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by waveslider
26 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE implementation [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 355

ADE implementation [SOLVED]

I am trying to reduce the number of symbols charted by using ADE. Here is an example. I am attempting to collect OHLC data on Advancing Issues on one chart (it happens to be in data3): var: ADVo(MapSN.New), ADVh(MapSN.New), ADVl(MapSN.New), ADVc(MapSN.New); var: classO("AdvanceO"), classH("AdvanceH"...
by waveslider
13 Jun 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables
Replies: 38
Views: 42430

Re: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables

Multicharts is installed on my D: drive so the location of the file is: D:\Multicharts\TS Support. I have also placed it here: D:\Multicharts\TS Support\MultiCharts64 and here: D:\Multicharts\TS Support\MultiCharts64\11.0.14943.400 and here also: C:\Program Files\TS Support\MultiCharts64 I have not ...
by waveslider
13 Jun 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables
Replies: 38
Views: 42430

Re: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables

64Bit and I have the 64Bit version located in the TSSupport folder.
Are you using it successfully?
by waveslider
13 Jun 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables
Replies: 38
Views: 42430

Re: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables

I am also getting the error "Can't find dll "elcollections.dll""
I have it installed in the proper folder as identified.
Please assist
by waveslider
08 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2441

Re: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]

Still running into issues with this. Here is some code I tried: variables: inLong(0), inShort(0); arrays: strategiesLong[](-1), strategiesShort[](-1); inLong = pmms_strategies_in_long_count(strategiesLong); inShort = pmms_strategies_in_short_count(strategiesShort); Then I say something like : if inl...
by waveslider
14 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2441

Re: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]

Thanks ABC, I thought so too but was unable to do it. Can you give me a clue as to which signal would help?
by waveslider
27 Oct 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2441

Re: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]

I am aware of "Portfolio_CurrentEntries", but this will not limit the strategy from entering 10 new entries on one day. For example if it goes into the day with less than 3 entries, the strategy may open 10 new positions. So their needs to be a way to limit the number of new entries on one day. Any ...
by waveslider
07 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

Re: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart

For example, using barinterval doesn't work. Barinterval returns "300" for a 300 sec. chart and "5" for a 5 minute
by waveslider
07 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

Re: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart

Thanks for the replies- I have tried using fixed ASCII data, and IQfeed data. The data does seem to match up. In both circumstances the MC platform is a bit finicky on loading more than 2 years of data when using seconds resolution. To get back to my original question, I wonder what other key words,...
by waveslider
05 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

Re: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart

Would you please elaborate TJ?
why would a resolution change (seconds to min) that is equivalent (300s = 5 min) be any different?
by waveslider
05 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

300 second chart vs. a 5 minute chart

Can anyone name a few reasons why a strategy would perform differently on a 300 second chart compared with a 5 minute chart?

I am not using barssinceentry or barinterval. The sessions are identical.

thanks
by waveslider
27 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts privacy, security and broker relationship? [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 2580

Re: MultiCharts privacy, security and broker relationtionshi [SOLVED]

http://www.ctsfutures.com/api/ SC trader, etc. But more importantly, they have a fix api connection that is evidently well documented and easy to connect to. If it were so easy, then likely MC would have no trouble adding it, and would thereby potentially capture clients who prefer CTS. It is likely...
by waveslider
27 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts privacy, security and broker relationship? [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 2580

Re: MultiCharts privacy, security and broker relationtionshi [SOLVED]

I am mostly certain that MC gets $ for order flow. Just look at how their relationship with CQG operates compared with other brokers/software. Example #2, ask yourself why MC doesn't interface (refuses to) with CTS t4. spoiler.. CTS has a monthly cap on fees. Is this bad that they make $ on your tra...
by waveslider
07 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Time in a trade. [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 3046

Re: Time in a trade. [SOLVED]

by waveslider
07 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Time in a trade. [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 3046

Re: Time in a trade. [SOLVED]

Hello -

I can see that some snippets of this code are close to what I am looking to do, but not quite.

I would like to have an indicator produce text that locks into the upper or lower right corner of a chart and does not move.

Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance
by waveslider
18 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tick data lost
Replies: 5
Views: 1345

Re: Tick data lost

Here is a screenshot of my minute chart. The platform was closed/re-opened a little before 8am - where you see that data was lost for 10 minutes. The indicator on the lower feed uses ticks. The period where there is only "up" green bars shows the area where there is no tick data. As you can see, fur...
by waveslider
18 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tick data lost
Replies: 5
Views: 1345

Re: Tick data lost

Thanks Henry - can you explain why tick or volume charts do not behave this way when configured for "merge data sources".
I have CQG and IQFeed tick level data in the cache but when a new chart is created or refreshed there is no historical tick level data available on minute charts
by waveslider
16 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tick data lost
Replies: 5
Views: 1345

Tick data lost

Hello - I use indicators that use tick data on minute charts to calculate. When they are running live the tick data is correctly displayed, but when the chart is refreshed or MC is re-opened, that tick data is no longer on the chart. I don't usually have Quotemanager open, but it is set to collect R...
by waveslider
26 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Track indicator performance
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Re: Track indicator performance

Thanks for looking TJ, it looks like it is actually doing what it should. I was just hoping someone could take a look at the code and have an error jump out at them - or maybe suggest a better way to approach the issue.
by waveslider
26 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Walk Forward Optimizer Summary - Similar to TS!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 893

Re: Walk Forward Optimizer Summary - Similar to TS!!!

MC should consider incorporating this product

http://www.profsoftware.com/bt/

As TS acquired "the Grail" optimizer years ago.
This one is much better than the grail
by waveslider
26 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Track indicator performance
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Track indicator performance

Hello - I am attempting to create an indicator that tracks the average price movement for 10 bars after an indicator turn. The following code uses the example of a bullish turn. An array is created for each bar following the signal bar, then the average of each array is generated. The results are un...
by waveslider
21 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Workspace cpu usage monitoring [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 951

Re: Workspace cpu usage monitoring [SOLVED]

This suggestion would be a valuable addition to MC
by waveslider
08 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Data
Replies: 34
Views: 6859

Re: CQG Data

Thanks Henry, I read the articles you recommended. After unchecking the "DL historical data" in "preferences", I restarted the system and charts that use tick level data were not plotting properly (no tick level data evidently). These were minute charts. A "contract" based chart was plotting tick le...
by waveslider
07 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AvgBarsWinTrade
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Re: AvgBarsWinTrade

Hi Josh - I would like to use the value as a part of a time based exit in a signal. This is an interesting reserve word that is only calculated when there are strategy signals on the chart: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/AvgBarsWinTrade When "SA" automation occurs, as we know...
by waveslider
07 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AvgBarsWinTrade
Replies: 2
Views: 600

AvgBarsWinTrade

I understand this is just for signals, and would never work in "SA" applied automation since in that case there are no historical signals on the chart. Is there a work around so that this number would be available in automation setting?
by waveslider
07 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Data
Replies: 34
Views: 6859

Re: CQG Data

I realize this topic is wandering. That is interesting about the CQG/IQfeed difference in Cumdelt., worth investigating. Do you have an opinion on which is more accurate? When I restart my platform, I lose tick resolution data from CQG on my CQG/IQFeed charts. I believe this is because Quotemanager ...
by waveslider
01 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Data
Replies: 34
Views: 6859

Re: CQG Data

Apparently - there is "no solution" because you are using 2 data sources (historical and live) and for some reason MC can't see where the historical ends and the live begins
by waveslider
11 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Install MC on secondary drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 847

Re: Install MC on secondary drive [SOLVED]

Thanks -
It's not a perfect transition, in my experience studies had to be re-imported and some files had to be manually moved..
by waveslider
11 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Install MC on secondary drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 847

Install MC on secondary drive [SOLVED]

I installed MC on my d: drive (SSD) and notice that TS Support is still located on the c: drive. Will this affect the speed (I would like MC to run on the SSD).
Also - will speed be affected if workspaces are located elsewhere? (ie C: drive)
thanks
by waveslider
05 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need MC version 9.0 Please help [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Need MC version 9.0 Please help [SOLVED]

9.1 is not working for me, anyone have a reference to where I can find 9.0 to revert back to?
by waveslider
27 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Unable to automatically update charts using ASCII mapping
Replies: 8
Views: 4666

Re: Unable to automatically update charts using ASCII mappin

ASCII mapping is quirky and seems to work for a while then may suddenly stop. In any case it is working now and I will delete/remap when necessary (hopefully not too frequently) thanks Henry
by waveslider
23 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Unable to automatically update charts using ASCII mapping
Replies: 8
Views: 4666

Re: Unable to automatically update charts using ASCII mappin

Henry I know we have been over this before, but my ASCII mapped symbol is not updating even after refreshing.
The symbol is correctly mapped and the historical data shows up. Last night a new line was added and after hitting refresh this morning, the chart did not show the new line.
Any tips?
by waveslider
19 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: time in H:minute:sec AM/PM [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 465

time in H:minute:sec AM/PM [SOLVED]

Hi - Anyone have a recommendation on how to output time in this format?
So 1400 would become 02:00:00 PM
Thanks
by waveslider
14 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Iceberg Order Support
Replies: 7
Views: 2227

Re: Iceberg Order Support

3 years since this initial request.
I am certain that CQG supports iceberg orders, any advice from support on implementation using multicharts?
by waveslider
02 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Data
Replies: 34
Views: 6859

Re: CQG Data

For a few months now, whenever I refresh/reload my chart there is a gap of 5-30 minutes of data that is missing from the most recent data (current date).
I use IQFeed for historical and CQG for live data.
by waveslider
29 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code question [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1144

Re: a very concerning bug [SOLVED]

Thanks - you completely nailed it - it was using the "value1" that did it...
I did this out of laziness, and don't typically use "value1", but never will again - is this common knowledge?
by waveslider
29 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code question [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1144

code question [SOLVED]

Here is simple code that is applied to an intraday chart with 81 bars in a day. value1=XAverage(c,100); value2=value1[81]; if barstatus(1)=2 then print(date," ",time," ",value1," ",value2); Value2 should show what value1 was 81 bars ago, the same time of day. According to the printout, instead it is...
by waveslider
17 Jun 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Seeking feedback - CQG vs Rithmic [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2721

Re: Seeking feedback - CQG vs Rithmic [SOLVED]

Since MC has stabilized and internalized its connection to CQG, I have had virtually no issues. Rithmic has also been great, just saying that CQG interacting with MC is better than it was
by waveslider
04 Jun 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Power Language Editor (PLE)
Replies: 5
Views: 1803

Re: Power Language Editor (PLE)

needs a tune up for sure.
I'm sure many of us have tried to "open script" from chart analysis or "format signals" and had the wrong code come up, or not at all.
by waveslider
04 Jun 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market if Touched order
Replies: 5
Views: 1552

Re: Market if Touched order

MIT and Iceberg orders would be extremely helpful, they have been suggested before.
Please start a new poll/request and I would vote for it!
by waveslider
21 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Re: Order submission lagging

Readers: please be extremely wary of people like orion. Jad - I believe others would agree that criticism of other contributors is not appreciated. You have offered wisdom here and if you disagree with someone else's suggestion, that's fine, but please keep it to yourself. This is not a popularity ...
by waveslider
19 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Re: Order submission lagging

I had 35 second delays on the close today, so, yes I have some serious issues. During that period I was watching the CPU and RAM usage, nothing was overworked. I noticed that MC was acting super sluggish during the period when the orders "should" have been submitted. CQG confirms that they received ...
by waveslider
19 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Re: Order submission lagging

Thanks Orion - It is apparent that you know significantly more about this stuff than I do. I agree that "Generated" is a misnomer and think you suggestion is valuable to break out when the order was issued and when the broker confirmed. Our objective here is to find the source of the delay and (if p...
by waveslider
19 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Re: Order submission lagging

Orion- I appreciate your creative problem solving. Unfortunately I don't have the time to get as deeply involved as you suggest. The computer is co-located in Chicago, the data connection is fast, the datafeed is CQG which in my experience is good. In this past example I watched CPU and RAM usage wh...
by waveslider
19 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Re: Order submission lagging

Machine is dedicated server:
Quad core Xeon 1230 (3.2 gig)
16GB Ram

It's maybe 3 years old, the Sandy Bridge processors are solid.
I had not considered that Order Tracker would create a drain.
by waveslider
18 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Re: Order submission lagging

Hi TJ - here are some responses 1. regarding lagging order submission https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=46208 - now locked due to inappropriate comments. 2. I am trading ES (S&P emini futures) primarily. 3. The one minute bar closes, then the order is generated seconds later...
by waveslider
18 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order submission lagging
Replies: 30
Views: 4216

Order submission lagging

I realize this has been discussed in a now locked topic, but there was no resolution. I have been experiencing this for a long time and have not received a conclusion from Multicharts, although they have examined my logs, etc. numerous times. Since a large portion of users are now realizing that thi...
by waveslider
02 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Most Stable API

At RJO I can confirm that Multicharts users pay $25/month + 0.30/side to use CQG API, while NT users pay $10/month +0.15/side.

I don't get it
by waveslider
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart

Ok I got it now - thanks Henry, hopefully it will update this way.
by waveslider
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart

Hi Henry - I have not been able to get the symbol to update since I mapped the ASCII file. The actual data file has updated outside of MC, but when I go to quotemanager and edit data, the data file remains as is since I mapped it. The question is how to get the symbol in MC to connect with the file ...
by waveslider
06 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart

I have checked this, and it is set as you suggest. After re-starting MC the chart mapping is correct, however the most recent data is not showing up (data since last re-start).
by waveslider
05 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart

I have not yet gone and restarted the platform, but now have a symbol using ASCII as a data source.

Collecting real time data is "not supported" - does this mean I will have to refresh the chart to get new data - or manually add it?
by waveslider
05 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart

Hi Henry - I want this symbol to retrieve new data each day, for that reason I selected DDE. After that selection I go and assign columns to open,high,low,close, etc. I will try it as ASCII instead to see if this changes anything. Essentially the mapping seems to change slightly when I restart the p...
by waveslider
04 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

ASCII mapping lost upon platform restart

Hello - My issue is that when I restart the platform, the mapping for a symbol is incorrect. Some of the fields are correct but some are not. The data source for this symbol is Universal DDE. Collect R/T data without plotting is enabled. Exchange listed is UNDEF, category is Indexes. Any ideas? Thanks
by waveslider
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get number of contracts executed in a day
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Re: Get number of contracts executed in a day

Is there a key word that would actually reference the quantity executed at the broker (as would show on the order and position tracker)?
by waveslider
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Iceburg orders
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Re: Iceburg orders

Multicharts mgmt please review this request, it is a standard feature on many platforms
by waveslider
12 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get number of contracts executed in a day
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Re: Get number of contracts executed in a day

What about the ability to access "order and position tracker" entries? Can it be exported?
by waveslider
09 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get number of contracts executed in a day
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Re: Get number of contracts executed in a day

Hi Andrew
I would export this number to an excel spreadsheet for tracking
by waveslider
08 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get number of contracts executed in a day
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Get number of contracts executed in a day

I am looking to find out how many contracts (opened and closed) that were actually executed at the broker for a given day. If time=sess1begintime then quantity=0; if barstatus(1)=2 then quantity = quantity+("get executed contracts this bar"); if time=sess1endtime then print("quantity"); None of the ...
by waveslider
11 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Most Stable API

If the NFA announces it, I wouldn't consider it a rumour. Maybe you're right, just the futures side, but I've always thought of NFA as an FCM. I have quite a few accounts there, they say the only difference will be the name. Nice slap on the wrist NFA. I'm out. Any red flags these days... we all sho...
by waveslider
11 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Most Stable API

They are being shut down by the NFA for violations.
http://www.nfa.futures.org/news/newsRel ... cleID=4428

In my experience the back office side of Vision is excellent, but the sales side is predatory. They say they will re-organize as High Ridge, but to me it's a red flag.
by waveslider
11 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Most Stable API

The instance where CQG says it's connected but orders are rejected happened again this week. The moral I have learned is that you have to reset a CQG connection when markets re-opn on sunday. If not more frequently.
by waveslider
02 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error line 0, column 0
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

Re: compile error line 0, column 0

Thanks for checking in Henry.
By deduction I found the reason was that a variable was declared a constant. It would have been helpful to have the compiler find this for me.
by waveslider
29 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error line 0, column 0
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

Re: compile error line 0, column 0

I followed the steps and got the same result:
Please wait ....
------ Compiled with error(s): ------
Compile error
line 0, column 0

Using version 8.89589.4
by waveslider
29 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS ELD conversion [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1575

Re: TS ELD conversion [SOLVED]

PSP or price series provider would be a great addition to MC. It means you can access any data series in any time frame within your code.
by waveslider
29 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error line 0, column 0
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

compile error line 0, column 0

Here is the error on compilation:
------ Compiled with error(s): ------
Compile error
line 0, column 0

Any way to get a better read on the prob?
by waveslider
22 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Most Stable API

I would second this request for some visibility from Multicharts regarding the CQG API. It's great news that the API has been integrated, but is this going to require hotfixes going forward if CQG updates their end?
by waveslider
18 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Most Stable API

I have not yet upgraded to 9.0 as I was concerned about stability. In your experience is 9.0 stable? I tried it once and had multiple auto execution issues. One thing with Rithmic I have found is that sometimes the prices on chart trading interface freeze, so your P&L on position freezes also. I cli...
by waveslider
18 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Most Stable API
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Most Stable API

I'd like to start a conversation regarding peoples experiences with their API connections and stability of the connection. The following are my experience with various: Rithmic: the most stable and fastest connection I have found. This connection often needs to be reset on Sundays, or at least the c...
by waveslider
18 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: CQG Disconnections
Replies: 6
Views: 2066

Re: CQG Disconnections

I have disconnection issues with CQG also and would agree that it is on the CQG API side. The best advice I have for anyone is to shut down and restart the entire platform as often as reasonable, or to reset the CQG connection - kill the API using task manager.
by waveslider
24 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multiple time frame - question
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Multiple time frame - question

That looks like it will address the issue perfectly. Learned something new about MC! Hopefully it will solve the issue - thank you
by waveslider
23 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multiple time frame - question
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Multiple time frame - question

Hello - Issue: Strategy and possibly indicators not updating. Replicate: The issue is replicated by creating a chart with 2 data series. In this case I used a 15 minute chart and a 390 minute chart of the ES. The 15 minute chart uses a custom session which begins at 1500 local (PST) time and ends at...
by waveslider
27 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Block Trade per Bar" Indicator, not working? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

Re: "Block Trade per Bar" Indicator, not working? [SOLVED]

Right, sorry, I am not using IQFeed for this either. I am just looking at filtered block trades (live) in the T&S window and trying to have a plot match the output. Any suggestions?
by waveslider
27 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Block Trade per Bar" Indicator, not working? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

Re: "Block Trade per Bar" Indicator, not working? [SOLVED]

TJ's code does not seem to be functioning at least with my IQfeed connect. I am cross referencing with Time and Sales window with the same filter applied
by waveslider
21 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Iceburg orders
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Re: Iceburg orders

Hello - Please vote for this feature. Bots and other HFT analytics alter market behavior based on the order size shown:

https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissu ... no=MC-1667
by waveslider
25 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Bar Type (A user defined/scripted bar)Feature Request
Replies: 15
Views: 2916

Re: Custom Bar Type (A user defined/scripted bar)Feature Req

MAtricks I am glad you brought this topic up. I have long been of the opinion that time frames should be adaptive, and the presentation that is standard in charting platforms is inadequate. The reason being is that cycles do not have static duration or phase. For example, an oscillator might work gr...
by waveslider
19 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio_currententries
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: portfolio_currententries

In this case, it doesn't matter what the portfolio settings are, more orders will be generated than there is cash in the account.

here is the feature request:
https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissu ... no=MC-1524
by waveslider
19 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio_currententries
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: portfolio_currententries

Furthermore, you should use global variables to pass number of generated entry orders at current calculation of the script on symbol A to coming calculation of the script on symbol B in order to avoid the same problem (excessive orders). Thanks Andrew - would you please provide an example of how th...
by waveslider
18 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio_currententries
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: portfolio_currententries

When code is compiled as below, there will be more than 10 positions assumed. Daily bars are used. Max capital per position set to 10%. if Portfolio_CurrentEntries<10 then begin if c>o then buy this bar; end; if c<o then sell this bar; print(date," ",Portfolio_CurrentEntries); When the sell statemen...
by waveslider
17 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio_currententries
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

portfolio_currententries

This reserved word is not working for me. I want a max. of 10 positions I use the following: if portfolio_currententries<10 then begin <<code>> end; Sticking a print command in at the end of each day (print(date," ",Portfolio_CurrentEntries);) I routinely get 30+ entries. PortfolioEntriesPriority is...
by waveslider
13 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Performace Report Equity Curve - Does not show all trades? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1832

Re: Performace Report Equity Curve - Does not show all trade [SOLVED]

I see this happening also.
1600 trades on the equity curve close to close, and 300 total # of trades in Total trade analysis.
by waveslider
06 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and optimization [SOLVED]
Replies: 39
Views: 9928

Re: ADE and optimization [SOLVED]

I guess it doesn't really matter - since it doesn't work with MC!
you have to have an active copy of TS installed to install it also..
I got it from a friend
by waveslider
06 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and optimization [SOLVED]
Replies: 39
Views: 9928

Re: ADE and optimization [SOLVED]

MC please support "int64" so that we can use ELcollections2

thanks
by waveslider
22 Sep 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Option expiration date [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 2401

Re: Option expiration date [SOLVED]

Is there a way to reference historical option expiration days in a continuous contract? "expirationdate" only gives the current expiration day.
I thought I remember a TS function called "isthirdfriday" - does anyone have that to share?
by waveslider
10 Sep 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plot data in future [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

Re: Plot data in future [SOLVED]

Thanks for the answer. In truth this is so that I can plot my local tides in Multicharts - I'm also planning to input wave buoys and wind station readings!
So I have the data going a year ahead reading from an .CSV file, but the chart won't update and it won't plot future data.
by waveslider
08 Sep 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plot data in future [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

Plot data in future [SOLVED]

Hello -
I have a data file that shows data in the future. I am able to import it successfully, but can only plot up to the current date. How can I show the plots beyond the current date?
thanks
by waveslider
07 Sep 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit orders chart trading
Replies: 10
Views: 1491

Re: Limit orders chart trading

This happens all the time to me - it must be a bug.
by waveslider
23 Aug 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical EntryPrice becomes 0, when Auto Trading turned on
Replies: 9
Views: 1152

Re: Historical EntryPrice becomes 0, when Auto Trading turne

Is there no way to trade with Sync and retrieve historical orders?
by waveslider
23 Aug 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical EntryPrice becomes 0, when Auto Trading turned on
Replies: 9
Views: 1152

Re: Historical EntryPrice becomes 0, when Auto Trading turne

Similarly, a signal I generate looks at historical performance of the "netprofit" or "I_closedequity" to make trading decisions. However, when the strategy is automated, there is no historical performance - netprofit and I_closed equity remain at zero. Is there a way to maintain the historical net p...
by waveslider
22 Aug 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: timetoseconds bug
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: timetoseconds bug

I have a difference of -86,211 seconds between the bar ending at 23:58 and the bar ending at 00:01
by waveslider
22 Aug 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: timetoseconds bug
Replies: 4
Views: 984

timetoseconds bug

Hi,
To replicate, insert "timetoseconds(time_s)-timetoseconds(time_s)[1]" into a custom indicator on a volume chart
On the first tick after 2359 time finishes and a new day begins, the reading is inaccurate.

thanks
by waveslider
14 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB Gateway and Advisor Account [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 4626

Re: IB Gateway and Advisor Account [SOLVED]

I am trying to use the "manual allocation" setting and then referencing an allocation profile that I set up in TWS. When I connect using IB Gateway, the allocation always ends up being the "default" allocation for the account instead of the profile I created. When I connect with TWS the profile seem...
by waveslider
29 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: re-establish Trading Technologies link
Replies: 4
Views: 1776

Re: re-establish Trading Technologies link

1. Every day the disconnect occurs when the futures market closes at about 2:30 PST, I have seen it reconnect ok on weekdays, but I never have seen it reconnect on a Sunday afternoon when the futures market re-opens. This is important. 2. Pacific time zone 3. I will. Henry- in this circumstance I ha...
by waveslider
28 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: re-establish Trading Technologies link
Replies: 4
Views: 1776

re-establish Trading Technologies link

Every day my trading technologies connection is interrupted during the closure of the futures market. I have to manually restart it, is there a better way?

I have it set to reconnect after 20 seconds on connection loss, it tries after 20 secs and then stops trying.
thanks
by waveslider
21 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TT link : wrong PnL
Replies: 8
Views: 2549

Re: TT link : wrong PnL

Hi Henry -
No, in that case TT would not register a position at all, or accept orders. I shut down/restarted MC and then exited a position leaving me with an inaccurate position. It appears to have reset as of today, but it would be nice if TT communicated better with MC.
Thanks
by waveslider
20 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TT link : wrong PnL
Replies: 8
Views: 2549

Re: TT link : wrong PnL

Hello -
I entered a position directly with the broker, then offset the position using MC (through Trading Technologies). MC did not see the position at the broker and so is now showing an incorrect position. How can I reset this?
by waveslider
30 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: array handling somewhat awkward
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Re: array handling somewhat awkward

This affects me certainly. If you establish an array of 100 values and try to average the last 2 (eg. averagearray(arrayname,2) ) you will not get a correct value unless the array size is the exact size of the length of the average you are calculating (as mentioned above). That IS awkward, especiall...
by waveslider
19 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: using walk forward test results
Replies: 24
Views: 5613

Re: using walk forward test results

The Walk-Forward output in MC is very primitive and needs improvement.

There need to be some metrics regarding the efficiency of the Walk forward testing and its effect/efficiency.
by waveslider
16 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

Would you mind posting any part that you can of the EODexit code that you have? It might greatly assist. Thanks
by waveslider
16 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

Thanks Escamillo-
When you say you keep them in separate documents - do you mean that you have one study that calculates whether a signal is activated, and then somehow send the green light to the execution study?
by waveslider
16 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: closing status of a bar sometimes takes too long
Replies: 38
Views: 10043

Re: closing status of a bar sometimes takes too long

Thanks Henry -
I missed that post.
by waveslider
15 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: closing status of a bar sometimes takes too long
Replies: 38
Views: 10043

Re: closing status of a bar sometimes takes too long

Hi Henry - This solution did not work for me. I can't say why and it would take some time to decipher the reason. I am trading only the S&P emini - a very liquid market. You said that the code would recalc and issue orders on the opening tick of the following bar, with this market there is normally ...
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

In this case I am trying to learn about limit orders and IOG. Using stops is not appropriate. Do you know why a limit exit order would not be issued immediately after an order is filled, yet a stop order is issued immediately?
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

I modified the code to have it do what I am attempting (reversing the position at the high/low of a bar +/- a tick). At this point, after being filled, the strat issues the stop order immediately but is not issuing the reversing limit order until the bar closes. variables: mp(0), dntarg(0), uptarg(0...
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

Matricks- This is just a small piece of code that is a representative of what I am doing in a strategy. Aside from the execution aspect, every calculation operates at the end of the bar. That is why I was hoping to just turn on IOG for the execution aspect. I can't post the code, but do appreciate y...
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

Also - How would this strategy be affected by a partial fill? Does the order quantity need to be adjusted on every tick (or contract filled) or will this be done automatically until the full order is filled? In this case there is a reversal of position, so I am wondering if there needs to be some po...
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

For these orders I would like them all to be intrabar, but if you wouldn't mind discussing how to make some orders at the close that would be awesome. I thought I could do that by just turning off IOG, but it looks like that is incorrect.
thnks
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Re: Issue stop intrabar using IOG

Thanks. I am new to IOG -
Is it possible to have only certain parts of the code IOG and the rest not? I would like to bracket off a portion to execute intrabar and the rest at the end of the bar.
by waveslider
11 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue stop intrabar using IOG
Replies: 15
Views: 1566

Issue stop intrabar using IOG

Hello- using the following test code I am trying to have a stop issued as soon as the order is filled. The stop is not issued until the bar is closed. Please advise. var:mp(0),dntarg(0),uptarg(0); var:opencontracts(0); if time>=630+barinterval and barstatus(1)=2 then begin uptarg=h+.25; dntarg=l-.25...
by waveslider
20 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: closing status of a bar sometimes takes too long
Replies: 38
Views: 10043

Re: closing status of a bar sometimes takes too long

Please advise the best course of action:

I want to send an order EXACTLY (to the second) as a minute bar ends.

This is the only way to match historical testing.
by waveslider
14 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume Profile Usability [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 2707

Re: Volume Profile Usability [SOLVED]

I voted for the ability to access volume profile on minute bars.
Also I feel it is critical to be able to access this data from code.
For example, the ability to call a function that would return "Value Area High", "Point of Control", etc.
by waveslider
12 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts with Rithmic broker extremely unstable
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: MultiCharts with Rithmic broker extremely unstable

I feel your pain! I have had weird blips with Rithmic come up out of nowhere also. But if it is any consolation - I am using Rithmic with the latest MC release on windows 2008 server platform and it is working flawlessly. Something that has plagued me in the past is syncing the server clock - make s...
by waveslider
08 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

It is a great step in the right direction, makes sense the way the developer describes it. Most important thing we are trying to achieve is maintain placement in an order queue, this should be the focus. On a side note I want to publicly thank Henry for the hard work he puts in day in and day out on...
by waveslider
30 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Connection
Replies: 69
Views: 13012

Re: CQG Connection

I voted. Cool avatar by the way
by waveslider
30 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Connection
Replies: 69
Views: 13012

Re: CQG Connection

AMP is not an option for most who work with clients. They are super low end with no institutional clientele. Ironically - most clients who use a super discount brokerage like AMP would not want to pay for a CQG connection.
This was a case of MC shooting itself in the foot.
by waveslider
30 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Connection
Replies: 69
Views: 13012

Re: CQG Connection

Exclusive agreements defeat the concept of an "open" platform if that is what MC is aiming for.
by waveslider
23 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7.4 - IQFeed - Win 7 64 - Price bars freeze randomly...
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Re: MC 7.4 - IQFeed - Win 7 64 - Price bars freeze randomly.

I cannot replicate the issue upon request.
As mentioned before, the issue seems to coincide with active market data. I have upgraded to the latest IQFeed software and have not had issues since then. That may be coincidence, we will see.
by waveslider
17 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7.4 - IQFeed - Win 7 64 - Price bars freeze randomly...
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Re: MC 7.4 - IQFeed - Win 7 64 - Price bars freeze randomly.

This is still occurring, and I have no updates. I had considered moving to IQfeed for live as well as historical date, but from reading this thread, it appears that this is not a solution.

Piotrek - is this still occurring for you?
by waveslider
17 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 7.4 - IQFeed - Win 7 64 - Price bars freeze randomly...
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Re: MC 7.4 - IQFeed - Win 7 64 - Price bars freeze randomly.

I am having the exact same issue: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8891&p=56994#p56994 This thread details the experience. Is use MC 8 (b. 5622) with Windows 2008 Server OS IQfeed is my historical data, Rithmic is live data. I have never had tick charts freeze - only time c...
by waveslider
15 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

The models I use require at least of year of clean data as reference. I use IQ feed for historical data to provide that.
I collect rithmic data, but it can be incomplete if I do not have MC running all the time.
Also I use IQfeed for backtesting.
by waveslider
15 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

Hi TJ I execute using rithmic data, so I have to use it. And rithmic is actually very good data. I have never had a prob. with rithmic updating - the problem I have is with MC not staying up to date... it starts to lag. I have 8 GB ram, and plenty of CPU so this should not happen - I have maybe 10-1...
by waveslider
14 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

This is happening again. The "quotes received" counter is not in the red. The bar is showing price changes (delayed) and does not show how many minutes left in the bar until it catches up to the current time. This seems to happen when MC is operating behind something else that I have in the foregrou...
by waveslider
05 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

I use a free utility called "SP timesync" , I didn't have any luck with the Win7 time sync...
Thanks - worth a try.
Still doesn't explain why the chart that uses Rithmic data only did not lag, while the chart that merged data with 10 min. delayed IQFeed data did.
by waveslider
05 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

Actuallly I did - on your recommendation - change the power setting to high performance, and turned off any type of power saving mode.. maybe that will help but I am concerned still that this may stall a potential automated signal. The user that started this thread a year ago did not have a resoluti...
by waveslider
05 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

Also -
That wouldn't explain why the chart that is just using rithmic data did not lag.
I appreciate your input though - any other ideas?
by waveslider
05 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

I don't know - it is a remote server that MC runs on - how would I check that?
by waveslider
05 Dec 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on MC
Replies: 29
Views: 4764

Re: How can I ensure that my data feed remains up to date on

I have had this periodically happen to me in the past. I cannot replicate it, but it happened again this morning - and it is very concerning. The charts affected have Rithmic as the live feed and (delayed) IQ feed for historical data. This morning I left the computer for about 2 hours - while the ma...
by waveslider
30 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order in globex issued late.
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: Order in globex issued late.

Thank you I will save a log file next time.
by waveslider
25 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order in globex issued late.
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: Order in globex issued late.

chart res - 10 minutes IOG - No code: if mp<0 then Buy to cover ("stopshort") next bar entryprice+maxstop stop; if mp>0 then Sell ("stoplong") next bar entryprice-maxstop stop; Am using most recent version of MC64 -8.0 build 5622 Log has been erased as I re-started MC I have sent you files. You shou...
by waveslider
25 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order in globex issued late.
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Order in globex issued late.

I got stuck in a Nasdaq trade yesterday at the close, system was automated to re-issue stops on the re-open of the market. As you can see from this order log, the order was issued 1 minute and 2 seconds after the market re-opened (PST) which resulted in a large slip. Can someone tell me why this hap...
by waveslider
22 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Impossible to connect
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: Impossible to connect

Weird stuff going on - I un-installed dropbox and it is working again, at least the MC32 is - I've not yet tried MC64
by waveslider
22 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Impossible to connect
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: Impossible to connect

Using MC32 I can see positions but cannot automate.
by waveslider
22 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Impossible to connect
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: Impossible to connect

I can connect to the broker on their stand alone platform. This seems to be a MC thing, since I can't connect to either Rithmic or PATS
by waveslider
22 Jul 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Impossible to connect
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Impossible to connect

Everything was running smoothly, all of a sudden today I am getting the message - impossible to connect - in quote manager. Likewise I cannot connect to any broker (Rithmic or PATS) in charting/automation. I have tried restarting computer, and running MC64 as an administrator. Any other suggestions?...
by waveslider
26 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 8.0 limit order cancelled
Replies: 1
Views: 554

MC 8.0 limit order cancelled

I have an incident that is re-occurring where the following occurs: 1. I am long with order to reverse short. 2. Price is hit and a portion of the order is filled, the balance is immediately cancelled. 3. The remainder of the order is automatically re-issued the next bar. 4. Once again, price is hit...
by waveslider
20 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Pat Systems with RJ Obrien
Replies: 2
Views: 598

Re: Pat Systems with RJ Obrien

I am in the same situations, please check your personal messages
by waveslider
11 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TradingServer.exe CPU
Replies: 11
Views: 1274

Re: TradingServer.exe CPU

thank you - I will follow these steps next time the prob. occurs.
As of today I have similar trades going and the issue has not resurfaced.
Thanks for your attention to this.
by waveslider
08 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TradingServer.exe CPU
Replies: 11
Views: 1274

Re: TradingServer.exe CPU

No Scanner window.

Using MC 8 build 5485
by waveslider
07 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TradingServer.exe CPU
Replies: 11
Views: 1274

Re: TradingServer.exe CPU

HELP
it is doing it again today.. I'll try to get on live chat if possible, but this is really ugly - I am up to 7.9GB RAM. Don't want to turn MC off because automation is in motion.
by waveslider
07 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TradingServer.exe CPU
Replies: 11
Views: 1274

Re: TradingServer.exe CPU

I am using 64 bit MC with 8GB ram on the machine. Yesterday tradingserver.exe got up to over 7.5GB ram, today it's over 4GB. I am not running a large number of charts/data or indicators. please advise, this does not seem to be normal behaviour. If I shut down/restart MC then all is normal again. I d...
by waveslider
01 Jun 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

I am using rithmic.

The log doesn't seem to show the issue since I have had to manually over-ride.

I just upgraded to the 64 bit 8.0 version, as of today am running it. Maybe that will help?

Next time this comes up I will try running the same strat on a sim. so that it can be logged.
by waveslider
31 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

Can we please have a response on this issue - I know it sounds like a broken record.

Every time I lose my place in the order queue, I potentially lose a fill that could cost me a lot of money.
by waveslider
30 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Connection
Replies: 69
Views: 13012

Re: CQG Connection

Is there any reason why CQG connection is exclusive to AMP futures? I would like to use it with RJ Obrien (they support CQG)

thanks
by waveslider
29 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Connection
Replies: 69
Views: 13012

Re: CQG Connection

looking forward to a CQG connection
by waveslider
24 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

I am using the newest version, with optimized order flow enabled. I have a long position with a limit exit above, and a stop below. Every time the stop is adjusted, the limit exit above is cancelled and re-sent, losing my original spot in the order queue. This is unacceptable. When will it be addres...
by waveslider
15 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Actual Trade Performance Reporting in MC
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Re: Actual Trade Performance Reporting in MC

Is there a way to extend the period of the manual trading performance report? I get data back to the beginning of May.
Also, is it possible to combine all symbols traded into one report?
that would be cool.
by waveslider
10 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

Thanks. I voted for the improvement.

Positioning in the order queue is critical to me, and when this position is lost because a stop is adjusted - it opens the possibility of not getting filled.
by waveslider
10 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

I am still having the issue of limit orders being cancelled/re-issued when a stop is introduced or adjusted.

Using optimized order flow.

Suggestions or is this still buggy?
by waveslider
03 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily bar custamization trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 2226

Re: Daily bar custamization trouble

Thanks for the work- around xyxxz - - I was on the phone today with IQFeed and MC. MC (Andrew) said that a symbol was needed from IQfeed that would display only intrasession data - (like @es.d in TS terms). They were very surprised that MC could not do this. Really the work-around is just as good, s...
by waveslider
16 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stitch Data
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Stitch Data

OK I am getting close - Imported all of my data into the Rithmic (real time) symbol. My imported data has session times that begin at 6:30 am (I am west coast) and end at 1315. The Rithmic data is continuously updated while the market trades (Globex session). What is happening is that the imported d...
by waveslider
13 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stitch Data
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Stitch Data

That is exactly what I needed to hear - thanks TJ. I hope it is as easy as you said!

thanks again!
by waveslider
12 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stitch Data
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Stitch Data

The instrument is ES, all 10 years (actually more like 15 years -it's large, maybe 30MB),don't need back adjustments. The problem I am having is that Rithmic, which only provides live data, does not backfill. I am collecting the data from Rithmic locally, but don't know how to stitch it to my data f...
by waveslider
12 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stitch Data
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Stitch Data

Rithmic does not backfill data, so that is the issue I guess. I am collecting data and would like to backfill locally with that data, and stitch it to a static piece of historical data.
by waveslider
12 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stitch Data
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Stitch Data

Hi- I have 10 years of 1 minute .CSV futures data to the current date. I would like to use this as my historical data, and then from here forward use the Rithmic data that I am collecting. So one month from now I would still have the .CSV file for data beyond one month back, and then one month of Ri...
by waveslider
05 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max Show Quantity
Replies: 4
Views: 618

Re: Max Show Quantity

https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissu ... _no=MC-840

please vote.

Even more than this the ability to create iceberg orders is essential
by waveslider
05 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Iceberg Order Support
Replies: 7
Views: 2227

Re: Iceberg Order Support

Coding an iceberg order doesn't seem possible at this time the way that OCO orders are handled. The ability to execute iceberg orders is very important to me, I have put a request in the project management side for "show max quantity" - please vote: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue.php?issue...
by waveslider
05 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

if the OCO is placed on Rithmic servers then it would be necessary, but Multicharts should be able to replicate an OCO without having to re-issue.

I will try to learn about "optimized order flow"
by waveslider
03 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

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

No different with Beta 2 This morning I have a open limit exit. As soon as a stop order is issued (next bar), the open limit exit order is cancelled (for no reason) and re-issued. At this point I am not using "intrabarpersist", which may solve some problems I have heard. Too late to try this morning...
by waveslider
31 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

Anything is worth a try Josh, but it appears the symbol mapping is correct. Can you give an example of how yours was incorrect? What was the error?
by waveslider
28 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

Henry -
I just downloaded 8.0 beta 2 yesterday, also beginning to use intrabarpersist where I didn't use it in TS.
Hopefully this will solve things, I'll keep the board posted.
I don't trade everyday, so it might take a bit.

thanks for the response.
by waveslider
28 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

H4nk - do you use Rithmic? Just wondered if this is Rithmic specific and that is why it hasn't been fixed yet. THIS IS A VERY MAJOR BUG! Not being able to accurately create and maintain OCO renders this platform basically worthless to those traders who are actually controlling risk. I do not use tra...
by waveslider
27 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

I am having yet another order cancellation/reissue event. Today I had a limit order above the market, a stop order below. The stop order was adjusted, so the stop was cancelled and re-issued. At the same time the limit order was cancelled and re-issued, losing my place in the order queue. There is n...
by waveslider
06 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

Sorry Josh - I don't follow... I guess the question is, why was "stoplong" cancelled after "stoplong#2" was filled? Also - "con" in this case is an input for the number of contracts. It is really just there in case I am trading just one contract - then the 2 level exit would not be used. In the inst...
by waveslider
06 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

I don't have IOG enabled, thanks for the code. Actually what is happening is that after the first stop is hit, the second stop is cancelled and not re-issued. This doesn't make sense since MP (marketposition) is still <>0, and orders should be issued each bar if they aren't already there. Could this...
by waveslider
06 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

MultiCharts Version 7.4 (Build 4953) It cannot be easily reproduced as it would require a stop order to be filled - that is the point where the second stop is cancelled. I can't understand why the second stop order is not being re-issued. Can you see any errors in the code I have posted that would c...
by waveslider
06 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: stop order cancelled

Henry - Data feed is Rithmic, broker Rithmic (Vision Financial). Trading NQH2 on a 10 minute chart. There is no rejection on the log, the order was not rejected. When the first stop was filled, exiting 1/3 of the position (see code above), the other order (to exit the remaining 2/3) was cancelled an...
by waveslider
06 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max Show Quantity
Replies: 4
Views: 618

Re: Max Show Quantity

Henry - If you trying to buy a position and yours is the only bid, it is strategic not to show the entire position you are trying to buy. By inserting a piece of code that would show only the desired size, the rest of the market would only see the quantity you choose to display on the DOM. TS allows...
by waveslider
06 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: stop order cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

stop order cancelled

Hello, I had a stop order cancelled today and am trying to figure out why. Basically I am exiting a third of the trade size (con) at an initial stop (entryprice+/- maxstop*.5), and the remaining third is to be exited at the full stop distance. Yesterday I had the initial stop activated and the remai...
by waveslider
05 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max Show Quantity
Replies: 4
Views: 618

Max Show Quantity

I need to be able to hide the quantity I am trading. I can do this with my order entry platform (Rithmic) and I could do it with TS (using "show only" command). What is the likelihood of this being incorporated into MC?

thanks
by waveslider
23 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Breakeven - order queue
Replies: 9
Views: 1321

Re: Breakeven - order queue

thanks - I voted for that. We had this discussion months ago and I still haven't found a way around it. In TS the only way to really get a handle on orders was using macros - and that seemed problematic as well. I have another question - If I am in auto mode with a position on - entered by the signa...
by waveslider
22 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Breakeven - order queue
Replies: 9
Views: 1321

Re: Breakeven - order queue

"Unfortunately I still can't see how to transmit a limit (target) order immediately when getting my entry filled and to retain that order unchanged while stop price (stop order was transmitted simultaneously with target order) is changed through breakeven (or any other) order." This seems like a sim...
by waveslider
05 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: show only
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Re: show only

Hi TJ -

If I am buying 100 contracts and only want to show 10 contracts then (using easylanguage) I would code "showonly(100)".
Some would call this an iceberg order.

thanks
by waveslider
05 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: show only
Replies: 3
Views: 588

show only

hello,

How can I specify in my code to show only "x" contracts. In easylanguage you simply use "showonly" but that is not translating here.

thanks
by waveslider
22 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

Re: Orders are always submitted as OCO in automated trading [SOLVED]

ok. I need to see the signal trade real time some more to understand the order issuing. It is different from TS, but probably in a good way.

Have you learned a way to access the current orders with the broker ?
by waveslider
22 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

Re: Orders are always submitted as OCO in automated trading [SOLVED]

Even when limit price is constant, I have limit orders cancelled/replaced every bar... IOG is not enabled. Any other reasons this might happen?
by waveslider
22 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious Issue with Exits - Automated trading - no workaround [SOLVED]
Replies: 69
Views: 15375

Re: Orders are always submitted as OCO in automated trading [SOLVED]

Vking - If I understand your problem correctly - your limit orders are being cancelled and replaced each bar? I am just beginning to run automated and noticed a similar thing. The limits are cancelled and replaced each bar. This is not good for order queuing - very very bad. I think what we are look...
by waveslider
22 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing Friday data
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Re: Missing Friday data

Thanks for the response, historical data is TS. Live data is Rithmic. I am using MC 7. The only symbol this happened on was the day session ES continuous contract (@Es.d). I have the overnight continuous (@ES) showing every day. After deleting/re-entering the data, it was not enough to reload charts...
by waveslider
21 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing Friday data
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Missing Friday data

Started MC on Sunday and Friday's data was not there on certain intraday charts. On some symbols it was, some it wasn't. I have tried reloading the data, and that doesn't bring it up. This has happened twice before, always with Friday's data missing. Last week I deleted the symbol from QM and re-ent...
by waveslider
07 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

I am going back comparing the historical data imported from TS and read with MC with the data within the TS platform.
by waveslider
05 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

good question. I am using local sessions on both charts, and to compare data I just exported an excel file of the close on a 3 minute chart in both MC and TS. If both are using the same data shouldn't the print be the same? Does Multicharts handle closing data in a different way than TS? For example...
by waveslider
31 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: order rejected, autotrading trying to trade historical signl
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Re: order rejected, autotrading trying to trade historical s

I believe I have corrected it, using the symbol mapping on the drop down menu on the "strategy automation" box. Had it mapped to @ES.D for the broker, which is not the trading symbol.
I'll post if the next order is rejected, probably the problem is solved.

thanks Henry
by waveslider
31 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 2 data resolutions
Replies: 3
Views: 451

thanks!

Thanks!
by waveslider
31 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: order rejected, autotrading trying to trade historical signl
Replies: 2
Views: 358

order rejected, autotrading trying to trade historical signl

Hello,
I had an order rejected this morning, I am checking with my broker but believe it was because autotrading was trying to trade the symbol which is selected for historical data, not the real time data symbol.
Do I have a setting wrong somewhere?

thanks
by waveslider
28 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 2 data resolutions
Replies: 3
Views: 451

2 data resolutions

First of all, I love the ability to plot 2 data streams that have different resolutions (other than time). Being a new user, I have not found whether I can do this: 1. Plot a data series using share volume, then another data stream using seconds/minutes/etc. 2. I would like the second data series to...
by waveslider
27 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Open Office
Replies: 8
Views: 967

Re: Open Office

Agree that the performance reporting could use some work - -

Ability to cut/paste.
Ability to chart optimization columns
More export options.
by waveslider
26 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

Henry - I have 1 version of TS on my computer, version 9.0. All of the settings and sessions appear to be correct. Sessions, resolution, data source. I have deleted/reloaded the cache a few times. I have not yet deleted the cache in TS. Attached is a file comparing the close of each day for the past...
by waveslider
25 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Open Office
Replies: 8
Views: 967

Open Office

I do not use microsoft excel,
is there a way to export strategy performance to Open Office? Or just save the file as an excel file without opening microsoft (open office reads excel files).

thanks
by waveslider
25 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

I'm not sure how I can retrieve the charts at the same time...
The errors arise on historical data, I know that much.
by waveslider
24 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

The time frame is 3 min that I am using in both TS and MC, both regular sessions using @ES.D
by waveslider
24 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

Good idea about trying the raw data...
I am using 3 min bars ... maybe I should take it down to a tick level?
But why should that matter>?
Maybe this is an issue with the import or conversion process?
by waveslider
24 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: Data importing inaccurate?

Bumping as it's been 4 days. Can't find a reason for this issue with any settings I have on MC.
by waveslider
21 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data importing inaccurate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Data importing inaccurate?

Hello, I am using TS historical data in MC and am noticing some weird quirks. At this point I am only comparing the last bar of the day using @ES.D in TS. When I import it into MC sometimes it is off by one or two ticks. Anyone have a clue why this might happen? Time zones, everything appears to be ...
by waveslider
20 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

SP,
your version works great for me, also like how you can drop out the current day - very convenient.
Thanks to all of you.
by waveslider
20 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

Thanks to all of you for your help, I'll update you with my findings. Glad to be away from TS!
by waveslider
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

Thanks for trying to help, the issue is not the function - which works fine in TS, and I know how it works already.
There is a problem with the conversion into Multicharts.
by waveslider
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

correct, I am getting negative values.

The avg. true range function within MC applied on an intraday chart would provide the average true range of the bars on that intraday chart - not the daily chart.
by waveslider
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

The function should provide the value of the average true range of the past 30 DAYS of a DAILY charts on an intraday chart. The code is in an ELD file attached to my last message.
by waveslider
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Re: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

Thanks for the reply

The output (to a file using print statements) goes into negative numbers, average true range should always be positive of course.

The function I have calls "truehighd","truelowd",and "trueranged" functions.

The .eld file is attached which contains these.
by waveslider
19 Oct 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Average True range [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2813

Daily Average True range [SOLVED]

Hello, my first post - glad to be a TS convert! I am moving over a function called "avgtrueranged(30)" and it is not outputting properly. The function returns the avg. true range of the daily bar (in this case for the past 30 days). There are 4 parts to the function. Does anyone have a use-able func...

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