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by ABC
12 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TL_NEW ID is always 1? [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 775

Re: TL_NEW ID is always 1? [SOLVED]

gianluca71, the value of your plot changes when a new trend line is drawn. The line is not created on the bar of the low/high (although it uses this point as the line's starting point for the drawing), but usually a few bars later when a new swing in the opposite direction is detected. That's what T...
by ABC
11 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Managing text + getting Cumulative Delta value [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: Managing text + getting Cumulative Delta value [SOLVED]

Al3cs,

you could update the text location of your text with every new bar.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
10 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max Bars Back & 2 Instruments [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Max Bars Back & 2 Instruments [SOLVED]

TrendFirst, it applies to both data streams. In other words you should see no trades until the max bars back are sufficient for the highest time frame you are using in your code and you will run into the error message when any of the length inputs in your code that require a look back (even if it's ...
by ABC
07 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Managing codes with multiple resolution (time frame)
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Managing codes with multiple resolution (time frame)

Hi gianluca71, Multicharts doesn't allow loading of other timeframes within the code. Therefore your best option will likely be using additional data streams on the chart. Alternatively you could look into computing the additional time frames out of the underlying chart time frame, but this might no...
by ABC
05 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: How to access Imbalance Delta Bars value?
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: How to access Imbalance Delta Bars value?

Hi Al3cs,

you can access the data via the volume profile collection and you can find an example in the WIKI here:
https://www.multicharts.com/trading-sof ... me_Profile

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
28 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using print for signals
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Using print for signals

Hi odrk, when prints appear depends on when the conditions for the prints are valid and when your code gets executed. If your strategy only computes end of bar, the prints could only appear at the end of the bar. You can take a look at the IntrabarOrderGeneration attribute for a way of executing str...
by ABC
22 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Maybe I miss something....
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Maybe I miss something....

Hi BBurnout,

you might find the Study on Study feature useful:
https://www.multicharts.com/trading-sof ... y_on_study

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
22 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using print for signals
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Using print for signals

Hi odrk, you wrote your code to print when "MarketPosition = -1" i.e. short and when "MarketPosition = 0" i.e. flat.. The best way to tackle this will depend a bit on how your systems trades, for example if it only evaluates trades at the end of the bar and never exits on the sam...
by ABC
16 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling an indicator and its moving average in the same subchart [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Scaling an indicator and its moving average in the same subchart [SOLVED]

Hi Automeq,

since you are already using the study on study feature, you could for example use the Custom 2 Lines indicator and have it plot both indicators.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
30 Jul 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies
Topic: MACD_color
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

Re: MACD_color

BogeyGolfer, the code works fine and you can get it to work by either creating a new indicator within Multicharts.NET calling it MACD_color and overwriting all (!) of the code in it with the code posted by TJ in the first post. After that you can compile the code without any error message. Alternati...
by ABC
27 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE implementation
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: ADE implementation

Hi waveslider, ELCollections2 is a 32bit TS DLL and I am not sure it would even work with Multicharts 32bit. You should make sure to use the code and DLL you can obtain in the forum here (in case you are running MC 32bit you will need to use the 32bit version of the ELCollections.DLL): https://www.m...
by ABC
18 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Bars.FullSymbolData.Count
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: Bars.FullSymbolData.Count

Wish I only knew what to replace NumberOfBars with. This would do something on the last 34 bars. :P Hi Jobauma, you can use Bars.FullSymbolData.Count and Bars.FullSymbolData.Current. Bars.FullSymbolData.Count gives you the total number of bars on the chart and Bars.FullSymbolData.Current gives you ...
by ABC
10 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: percentile/quantile in PowerLanguage
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: percentile/quantile in PowerLanguage

birdman3000,

you might want to take a look at the build in Percentile function.

Regards,

ABC

birdman3000 wrote:It's pretty basic statistics. Can I request it gets added?
by ABC
09 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: In a Spread Diff chart, can you show the symbols used on the chart? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Re: In a Spread Diff chart, can you show the symbols used on the chart? [SOLVED]

Hi synonym, you might have to enable the indicator value display in the status line. Your code is showing the symbol names fine on my end. Regards, ABC Hi ABC have tried your suggestion, please see attached code. It make no difference, it still plots, but the status line still simply says, "Spr...
by ABC
09 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: In a Spread Diff chart, can you show the symbols used on the chart? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Re: In a Spread Diff chart, can you show the symbols used on the chart? [SOLVED]

Hi synonym, you would use Plot5 and Plot6 for example (instead of Plot2 and Plot3 from Svetlana's code). The reason being that PlotPaintBar will use the Plot numbers 1-4 in your code. Regards, ABC HI Svetlana Thank you for your reply. How would i do this when i am plotting the spread as a bar and no...
by ABC
02 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Determining sub-chart an arrow is placed on [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 186

Re: Determining sub-chart an arrow is placed on [SOLVED]

bowlesj3, your code misses the ProcessMouseEvents attribute and this might explain why it's not working. https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/ProcessMouseEvents Regards, ABC I created a script with the MouseClickEvent (shown below). I used the RecalcLastBarAfter(1); to force the co...
by ABC
27 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue with Global Variables [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: Issue with Global Variables [SOLVED]

Hi Parker,

there should be sample indicators in the zip file that can be used to check if everything is working correctly.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
26 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Read Last Row From File with EL Collections [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Read Last Row From File with EL Collections [SOLVED]

Hi Parker,

since you have the entire file in lists already, you can use ListX.Count (where X is the type of list) to determine the size of a list and then read the specific entry.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
14 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Support for a Feature Request i think many will love.
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Support for a Feature Request i think many will love.

Syn,

you can accomplish something similar with trendlines already. Simply draw a trendline between your two points and click on the line. It will show you the difference in time and price in a popup window when you click on it:
MCTrendlines.PNG
MCTrendlines.PNG (7.81 KiB) Viewed 113 times

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
12 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CoT Commitment of Traders Data
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: CoT Commitment of Traders Data

Hi Parker, I am afraid directly accessing the fundamental data TS provides is not possible via code in Multicharts. Besides importing the data into MC manually it might also be possible to exchange the data between TS and MC with custom code (for example via text files, Custom DLLs or Excel). Regard...
by ABC
11 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If not(X) then return;
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: If not(X) then return;

turbofib,

take a look at the build in --- Market Depth on Chart --- indicator as it demonstrates different ways of flow control within an indicator.

Regards,

ABC

turbofib wrote:hi

Is it possible to use an output condition without using if then?

(in c# it's : If not(X) then return )
by ABC
11 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If not(X) then return;
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: If not(X) then return;

JoshM, you can use the #return statement to accomplish that. Print( "A CurrentBar = ", CurrentBar ) ; if CurrentBar < 100 then #return ; Print( "B CurrentBar = ", CurrentBar ) ; The print starting with B will only start to appear with bar 100 in the output. Regards, ABC Is it pos...
by ABC
07 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling of MA on RSI [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1163

Re: Scaling of MA on RSI [SOLVED]

synonym,

thank you for you kind words, I am glad to hear that my answer was helpful to you.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
07 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling of MA on RSI [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1163

Re: Any user solved the problems i outlined in my post on indicator scaling? [SOLVED]

synonym, one solution would be to do it within one study. Either write your own or use the Custom 4 Line indicator to display the RSI, the average of it and the two threshold lines. Regards, ABC Hi All forgive me posting this, but i felt that many would not look at my post on the end of the thread &...
by ABC
01 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Bars.Volume Returning Incorrect Value ?? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: Bars.Volume Returning Incorrect Value ?? [SOLVED]

Gann_Man,

this is intended and you can get the correct volume using Bars.TrueVolume.
You can find some more information here: viewtopic.php?t=45347

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
10 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

Henry, it appears MaxBarsForward and Getappinfo( aiSpaceToRight ) are static and don't reflect changes to the "Chart Shift" settings of a chart i.e. changing the number of bars for the chart will not change what MaxBarsForward and Getappinfo( aiSpaceToRight ) return for a study already app...
by ABC
09 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: trade closed in the same bar .. was it long or short?
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: trade closed in the same bar .. was it long or short?

shivax, what is your rational for setting TradeNumber to 1? Regards, ABC are you sure PosTradeislong run correctly? i try this example : .... if Time=1000 then sellshort next bar at open; print(Date,time," ",PosTradeislong(0,1)); i see all print =True https://gyazo.com/6da22860acd84ee78125...
by ABC
09 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: trade closed in the same bar .. was it long or short?
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: trade closed in the same bar .. was it long or short?

shivax,,

TradeNumber is the (zero based) number of individual entries into the position for the specific trade and you can use PosTradeCount to retrieve it.
If you don't scale in and out of trades, it should always be 0.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
09 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: trade closed in the same bar .. was it long or short?
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: trade closed in the same bar .. was it long or short?

shivax,

take a look at the strategy position trades keywords:
https://www.multicharts.com/trading-sof ... ion_Trades

PosTradeIsLong could for example tell you if a trade was long or short.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
18 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: VAValue
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: VAValue

Hello Maxzhi, you can programmatically access the volume within the value area for a bar using the Volume Profile collection: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/4.7.6_Volume_Profile. You can also display the Volume Profile for a session/bar and have it display the value area by c...
by ABC
10 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 BETA 1
Replies: 38
Views: 2388

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 BETA 1

Henry, it would be great if the reloading feature could be expanded to the Portfolio Trader, too. If for example you are running a large portfolio of stocks in the Portfolio Trader missing data might go unnoticed (by the user) and create problems. The same goes for data feeds that adjust the data af...
by ABC
29 Mar 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: max value in array [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 279

Re: max value in array [SOLVED]

I agree, when you are looking for code performance the for loop will be faster. Depending on how the array is filled (and as you know the values you use to fill it), you might even save more time by just performing the loop in case the value that drops out is equal to the current highest value in th...
by ABC
29 Mar 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: max value in array [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 279

Re: max value in array [SOLVED]

turbofib,

using Array_Sort you can sort the array in descending order. If you need to keep the original order in the array make a copy first with Array_Copy and then sort the copy.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
22 Mar 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Feed Ts in multichart is not egual to TS Feed
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Data Feed Ts in multichart is not egual to TS Feed

turbofib, TS does the backadjustment on their end. Once you have the data loaded in MC and stored in your database, this data will not be affected by what TS changes on their end anymore. That's why you have to reload this data in order to obtain the changes. Regards, ABC ok...but i don't understand...
by ABC
21 Mar 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Feed Ts in multichart is not egual to TS Feed
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Data Feed Ts in multichart is not egual to TS Feed

turbofib, this won't necessarily reload the data in case you have the option to store TS data in Quotemanager enabled. You can read more about reloading data here: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Reloading_Charts As an alternative you can delete the entire data for the particu...
by ABC
21 Mar 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Feed Ts in multichart is not egual to TS Feed
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Data Feed Ts in multichart is not egual to TS Feed

turbofib,

did you reload the data in Multicharts since roll over? Otherwise you might not see the back adjustment in the continuous contracts.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
29 Jan 2018
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: TrendLines disappear on Live Data (Indicator) [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 376

Re: TrendLines disappear on Live Data (Indicator) [SOLVED]

Jobauma,

take a look at the "RecoverDrawings" attribute. This will prevent trendlines from disappearing in case they are created intrabar.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
22 Jan 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

Hello Henry, thank you for letting me know. The help file using MultiCharts64 Version 11.0 Release (Build 15566) shows these examples for PositionProfit on my end: Example PositionProfit (0) will return a value of 5 if the value of the open position has increased by ¤5 since it was entered PositionP...
by ABC
15 Jan 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

Hello Henry,

it's what the build in help file in MultiCharts64 Version 11.0 Release (Build 15566) shows, this might require an update.

So it's intended behavior that this reserved word behaves differently than in TS?

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
12 Jan 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

Hello Multicharts, it appears there is a bug with the reserved word PositionProfit, at least in MultiCharts64 Version 11.0 Release (Build 15566). The help file states: PositionProfit (0) will return a value of 5 if the value of the open position has increased by ¤5 since it was entered However Posit...
by ABC
11 Jan 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

Order name length in MultiCharts = 32. We will have the performance report support the same length in MultiCharts 12 Beta 1. Hello Henry, great, thank you for the update. Not that it really matters, the chart appears to only show a length of 31 strings for me in MultiCharts64 Version 11.0 Release (...
by ABC
09 Jan 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

Hi Multicharts team, it appears there is a limitation for the length of an order name that MC displays and uses internally. However it seems that these limitations are different for what is shown on the chart versus what is shown on in performance report. 1. Could this limitation be removed? 2. Eith...
by ABC
30 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Perform calculation when my position changes [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Perform calculation when my position changes [SOLVED]

monick, check this link and Henry's reply: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=51048&p=127428#p127415 You can find out if CurrentContracts and CurrentContracts[1] are giving you the value that you expect when positions are opened, changed or reversed by using the print...
by ABC
28 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Signal Input Parameter Change in Real-Time
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Signal Input Parameter Change in Real-Time

jrgmak, you could assign the broker position to your strategy (https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Auto_Trading#Assign_the_Initial_Market_Position_at_the_Broker_Settings) or change the inputs via an indicator that could for example send the input values to your strategy via Global...
by ABC
19 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Erase a previous plotted dot [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 383

Re: Erase a previous plotted dot [SOLVED]

Al3cs,

Powerlanguage allows displacing NoPlot, too.

Code: Select all

Plot1( Close ) ;
NoPlot[10]( 1 ) ;


Regards,

ABC

Al3cs wrote:Well, now I know what the problem is.
What about the solution?
by ABC
13 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

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

waveslider, from your code snippet it appears you are trying to control the number of entries in the entry strategy. This will most likely not work, as too many entries on different symbols at the same time could go beyond your position limits. Take a look at how the build in "Portfolio Rank MM...
by ABC
24 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]

tradingest,

you are welcome and thanks for posting the solution as it might help others, too.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
23 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]

tradingest,,

if you have to displace the plot, then use the values for that bar, too. Just displacing the plot will not automatically use the displaced prices.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
23 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]

tradingest,

you displace your paintbar by one bar, but use the current bar's values. This way you don't necessarily have a full overlap.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
23 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Plotpaintbar [SOLVED]

tradingest,

what are you trying to accomplish exactly? The result on the chart is what I'd expect to see from the code you posted, but without knowing what you are expecting one could only guess what needs to be changed.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
14 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

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

waveslider,

the "Portfolio Rank MM Signal" and documentation should get you going.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
14 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting the number of entries in Portfolio Backtester ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

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

waveslider, you can accomplish this using a portfolio money management signal and only let the number of entry orders pass that you want to allow. Regards, ABC I am aware of "Portfolio_CurrentEntries", but this will not limit the strategy from entering 10 new entries on one day. For exampl...
by ABC
01 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: keep orders open for set number of bars
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: keep orders open for set number of bars

kagein,

according to your code anytime long_condition is true (even while you are in a trade), trade_on will become true and could allow an order.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
01 Nov 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: keep orders open for set number of bars
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: keep orders open for set number of bars

TJ, as far as I can tell from the code snippet posted, the trade_on reset to false is not done within the "if long_condition then begin" conditional statement. So for the snippet posted the code has a routine to "to turn trade_on = False" in case long_condition = False. However o...
by ABC
18 Oct 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: sessionLastBar and sessionLastBar[1] is egual [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: sessionLastBar and sessionLastBar[1] is egual [SOLVED]

shivax, not all reserved words can be back referenced (maybe the Multicharts support can provide a list of the reserved words that you can back reference), in that case the references provide the same value as the current bar does. You can overcome this by storing the reserved word in a variable and...
by ABC
12 Oct 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to set price scale to display 3 decimal places in chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: How to set price scale to display 3 decimal places in chart [SOLVED]

LMC1,

if you just want to change the visual appearance, you can change the number of decimal spaces on the "Scaling" tab under "Format Instruments".
MCPricescale.PNG
MCPricescale.PNG (16.31 KiB) Viewed 281 times


Regards,

ABC
by ABC
20 Sep 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 64 to execute a shell command [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 383

Re: MC 64 to execute a shell command [SOLVED]

Martin,

for the shell32.dll there is in fact a 64bit version in case you are running a 64bit OS, so the function should not be the problem here.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
20 Sep 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 64 to execute a shell command [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 383

Re: MC 64 to execute a shell command [SOLVED]

Martin,

in case the DLL is a 32bit DLL, calling it with MC 64bit will not work. That's a guess though as it's hard to tell without knowing what "cause an error to my indicator" exactly means.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
15 Aug 2017
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Portfolio trader and dynamic list of instruments
Replies: 4
Views: 563

Re: Portfolio trader and dynamic list of instruments

rst,

depending on the number of possible symbols you could also create a portfolio with all symbols and then read the number of symbols "into your code" and only allow trading on the specific ones.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
15 Aug 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ELcollection , files commands
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Re: ELcollection , files commands

Smoky,

as far as I am aware WriteFile will create a new file and you can't append to an existing file with it. You could loop through your list and use FileAppend or read the contents of your file into the list first and then write it back together with your other list values.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
14 Aug 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Detecting a script is running on chart or scanner [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: Detecting a script is running on chart or scanner [SOLVED]

John,

yes, you can detect if a study is running in the Scanner or on a chart via GetAppInfo( aiApplicationType ).

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
11 Aug 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE
Replies: 85
Views: 11419

Re: MULTICHARTS 11.0 RELEASE

yoyotrader, while this is usually the case, you still might want to do a backup of your studies before installing a new version of Multicharts. Simply export all studies, this doesn't take more than a minute and it's better to be save than sorry when it comes to your studies. Regards, ABC If I downl...
by ABC
18 Jul 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can GVs be used in the MC stock scanner? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Can GVs be used in the MC stock scanner? [SOLVED]

John,

the documentation and everything is available on the TS forum. I am not sure if you can find it somewhere on the net, but it might be possible.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
18 Jul 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can GVs be used in the MC stock scanner? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Can GVs be used in the MC stock scanner? [SOLVED]

bowlesj3,

Global Variables 2.3 works in the scanner. I don't recall testing it with 2.2, but I don't see why it shouldn't work.
I never tried it with Access, though.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
17 Jul 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: bar countdown off by 30 seconds [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: bar countdown off by 30 seconds [SOLVED]

plaforte,

you might want to consider contacting the Multicharts support via helpdesk directly to demonstrate the situation. The support team does a great job and is surely able to help you.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
27 Jun 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: execute trade in Tuesday open of daily bar
Replies: 1
Views: 217

Re: execute trade in Tuesday open of daily bar

dingmanhoe123, one way to accomplish that is to detect the next trading day. For that you'd require a list of the holidays for your respective market most likely. This would allow you to check every day if the next trading day is a Tuesday and in case it is, issue an order using your conditions. You...
by ABC
20 Jun 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Number of DAY from a certain data range [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Re: Number of DAY from a certain data range [SOLVED]

No Erocla,

you could convert the EasyLanguage date into a Julian Date using the DateToJulian reserved word first and then compute the difference.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
07 Jun 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any way of opening old TS indicators ?
Replies: 2
Views: 281

Re: Any way of opening old TS indicators ?

Automeq,

isn't orw the extension for a workspace in 2000i i.e. they don't contain code of the studies (similar to MC workspaces)?

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
31 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Floating error [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: Floating error [SOLVED]

I should add 0.000001 then? stefanols, what if Value2 = -0.000001? I would suggest to check if the denominator of a division is different than 0 (for every division that you perform within a code). If it is, do the division otherwise you can do something else (optional). For example: if denominator...
by ABC
24 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ELExcel.dll: Any info on how to get it? [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2385

Re: ELExcel.dll: Any info on how to get it? [SOLVED]

gillesc wrote:I would like to use ELExcel.dll with MultiCharts64 (Version: MultiCharts64 Version 10.0 Release (Build 14322)) and Windows 10.


gillesc,

do you have a 64bit version of the ELExcel.dll? I am not sure if one exists, but it would be required to use it with Multicharts64.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
18 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rounding problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: Rounding problem?

Rick, you can either print the values to the output and add the required decimal spaces as described here: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Print Or you can change the number of decimals a plot will show on a chart. You'll find the setting under General (No. of digits after the...
by ABC
06 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PL code execution time - strange behavior
Replies: 11
Views: 1046

Re: PL code execution time - strange behavior

Zheka,

I have noticed something similar and it appeared that MC was executing the function, although it shouldn't have. You could add print statements to the function to check if it gets executed.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
05 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What are: // Bamboo DLLs and TicToc DLL [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 739

Re: What are: // Bamboo DLLs and TicToc DLL [SOLVED]

Martin, it's for regular MC and a DLL that you can download here https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=10094&p=51526&hilit=TicToc#p51526, but it appears it's just the DLL without the demo code. It's used as a performance timer to see how long certain code or code bl...
by ABC
05 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What are: // Bamboo DLLs and TicToc DLL [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 739

Re: What are: // Bamboo DLLs and TicToc DLL [SOLVED]

Martin,

Bamboo is the TS forum user name the creator of EasyLanguage Collections, ADE etc. goes by.
As far as I am aware there is no Bamboo.DLL and it probably just means Bamboo's DLLs.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
27 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get the barnumber of the first displayed bar on the screen [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 617

Re: How to get the barnumber of the first displayed bar on the screen [SOLVED]

Hi Martin, you could get the bar number with a workaround. Draw a text at aiLeftDispDateTime and ask for its bar number. txtID = Text_New_DT( getappinfo( aiLeftDispDateTime ), 0, "" ) ; Print( DateTimeToString( getappinfo( aiLeftDispDateTime ) ), "; Bar Number = ", text_getbarnum...
by ABC
24 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: External inputs / values into strategies? e.g. csv lookup? [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1737

Re: External inputs / values into strategies? e.g. csv lookup? [SOLVED]

Shahram,

there is no need to do that. Simply import the ELD with the functions, read the documentation and study the examples on how to use the functions.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
22 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: trade one symbol by using data from a different symbol
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: trade one symbol by using data from a different symbol

Hi Angelina, based on Henry's reply here: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/posting.php?mode=quote&f=1&p=120907 and from past experience I was under the impression that this wouldn't work due to the instruments having different parameters. Did this change recently? Regards, ABC Hello gu...
by ABC
19 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem with input parameter of type true/false [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 294

Re: Problem with input parameter of type true/false [SOLVED]

Trader M,

while what you experience doesn't sound like it is intended behavior, as a workaround you can
make the inputs numeric - 0 for false, 1 for true.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
04 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: .rld command after 2 minutes from the firts daily bar in IOB script [SOLVED]
Replies: 27
Views: 1595

Re: .rld command after 2 minutes from the firts daily bar in IOB script [SOLVED]

auoto, you might want to look into the reserved word recalcpersist (https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/RecalcPersist) and apply it to your code here: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?t=50624#p125429 You might also need to reset the variable at a later time. Re...
by ABC
04 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar
Replies: 23
Views: 1707

Re: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar

Hi Angelina, as your are currently looking into this, can you please explain the questions raised in here: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?t=50519#p125102. As the difference is only in using "Enable access to intra-bar time..." once and one time testing without that (e...
by ABC
31 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Entry Price Question
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: Entry Price Question

mcjohn,

EntryPrice doesn't return values from the Order & Position Tracker, it just returns the entry price of a signal on that chart.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
29 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: I want to insert "Bollinger Bands Width" [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Re: I want to insert "Bollinger Bands Width" [SOLVED]

cktsui888, as far as I am aware there is no build in study for the Bollinger Width, but you can accomplish this with a quick modification of the build in Bollinger Bands indicator. inputs: BollingerPrice ( Close ), Length ( 20 ), NumDevsUp ( 2 ), NumDevsDn ( -2 ), Displace ( 0 ) ; variables: midLine...
by ABC
20 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic Arrays, Functions, Lists
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: Dynamic Arrays, Functions, Lists

You can pass dynamic arrays to functions. Check out page 109 of the EL Essentials PDF and the examples there.
You'll have to check out what happens when you change the array size within the function.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
20 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic Arrays, Functions, Lists
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: Dynamic Arrays, Functions, Lists

If you got the doc from the original zip file, it also contains the functions ELD that you'll have to import before you can use the DLL. You can probably find them here, although I didn't check it: viewtopic.php?=&p=8189

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
20 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic Arrays, Functions, Lists
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: Dynamic Arrays, Functions, Lists

I also considered using Lists. I downloaded the ELCollections DLL to the correct folder but statements such "ListID = ListN.New; " indicate it isn't recognized. Another question - what is the scope of those lists? can a function access a list? I don't see how can a list be passed to a fun...
by ABC
09 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar
Replies: 23
Views: 1707

Re: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar

Hi Angelina,

is there an update to the questions raised in viewtopic.php?t=50519#p125102 and viewtopic.php?t=50519#p125124?

Thank you,

ABC
by ABC
24 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar
Replies: 23
Views: 1707

Re: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar

Angelina, can you please elaborate the differences that occur in the above example, when "Enable access to intra-bar time..." is checked versus when it's unchecked (everything else is the same i.e. IOG enabled, bar magnifier with 1 tick resolution, the code, the data etc.)? Why is the exec...
by ABC
16 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar
Replies: 23
Views: 1707

Re: Entry at exact time different with tick or minute bar

evdl, this appears to happen only when you check "Enable access to intra-bar time..." in the backtest. In my opinion this shouldn't be expected behavior as this results in the code behaving different in a backtest compared to the same code in realtime and that can be a problem. Can someone...
by ABC
14 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio trader windows detached [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: portfolio trader windows detached [SOLVED]

Hi waldem,

I had the same a few days ago. Following the steps described by Henry here cured it for me:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=50407&p=124545#p124545

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
09 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "First 5 trading days of the year"
Replies: 8
Views: 708

Re: "First 5 trading days of the year"

Jonny473, if I understand you correctly it should be enough to compare the open of a year to the close on day 5 and then buy/sell according to that. You can get the new year with: "if Year( Date ) <> Year( Date[1] )" Then you can use a counter to increment on each day until day 5, where yo...
by ABC
02 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using Forms Classes [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: Using Forms Classes [SOLVED]

tradingest,

Forms are not available in regular Multicharts like in TS (it might be doable via external DLLs), but this should be doable in Multicharts.NET.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
28 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Write the letter at the end [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 506

Re: Write the letter at the end [SOLVED]

tradingest,

if you want to do this via code look into "Text_New" and the related reserved words.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
08 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IOG strategy optimization
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: IOG strategy optimization

To clarify what I wrote above, when I say "to get results that are as close as the tick by tick behavior as possible", this means as close as you can get with MC. Historic testing will always be different to live trading as there is only so much you can simulate. JoshM makes a good point a...
by ABC
08 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IOG strategy optimization
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: IOG strategy optimization

kernel, in general it's possible and practical to optimize code that uses IOG (although there can be exceptions, if your code uses values that are only available realtime for example). When you backtest/optimize code that uses IOG I'd suggest to use the Bar Magnifier with the highest possible resolu...
by ABC
05 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Open/Close Indicator
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Open/Close Indicator

BC_Trading,

you can't accomplish this with keywords, but you can set it up with the plot styles under the indicator properties.
Simply set the Open to "Left Tick", the High to "Bar High", Low to "Bar Low" and Close to "Right Tick".

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
04 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Open/Close Indicator
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Open/Close Indicator

BC_Trading, do you get the result you want when you don't limit the plotting to the date change? //OpenCloseIndicator Variables: OpenCloseIndicator (0); OpenCloseIndicator = close-openD(0) ; plot1(OpenCloseIndicator,"OC",Red,Default,5); You can probably polish it a bit more and have it dis...
by ABC
27 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanning very slow
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Scanning very slow

Do you refer to the time it takes on startup until the data is loaded and the results are computed? If so, do you store the TS data in QM's database or does MC have to download it every time from scratch? If it's the latter see if changing that (https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php...
by ABC
27 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Equity Curve on a Chart
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: Equity Curve on a Chart

TraderWalrus, you can make use of some of the reserved words starting with I_ to plot strategy metrics in an indicator that is applied to the same chart as the strategy. You could also use I_SetPlotValue and I_GetPlotValue to make any value from your strategy available to an indicator and plot it. T...
by ABC
26 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner wrong
Replies: 13
Views: 996

Re: Scanner wrong

Follow the correct usage of "NoPlot" as described here and it should work:
https://www.multicharts.com/trading-soft ... php/NoPlot
by ABC
26 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner wrong
Replies: 13
Views: 996

Re: Scanner wrong

You might want to read about the NoPlot reserved word in the help file and wiki. If you are still having troubles after that, post the code modifications you made and I am sure someone is able to point you into the right direction.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
26 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner wrong
Replies: 13
Views: 996

Re: Scanner wrong

Yes, follow either of the two suggestions I posted here: viewtopic.php?p=124496#p124487
by ABC
26 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner wrong
Replies: 13
Views: 996

Re: Scanner wrong

Because you set it when your condition is true, but never reset it. If you set the value of a variable within your conditional check "if Condition12 then begin..." it would keep this value until you change it again, too. It's similar for the plots in the Scanner, they will simply keep the ...
by ABC
26 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner wrong
Replies: 13
Views: 996

Re: Scanner wrong

tradingest, the scanner is not wrong, it does exactly what your code tells it to do. When you set plot values they will be kept until you update them again. This means you will have to either remove them (using NoPlot) or set them to a different value when your Condition12 is no longer present. Rega...
by ABC
09 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Submitting orders with mouse clicks in PowerLanguage [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 819

Re: Submitting orders with mouse clicks in PowerLanguage [SOLVED]

Helmut,

what is the result of your code?

You have IntrabarOrderGeneration enabled, but your variables are not intrabarpersist. This might be an explanation, but not knowing what actually happens with your code this is just a guess.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
09 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multitimeframe Signals ADE, EL_Collections, etc.
Replies: 21
Views: 2140

Re: Multitimeframe Signals ADE, EL_Collections, etc.

Jonny473, it appears you are not using the correct code for what you want and in turn use values internally that are different from what you expect them to be. Just because you feed the price of data 2 to a function doesn't mean the function is only computed on data2. It usually helps to print and p...
by ABC
09 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Submitting orders with mouse clicks in PowerLanguage [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 819

Re: Submitting orders with mouse clicks in PowerLanguage [SOLVED]

Helmut, in general MC will keep orders alive as long as the conditions that triggered the order are true. If your order triggering condition is a mouse click, then this condition is not true anymore once you release the mouse key. One approach to solve this would be to set a flag to true with your m...
by ABC
08 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Opening Range Indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1543

Re: Opening Range Indicator [SOLVED]

BC_Trading,

in case of volume bars you can simply count a number of bars for your opening range. This will likely be simpler than using the volume directly.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
02 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @ES Continuous Futures TS symbol plotting?
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: @ES Continuous Futures TS symbol plotting?

Mark, you are welcome. Depending on your preference you might want to enable that TS data will be cached in QM (-> Tools -> Data Sources), as this is disabled by default. This way it doesn't always have to backfill all the data, although you will likely have to reload the data after each rollover ad...
by ABC
01 Dec 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @ES Continuous Futures TS symbol plotting?
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: @ES Continuous Futures TS symbol plotting?

Mark,

did you add the symbol to the Quotemanager already or does it fail when you try that? If you didn't add the symbol to QM, this should be your first step. After that you should have not problem to chart the symbol (@ES works fine here coming from the TS datafeed).

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
23 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DMI is affected by Max Bars Back [SOLVED]
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: DMI is affected by Max Bars Back [SOLVED]

pcrespo, I don't think MBB is the real problem here. Try the following: Set a date block in your code and only have it start when the chart date >= this date. Set this date to the beginning of 2016 and start your chart a couple of month earlier. Does changing the MBB value give you a different resul...
by ABC
11 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Countdown Timer
Replies: 7
Views: 1024

Re: Countdown Timer

datamonkey, how can you tell how many ticks are left in a Renko bar? For a tick bar this is simple, but for a Renko bar it could take 10 or 1000 ticks until the bar is finished. This is how I understand "ticks left" in a bar at least, which makes me think you are looking for something else...
by ABC
03 Nov 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MultiCharts .NET tutorials
Replies: 13
Views: 9521

Re: MultiCharts .NET tutorials

The9000, you can use the three build in portfolio trading strategies as a good starting point. They are similar to the ones you can find in PowerLanguage MC. Regards, ABC Thanks Josh the content on your site is great for someone looking to make the jump to c#. I found it extremely helpful. Is there ...
by ABC
19 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: trade information on the chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 742

Re: trade information on the chart [SOLVED]

arnie, you are using tracking variables that are not intrabar persist, but reset them intrabar i.e. as soon as there is a market position change. This will likely result in the variables not saving the new values, but instead keeping 0 (which doesn't matter for SessHi, but for the other two it will)...
by ABC
17 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QQE Quantitative Qualitative Estimation for Multicharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1189

Re: QQE Quantitative Qualitative Estimation for Multicharts [SOLVED]

There is no such function in MC (there is no such function in TS by default either), but you can probably get the function where you got the indicator code.

That was the input by another user.
What exactly did the other user say?

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
17 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QQE Quantitative Qualitative Estimation for Multicharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1189

Re: QQE Quantitative Qualitative Estimation for Multicharts [SOLVED]

syracusepro, the code you posted is definitely an indicator. Trying to put it into a function won't work without several code changes. in MultiCharts, inputs and variables have to be declared or defined in a different way Can you give an example of such a case, please? To my understanding there shou...
by ABC
17 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QQE Quantitative Qualitative Estimation for Multicharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1189

Re: QQE Quantitative Qualitative Estimation for Multicharts [SOLVED]

syracusepro, it appears this is not the full code you posted. For example you are using a function called QQE, but did not post it. With blocking the function call the code compiles fine, so the problem is probably not within the indicator code. As the QQE function from the TS forum compiles fine in...
by ABC
13 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Print true false [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: Print true false [SOLVED]

Hi waldem, there is no equivalent like "TrueFalseToStr", but you can easiliy write a function with a string as return value and one input of type "truefalsesimple". Then you pass your boolean, evaluate if it's true or false and return the appropriate string that you want to see i...
by ABC
02 Sep 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: what am I missing here?
Replies: 13
Views: 1315

Re: what am I missing here?

It will probably not make a difference (although the help states for i_MarketPosition_at_Broker that "This function can only be used in indicators."), but what happens when you use MarketPosition_at_Broker without the "i_"?

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
02 Sep 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: what am I missing here?
Replies: 13
Views: 1315

Re: what am I missing here?

arnie, this is probably the explanation. i_MarketPosition_at_Broker_for_The_Strategy will return the market position for a strategy on that chart and not the position at the broker. You will likely nave to use i_MarketPosition_at_Broker. Regards, ABC These are all manual trades, not auto strategies.
by ABC
26 Aug 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: error msg "Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"
Replies: 4
Views: 1057

Re: error msg "Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"

masber2000,

as far as I am aware elcollections2.dll is a 32 bit DLL and will only work in TS (maybe MC 32bit, but I never tried that). You might want to switch to the 64 bit version of ELCollections.DLL that you can obtain here in the forum.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
17 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: send limit order [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1213

Re: send limit order [SOLVED]

darob, you send the order using Bars.Low[0]. This will result in a cancellation or adjustment of the limit price every time the low of the current bar changes. When you want the limit order to keep a certain price, save that price into a variable (and don't update that variable after you saved your ...
by ABC
15 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Prevent multiple entries on same bar?
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

Re: Prevent multiple entries on same bar?

Xyzzy, you should be able to count fills or how many orders you let pass for the signals in the Money Management signal (where you can use IOG) and after one fill for a strategy don't let additional entries pass that day. Regards, ABC Hi Henry, Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately I do need to u...
by ABC
13 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: track market position
Replies: 9
Views: 1410

Re: track market position

while(StrategyInfo.MarketPosition > 0) { output.writeline(example); } RobBoss, I never had an issue with while loops in MC.NET, but the above would become an infinite loop as soon you are long, which might explain why your computer locks up. MC doesn't detect infinite loops for you during execution...
by ABC
07 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: obtain the close of a specific day [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 706

Re: obtain the close of a specific day [SOLVED]

nuno-online, that is possible, but not as simple as the one liner Henry provided. For starters you will need to have a list of holidays (and probably weekends) you want to check for. Now you can do something along the lines of: 1. Check if the current bar is not a holiday, weekend and what ever you ...
by ABC
13 Jun 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Add-Ons
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

Re: Add-Ons

That's likely because a developer can easily protect his/her code in the FREE Multicharts.NET, but the PAID version doesn't have this ability, yet. As far as I am aware there is no plan to change that in the immediate future, but I am sure Henry is able to explain this better. Regards, ABC My MultiC...
by ABC
11 Jun 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Add-Ons
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

Re: Add-Ons

Gann_Man,

wasn't this list always empty in Multicharts.NET? I don't recall ever seeing anything in there (unless in regular Multicharts of course) and I don't have anything in there in Version 9.1 Release (Build 12589) either.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
08 Jun 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Portfolio Trader: MaxBarsBack not working? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2601

Re: Portfolio Trader: MaxBarsBack not working? [SOLVED]

dnickless, this should only be an "issue" with indicators like an exponential average, where the length is not connected to a number of bars (like it is in the simple average for example). Two solutions come to mind, either use the one you proposed and have the code wait an additional numb...
by ABC
23 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Color.Transparent
Replies: 6
Views: 2889

Re: Color.Transparent

Henry, I don't have a workspace or study, but you can simply test it for yourself when you create a new indicator and in the default code just change the plot color in line 12 from Color.Red to Color.Transparent in the code. Apply the indicator to any chart and you should be able to reproduce the re...
by ABC
21 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Color.Transparent
Replies: 6
Views: 2889

Re: Color.Transparent

Henry,

it appears in MultiCharts .NET64 Version 9.1 Release (Build 12589) Color.Transparent is back to the white color again. Is this intended?

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
10 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Porting over EasyLanguage TS Indicators [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2815

Re: Porting over EasyLanguage TS Indicators [SOLVED]

ukcurrencier, while you can walk around the methods, your code seems to use PriceSeries providers to load data in the background without having the need to add these as datastreams on the chart. This is something not supported by regular Multicharts, so you would have to load each of the datastreams...
by ABC
24 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: 2 Computers - How to speed up performance in Multicharts?
Replies: 34
Views: 8007

Re: 2 Computers - How to speed up performance in Multicharts

The9000, do you use the words backtest and optimization to describe the same thing? Because if not and you actually did a backtest (and not an optimization) in your test where the CPU reached 8% utilization (was this overall or for one core?), this is not too surprising as a backtest has to be done ...
by ABC
16 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: View log for variable [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Re: View log for variable [SOLVED]

tradingest,

your code should work fine (given it has the variables in it of course) the output will appear in the Output tab of the editor and not in the main program like in TS.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
13 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: View log for variable [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Re: View log for variable [SOLVED]

tradingest,

you can use Print to write the variable value to the PL Editor Output tab or use a Plot to display the value on the chart.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
10 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: value of POC [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 974

Re: value of POC [SOLVED]

Hi arnie, the indicator and function gives you access to both the VPOC and Volume Value Area as well as the TPO POC and Value Area. It is however based on the chart data and not 1 tick data like the build in Volume Profile. Regards, ABC Notice though ABC's indicator is based on market profile while ...
by ABC
09 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: value more than insidebid [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 835

Re: value more than insidebid [SOLVED]

thank you, i tried and it works. strange things is that if i plot only one bid or ask work, if i try to plot both i get same argument error, but maybe is broker problem. Hi waldem, you should include all DOM price checks in the dom_isconnected check and not just the first one. That's likely why you...
by ABC
08 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Cannot generate intra-bar order [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2124

Re: Cannot generate intra-bar order [SOLVED]

joenetic,

according to this link " MarketThisBar command cannot be used in IntraBar Order Generation and BarMagnified modes. The orders will be sent on the bar close only.".

This is likely what is causing the problems for you. You should use MarketNextBar instead.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
04 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Scanner update [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Market Scanner update [SOLVED]

waldem, I somehow feel we are talking about different things. I am talking about a reserved word in the code: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/RecalcLastBarAfter According to Henry's post here "RecalcLastBarAfter" code word works in the scanner window." therefore...
by ABC
04 Apr 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Scanner update [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Market Scanner update [SOLVED]

Hi waldem,

this should be possible by forcefully recalculating your study using RecalcLastBarAfter.
This wouldn't mean your study gets updated with every bid ask change though, but it would be updated every X seconds (as low as 100 milliseconds).

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
29 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to know whether data 2 is null in easylanguage? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: how to know whether data 2 is null in easylanguage? [SOLVED]

I don't think this is a bug, just standard program behavior. You could check for the date of the current last bar, specifically to make sure that it's the same as on data1. You can also write code to check if there is a holiday on the data symbol or on a regular trading day. Regards, ABC yes. same 5...
by ABC
20 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Arrow Color? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Re: Arrow Color? [SOLVED]

JohnR,

if you are using an IArrowObject for drawing arrows, it has a Color property.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
12 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to share Array
Replies: 5
Views: 1216

Re: How to share Array

I'd suggest to take a look at EasyLanguage Collections. You can easily share lists, maps and collections of these across charts.

Regards,
ABC

Smoky wrote:Hi all,

did someone know how to share Arrays between charts ? (in PL )


Many thanks
by ABC
05 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]
Replies: 36
Views: 4222

Re: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]

Ben, I wrote it further above in the thread and I only tested it briefly last week, but I seem to get exactly the order you are looking for with one click when I click above the current price on the buy side. However I have to uncheck the "LMT" order under Place Order, which seems a bit co...
by ABC
02 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]
Replies: 36
Views: 4222

Re: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]

OK, then what's the problem with just using a normal buy limit order? It all can be done with one click now. I must be thick. True, I just checked that, too. It will work fine when you just click at the price on the buy side, but when you check limit (under place order) it will ask me if I want to ...
by ABC
02 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]
Replies: 36
Views: 4222

Re: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]

If someone would like to buy 50 contracts @9547, in a normal behaving DOM setup, you would just enter a normal <LIMIT> order the way you would enter a <LIMIT> order below or at the best bid. You would be filled with 5 contracts @9545.5, 10 contracts @9546, 9 contracts @9546,5 and 12 contracts @9547...
by ABC
02 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]
Replies: 36
Views: 4222

Re: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]

I think so, too. The current DOM design in MC doesn't allow to do it with just one click (afaik), which is what OP had in mind.
Edit: Turns out the current DOM design seems to allow to do it with just one click.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
02 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]
Replies: 36
Views: 4222

Re: Limit Order @Price X [SOLVED]

Now I think I understand what you are getting at. Please correct me if I'm wrong. You want a normal buy limit order placed above the market and pending in the exchange queue but not acted upon until the market gets there. From what I understand from the examples (and I could be wrong here of course...
by ABC
24 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: How to access VolumeProfile of BarsOfData(2) ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 838

Re: How to access VolumeProfile of BarsOfData(2) ? [SOLVED]

radekj,

you can use VolumeProfileByDataStream(X), where is is the datastream number.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
23 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Portfolio Trader work-around indicator multi time frame?
Replies: 2
Views: 1017

Re: Portfolio Trader work-around indicator multi time frame?

jimpe606, two datastreams would probably the simplest solution. Data1 could be anything from 1 to 15 minutes, Data2 could be daily bars. If you need the actual values of daily bars indicator's 15 minute before the close however, you will have to compute them using lower timeframe data. In this case ...
by ABC
15 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic BI-Dimensional Array [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Dynamic BI-Dimensional Array [SOLVED]

A collection of lists or maps would provide a multi dimensional and dynamic solution for storing values, too.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
08 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Paper Trader loss for no apparent reason? [SOLVED]
Replies: 28
Views: 2751

Re: A $1.1 Million loss for no apparent reason? [SOLVED]

I had a bracketed Stop Loss and Profit order in place (a OCO function) MC displayed the filled Stop signal on my chart but at the erroneous 53,350 price (i.e not the stop price I created in my bracketed order). Hi trim, if the OCO was in place before and showing the correct prices, I am willing to ...
by ABC
08 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Paper Trader loss for no apparent reason? [SOLVED]
Replies: 28
Views: 2751

Re: A $1.1 Million loss for no apparent reason? [SOLVED]

trim, if I understand what you wrote before correctly, you had a stop in place at the broker. Then this stop was executed at the broker and MC displays the fill price for this stop on your chart. Is this correct or did your code send an order upon a condition that got triggered upon a certain price?...
by ABC
31 Jan 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Highest" Function / BarNumber
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Re: "Highest" Function / BarNumber

When you take a look at the Highest function code, you'll see that it just calls another function called Extremes. The latter returns both the value and the bar number of the occurrence (in bars back from the current bar!). You can implement the function in your code exactly like the highest functio...
by ABC
18 Jan 2016
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Are there any built-in C# strategies for multicharts.net [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 855

Re: Are there any built-in C# strategies for multicharts.net [SOLVED]

Yes, there are. If you open the PL Editor any signal without the vb_ prefix is in C#. The other are in Visual Basic.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
18 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio convert_currency limitations [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1305

Re: Portfolio convert_currency limitations [SOLVED]

Thank you Henry, that's valuable information.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
06 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio_CurrentEntries
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Re: Portfolio_CurrentEntries

Riccardo,

this is expected behavior as the value for Portfolio_CurrentEntries gets only updated at the end of the bar. The best solution is to use a money management signal and only let one entry pass.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
06 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio convert_currency limitations [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1305

Portfolio convert_currency limitations [SOLVED]

Hi MC Team, is there a list of how far back the convert_currency reserved word can be used and actually return useful information? I am interested in the dates when the rates used for the conversion start. It appears for SEK it only starts at the end of 2008, before that the values are not converted...
by ABC
07 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compilation error [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1288

Re: Compilation error [SOLVED]

Leo, you can't call indicators like you are trying to do. This is only doable with a function. Just because you have an indicator called "Ematrend" doesn't mean there is a function with the same name. If the function doesn't exist you will receive the error message that you are seeing on y...
by ABC
04 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @power
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: @power

waldem, they are documented when you leave the "@" away - except the Summation, which is a function and therefore not included in the help. I am not sure why the reserved words are also working with an "@" in front, as this is not legacy EasyLanguage. So it's probably some idiosy...
by ABC
07 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.1 BETA 1
Replies: 82
Views: 13662

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.1 BETA 1

Henry MultiСharts wrote:Hello AlphaCat,

MultiCharts .NET 9.1 Beta 1 can be expected within a week.


Will this Beta bring the ability to export protected studies out of MC.NET like you added to the free MC.NET?

Thank you,
ABC
by ABC
14 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: The Trading Holy Grail of Time Traveler-“Back to the Future"
Replies: 22
Views: 3383

Re: The Trading Holy Grail of Time Traveler-“Back to the Fut

Amour, there are probably some commercial tools available, but I wouldn't rely on them as you'd likely need more flexibility and control. One thing useful for you is the Mod reserved word that you can use in combining bars to the higher time frame. Other than that I don't think there are any build i...
by ABC
12 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: The Trading Holy Grail of Time Traveler-“Back to the Future"
Replies: 22
Views: 3383

Re: The Trading Holy Grail of Time Traveler-“Back to the Fut

Amour, depending on your chart setup you might be able to build the higher timeframe bars within your code - like virtual bars. This way you'd only need one datastream and would have access to the bar magnifier. This obviously works best for time based bars, for non time based bars it will be a lot ...
by ABC
05 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts and Jigsaw tools integration? When?
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Re: Multicharts and Jigsaw tools integration? When?

In my opinion the main obstacle is that the depth of market in Multicharts is only provided as snapshot (besides it being only available from broker data). At least the one that you can obtain programmatically. This makes it impossible to detect all book changes. For example a cancel and add on one ...
by ABC
21 Apr 2015
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: "Best Practice" to backtest a dynamic portfolio strategy?
Replies: 2
Views: 1314

Re: "Best Practice" to backtest a dynamic portfolio strategy

novaleaf, what about simply excluding symbols from your code calculations depending on the date? So for example you have a list of 1000 symbols in the Portfolio Trader and each day your code would read a list of symbols to use for that particular day. If a symbol is not in this list you would stop f...
by ABC
20 Apr 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TL_new, TL_delete, TL_lock
Replies: 8
Views: 1428

Re: TL_new, TL_delete, TL_lock

Hi kernel, instead of constantly deleting and redrawing a trendline, you might want to consider drawing it only once and then just updating its start and end points with every tick. This is not only simpler it is more resource friendly, too. Regarding TL_Lock: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-sof...
by ABC
03 Apr 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max portfolio loss per day?
Replies: 2
Views: 1039

Re: Max portfolio loss per day?

wilkinsw, you can create something like this best within the Portfolio MoneyManagement signal. Monitor the portfolio equity in there and once your stop value is reached force the close of all positions and deny new entries. https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/PMM_Keywords Besides ...
by ABC
25 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Porting from TS 9.1 to MC. EL and PL differences
Replies: 48
Views: 4071

Re: Porting from TS 9.1 to MC. EL and PL differences

RobinT wrote:ok, got it. if you declare a variable int does it have any effect?


In MC it doesn't. All variables except Boolean ones are of type double.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
03 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 1574

Re: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]

Yes, this is what I mean. I don't have a sample code, but think of it like this: When you draw a trendline you know the start and end point. So you can compute the slope and with this you can compute every point in the future. With that it's simple to substitute the trendlines. Regards, ABC Hi ABC, ...
by ABC
03 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 1574

Re: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]

MC ignores Trendlines in the optimization. Therefore without modifying the code you can't optimize the signals. The usual result is that of mrticks - an optimization report containing zeros for all combinations. However I can imagine that this can create other issues like runtime errors, too. Regard...
by ABC
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 3540

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

I have used SetStopLoss with negative numbers a while back (two years or more) and it used to work for me. However I always felt like it was not intended to be used that way and didn't use it too much (it feels more like a bug than a feature). Regards, ABC Yes, thanks Orion. I'm working along that l...
by ABC
18 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Running two account with one multicharts license on 1 pc
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: Running two account with one multicharts license on 1 pc

Yes, two gateways or two instances of TWS. Then you need to make sure to properly configure them i.e. make sure that the two different IB programs use different ports and configure them in MC with the same ports.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
21 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global variable (GV) for real-time only (not for backtest)?
Replies: 4
Views: 960

Re: Global variable (GV) for real-time only (not for backtes

ADE is based of EL Collections and you can pretty much do everything with ELC right away. ADE just gives you some functionality already implemented in my opinion. For transferring entry conditions I would use EL Collections right away. Fredi, one important aspect is to make sure that you don't look ...
by ABC
11 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get a value for an ATR stop?
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: How to get a value for an ATR stop?

Erik1966, it's probably best if you post the whole code with entries and exits. You can change the entry conditions to something else to protect your logic. This way we can all see the same thing and as TJ has pointed out changing the IntrabarOrderGeneration in your code several times will not give ...
by ABC
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get a value for an ATR stop?
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: How to get a value for an ATR stop?

Erik1966, your requestion is a bit confusing for me, maybe you can try to elaborate a bit. - You want to use values from an indicator in a strategy. Why not compute the value in the strategy exactly. - I misread that you asked for a stop limit order. The code I provided sends a simple stop order. Yo...
by ABC
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get a value for an ATR stop?
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: How to get a value for an ATR stop?

Erik1966, declare a variable and make it intrabarpersist to store the value of your stop price instead of using value2. Besides that use print statements in your code to print the values of the stop at each bar to the output. This way you can track down the values used in your code and know why the ...
by ABC
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get a value for an ATR stop?
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: How to get a value for an ATR stop?

Erik1966, I am not sure if I follow you about what you mean with "still at open of the next bar". With intrabar order generation an order for "next bar" will be issued the next tick. So the order will be send immediately when MarketPosition = -1. If you are doing a backtest and a...
by ABC
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get a value for an ATR stop?
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: How to get a value for an ATR stop?

Erik1966,

how about using a stop order to accomplish what you have in mind?

Something along the lines of:

Code: Select all

[IntrabarOrderGeneration=true]
if marketposition = -1
then
         buytocover ("rsishortstop") next bar value2 stop ;


Regards,
ABC
by ABC
07 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ABC
Replies: 20
Views: 1563

Re: ABC

RedBerlin, how good is your written German compared to your written English? If it's a lot better, there is always the possibility to have someone help you to translate it to English. I am fluent in both languages for example, but here in the forums are others that speak/written German, too. Regards...
by ABC
02 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC PL vs .NET version - possibilities and challenges
Replies: 12
Views: 2254

Re: MC PL vs .NET version - possibilities and challenges

Let me give you some answers from what I understand in regards to your question. 1)Yes, MC.NET has all features of MC PL. MC.NET platform has features PL doesn't have, like programmatic access to the volume profile for example. 2) Yes 3) Don't think it's noticeably faster. Depends on the code of cou...
by ABC
27 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Own data feed into MC (streaming)
Replies: 2
Views: 859

Re: Own data feed into MC (streaming)

Yes, but you have to buy the API first (which if I recall correctly from the price that was once published on the MC website and if it didn't change, is in the medium four figure range) and then write the connection for the new datafeed.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
17 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: end ability of anyone to open and read forum topics
Replies: 5
Views: 859

Re: end ability of anyone to open and read forum topics

In my opinion this would do more harm than good for the exact same reasons MAtricks has pointed out. This really might drive less people to MC and in turn harm us all. If the intend is to lock out people with pirated copies than maybe limiting downloads of studies to registered users might be an opt...
by ABC
17 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Microsoft introduces free Visual Studio Community Edition
Replies: 5
Views: 2478

Microsoft introduces free Visual Studio Community Edition

Microsoft basically made the Professional edition of Visual Studio available for free for individual developers (or small companies):

http://www.visualstudio.com/products/vi ... mmunity-vs

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
12 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: send information between two scanners
Replies: 6
Views: 1236

Re: send information between two scanners

nuno-online, one difference is that Global Variables was developed by TS were EL Collections (ELC) was developed by a TS user originally, who introduced storing concepts with ELC that are also found in higher programming languages. There you have one of the main differences in my opinion, you can st...
by ABC
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help with a code
Replies: 10
Views: 834

Re: help with a code

This should provide you with all the information you need: https://www.multicharts.com/trading-soft ... tplotvalue
by ABC
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help with a code
Replies: 10
Views: 834

Re: help with a code

Since MC 9 you can use i_setplotvalue and i_getplotvalue to send plot values from a signal to an indicator and plot them from there. This might be a slightly simpler way to accomplish what you have in mind without having to use trendlines.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
25 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Do you also find PowerLanguage somewhat sloppy? [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 2358

Re: Do you also find PowerLanguage somewhat sloppy? [SOLVED]

I am glad that I am not alone with this feeling, but it's sad and I'd love have it otherwise. I guess I just have to live with and adapt to it. Regards, ABC I find it slightly disappointing that there is, after 36 days, no response from MultiCharts Support on this topic, not even the common text tha...
by ABC
22 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword
Replies: 7
Views: 1240

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

As far as I know methods were introduced together with OOEL and one could argue if it's a part of it or not. In my opinion it's a concept used in object oriented programming, comparable to a method within a MC.NET code. Apart from that it would still be great to have it implemented into MC and there...
by ABC
21 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Color.Transparent
Replies: 6
Views: 2889

Color.Transparent

It appears that Color.Transparent is not actually giving you a transparent color, but a white one that overlays what ever is behind the color (which seems to fly in the face of the meaning transparent). I am not sure if this intended to behave this way, but it somehow feels like a bug. It would be n...
by ABC
21 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need to be notified when an indicator is being unloaded
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: Need to be notified when an indicator is being unloaded

No, but it would be great to have one.
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=45306

bruce.mtpredictor wrote:Is there a power language event that is fired when an indicator is about to be unloaded or removed?
by ABC
13 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE
Replies: 165
Views: 30293

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE

Henry, thanks I am aware of this. It was just to point out that it seems like there still is an issue. But if you are convinced that on a new installation of MC this doesn't happen anymore, this is fine with me. Regards, ABC Henry, it happens with a new chart in a new workspace and it doesn't matter...
by ABC
13 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE
Replies: 165
Views: 30293

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE

Henry,
it happens with a new chart in a new workspace and it doesn't matter if it's MC or MC.NET as it happens in both.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
12 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE
Replies: 165
Views: 30293

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE

It seems that the coloring of the Volume Delta charts wasn't changed, although "This issue has been confirmed. The fix is targeted to MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 2.". It's still white with white text for some boxes. Of course this only is a minor issue, but I'd expect a new MC user getting confus...
by ABC
10 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MULTICHARTS .NET 9.0 RELEASE
Replies: 25
Views: 7510

Re: MULTICHARTS .NET 9.0 RELEASE

Henry, can you elaborate on why this wasn't implemented, specifically on the rational behind this? From a user point of view this seems like a serious shortcoming when you implement volume profile information into a platform geared towards automated trading, but then cutting it's use short by removi...
by ABC
09 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: MULTICHARTS .NET 9.0 RELEASE
Replies: 25
Views: 7510

Re: MULTICHARTS .NET 9.0 RELEASE

Is there the chance that Volume Profile information will be present during an optimization with one of the next releases? Meaning is this planned to be implemented, not going to happen or not even considered as of now?

Thank you,
ABC
by ABC
08 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files

Henry, we had the exact same conversation two years ago here (https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10518#p55110) and I trust that in case the MC team would have seen the usefulness of this feature back then it would already be implemented by now. I don't think a feature req...
by ABC
07 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files

Henry, I am afraid you are missing the point. Assume you have a file with 1000 functions and indicators in it that you exported a couple of years back - everything is in the file, no function missing. Now you want to re-import just a few indicators from that file, but you don't know which functions ...
by ABC
07 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files

By the way it appears that with ELDs this checkbox is not greyed out, but with files exported directly from Multicharts it is.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
07 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Importing Function Dependencies From ELD/PLA-Files

Henry, I don't think that is the issue here. The problem is that you can't select "import dependent functions" when you import from a file. Therefore you will likely miss to import the needed functions and have to manually check them and reimporting them. When importing a file just contain...
by ABC
01 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: The clarity a TPO bar type can give us
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Re: The clarity a TPO bar type can give us

I agree that MC quickly reaches it's limits with text and trendlines when you are use quite a lot. I'd love to see this getting improved, right now MC.NET is running circles around MC in this regard. arnie, maybe a paintbar would work for you that simply spans from the high to the low. This wouldn't...
by ABC
28 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: RENKO problems
Replies: 15
Views: 1309

Re: RENKO problems

How many bars/blocks are there on the chart in this example? It might be connected to the number of bars you can load to a chart (unless Renko bars have their own registry setting). Regards, ABC One other thing about the renko charts that I do not quite understand is that we can only plot a certain ...
by ABC
22 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Basic question
Replies: 10
Views: 1581

Re: Basic question

JoshM, I think this would be great, but probably weaken MC.NET. In my opinion (and this leaves out any issues regarding the possibility and is pure speculation) the smartest thing to do would be to unite MC and MC.NET into a version that gives you the power of C#, but is still able to work with Powe...
by ABC
22 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Basic question
Replies: 10
Views: 1581

Re: Basic question

simpsongc,

your code uses parts of OOEL which is currently not supported in Multicharts. Therefore you will have no chance to get it to work.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
19 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Do you also find PowerLanguage somewhat sloppy? [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 2358

Re: Do you also find PowerLanguage somewhat sloppy? [SOLVED]

JoshM, I agree to what you wrote and must say I prefer camel case, too. In my opinion the inconsistencies are simply caused as over the course of the lifetime of Easylanguage different developers have been responsible for the implementation and there was/is no best practice, or set of rules for that...
by ABC
16 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Allow Arbitrary Expressions to be Used in Studies' Inputs
Replies: 12
Views: 2244

Re: Allow Arbitrary Expressions to be Used in Studies' Input

What happened to this proposal did you end up implementing it? Regards, ABC Dear Users, We are thinking about allowing arbitrary expressions to be used in MC .NET studies' inputs as it is implemented in regular MC PowerLanguage. For example, Mov Average indicator does not allow to use anything other...
by ABC
16 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 54
Views: 7147

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE

TCust, I had a similar issue in one of the recent Betas when MC was run as Administrator and PL Editor was not (or vice versa). Running both as Administrator or neither of them cured this for me. Maybe this is related in your case, too. Regards, ABC Last created and compiled indicator's disappear fr...
by ABC
14 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 54
Views: 7147

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE

Henry, you might also want to consider the option to disable the Correlation Analysis (in fact an option to check what you want to export might be best) as with large portfolios the calculation and drawing can take hours. Thank you, ABC Now that the Portfolio Trader is more powerful, I'm often produ...
by ABC
31 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Backtester Bar Magnifier ???
Replies: 7
Views: 1561

Re: Portfolio Backtester Bar Magnifier ???

Let me chime in and say that this is absolutely essential in my opinion. Just think about how horrible wrong backtests on a single chart using the build in trailing stop or profit target and stop without the Bar Magnifier can become. I suspect these errors would compound within a Portfolio Backtest ...
by ABC
30 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Keep up to date about MultiCharts on Twitter
Replies: 4
Views: 1080

Re: Keep up to date about MultiCharts on Twitter

Congrats. This is a great way to follow the important things going on when you don't have the time to read through the forum and PM list.
Thanks JoshM.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
30 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS ELD conversion [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: TS ELD conversion [SOLVED]

Mike, you could post the code for the WriteCurrency method. Maybe it can be changed/replaced with something MC does support. Regards, ABC Hello, I am new to Multicharts. I got the following questions for converting my TS ELD to Multicharts. They are as follows: 1. I am using "Method void WriteC...
by ABC
11 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how Cancel un-filled limit/stop orders at end custom session
Replies: 12
Views: 1830

Re: how Cancel un-filled limit/stop orders at end custom ses

faraz, in my opinion JoshM was just pointing this out as an example. You would need to add the time condition to your order under a). Then it would get cancelled once the time condition is not fulfilled anymore. Regards, ABC I don't see the problem. [/code] a) Place a buy limit order - 5 points belo...
by ABC
07 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume Profile
Replies: 5
Views: 994

Re: Volume Profile

henrywl, what values are you looking for exactly? I have been thinking about creating a free volume profile study that gives access to the volume at price, but getting an idea about what users might need would help me in the development. Regards, ABC Is there any function calls available within mult...
by ABC
29 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE
Replies: 139
Views: 24141

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE

I never saw this before either, but in TS it says: FINE (Reserved Word) Reserved for future use. FINE specifies a fine automatic optimization value for function inputs. By the way there are still reserved words that are within MC for over a year already and are not documented within the program or t...
by ABC
22 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 2 Signals 1 Chart PosTrade Keywords TradeNumber
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

Re: 2 Signals 1 Chart PosTrade Keywords TradeNumber

t-rader,

this shouldn't be that hard to do, but I can see that it can be a bit tricky. You have two entries that are done at the same time or can they come at different times?
First of all you should use different entry names. Then you tie the exits (stop and target) to each entry name.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
21 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 2 Signals 1 Chart PosTrade Keywords TradeNumber
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

Re: 2 Signals 1 Chart PosTrade Keywords TradeNumber

t-rader, I am afraid, but I don't understand your request regarding "How can I create a variable to replace the 'TradeNumber' input in the keyword PosTradeExitBar(PosAgo, TradeNumber)?". What should the variable hold other than the PosTradeCount information? How are you trying to get the p...
by ABC
10 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 2
Replies: 66
Views: 9592

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 2

Hello Henry, thank you for your answer. So I suppose when the individual strategies correct the chart position when the broker position changes for the strategy, the Money Management Strategy (MMS) shouldn't run into this issue as it's executed after the strategies. If not, then MC lacks PMM related...
by ABC
10 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 2
Replies: 66
Views: 9592

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 2

Out of curiosity how will the Portfolio Trader handle a stock split that happens while you are live trading the Portfolio? When you use pmms_strategy_close_position to close out a position, but the amount of held stocks changed at the broker due to the split? Will the Portfolio Trader open an opposi...
by ABC
10 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 2
Replies: 66
Views: 9592

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 2

When I open the Portfolio Trader before the main MC program I get the message that I am already connected on a different machine. When I click on disconnect the other machine MC won't start and I get the "Your session has been terminated..." message. The other way around i.e. starting MC f...
by ABC
26 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 1
Replies: 80
Views: 10185

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 1

I noticed a couple of minor graphical and format issues. On tick or volume charts the grid lines are sometimes cluttered. I have not not oticed this in 8.8: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=7859 The default color for the Volume bars seems to have changed. Some prices are wh...
by ABC
24 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume Delta Bar Algorithm [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 783

Volume Delta Bar Algorithm [SOLVED]

How are the Volume Delta Bar values computed? I am talking about the bid and ask volume values at each price. This might sound like an easy question, but I have tried to reproduce the results and it turns out that it's not so simple. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=7854 ht...
by ABC
19 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy on Daily, not getting stopped out where it should
Replies: 6
Views: 774

Re: Strategy on Daily, not getting stopped out where it shou

rkhan, without the Bar Magnifier the strategy will only use Open, High, Low and Close of the bar and Multicharts won't know how the price moved from Open to Close. That's why you are seeing situations where the intraday data would have stopped the trade, but in your test this didn't happen. Regards,...
by ABC
17 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: charging times [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: charging times [SOLVED]

That shouldn't take long (eigentlich sollte es ruck zuck gehen ;)).
How long does it take for the charts to come up? You can post the workspace here and I check it on my end.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
17 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: charging times [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: charging times [SOLVED]

What is the data provider, what is the chart interval and how many days are you trying to load?

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
14 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to get a strategy to recognize strategy start bar
Replies: 6
Views: 876

Re: How to get a strategy to recognize strategy start bar

stevenasmith1982, that shouldn't be the case. Both grow with every bar and are independent from the calculation cycles of your code. CurrentBar = 1 should be the first bar the strategy is computed on after the Max bars back. So in case your max bars back is set to 50, what your strategy returns as C...
by ABC
14 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: account code
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: account code

Wally_AD,

the waiver plugin should call all data that is needed http://www.iqfeed.net/text/WaiverPluginInstruction.pdf.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
06 May 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Similiar jigsaw indicator for Multicharts
Replies: 8
Views: 2144

Re: Similiar jigsaw indicator for Multicharts

andrei, in my opinion to properly do this Multicharts would need to change the way level 2 is currently handled. It now works with a timer update and that will lead to missing book changes. This would have to be event based, provided of course that your datafeed delivers all events. Regards, ABC Hi ...
by ABC
29 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MaxPOSITIONof simultaneous positions in PortfolioBacktester?
Replies: 4
Views: 905

Re: MaxPOSITIONof simultaneous positions in PortfolioBacktes

continue8,

this won't add information to the Portfolio Report you can only work with the reserved word in your code and maybe print out the information you want to see to text files.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
22 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS Data Message
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: TS Data Message

designer01, I have experienced the same and to my understanding this only happened when TS was already running when I tried to open a chart with TS data in MC. When TS is closed and I open the chart in MC, it would open TS and the error didn't come up. Opening up TS after that manually did fail on m...
by ABC
13 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help about Floating-point invalid operation exception [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Re: help about Floating-point invalid operation exception [SOLVED]

Nuno, this error points to a part in the code where it tries to divide by zero. In your code (High-Low) can become zero and trigger this alert. Changing your code slightly should do the trick. Variables: Position(0); If (High-Low) <> 0 then Position = absvalue(Open-((High+Low)/2)) / (High-Low); Plot...
by ABC
03 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points off
Replies: 28
Views: 2623

Re: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points of

MichaelS, no one expects you to post your full code, just the part doing the problematic entries. If this uses proprietary functions change them to something public domain. See if the problem still exists than post this code. I have never seen the issue you are describing on my end. Which doesn't me...
by ABC
02 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points off
Replies: 28
Views: 2623

Re: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points of

MichaelS, it's almost impossible to guess from the charts what's going on. As others have pointed out, posting the order entry part and the results of your print log (i.e. something where you can clearly see when the market order was triggered exactly) can give us some insights on how to help you. R...
by ABC
02 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points off
Replies: 28
Views: 2623

Re: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points of

Are you using the Bar Magnifier and what is the resolution of it? This question only makes sense if you are seeing the issues on historic trades. For the trades with realtime data the ticks are processes as they come in.
by ABC
02 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points off
Replies: 28
Views: 2623

Re: Slippage - Market Orders 9 minutes late and 30 points of

MichaelS, to make sure, are you trading "live on a simulated account" or are you just watching the symbol on the chart? When does your code send the order? Check this with print statements in the code. The point for this it to rule out that the condition doesn't simply become true 9 minute...
by ABC
22 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Green ticks and red ticks
Replies: 6
Views: 727

Re: Green ticks and red ticks

Switch is supported by MC, the fact that a reserved word is not included in the help file doesn't mean that it's not supported by MC. Some are just not added, yet. Switch probably got forgotten as it's included in MC for some time already and I am sure MC will add it to one of the next revisions. Sy...
by ABC
21 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intrabar Ordergeneration - question
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: Intrabar Ordergeneration - question

wegi, MC can generate more than one order per bar. My guess is that is has to do with your IOG settings. If you load your signal to a chart go to Format Signals and format this particular signal. Then switch to the Properties tab where you will see something like this: http://www.multicharts.com/dis...
by ABC
15 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Running error on Indicator using an array in a function [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1998

Re: Running error on Indicator using an array in a function [SOLVED]

Question 2: When defining the array, why can't I give the lenght the value of the input received by the function Martin, because you are declaring a static array and the compiler probably prevents you from doing that as your input could be dynamic. There are two ways around it, either create the ar...
by ABC
12 Mar 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SEF File import
Replies: 4
Views: 941

Re: SEF File import

frugalmule, you need to open an instance of PowerLanguage Editor to import/export code. You can do this out of Multicharts via File -> New -> PowerLanguage Editor or by using the shortcut on your desktop. Next in PowerLanguage Editor you go to "File" and you will see "Import" and...
by ABC
11 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Autotrade performance
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: Autotrade performance

Smoky wrote:how many EL codes lines could be run in tick/tick study ? with a powerful computer of course


I would say that this highly depends on the "quality" of your code as well. Two codes that generate the same outcome can still have dramatically different calculation times.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
22 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Updater
Replies: 14
Views: 2221

Re: Updater

It would be a poor security method, but it's not that. I would guess that this is for sales reasons and not for security reasons. The security is for example provided by your user name and license that you have to type in after your trial is expired. Regards, ABC The system allow bogus information t...
by ABC
22 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE
Replies: 139
Views: 24141

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE

Dave, it works fine now. Thank you, ABC I can't paste a copied chart into an empty workspace. I first have to create a new chart within this workspace to be able to paste a chart in there that I have copied from another workspace. I am using MultiCharts64 Version 8.8 Release (Build 8363). Is this in...
by ABC
21 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE
Replies: 139
Views: 24141

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE

I can't paste a copied chart into an empty workspace. I first have to create a new chart within this workspace to be able to paste a chart in there that I have copied from another workspace.
I am using MultiCharts64 Version 8.8 Release (Build 8363).

Is this intended behavior?

Thank you,
ABC
by ABC
05 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE
Replies: 139
Views: 24141

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE

SP, I just stumbled upon this, too. As a workaround until Text_Setlocation_Bn is implemented this seems to do the trick when you want to update a text location drawn with Text_New_bn: Text_SetLocation(TxtID, Date, Time, Price); Text_SetBarNumber(TxtID, CurrentBar); Text_SetLocation updates the text ...
by ABC
03 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Study is missing Data -1. Please set up your chart data.
Replies: 15
Views: 3842

Re: Study is missing Data -1. Please set up your chart data.

I ran into a similar error message using TL_New_Bn and later trying to move the TL using TL_SetEnd_Bn. As RWDickinson you are Arw_new_bn this issue might be related. I was able to cure the issue by checking that the TL ID is larger than zero before moving it. TLID= TL_New_Bn... ... if TLID > 0 then ...
by ABC
29 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Switch/ Case Compile error [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Re: Switch/ Case Compile error [SOLVED]

To my knowledge it is not possible to use logical operators in case conditions. Although the EasyLanguage Essentials guide suggests otherwise.
by ABC
29 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts execution performance
Replies: 8
Views: 1213

Re: MultiCharts execution performance

The paper trading account might give the explanation. Where there ticks for the underlying symbol between the time the order should become active and the execution? If the order is send I would expect it to get filled with the next tick on a demo trading account. What symbol are you testing on? Rega...
by ABC
28 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts execution performance
Replies: 8
Views: 1213

Re: MultiCharts execution performance

Did this happen on a live or demo account? If it's the latter, where there ticks for the underlying symbol between the time the order should become active and the execution?

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
17 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Graphing options - Stair Step
Replies: 9
Views: 1297

Re: Graphing options - Stair Step

You can do this currently with trendlines. Maybe also with a combination of two plots where one plots the vertical lines and the other the horizontal lines. Regards, ABC I want to join the request. I saw under the Add Ons that the Jan Arps Triple Trender has the ability to plot a volatility stop as ...
by ABC
15 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggest new fields for Accounts tab Order&Position tracker
Replies: 15
Views: 5965

Re: Suggest new fields for Accounts tab Order&Position track

It would be really useful if every info from the Order&Position Tracker could be pulled via PowerLanguage. The information that can already be accessed is quite helpful in automated trading.

Thanks,
ABC
by ABC
11 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Continuous Walk Forward Analysis (CWFA)
Replies: 17
Views: 3895

Re: Continuous Walk Forward Analysis (CWFA)

Does ElExcel only work with one instance of excel or am I am able to access data from multiple excel spreadsheets at once? It only works with one instance of Excel, but you can access different sheets within one Excel file. More than one file at the same doesn't work as far as I recall. Regards, ABC
by ABC
09 Dec 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bar Time-Stamp Issue
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Re: Bar Time-Stamp Issue

Just to make sure, can you confirm that you are subscribed to real time data for the "late" instrument?

Regards,
ABC

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