mode (to avoid asynchronization): ⋅ Assume the initial market position at the broker FLAT = if your broker positon is not 0, DO NOT use this option. ⋅ Assume the initial market position at the broker the SAME as on the CHART = again, if your broker positon is not 0, DO NOT...
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: position sync
Replies: 2
Views: 799

Re: position sync

1. When the unexpected mismatch case discussed here occurs and we are in SA mode with single chart trading the symbol, is it always the case that bp is right and sp is wrong? In other words, bp is always more trustworthy? In general yes, but you should understand that position status is just a piec...
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Add Symbol from Data Source
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: Add Symbol from Data Source

Hello ausstone,

Are you doing this in Symbol Mapping window?
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

The problem will be fixed in next version of MultiCharts.
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4406

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

TomTailor wrote:And which broker not have this limitation? A have now a AMP futures and there i have same problem. Interactive broker is good? (sory for my english)

As far as i know IB doesn't have such limitations. Please contact the supported brokers directly to find out: https://www.multicharts.com/brokers/
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Re: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?

Could you send us the following files to support@multicharts.com? ⋅ The workspace to reproduce the situation. ⋅ Export of used symbols ( with data ) from QuoteManager in .qmd archive: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Exporting_Data ⋅ The exported s...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: resolve position mismatch bet strategy and Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 824

Re: resolve position mismatch bet strategy and Broker [SOLVED]

Hello DTorSwing,

Please follow the link to see why there can be position mismatch.

In order to resolve this, ideally you should stop auto-tradng on SWIR, manually cancel all pending orders, enable Assign Marker Position On Start Dialogue and restart auto-trading.
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: Advanced OCO/Bracket Orders Topic is solved
Replies: 8
Views: 4389

Re: OCO Topic is solved

So exits get a latency benefit since they do not need to be resent but entries have to be resent. Couldn't entries have used OCA_reduce_size as well? Why the different treatment? Imagine an example: Market position is flat. Your code generates buy limit 5 contracts @95 and sell limit 5 contracts @1...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Re: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?

I did as you said and only one entry was plotted in the chart (2011-02-22) and I got this message in Output: ==================== The date is 2015-01-19, time is 17:00:00, bar # is 1315.00, current bar open is 1.16, current bar high is 1.16, current bar low is 1.16, current bar close is 1.16, marke...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii Mapping instruments of different resolution [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: Ascii Mapping instruments of different resolution [SOLVED]

I see. Yes, for different resolutions you need 2 separate files mapped to 2 separate symbols in QM. Symbol names must be different.
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: Advanced OCO/Bracket Orders Topic is solved
Replies: 8
Views: 4389

Re: OCO Topic is solved

1. Consider case (b) again with 3 scale out limit orders shown below: // three scale out orders sell 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice1 limit; sell 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice2 limit; sell 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice3 limit; You mentioned this is packaged as an OCO with OOF=off and o...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii Mapping instruments of different resolution [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: Ascii Mapping instruments of different resolution [SOLVED]

I have a directory which contains two files @ES_1Min.csv @ES_EOD.csv They are both ES one has a 1minute resolution and the other is Daily. I have TS so I have added symbol -> From Datasource -> TS and that worked fine as I selected the instrument @ES. ... Hello justme, What is your final goal? Do y...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Visual order when use the tradingsystem
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: Visual order when use the tradingsystem

could you explain me why when i use the tradingsystem, i see the visual order, instead my friend using 1 my workspace 2 my system 3 same broker don't see the visual order? also he have always the "Chart Trading" windows always open. Hello waldem, I am not sure if i got you right, but here...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Record historical data. [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1622

Re: Record historical data. [SOLVED]

Hello waldem,

Dependng on the settings and on the data source, the data may be saved automatically. Please follow the link to learn more.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: Advanced OCO/Bracket Orders Topic is solved
Replies: 8
Views: 4389

Re: OCO Topic is solved

Andrew, thanks for clarifying. OOF was my shorthand for 'Optimize Order Flow'. So OOF on means 'Optimize Order Flow is checked and OOF off means 'Optimize Order Flow' is unchecked. I want to understand how OCO packaging changes with 'Optimize Order Flow'. Could you please address questions 2 and 5 ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Algorithmic orders, OCO, OSO, TRSTP [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re: Algorithmic orders, OCO, OSO, TRSTP [SOLVED]

Does this mean that if there is a market order and stop order generated on the same bar then they are sent as a OCO bracket? No, market orders is the exception. They are processed with a higher priority and are not sent in OCO. What if there are two limit orders generated on the same bar? If the fi...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]

Your post #4 seems to say it is a requirement to cancel the stop and profit order. However, as per your post #10, my PL code will fire profit target and stop loss orders per its logic. So what is the harm done if we let it do that and not manually cancel the stop loss and profit target before resum...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: esignal EURUSD@FXCM
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Re: esignal EURUSD@FXCM

Hello morpheous,

We don't see the EURUSD@FXCM A0-FX when we request symbol list from eSignal on our end. If something doesn't come through API when symbol lookup is used, it is not provided by the vendor.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume based Candlesticks Width [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: Volume based Candlesticks Width [SOLVED]

Hello rajaty,

Unfortunately it is not yet possible in MC to have such bars. Please leave us such feature request.
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: running two signal in two workspace in IB simulation account
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: running two signal in two workspace in IB simulation acc

Andrew, that link says Hedging is not supported in MC, but if I trade 2 charts of same symbol, but to a 2 diff accounts in IB, thats not hedging? right it would be Long in 1 acct and Short in 2nd acct, but not entered at the same price level, so the diff would be the profit or Loss That is correct:...
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 2 multicharts together with different user
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Re: 2 multicharts together with different user

Hello waldem,

It should work if parallel (separate) windows sessions are used, however we have not tested this scenario.
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: Advanced OCO/Bracket Orders Topic is solved
Replies: 8
Views: 4389

Re: OCO Topic is solved

Hello orion, (a) // single limit entry order buy 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice1 limit; 1 order doesn't require OCO group. (b) // three scale out orders sell 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice1 limit; sell 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice2 limit; sell 5 contracts next bar at limitPrice3 limit;...
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Re: How to enter with Bar Magnifier?

Hello orjan,

I recommend you to print order generation conditions and values related to it, as well as current bar values, to see at what particular moment the order was generated. You can find a good example of code how to do this right here.
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts authorization [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 491

Re: Multicharts authorization [SOLVED]

Hello ADG88,

Please follow the link, it should be helpful.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop loss not submitted [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2027

Re: stop loss not submitted [SOLVED]

1. I should leave the "market position change" unchecked to not trigger frequent recalculation? Yes. 2. What exactly is meant by "recalculation" since any order action in PL code has a "next bar" clause and orders will not fire until next bar. So how does immediate rec...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]

cancel stop and target order in TWS? or MC ? It doesn't matter. After Start auto-trading, MC resubmits stop loss , the profit target and Open position ? Yes. It will see the position because of the Assign the Initial Market Positon feature, thus the code will fire profit target and stop loss (accor...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Algorithmic orders, OCO, OSO, TRSTP [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re: Algorithmic orders, OCO, OSO, TRSTP [SOLVED]

Hello orad, In the Supported Brokers page it indicates that for most of the brokers OCO and Trailing Stops are tracked by MultiCharts, and sent when appropriate. Does that mean that the strategy developer has to do the monitoring in the CalcBar method and send orders or is it totally handled by MC.N...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop loss not submitted [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2027

Re: stop loss not submitted [SOLVED]

Andrew, there are two options for recalculate setting: (a) market position change, and (b) order filled. I understand these correspond to different response messages received from broker. That is correct. 1. Is one more responsive than the other and are you recommending that setting recalculate on ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]

symbol - ARIA is flat and no open/stop/target order MC and TWS connected strategy starts, submits a LONG order based on Trend in chart and stop/target order internet or some lead to MultiCharts disconnected I reconnect MultiCharts manually I like MC to restore 3 things to where it was during discon...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown
Replies: 27
Views: 3228

Re: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown

Ok, sounds good! I (or my instructed colleague) with our engineers will wait for you in our live chat at 6:30 AM our time on Tuesday 20.01.15 to connect to your computer remotely and study the issue as soon as we can.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Free quotes
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: Free quotes

So, as I said, if traders have to contract a trial period at Esignal (leave your Credit Card number), Then a trial period at MC then learn both systems in order to install their favorites instruments , then start your personal discovery of MC, it is heavy, isn't it? I see your point, however we pro...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]

would it do the same for stop and target order also ? and not just Open position Only for positions. All active orders must be removed manually before you start automation, otherwise the strategy will not "see" them. I mean stop/target that the "strategy" had before it got disco...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]

DTorSwing wrote:would it do the same for stop and target order also ? and not just Open position

Only for positions. All active orders must be removed manually before you start automation, otherwise the strategy will not "see" them.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: Assume the Initial Market Position at the Broker [SOLVED]

Hello DTorSwing,

The best one is "Use the actual position at the broker" - the initial position will be the same as actual postition at the broker when automation is enabled.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB: trading outside of regular trading hours??? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1627

Re: IB: trading outside of regular trading hours??? [SOLVED]

Dear Multicharts team, I am not sure I agree 'on' is a great default for this setting... Hello fbertram, It is "on" for every broker. In fact IB is the only broker that has a setting for this. In all other cases it works this way: you or your strategy should not place an order outside reg...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: running two signal in two workspace in IB simulation account
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: running two signal in two workspace in IB simulation acc

Hello dingmanhoe123, I tried to run two signal in two workspace in IB simulation account. I used MarketPosition_at_Broker_for_The_Strategy to collect the status of marketposition for each strategy. I used MP[1]=0 and MP=1 to detect whether there was a trade in the last bar. and then a stoploss signa...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Free quotes
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: Free quotes

FreeQuote seems to be randomly working: I could download in charts: Ipsen from french market as symbol:IPN exchange:EPA via Google and also as symbol:IPN Exchange: PA via Yahoo But NOT: Accor from french market as symbol:AC exchange:EPA via Google nor as symbol:AC Exchange: PA via Yahoo Areva from ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown
Replies: 27
Views: 3228

Re: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown

We can schedule the meeting in the live at 12:30 am your time with me directly (you will not have to wait) for any particular day of a week, however i cannot guarantee the issue will be resolved right away. Our live chat closes at 9:00 am your time. If you get up at 6:00 am every day, you can come t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop loss not submitted [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2027

Re: stop loss not submitted [SOLVED]

Hello fbertram, * a stop-order is triggered, surprisingly far away from the market price Stop order price is determined by your code. Most likely you need to re-configure the inputs or check the price calculation in the code itself. * because of that, the signal wasn't aware the order filled * this ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New charts' last "real time data" mismach the instrument
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Re: New charts' last "real time data" mismach the instrument

Hello chaipocheng, Please read this instruction attentively and follow each required step as it covers most problematic cases with receiving data in MultiCharts. If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to you...
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown
Replies: 27
Views: 3228

Re: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown

⋅ Unfortunately we don't experience the issue following the steps you told us. We have tried multiple times on different computers. Other customers have not reported a similar case that was confirmed by our engineers. ⋅ If we cannot replicate the issue, the other way to get this...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown
Replies: 27
Views: 3228

Re: MC 9.0 RC tsserver.exe remains after shutdown

I sent you a file to install on your PC, so we can debug the case this way, since you cannot come to our live chat. You let me know the file is causing a memory leak. My last email to you was: Topic: RE: tsserver.exe remains after program exit From: Andrew Shuvlenov [Ashuvlenov@multicharts.com] Sent...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume Profile in Indicator and Market Scanner
Replies: 8
Views: 1483

Re: Volume Profile in Indicator and Market Scanner

avme wrote:Would the VP indicator be added in the next Non-.net version? I know I can plot it in charts. But I want to use it in indicator as well.

We don't plan to add access to such data from EL code for regular MC.
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: why?
Replies: 13
Views: 1489

Re: why?

hi Andrew I noticed a thing very strange... for example in italian software with same frame and same stock, the Supertrend every hour is update and never,,,REPEAT never move during hour frame!!! on the contrary same frame supertrend in Multicharts update price at end hours but during hours session ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts on MAC
Replies: 5
Views: 4567

Re: Multicharts on MAC

Hi there, As more and more of my trading friends are using MAC. May I know could we see Mac version Multicharts in the near future? Thanks. Charles Hello ctu1121, Unfortunately MultiCharts software can be installed and launched only in Windows environment and at the moment we don't plan to release ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data feeds and autotrading results
Replies: 3
Views: 829

Re: Data feeds and autotrading results

Have others experienced this? When using IB for back testing data on 60 minute charts (1 year) I get good results Same signals/chart/length with IQ feed and the results are way different.. Which is correct? Obviously there is a difference in data from the two which is disappointing. Hello morpheous...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IntraBarPersit and Resolution
Replies: 2
Views: 749

Re: IntraBarPersit and Resolution

Hello avme, If you want an indicator to calculate on every tick (intrabar), in settings of the indicator you should check the box "Update on every tick". If you want the code to update, keep and use variables calculated intrabar, the variables should be IntraBarPersist . If you want an ind...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: why?
Replies: 13
Views: 1489

Re: why?

sorry Iused supertrend indicator in chart... today I was long whit indicator....but now with same setting IT IS SHORT.... How is possible? I mean.....in real time it was long ,but at end day ,today, in backtest it is short and now Im in loss!!! I use SUPERTREND INDICATOR,and with a Italian softwaer...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume Profile in Indicator and Market Scanner
Replies: 8
Views: 1483

Re: Volume Profile in Indicator and Market Scanner

arnie wrote:See if ABC's study works for you

http://www.abctradinggroup.com/portfoli ... indicator/

Hello,

Please note that the data used for calculation of values when you use Volume Profile tool, Volume Delta or Cumulative delta chart types is not availble for EasyLanguage/PowerLanguage codes.
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rithmic Volume is different from TS volume
Replies: 6
Views: 1195

Re: Rithmic Volume is different from TS volume

Hello,

To sum up everything said above: different data providers can give you different data.
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: data questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1735

Re: data questions

Another question. Does ASCII mapping support mapping of multiple resolutions of a symbol. Say I have tick data for AAPL in one file and minute data in another file. Both files are named AAPL.csv and reside in different directories. Can I map both? I am finding that when I map one resolution and the...
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IntraBar order
Replies: 8
Views: 1145

Re: IntraBar order

Orders can be filled inside a bar even if IOG is off. IOG is used for additional intrabar script calculations. If IOG is off and your code generates an order at close of a bar, the order will be placed at open of the next bar. Since you are using stop order, the order can be filled not only at open,...
by Andrew MultiCharts
23 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: connecting DOM to FXCM broker
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Re: connecting DOM to FXCM broker

Hello morpheous,

Unfortunately it is not possible to use FXCM in DOM.
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

I want to check on how to make this work for PT assuming strategies are not flat at end of trading session and the PT is restarted when new session begins. My thinking is to use the automatic sync option 'Use the actual position at the broker'. Lets say the actual position at broker was +3 at end o...
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: data questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1735

Re: data questions

1) Is it also required for volume based custom future construction? Yes, Orion. 2) The date for TF is missing while date for AD is incorrect. However, the date returned by the ExpirationDate keyword in an EL/PL program on for the same AD contract returns the correct date. The expiration date for AD...
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Currency conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 4574

Re: MC 9.0 Currency conversion

I can only guess, but from my experience it should not be later than Q2 2015. Most likely earlier. Please note that it is just my own guess.
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

I am having the same problem exporting to ods. Right after, "Writing Overview by Symbols..." sheet it then says "Failed to save file" in red and then "All Done". I created an issue to track: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue.php?issue_no=MC-1812 Since this was p...
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

MATricks, thanks for your info on this - could you just explain if your trading 20 strats on same symbol and same account - say your long 10 and short 10 (if you had the actual entries showing) they would each show their respective entries and exits (you would have all 20 entries and exits on each ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Best way to Sim trade using IQFeed
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: Best way to Sim trade using IQFeed

Uhm, I think it can be done Andrew. :) Manual trades can be simulated through a trading strategy that is run on replayed market data... Haha, very smart indeed! Yes, i agree, however in my opinion (based on my knoledge how MC is built and my experience) any trade that is generated by EL code is a &...
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Currency conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 4574

Re: MC 9.0 Currency conversion

FutureTrader wrote:Is it possible to fix this in the next 9.0 Release 5?

Sorry, but the problem turned out to be more complicated than we thought and the fix cannot be included in existing version.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Brokers Backtesting and Quotes Booster
Replies: 1
Views: 891

Re: Interactive Brokers Backtesting and Quotes Booster

It is possible to find data in ASCII format (at much cheaper price) somewhere in web to import the data into existing symbols in QuoteManager (unless you have "MultiCharts for TWS" version). The workaround would work both for regular securities (like stocks) and for individual futures cont...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

1. All Strategy Performance keywords and all Strategy Position keywords (keywords such as EntryPrice, BarsSinceEntry, CurrentShares, PositionProfit, OpenPositionProfit, ...) return the values for the respective chart strategies. It would not make sense for them to reflect the values from the other ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AMP CQG Demo Data feed [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: AMP CQG Demo Data feed [SOLVED]

In order to have a continious chart of data using futures you need to configure a custom continious futures in QuoteManager and use it on charts in MC.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: squeeze indicator for the scanner
Replies: 5
Views: 1172

Re: squeeze indicator for the scanner

If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely and help you: http://messenger.providesupport.com/mes ... pport.html
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Oanda and MC
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Re: Oanda and MC

3. I understand that the OCO's are not server side i.e. they appear as seperate limit/stop orders within Oanda's platform (and not as a SL, TP to an existing position) and it's only MC that knows they are OCO orders, thus when MC closes the OCO's automatically close. Is there anyway for the OCO's t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Oanda and MC
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Re: Oanda and MC

Hello LA901, 1. The open P/L within the Accounts tab of the Order and Position Tracker Window is incorrect (P/L within Open Positions tab and on the chart trading tools is correct). P/L values on Accounts tab are the values Oanda sends to MC through API. The P/L values on Open Positions tab and on c...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AMP CQG Demo Data feed [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: AMP CQG Demo Data feed [SOLVED]

trim wrote:Thank you Mat appreciate the reply. For some reason I cant seem to get beyond about a year on Gold futures weekly data.

Hello trim,

Are you using a specific individual contract or you have built a custom continious one?
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Best way to Sim trade using IQFeed
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: Best way to Sim trade using IQFeed

Hello AntiMatter, I want to replay market data, and make simulation trades which are locally simulated. It is not possible to do this if you are talking about manual trading. It is possible only for strategy trading. However, it appears that for a rythmic local-sim account, I need to be subscribed t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: squeeze indicator for the scanner
Replies: 5
Views: 1172

Re: squeeze indicator for the scanner

I have Multichart 8 installed in my computer with Microsoft Windows 8.1 and the code doesn't work, After compilation the Ready Status of the indicator is "NO". However in Windows 7 it works. Hello robertwh, Please follow the next instruction: ⋅ Close MultiCharts and all its part...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

With Chart Trading set on each chart to 'Show Open Positions' and 'Show Active Orders' what I got was each chart showing ALL entry and exit lines. What I would have liked to see is each chart showing only the entry/exit lines for the strategy running on that chart. Is that possible at this point in...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.1 beta as Christmas gift
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: MC 9.1 beta as Christmas gift

hilbert wrote:Customers are excitedly waiting for MC 9.1. Are you guys prepared to indicate a release date? Jan-Feb-Mar 2015?

Sorry, at the moment there is no ETA. :-(
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: barstatus in precision testing
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: barstatus in precision testing

Using MC 8. ... I notice that in the two underlined prices, the barstatus(3) of Series 3 becomes 2 when the bar closes as the H of the previous bar changed from 2051.75 to the current closing at H 2051.25. However, there is no barstatus(3)=1, or 0. All I get is "-1" in the tick before and...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3146

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

Hello everyone, 1. marketPosition keyword in one chart will return the market position for that chart and will not see any market positions opened by strategy on other chart. That is correct. 2. marketPosition keyword on chart will not be synchronized with marketPosition_at_broker since multiple cha...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2815

Re: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]

Hello MC_Prog, If MC staff (or perhaps by now Xyzzy h'self) could possibly comment further to make clear that two strategies, on two charts, on the same symbol, both started while flat and running simultaneously will keep themselves straight (or not), I'd appreciate it. BTW, in my thinking about thi...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Working Orders margins for LMAX [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1128

Re: Working Orders margins for LMAX [SOLVED]

The behavior i described in my previous post is the same for all brokers. The only exception is IB: they got the exit orders in one server-side (not emulated locally) OCO group.
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Working Orders margins for LMAX [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1128

Re: Working Orders margins for LMAX [SOLVED]

Hello vahalla, When your strategy opens a position and the profit target and stop loss orders are genereted by the code, these exit orders are sent to broker as 2 independent orders. They are in the same OCO group, but the OCO group is locally emulated in MultiCharts, what means LMAX simply sees tho...
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: barstatus in precision testing
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: barstatus in precision testing

Hello MarketMicro,

Could you elaborate what exactly is not working with the BarStatus(3)?
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order and Position Tracker window - column order not saved
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Order and Position Tracker window - column order not sav

If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely and help you.
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intermittent display of Active Orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 711

Re: Intermittent display of Active Orders [SOLVED]

They have status of either "Submitted" or "sent". However, on careful examination I see that the orders I have for USD.CHF are being applied to the GBP.CHF chart! Which is a long way away price-wise, and the reasons they did not show up on the screen (just MUCH lower down the Y-...
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: automate order execution [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: automate order execution [SOLVED]

Hello ulf,

Please use the feature Assign Market Position when you start automaiton again. Also please note that before doing this you should cancel all pending orders at broker, because the strategy will not be able to continue working with the orders placed before it was turned off.
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can MC connect to a remote computer running IB TWS? [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2809

Re: Can MC connect to a remote computer running IB TWS? [SOLVED]

I discussed it with our engineers and by the moment we haven't tested it outside local network. If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely and help you.
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order and Position Tracker window - column order not saved
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Order and Position Tracker window - column order not sav

Hello thutch, ⋅ Do you mean you chnaged the order of the columns "Balance", "Equity" and "Open P/L"? ⋅ Did you do this in service (View -> Show Order and Position Tracker) OPT or in a separate (File -> New -> Order and Position Tracker) OPT window? &...
by Andrew MultiCharts
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intermittent display of Active Orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 711

Re: Intermittent display of Active Orders [SOLVED]

Hello thutch,

Are you able to see the orders in the Order and Position Tracker window on the Orders tab? If yes, what are their statuses?
by Andrew MultiCharts
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can MC connect to a remote computer running IB TWS? [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2809

Re: Can MC connect to a remote computer running IB TWS? [SOLVED]

I have IB TWS running in the cloud on AWS on Windows Server 2012 I can't seem to connect MC on a local computer to my TWS running on AWS. I have allowed the port within TWS, and I am trying to connect MC to the remote server. However, I am getting the error Interactive Brokers; Unable to connect to...
by Andrew MultiCharts
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ascii mapped updates in scanner and portfolio trader
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Re: ascii mapped updates in scanner and portfolio trader

Hello juanmon, I've set up a market scanner with a few instruments that are ascii mapped to text files files that are updated once per day after the end of the trading session with the latest day's data. The files are 5 minute intraday continuous data files that hold relatively long history (+7yrs) ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Stop auto-trading after X rejected order" question [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 846

Re: "Stop auto-trading after X rejected order" question [SOLVED]

Hi Andrew just double checking that turning off auto-trading after x rejected orders means: "GetAppInfo(aiStrategyAuto) = 0" ? Yes, after the feature "Stop auto-trading after X rejected order" turned off automation, the "GetAppInfo(aiStrategyAuto)" will return "0&...
by Andrew MultiCharts
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio trader details
Replies: 13
Views: 3584

Re: portfolio trader details

However, with such scripts which process large numbers of symbols and large numbers of bars per symbol, PT continues to run for a long time after the script completion trying to generate a strategy report. It finishes by generating the empty report (as expected). The report generation time (even fo...
by Andrew MultiCharts
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Stop auto-trading after X rejected order" question [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 846

Re: "Stop auto-trading after X rejected order" question [SOLVED]

When auto trading is turned off due rejected orders, is the "turning off" exactly the same as when when you make a chart setting change (for example). Hello wilkinsw, I am not sure i understand the question. When the number of orders generated by the strategy with statuses "Rejected&...
by Andrew MultiCharts
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.1 beta as Christmas gift
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: MC 9.1 beta as Christmas gift

Depends how you behaved this year... :-)
by Andrew MultiCharts
05 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sharing MultiCharts database between multiple installations [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2649

Re: Sharing MultiCharts database between multiple installati [SOLVED]

Hello orad,

Most likely it will not work this way. You can try, however we don't recommend that. Please make backups before trying.
by Andrew MultiCharts
04 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: data questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1735

Re: data questions

Hello orion, 1. Unlike exporting TS continuous futures data from QM, I am not able to export custom continuous futures data. Is that expected behavior? Custom futures = formula, it is not a container with data. Idividual instruments (that are used by the formula) = containers with data. When exporti...
by Andrew MultiCharts
03 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Study on Study : wrong input expression
Replies: 3
Views: 689

Re: Study on Study : wrong input expression

Hello nuno-online, Unfortunately the screenshot doesn't contain the information we need to help you with the issue. Could you send us the following files to support@multicharts.com? ⋅ The workspace to reproduce the situation. ⋅ Export of used symbols (with data) from QuoteManager...
by Andrew MultiCharts
01 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scanner column data
Replies: 8
Views: 1238

Re: scanner column data

In order to do this you will need an external .dll that could read the file and plot the values. In order to call required function from that .dll file you will need to use the DefineDLLFunc keyword.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Own data feed into MC (streaming)
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Re: Own data feed into MC (streaming)

Is it possible? Is this? MultiCharts Data API - Call 1-888-340-6572 for more details The MultiCharts Data API allows you to connect any third-party real-time and historical data feeds to our MultiCharts package. When data feeds you want are not supported originally, you can use this API to make use...
by Andrew MultiCharts
25 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scanner column data
Replies: 8
Views: 1238

Re: scanner column data

If you want to get those last 2 values (columns) from the ASCII file into the scanner window, you will need to create a custom indicator, that would be reading the values and plotting them them in the scanner.
by Andrew MultiCharts
25 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scanner column data
Replies: 8
Views: 1238

Re: scanner column data

Hello juanmon,

Do i understand you correctly that you are using ASCII file to feed data into MC (ASCII mapping or ASCII import)?
by Andrew MultiCharts
25 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Hang-Seng Index futures pre marketing opening period
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Re: Hang-Seng Index futures pre marketing opening period

Hello Spikehog, MultiCharts software doesn't limit you in time if we are talking about order placement; you can place orders from MC at any moment if the broker profile you are planning to use is connected. The other question is if your broker allows you order placement pre- or aftermarket hours. Fo...
by Andrew MultiCharts
24 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to buy x ticks away from open price
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: How to buy x ticks away from open price

Hello rkhan,

You need to use IOG to recalculate code on openining tick of next bar and use its value + 8 ticks to generate the order and send it on the second tick of the new bar. If the graph is not updating fast enough, you may need to use RecalcLastBarAfter(1).
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1747

Re: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]

My point is, should system developers always use "Build From Minutes" to get a more accurate historical OHLC bar? Of course. Daily-based charts are not affected by session settings. It is possible to use "Build from minutes" in order to form bars based on the applied session tem...
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Disable of entry orders
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Re: Disable of entry orders

Hello monexx,

Example:

Code: Select all

Var: NoLongEntry(false);

NoLongEntry = false;

If condition1 = true then NoLongEntry = true;

If condition2 = true and NoLongEntry = False then buy next bar market;
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts goes multi-platform ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3019

Re: Multicharts goes multi-platform ?

Please leave us such feature request in PM and if there are any plans to have MC on Linux or any other OS, the subscribers will be notified. Right now we don't consider it.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1747

Re: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]

StefanoSF, ⋅ The fact the strategy gives you different results when you check on/off the box "build from minute" is expected. ⋅ The fact the strategy gives you better results when you check on the box "Build from minute" is luck. ⋅ "Build from m...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio trader details
Replies: 13
Views: 3584

Re: portfolio trader details

orion wrote:Right click on instruments under portfolio tree shows menu item "Import instrument list". Can you please clarify the format for importing instrument lists.

Here is an example. But for some data vendors it may not work.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

Re: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]

1) So, this is applicable only when we are requesting historical "time bars", because we can specify 100 bars, or 100 1-minute bars. Instead, if we are requesting historical "ticks" then there is no way to know whether no trade has really taken place for a particular instrument ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rithmic Disconnects
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: Rithmic Disconnects

MAtricks wrote:Thank you Andrew. Do you have contact information for the relevant department?

I believe if you contact them at support@rithmic.com with detailed description of the case, they will help you. You can also mention that similar issue was reported to Rithmic API department by us.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

Re: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]

If you request an interval of historical data = 100 bars from your data provider and the data provider returns 99 bars (for a reason), then MC will write down the data to the database with this 1 bar gap (so-called "empty record") and will not request data to fill the gap unless you manual...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Renko Backtesting
Replies: 6
Views: 1702

Re: Renko Backtesting

MAtricks, thank you for checking back on this. As soon as there is any news on this one, the feature request in PM will be updated.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1747

Re: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]

Would it be correct to state: "for accurate back testing and forward trading, all strategies using Daily Bars should have the "Build on Minutes" checked"? No, it doesn't (directly) affect the strategy calculation. I bring this up because I noticed that on a number of Daily bar s...
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

Re: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]

Before I call IB, I need to ask: when the data comes from IB for reloading, it has to go through MC to be saved; since there were more saved ticks in a MC data file before the reloading process, it would seem that the reloading process through MC deletes the previously saved data. Is there some way...
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rithmic Disconnects
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: Rithmic Disconnects

Hello MAtricks,

Similar issue was found on another customer's PC and we have asked him to report the case to Rithmic support. We haven't heard back from them. Please contact Rithmic support in regards to the case.
by Andrew MultiCharts
19 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Free quotes
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: Free quotes

Hello zhutroomdomy,

It is not possible to clone/create new data sources. What is the goal to have another FreeQuotes data feed?
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Unprocessed Quotes [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: Unprocessed Quotes [SOLVED]

Hello tony,

This is the amount of data to process that is in queue. It depends on how fast your hard drive is and how much data you request.
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data feed free trials?
Replies: 9
Views: 1308

Re: Data feed free trials?

tony wrote:I believe IQ Feed offers a free trial, but can't remember if it's two weeks or 30 days.

It used to be 30 days, should be the same now.
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

Re: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]

Thanks for the info. Could you please list the data vendors whose data changes when reloaded? In the past I've used DTN IQ; I don't recall seeing a different-looking chart when their data was reloaded. Does the FXCM feed change after reloading? Anyone??? Unfortunately no. We cannot be sure it can b...
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio trader details
Replies: 13
Views: 3584

Re: portfolio trader details

Orion, i cannot confirm 100% the formulas are correct, simply because i don't know how your broker allows you to use the money on your account. Let me rephrase some of the formulas for Portfolio Trader: Upon startup: portfolioCapital = accountValue * (ExposurePct/100); strategyCapital = accountValue...
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts become unstable with Windows 7 running in Centos
Replies: 4
Views: 850

Re: Multicharts become unstable with Windows 7 running in Ce

Please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely in order to study the issue and help you: http://messenger.providesupport.com/mes ... pport.html
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Currency conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 4574

Re: MC 9.0 Currency conversion

Hi All, I have tested Mc 9.0 release 2 but I see the same issue. Tell me if you need a remote session: I can show you exactly the issue. I'm not sure you have get the point. Let me know Hello bluemulti, You are right, it is not yet included in current MC version. I checked it with engineers: unfort...
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Noob Questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2678

Re: Noob Questions...

veritasig wrote:My general question is this: can multicharts reference candles prior to the entry candle, to set a stop loss?

The answer is "yes". TJ has given you correct recommendations (to use [1], [2], etc...)
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

Re: If you use IB data with MC to daytrade, STOP [SOLVED]

1. IB forex data is snapshot data NOT real tick-by-tick data; IB prints the price that exists every 1/5th of a second. Whether you use tick-based or time-based charts, you will NOT always see the actual high or low bid/ask or trade prices that occurred at certain times. How do you set a stop if you...
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data feed free trials?
Replies: 9
Views: 1308

Re: Data feed free trials?

Hello brianhclo,

You can find the list of all supported vendors and how much data they give away to MC here and the list of supported security types for them here.
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: NO DATA
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: NO DATA

Message of Quote Manager : You are not subscribed to these data of market (Gold Future GOLD1CZ4) ?? Hello rvnono, QuoteManager shows messages coming from IB through IB API. Even if are subscribed to the symbol in IB TWS, you may not be subscribed to the same security through API. Please contact IB ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What the difference between buy and buy to cover?
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

Re: What the difference between buy and buy to cover?

Hello maisatomai, The following links should be helpful for you: ⋅  Enter long position ⋅  Exit long position ⋅  Enter short position ⋅  Exit short position ⋅  Order execution priority ⋅  Specifying number of contracts to trade (not from co...
by Andrew MultiCharts
18 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts become unstable with Windows 7 running in Centos
Replies: 4
Views: 850

Re: Multicharts become unstable with Windows 7 running in Ce

Hi I rented a server with Centos and installed virtual box and run windows 7. Strangely MC become very slow and unstable. Anyone have any idea why? Is it a dedicated server? What is the server spec? What is your allocated resources? Hello maisatomai, Additional question to TJ's ones: do you have an...
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts goes multi-platform ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3019

Re: Multicharts goes multi-platform ?

Hello bensat,

Our developers say MC hardly will work on anything other than Windows OS.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Noob Questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2678

Re: Noob Questions...

Is it possible to apply a stop loss to [-1] bar since entry (read: the bar prior to the entry bar)? Not by a SetStopLoss for sure, but it is possiblte to put it as an entry order (however if you keep it after another entry order is filled, this stop order is turned into a reverse order, rather than...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: autotrading details [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2859

Re: autotrading details [SOLVED]

Andrew, as you can see on my attachment, I can't enable the option "Assign the Initial Market Position at the Broker Settings" At the moment only the options "always same as broker", "always same as on chart" and "always flat" are available. If you need exact...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is MultiCharts able to use old-style binary MetaStock data? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

Re: Is MultiCharts able to use old-style binary MetaStock da [SOLVED]

I tried on my end and there are symbols in the files those MC can read. I recommend you to sign up for a free 30 day (fully functional trial): https://www.multicharts.com/free-trading-software/
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Manual Excel universal DDE input problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Manual Excel universal DDE input problem

Dingmanhoe123,

If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your computer remotely and help you: http://messenger.providesupport.com/mes ... pport.html
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: autotrading details [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2859

Re: autotrading details [SOLVED]

So how can I sync them at start, as there is not the manual sync dialog available. Hello FutureTrader, If you are talking about Assign Market Position At Start Dialogue , it is availble in Portfolio Trader: make a right-click on "Strategy1" in Portfolio Tree window -> Show properties... -...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Loss that cannot be refreshed......
Replies: 6
Views: 1358

Re: Data Loss that cannot be refreshed......

However what functionality/speed would one give up by doing it this way? As i explained below, just upgraded processor & ram to 32 gig and previous mem and speed issues were gone as a result so I'd almost prefer to deal with the data issue... It will work as any version of MC prior to MC 9.0, t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IOG with multi data-does it work?
Replies: 7
Views: 1577

Re: IOG with multi data-does it work?

orion wrote:So IOG will work well in case of multidata when two data series are the same symbol with data1 being a finer resolution than data2?

IOG will work well in the signal applied to data1 when you have multiple data series in one chart.
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Loss that cannot be refreshed......
Replies: 6
Views: 1358

Re: Data Loss that cannot be refreshed......

Hello MichaelS, Please follow the next steps to enable old-fashioned file cache instead of the new RAM cache: ⋅ Close MultiCharts and all its parts ⋅ Make sure all MC processes are ended in Windows Task Manager. Here you can find the list of all MC processes: https://www.multicha...
by Andrew MultiCharts
13 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is MultiCharts able to use old-style binary MetaStock data? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

Re: Is MultiCharts able to use old-style binary MetaStock da [SOLVED]

Hello locupleto,

I am not sure if those files are of the supported format, but it looks like they should be working if you configure MetaStock source in QuoteManager and add symbols through symbol lookup.
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Manual Excel universal DDE input problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Manual Excel universal DDE input problem

dingmanhoe123, It looks like your signal simply already entered long and was in long position. When i added a simple code to exit on every bar if there is a long position, i was able to do what you are trying to. The workspace is attached. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/26340639/For%20Forum/UDD...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to maximize trades daily
Replies: 11
Views: 1395

Re: How to maximize trades daily

Gannlover13,

We can create it for you on paid basis. If you are interested in evalution, please send us a detailed description and requirements for the indicator to support@multicharts.com

You can also try to create it yourself or ask anouther forum users to help you with this.
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to maximize trades daily
Replies: 11
Views: 1395

Re: How to maximize trades daily

Hello gannlover13, There are couple of things limiting number of trades per a bar (thus per a day). First of all i recommend you to read how signals are calculated in MC . The following settings may affect the number of trades: ⋅  Position Limits ⋅  IOG mode If those options are ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio trader details
Replies: 13
Views: 3584

Re: portfolio trader details

In other words, it does not initiate liquidation of positions on its own?" The answer is "yes". Also I would like to how what is being done with MaxPotentialLossPerContract inside the risk engine and not just what its definition is. Your post above has provided the definition but not...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IOG with multi data-does it work?
Replies: 7
Views: 1577

Re: IOG with multi data-does it work?

Hello everyone, IOG is supported for single data series = an IOG-enabled signal script applied to a chart with multiple data series (referenced from the code) will calculate its values only when data series 1 is updated. I also recommend you to read about RealTime-History Matching , as it is related...
by Andrew MultiCharts
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: renko chart day high and low
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Re: renko chart day high and low

Hello cffung,

The prebuilt HighD and LowD functions work only for regular chart type of intraday resolutions. You will nee to create your own custom funtion calculating the low and the high of session.
by Andrew MultiCharts
11 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Manual Excel universal DDE input problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Manual Excel universal DDE input problem

Hello dingmanhoe123, Could you send us the following files to support@multicharts.com? ⋅ The workspace to reproduce the situation. ⋅ Export of used symbols ( with data) from QuoteManager in .qmd archive: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Exporting_Data ⋅...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Coding query. No more trades for the day
Replies: 1
Views: 655

Re: Coding query. No more trades for the day

Hello bondstrader, Here is a a simple example of one of the mentioned conditions: Vars: MarketPositionVariable(0), Enough(false) ; MarketPositionVariable = MarketPosition; If MarketPosition = 0 and MarketPosition <> MarketPositionVariable then Enough = True; If condition1 = true and Enough = false t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
10 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

I plan to use the PT heavily. It seems Felix is using equities only. I am planning to work with both equities and futures. I have all equities set with "Use Custom Session Template" -> "Use Stocks Regular Trading Hours" and all futures set to "Use custom sessions" (the...
by Andrew MultiCharts
07 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio trader details
Replies: 13
Views: 3584

Re: portfolio trader details

1. Some of the PMM keywords start with pmm_ and some with pmms_. What does the presence or absence of s in the prefix signify? 2. pmms_stategies_count() help page says this is equal to number of symbols traded which would mean 3 in our portfolio (@ES, @AD, @JY) but perhaps it means to say 5 (S1.@ES...
by Andrew MultiCharts
07 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Transmitting new order on close of bar?
Replies: 7
Views: 1392

Re: Transmitting new order on close of bar?

Hello Xyzzy,

Unfortunately there is no way to send your order exactly on closing tick of a bar in this case. Thу only workaround is to use RecalcLastBarAfter(1) to send the order (IOG must be ON for this) in 1 second after the calculation on close.
by Andrew MultiCharts
07 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 3798

Re: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]

I've had many problems with pacing-violation errors with TWS. For the sake of asking, is there any way -- or could there be any way -- for MultiCharts to throttle the speed of its data requests so that it doesn't trigger the TWS pacing violation? We are working on this with IB, but so far there is ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
07 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Noob Questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2678

Re: Noob Questions...

How to set a stoploss at the high or low of the entry bar? I'm thinking: variables: stoplossvalue(0), entrystopdifference(0); stoplossvalue = high(barssinceentry); entrystopdifference = stoplossvalue - entryprice(0); setstoploss(entrystopdifference*dollar tick multiplier for particular instrument);...
by Andrew MultiCharts
07 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

As mentioned above, the case occur when bars have different closing time. By "different closing time" i mean exactly the time of close of bars in Edit Data window in QuoteManager. Here are the steps after which the issue will be fixed: ⋅ Open QuoteManager . ⋅ Select all...
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Continuous ES-mini future at IB? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 741

Re: Continuous ES-mini future at IB? [SOLVED]

Hello paulc,

No, they don't have the continious one, but you can create it in MC on your own: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-soft ... om_Futures
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 3798

Re: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]

wzero wrote:It seems the "Bars Back", "Days Back" for custom futures issue still there in Release 2.

I am sorry for confusion, but it was not supposed to be fixed in MC 9.0 Release 2. It is not yet scheduled for any particular version, please use the "From ... To ...".
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Noob Questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2678

Re: Noob Questions...

Here's the pic. This particular lag between TWS and MC lasted more then 10 seconds... ? I will check out the online help shortly. Another issue - opened an IB paper trading account. MC cannot connect to paper account. Trusted IP address is set to 127.0.0.1 As far as i know, you haven't contacted ou...
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EMATREND indicator
Replies: 6
Views: 1158

Re: EMATREND indicator

can we use it someway for signals ? It is an indicator and you cannot open its script to modify it and convert to a signal, however it is possible to create another signal that could be based on this add-on by means of this feature . If for a reason this doesn't work for you, the only other option ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
06 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dom Window MB Trading data feed
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: Dom Window MB Trading data feed

Hello shogun01, Please make sure you have latest version of MultiCharts installed on your computer, read this instruction and follow each required step as it covers most problematic cases with receiving data in MultiCharts: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Problems_with_Data_in...
by Andrew MultiCharts
05 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

Could you send us the following files to support@multicharts.com? ⋅ The portfolio workspace to reproduce the situation. ⋅ Export of used symbols ( with data ) from QuoteManager in .qmd archive: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Exporting_Data ⋅ The ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
04 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Moving database: Is there a tool to do it?
Replies: 6
Views: 774

Re: Moving database: Is there a tool to do it?

There are currently 3 wiki entries describing the process, this is the source of confusion. 2) and 3) are identical, just that 3) has a misleading heading. Someone please delete entry number 3) from below list in wiki. 1) https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/How_to_Move_MultiChart...
by Andrew MultiCharts
04 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: autotrading details [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2859

Re: autotrading details [SOLVED]

#11 above: "Sync of market position in auto trading mode may not work correctly if pyramiding was used. It may also not work if more than one active entry was generated on a chart." These words appear highlighted midway on this webpage: http://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.ph...
by Andrew MultiCharts
03 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: autotrading details [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2859

Re: autotrading details [SOLVED]

Hello orion, ⋅ In SA mode B always = C. Everything else both in SA and in AA mode can be out of sync. If you start auto-trading in SA mode, using "Assign Market Position At Broker" feature, no manual orders are placed at the same market in the same broker account and there is onl...
by Andrew MultiCharts
03 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Noob Questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2678

Re: Noob Questions...

Seems there's a 1-5 second delay between change in last trade in IB TWS and chart update in Multicharts.....? I've watched it for the past half hour. Multicharts lags TWS updates by around 1-5 seconds.... If the issue still persists, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45...
by Andrew MultiCharts
03 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Moving database: Is there a tool to do it?
Replies: 6
Views: 774

Re: Moving database: Is there a tool to do it?

Hello arjfca,

Unfortuately there is no automatic solution so far. Please leave us such feature request.
by Andrew MultiCharts
03 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1747

Re: "Build on Minute" vs "Bar Magnifier 1 minute" [SOLVED]

Hello StefanoSF, In fact these 2 features are comletely different things. The feature Build from minutes allows you to create custom session-based daily bars, but it doesn't affect script calculation directly. For such bars Intra-bar Price Movement Assumptions are used. When you use Bar Magnifier, t...
by Andrew MultiCharts
30 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

Please go to QuoteManager and check if the 10/22/2014 is there for both symbols.
by Andrew MultiCharts
30 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

We are studying the case. I will let you know as soon as we have any update.
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

Wouldn't it be better to have all performance reports, including strategy performance reports saved to an MC database ? This way we are not dependent on having another software program. Most trading programs save all trading data to a local database so the user does not have to export or save data ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

If it is suggested that Office (of any version) be kept up current to the latest service pack, that seems sensible and reasonable. However, if it is being suggested that Office 2007 (for example) is by design no longer acceptable for working in tandem with MC - then that is a major problem for many...
by Andrew MultiCharts
29 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom futures do not back adjust
Replies: 2
Views: 1359

Re: Custom futures do not back adjust

The issue will fixed in coming MC 9.0 Release 2.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

If you can see the report, it means it is correctly exported from MC into Internet Explorer. It is shown in Internet Explorer frame. If you experience the problem after you see this, it means the problem is somewhere between Internet Explorer and Excel/Open Office. I would recommend you to upgrade I...
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Anyway to get signal to run again on_filled in simulation?
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: Anyway to get signal to run again on_filled in simulatio

Hello maisatomai,

It is possible to reload the chart from code, however depending on how your chart and strategy is configured it may or may not be possible to get the same results after the chart is reloaded.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom futures do not back adjust
Replies: 2
Views: 1359

Re: Custom futures do not back adjust

Hello wzero,

We are looking into the case. I'll let you know as soon as i have any feedback from engineers.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

Most likely the reason of this is the different session settings for the symbols. If you make the session end the same for each of them, it should be working. To learn more about sessions, please read this.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Noob Questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2678

Re: Noob Questions...

Hello veritasig, Using Maximum Adverse Excursion analysis for a backtested strategy; several hundred trades show a MAE > 100 dollar drawdown. When stop loss is set to 50 dollars, many losing trades still show up between MAE 50 dollars and 100 dollars. ⋅ Please make a right-click on the cha...
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: A good FXCM connection please [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 582

Re: A good FXCM connection please [SOLVED]

It is scheduled for the next version of MC that is MC 9.1. At the moment there is no ETA unfortunately.
by Andrew MultiCharts
28 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4668

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

Hello MB99mph,

  1. Are able to see the complete report after you call it and before you try to save it?
  2. How many trades do you have in the report?
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Re: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword

After calling the function I have a common routine ( in TS)that processes the return code. I can get around this issue by duplicating the logic that is in this routine. I just find it odd that the basic Multicharts ( not the .NET version) program does not implement such basic language constructs. P...
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per bar? [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 3569

Re: Portfolio Trader: MM Signal called multiple times per ba [SOLVED]

Hello fbertram,

Do your signals reference additional data series from code (data2, data3, etc.)?
by Andrew MultiCharts
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EntryPrice showing 0 for buy to cover. [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Re: EntryPrice showing 0 for buy to cover. [SOLVED]

Hello maisatomai,

BuyToCover is an order to exit strategy, after it is triggered, the EntryPrice keyword will not returned any EntryPrice. Please try PosTradeExitPrice.
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Re: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword

The method reserved word allows you to create a named subroutine within an EasyLanguage document that consists of a sequence of statements to perform an action, a set of input parameters to customize those actions, and possibly a return value. Remarks Methods are local to the EasyLanguage document ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
22 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Currency conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 4574

Re: MC 9.0 Currency conversion

bluemulti,

Thank you for waiting. You are right, the issue will be fixed in MultiCharts 9.0 Release 2.
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Re: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword

Hello bruce.mtpredictor,

Are you referring to object-oriented EasyLanguage?
by Andrew MultiCharts
21 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Notification popup auto-hide? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Notification popup auto-hide? [SOLVED]

any idea when this will come along? I get these pop-ups for connectivity... There is no ETA of MC 9.1 at the moment. ...IB data pacing reasons on start-up etc. I probably have to click away 30 of those boxes daily... You can disable pacing violation alerts in QuoteManager: Tools -> Data Sources -> ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how can I get a quote of change of NQ from IB?
Replies: 1
Views: 476

Re: how can I get a quote of change of NQ from IB?

Hello dingmanhoe123,

You can apply the prebuilt %Chg indicator to your daily chart.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: custom session issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: custom session issue [SOLVED]

Unfortunately it is not possible to show opening time of bars in MC, it shows only closing time as bar time stamp.
by Andrew MultiCharts
20 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I control the Alert box size
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: How can I control the Alert box size

Hello GFugate0001,

Unfortunately there is no setting you could use to control alerts size. Minimum size is fixed, maximum depends on the text in the alert. Please leave us such feature request.
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order and Position Tracker Issue (POSITION MATCH) [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Re: Order and Position Tracker Issue (POSITION MATCH) [SOLVED]

Hello amadeu1, Please read the corresponding article and print from the script the position of the strategy and the position on the broker . If they are different, but it still shows TRUE, please come to our live chat during working hours (6:30 am – 2:45 pm EST) to let our operators connect to your ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
17 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: custom session issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: custom session issue [SOLVED]

MultiCharts shows closing time as timestamps of bars. When you say you see the first bar with timestamp 9:31, do you expect it to show 9:30 timestamp (opening time) instead? Do i understand you correctly that now the bar with timestamps 9:31 in MC is the correct first bar?
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Query bought & sold contracts from CQG
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Re: Query bought & sold contracts from CQG

Hello fx1,

It is possible only if you have MultiCharts .NET and it is connected to the broker account at the same time when you placed the orders.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: custom session issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: custom session issue [SOLVED]

Please use ASCII mapping (map the data as 1 minute in ASCII mapping settings) + check the box "Use bar end time" + check "Build from minutes" box in chart settings to build daily data out of minutes.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 symbol data issue. [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: MC 9.0 symbol data issue. [SOLVED]

Looks like IQFeed fixed something on their end. Please reload the data by pressing CTRL+R.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: custom session issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: custom session issue [SOLVED]

Hello juanmon,

Few questions:
  1. What is the resolutions of data in the file?
  2. Did you exactly import or mapped the file?
  3. Did you check "Use bar end time"?
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 3798

Re: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]

I have changed my custom futures to "From.....To...." mode in order to avoid IB pacing violations. I use today's date as "From date", but in contrast to the "To date", we cannot make the "From date" date sticky with today's date. So you would have to continuo...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Deleting multiple bad ticks [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Re: Deleting multiple bad ticks [SOLVED]

Hello StefanoSF,

What exactly is wrong with the "less than"? It seems to work on my PC.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC9 upgrade - IB Feed no longer works [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Re: MC9 upgrade - IB Feed no longer works [SOLVED]

..."No security definition has been found for the request". Do you know what that is? The "No security definition has been found for the request" message occurs when a user has incorrect Symbol Mapping settings . Since MultiCharts can work with multiple data feeds and brokers, a...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error on Daily closing price
Replies: 7
Views: 809

Re: Error on Daily closing price

Yes, the C of a daily bar = close daily price from your vendor. Some vendors offer more than 1 symbol per security to give different daily bars. Anyway the "Build from minutes" should help you.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Workspace Drag and Drop
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Re: Workspace Drag and Drop

Hello KhaosTrader,

Some seems to like Google Chrome features... ;-)
Please leave us such feature request.
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Fitness Value
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Re: Custom Fitness Value

Hello racerx,

  • Could you elaborate, please?
  • What is the code?
  • Where and how do you plan to use it?
  • What is the error message?
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator scaling question
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: Indicator scaling question

Hello shanemcdonald, You indicator plots values approximately from 0 to 4000. When you scroll or compress the X Time Scale so all the values from 0 to 4000 are shown on the chart, the indicator's plot itself is also compressed to let you see all available values. Due to compression the 2 plots overw...
by Andrew MultiCharts
16 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error on Daily closing price
Replies: 7
Views: 809

Re: Error on Daily closing price

Hello palmone, A daily bar is received from a data provider as OHLC (just 4 prices). It means that you cannot affect those OHLC by changing session settings. In fact, if you try different (not the default) session settings for the daily bars, it may lead to possible bar ommission or duplication on c...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 symbol data issue. [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: MC 9.0 symbol data issue. [SOLVED]

We managed to reproduce the issue and sent a question to IQFeed support.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bad Handling QuoteManager <EDIT DATA> Behavior .... [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 491

Re: Bad Handling QuoteManager <EDIT DATA> Behavior .... [SOLVED]

Hello bensat,

The Start and End values are reset because this way you can see exactly how much data there is in your database for the tick/minute/day/ask/bid/trade.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Currency conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 4574

Re: MC 9.0 Currency conversion

bluemulti, In MC 9.0 Release by default the inputs for the special orders (such as SetStopLoss, SetProfitTarget, etc.) are treated in the currency of the symbol that is set in QuoteManager. The "Base Currency" you set in Portfolio Trader is used for conversion the profit and loss during st...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy and Broker Positins Unmatched
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: Strategy and Broker Positins Unmatched

⋅ What is the option "Get Real-Time Data From" in Strategy Properties set to? RT is set to "IB" ⋅ Do you mean it is set to "Broker"? ⋅ Is it Financial Advisor account? ⋅ If the answer to the previous question is "yes", ...
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 symbol data issue. [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: MC 9.0 symbol data issue. [SOLVED]

Hello StefanoSF,

As per our live chat conversation earlier, we expect you in our live chat from 6:30 am till 11:00 am EST to let our engineers study the case on your PC remotely.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QM- Edit Data vs Data Export different! [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: QM- Edit Data vs Data Export different! [SOLVED]

Hello hilbert,

What you see in the "ASCII Data Export" window is not the whole data range, because it is just an example. You can see that it defined the "End Date" correctly so it should export all the data you can see in the "Edit Data" window.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Data Message
Replies: 1
Views: 443

Re: Market Data Message

Hello ctu1121,

The option to hide these pop-ups will be added in MC 9.1.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scaled out [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 567

Re: scaled out [SOLVED]

Hello palmone,

If you want to exit only part of the position, you should use the keyword "total" in your code.
by Andrew MultiCharts
15 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sample Codes or DLL to do HTTP Post/Get
Replies: 12
Views: 2014

Re: Sample Codes or DLL to do HTTP Post/Get

PatrickSocal wrote:Did you ever get this working? I'd be interested in using it, or helping debug it if necessary.

Hello PatckSocal,

Meo used workaround for the problem by having the DLL calling an executable which does the HTTP request.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get number of contracts executed in a day
Replies: 7
Views: 763

Re: Get number of contracts executed in a day

waveslider wrote:Is there a key word that would actually reference the quantity executed at the broker (as would show on the order and position tracker)?

Unfortunately no, you cannot access the values from broker (like in order and Position Tracker) from EL code.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Extra Orders in Manual Trading
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: Extra Orders in Manual Trading

Please follow the next steps: ⋅ Cancel all pending orders. ⋅ Close MultiCharts and all its parts ⋅ Make sure all MC processes are ended in Windows Task Manager. Here you can find the list of all MC processes: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/MultiC...
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 3798

Re: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]

wzero wrote:Andrew, do you suggest to use "date - date" instead of "N bars back" for other minutes/hours/daily charts too? Would that speed up loading?

For any chart using custom futures from IB.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 3798

Re: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]

hilbert wrote:Why should case I cause pacing violation and Case II not cause pacing violation (or will cause much less pacing violation)? Does it mean there is some bug in Case I?

Because of different ways how data is requested on chart.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Extra Orders in Manual Trading
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: Extra Orders in Manual Trading

Hello MC_Prog,

Judging by the screenshot the mode of exit strategies is set to "First to Position, then to Orders". Please go to Preferences to change the mode to "All to Position" (if it fits your style of trading).
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get number of contracts executed in a day
Replies: 7
Views: 763

Re: Get number of contracts executed in a day

You can develop a code that would be calculating the number using the PosTradeSize keyword.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Notification popup auto-hide? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Notification popup auto-hide? [SOLVED]

The option to hide these pop-ups will be added in MC 9.1.
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 3798

Re: Custom Futures Tick chart causes IB pacing violation [SOLVED]

Indeed there can be some problems with pacing violation if you use " Bars Back/Days Back " option for defining Data Range of the chart. If you switch the option to " From ... To ... ", there will be less tick data requests, though according the mechanism of building custom future...
by Andrew MultiCharts
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Just too many data problems with LMAX
Replies: 9
Views: 1075

Re: Just too many data problems with LMAX

I followed the instructions and the data has loaded for H1. I then added a daily chart as data 2 and you can clearly see missing days. One way or another, this should not happen. Is it necessary to switch to 24/7 on daily charts as well ? Please don't use 24/7 for daily-base charts. The advice i ga...

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