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by drwar
09 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Detailed documentation for features [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Detailed documentation for features [SOLVED]

you can find all the study descriptions here: https://www.multicharts.com/support/base/ TJ That link took me to the knowledge base. I entered Discretionary Trader and It came up with "sorry no matchs" . I have been unable to find anything on Features and explanation of features anywhere. ~J
by drwar
13 Sep 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 6.01 official release feedback
Replies: 79
Views: 10060

Re: Multicharts 6.01 official release feedback

I seem to have an issue that I did not have with version 5.5 (or maybe I just did not realize initially). When I start MC everything is fine, but tsserver.exe blocks a whole MCU core for at least the first 20 minutes. After around 5 minutes past the start (a full CPU core seems still busy with some...
by drwar
22 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DRM vs Dongle
Replies: 49
Views: 11717

[quote][quote]In simpler terms, I see Removing a server, removes a potential point of failure. J~[/quote] That's assuming the dongle never fails, which is almost 100% true but not perfect. So, I like the idea of having the DRM by default and the dongle as an optional extra for those who like to have...
by drwar
17 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DRM vs Dongle
Replies: 49
Views: 11717

There is an option to rely on your own server as an alternative to "theirs". I think, all that this device can offer is the strong authentification (hardware based, no software to run) with the central DRM server, which creckers should not be able to circumvent (that's in theory). Hopefully TS Supp...
by drwar
17 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DRM vs Dongle
Replies: 49
Views: 11717

Here is an interesting USB key: http://yubico.com/products/yubikey/ My email provider (Fastmail.net) just started offering these autentication keys at a 25% discount. The device sends time-variant secure code to the service provider. That could make it a nice play together with the TSS DRM. Interes...
by drwar
31 Jan 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DRM vs Dongle
Replies: 49
Views: 11717

Why not make the best of both worlds. Use DRM and offer a Dongle as backup to those with sensitive applications. So if DRM is not there It checks for a Dongle and if the dongle is not found only then your system goes down. I can also see that this might raise the cost some because fewer people would...
by drwar
19 Dec 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Do you really need the Jurik indicators? Please vote.
Replies: 32
Views: 9933

Just a bit late seeing this.

I hope this gets done, I am for it.

~J
by drwar
01 Nov 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 5.5 Screwy behavior
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

Reading this more carefully, one explanation is that time is not kept more finely than one second and that there are, in fact, more than one bar per second. Could this be the explanation? No this is not the explanation. Just looking at the data I showed one might draw that conclusion, However, Ther...
by drwar
04 Oct 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Maximum database size of 2 Gig?
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

See attached , which is running on XP 64

J~
by drwar
03 Oct 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 5.5 Screwy behavior
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

I simplified the problem and removed the second data stream. It does not make a difference. Here is the code and the same sample of data. It actually looks worse I think because its such a small code snipet that it executes faster and you get more executions on the same bar. The data is from two cha...
by drwar
03 Oct 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 5.5 Screwy behavior
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

Version 5.5 Screwy behavior

RE: Version 5.5 I am testing some code on History volume bars with two data streams. I have spent about 3 hours trying to figure out why a function is returning incorrect values. I inserted a print statement in the main body of code and found the following. The Main body of code is executing more th...
by drwar
24 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator Disappears
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Re: Indicator Disappears

[quote]Hi, I downloaded and installed the latest release. When I change a frame time on a contract chart all of my indicators go blank. I have to turn the status to off then back on again each time to get them back. Any idea why this happens ? Thanks[/quote] We are having similar problem with multip...
by drwar
14 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion for next release about milliseconds
Replies: 11
Views: 3009

Re: Millisecond data resolution

[quote]I think that millisecond data resolution would be good and definitely would be a standout feature for Multicharts. However, I think you need to pare it with a complimentary set of powerlanguage display drawing tools that operate by Barnumber rather than time and date. Life would be so much ea...
by drwar
13 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion for next release about milliseconds
Replies: 11
Views: 3009

Millisecond data resolution

I think that millisecond data resolution would be good and definitely would be a standout feature for Multicharts. However, I think you need to pare it with a complimentary set of powerlanguage display drawing tools that operate by Barnumber rather than time and date. Life would be so much easier an...
by drwar
14 Jun 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reserved Word and feature: "CommentaryCL(" ")
Replies: 5
Views: 1744

[quote]Hi everybody,

The feature has been added into our feature request list.

Thank you![/quote]

Marina
Good to hear, this is not only good for creating features for code but it also is very useful to create debugging code.

Thanks
J~
by drwar
10 Jun 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reserved Word and feature: "CommentaryCL(" ")
Replies: 5
Views: 1744

I second that request .

J~
by drwar
08 May 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EL code to shutdown Multicharts
Replies: 2
Views: 1753

Re: EL code to shutdown Multicharts

[quote]I have mutlicharts running until my computer shuts down at 2215 every day. The shutdown is done with a windows task. However every time i start up multicharts after says the database has a problem and needs to recover. Is there a possibility to shutdown Multicharts from EL code ? Why does mul...
by drwar
29 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC and TS Data Feed
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

Re: MC and TS Data Feed

[quote]I recent noticed that since TS fixed a "minor bug" on April 28, I can not get any historical data into MC. Any ideas. Thank you[/quote] I found that when using MC with the latest version of TS I had a problem with Some Continous symbols loading. So I went back a version and everything seems f...
by drwar
27 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Waiting for Data .. Forever
Replies: 3
Views: 2314

Marina This is Ver 5 beta 6. XP64 Esignal on this computer Single data series per chart in this case. 4 charts per workspace 4 workspaces. It was loading from a workspace load. So nothing was touched. However, I do sometimes change days back because sometimes that will get it to load. P.S. This is d...
by drwar
26 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Waiting for Data .. Forever
Replies: 3
Views: 2314

Waiting for Data .. Forever

Exact Same chart , Same Symbol , Same Compression. Each in a different workspace. One chart loads fine. The other chart waits for data forever and never loads. Random occurances of "Waiting for data" and "Establishing Connection" are two issues that have never been resolved. See attached. Further , ...
by drwar
26 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What you should expect to see in MultiCharts soon
Replies: 50
Views: 14696

Andrew
The "Flexible Import/Export symbol list" for QM thats coming . Is that just
a Symbol list or is that a Flexible Import/Export Symbol Data. I may have misinterpreted what was said.

Please if you could clarify.

Thanks
Jerry
by drwar
24 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta 6 problems on install -- so be very carefull
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

Marina and Andrew You guys know how many of these beta's I have installed. I can only tell you what happened to me. Maybe its a fluke , I don't know. I was having DRM and Messages telling me I was logged in on another computer problems the last two days before installing this. So maybe something was...
by drwar
23 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta 6 problems on install -- so be very carefull
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

[quote]I can't state that it is impossible, but the installer has no changes and works as it did before so it can delete you personal data if you tick "Delete personal data" on un-installation.[/quote]

Of course I did not do that.
by drwar
22 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta 6 problems on install -- so be very carefull
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

Beta 6 problems on install -- so be very carefull

Beta 6 install did the following

1) Wrote over my database.
2) cleared my user account for MC
3) cleared my account for Add-ons
4) cleared all my preference settings
5) Lost all other settings/window positioning etc.

J~
by drwar
18 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Esignal Missing Daily Data Part II
Replies: 41
Views: 10603

We notice that Daily charts quite frequently do not load correctly. By that I mean the last bar will be several days old and a Reload has to be done. This should not occur. I do not know whether the lastest betas have fixed this.

Thanks
J~
by drwar
16 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What you should expect to see in MultiCharts soon
Replies: 50
Views: 14696

Andrew
The best thing you could do is add short cut keys to "ALL" the operations that the import/Export tool will do. This will allow us to program macros to automatically do select backups.

J~
by drwar
14 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: In the mean time, where is the ideal replay.
Replies: 9
Views: 3244

[quote]How we see our future data replay tool: 1. It should replay data on user-specified resolution. For example. If I need a precise emulation - I set 1 tick. If don’t need the highest precision you may set 1 minute or let’s say 7 minutes. It is mimic to lookinsidebar TS feature. 2. It should repl...
by drwar
05 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [BUG Report] Is this a bug or not?
Replies: 9
Views: 3132

Whats this ?

Input : dnbase(-11;


J~
by drwar
04 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: getappinfo(aiRightDispDateTime)
Replies: 1
Views: 1084

Re: getappinfo(aiRightDispDateTime)

[quote]Andrew Does getappinfo(aiRightDispDateTime) only work to the nearest minute. Or will it the return in seconds. If there is no seconds version it seems it would not work on volume/tick charts. I can't seem to find any info in the help file. Thanks J~[/quote] Never Mind I figured out the answer...
by drwar
04 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: getappinfo(aiRightDispDateTime)
Replies: 1
Views: 1084

getappinfo(aiRightDispDateTime)

Andrew
Does getappinfo(aiRightDispDateTime) only work to the nearest minute. Or will it the return in seconds. If there is no seconds version it seems it would not work on volume/tick charts. I can't seem to find any info in the help file.

Thanks
J~
by drwar
04 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Important notice
Replies: 30
Views: 6712

Re: Important notice

[quote][quote] This is not a good system where if your server is, down redundent or not, our our programs won't function. J~[/quote] Jerry, Don't make hasty conclusions. The system is redundant and we are shutting down all servers to test it in real life circumstances. It must work. Your Beta 5 is n...
by drwar
04 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Important notice
Replies: 30
Views: 6712

Re: Important notice

Don't start to hiperventilate J~ , it's saturday, chill out a bit :wink: Don't your broker from time to time do a service maintenance during the weekend, blocking the access to it during that time? Where's the difference here? People are so stressed out nowadays.... even during the weekends.... :?[/...
by drwar
04 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Important notice
Replies: 30
Views: 6712

Re: Important notice

[quote]Important notice: We are deploying redundant DRM system. The DRM server will be down for a few hours and Beta 4 and Beta 5 will not be able to function. Thank you for understanding.[/quote] This is not a good system where if your server is, down redundent or not, our our programs won't functi...
by drwar
18 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there a way to create a new chart window from script?
Replies: 4
Views: 1710

[quote]Hi This is an excellent idea I would use it by reducing the number of charts on the workspace,for example if certain entry conditions apply,then open the chart and enter etc Basically dont want to see my entry chart until an entry occurs,any other time it can be hidden,but dont want the pain ...
by drwar
17 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Please post the most important issues here
Replies: 68
Views: 15328

[quote]I have a DLL that works with both MultiCharts and TS. I get an error dialog that says that MC can't find the DLL if I do the following: * Start MC and open a workspace that uses the DLL in an indicator. * Close the workspace but don't close MC. * Reopen the workspace and observe the dialog. *...
by drwar
17 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Please post the most important issues here
Replies: 68
Views: 15328

[quote]If you move a workspace to your second computer and it doesn't have the new whizbang indicator you were working on, it will be silently deleted from the workspace. Ideally, it should be just turned off. Second place is to at least notify you in some way that it got deleted (preferably not a m...
by drwar
15 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem in using PushPop
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

[quote]The biggest problem with GV is that GV does not save history data lik PushPop.[/quote]

If you want to save history, then use elcollections

j~
by drwar
11 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "all at once" actions
Replies: 1
Views: 901

There are other items which should be done along the same lines. Have the ability in the file|Preferences to apply a template automatically upon opening a workspace . With two selections. 1) Apply and disable all other studies 2) Apply and leave all other studies. Currently the templates can only be...
by drwar
27 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IMPORTANT Message for all Traders
Replies: 2
Views: 1500

Re: IMPORTANT Message for all Traders

[quote]Congress is trying to add a "Financial Transaction Tax" to the Economic Stimulus Bill. The tax would be a 0.25% tax on proceeds and purchases, which may equate to $25 round trip on e-minis. Please sing petition against this proposed bill at: http://www.rallycongress.com/no2tradertax/1536/ Mor...
by drwar
27 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 5.0 Beta 3
Replies: 10
Views: 3132

This new BETA has quite a few fixes and new features in it as well as bugs. They are working their way to promised GOLD release version. This is what we have all been waiting for , for the longest time. So please remember, this a Beta, it is for testing purposes. So comment accordingly so they can g...
by drwar
26 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Beta 3 Hangs
Replies: 3
Views: 1354

Same problem here.

J~
by drwar
24 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems with the speed of plotting charts? Feedback needed.
Replies: 18
Views: 3514

[quote] Hi Jerry, How many days of data you have in your charts does not influence plotting speed. With your described setup you will notice considerable improvements when you migrate to MC 5.0 beta 3.[/quote] Marina Maybe not Plotting speed but The number of days back does seem to effect CPU load. ...
by drwar
21 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems with the speed of plotting charts? Feedback needed.
Replies: 18
Views: 3514

Marina Use Two charts Chart 1: Two data symbols ES 343 vol hidden and ES 2401 vol apply Traderlogic Trading primes add-on to 343 vol in Subchart #1 apply Traderlogic Erg & trending Primes add-on to 2401 in Subchart #2 Chart 2: ES 343 vol Apply LMT add-on in Subchart 1 and Traderlogic Erg Only in...
by drwar
14 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Save data - question
Replies: 20
Views: 2533

[quote]Hi drwar Am I corect here. Is what you are saying is that if one scans a lot of stocks for say long term hold trades but at the same time scalps one or two all day and has only two charts open daily for these then one might want to have the ones they are scanning turned on for download in the...
by drwar
14 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Difference in charts
Replies: 4
Views: 1150

Re: Difference in charts

[quote]Hello, I use MC as well as AB for charting etc. The charts I use are Constant Volume charts, specifically the 16807 and the 117649 for the most part. My data provider is DTNIQ for both software and yet my charts are different when I look at them. In MC I might have a spinning top and on AB I ...
by drwar
14 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Save data - question
Replies: 20
Views: 2533

John and Arnie "I am not sure if you can collect data without the workspace open. I am not sure why you would want to do this anyway." You can collect data without the workspaces open but then you have will have to turn any such symbols online in QM. "If you do not run MC for a few days, when you st...
by drwar
03 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QuoteManager crashes with excessive use of memory
Replies: 11
Views: 2580

"We have now made it possible to copy and paste excel lists directly into Scanner. Once added to Scanner, those symbols will automatically be added into QuoteManager. There will be no need to edit thousands of symbols at a time. If you want, we can give you our internal version of MultiCharts that a...
by drwar
30 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why does MC 5/2 load so slow?
Replies: 13
Views: 3081

[quote]Hi vienna, Did you start MC the second time after all of its processes have been terminated in Task Manager (MutliCharts.exe, MessageCenter.exe, QuoteManager.exe, tsServer.exe, PLEditor.exe, StudyServer.exe, TradingServer.exe)?[/quote] Marina Just to re-inforce what vienna is saying. I see ex...
by drwar
28 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tick/Volume Charts
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Marina

Great to hear

Thanks

J~
by drwar
27 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using a editor other than PLE
Replies: 0
Views: 2064

Using a editor other than PLE

Has anyone gotten an editor other ple Interface to the PLE compiler so that the code can be compiled directly from the other editor. There are many features a third party editor could provide , Version control , Include files etc.

J~
by drwar
27 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tick/Volume Charts
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Tick/Volume Charts

Marina You made the following comment regarding a problem with Tick charts and two data streams " The thing is that, due to the irregular nature of ticks, there are a number of problems plotting such charts. Indicators not being updating properly is a consequence of of those problems. Those issues w...
by drwar
21 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Latest Daily Bars mssing
Replies: 24
Views: 5217

I have vista on my laptop. When I put the laptop into hibernation MC will recover with a refresh about 70% of the time. Otherwise it hangs on the refresh. The way to avoid it is of course close MC before the hibernate.

J~
by drwar
12 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Database Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

John

Thanks but I know I could figure it all out by myself if I have to. Rather than spend all that time, I figured it is much easier to just ask the question and maybe they would come forward with the answer.

J~
by drwar
12 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Database Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Database Question

Is the symbol information, Exchange settings and templates all in the Portfolio file or is some or all of that contained in the database file itself. If you could outline in detail where that info is stored it would be of help.

Thanks
J~
by drwar
12 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Hire someone to straighten out my exchange settings
Replies: 1
Views: 889

Re: Hire someone to straighten out my exchange settings

[quote]I need someone, who- for a fee- can straighten out the exchange settings for my database. I use esignal and have 200 symbols or so... want to be sure that opening times, multipliers etc. are all set correctly. Please let me know, thanks.[/quote] If you select 24 hour you don't need to worry a...
by drwar
02 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quotemanger settings for ZT,ZF,ZN,ZB
Replies: 6
Views: 2040

[quote]Hi drwar,

Just look what influence this forum can have on brokers. Your and my remarks were immediately taken into account:

http://apexfutures.com/margins.aspx[/quote]

:-)
by drwar
01 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC says my license has expired
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

[quote]Sounds like it is a new D feature. D for a drag. It is a life time license?[/quote]


Yes, It sure is , So there is something going on. Live help is not back until the 5th I sure hope they check their email before then. That would be a total bummer.

J~
by drwar
01 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC says my license has expired
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

[quote]Is the key still showing in the "help, Registration code" entry?[/quote]

I can't get into MC to push the Help button. The window comes up while its loading and you have a choice register or cancel. I put in my registration number but it doesn't accept it.

It must be a new feature.

J~
by drwar
01 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quotemanger settings for ZT,ZF,ZN,ZB
Replies: 6
Views: 2040

I just wanted to make sure people knew this, errors in the symbol database can cause your wallet to loose weight.

:-)

J~
by drwar
01 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quotemanger settings for ZT,ZF,ZN,ZB
Replies: 6
Views: 2040

Re: Quotemanger settings for ZT,ZF,ZN,ZB

hi guys, Plotting ZT,ZF,ZN,ZB with IB data, what settings should i set for quotemanager ? thanks Hello Marina, Do you think TSS can make us a New Year present and create a table with QuoteManager settings for most frequently traded contracts? I attach the list of such contracts with their specs. Re...
by drwar
01 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC says my license has expired
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

MC says my license has expired

Please fix this ASAP

J~
by drwar
23 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: indicator doesn't plot correctly these points
Replies: 11
Views: 3612

Re: look at my code

[quote]did someone look at my code?[/quote] Yes, Its clear it will not work as intended. The plot statements will plot when triggered not on the bar which is the peak. You started trying to detect and save the peak bar and then changed the code for whatever reason probably because there was a bug in...
by drwar
19 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: indicator doesn't plot correctly these points
Replies: 11
Views: 3612

Thats what I thought you meant. I will look at your code

J~
by drwar
19 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: indicator doesn't plot correctly these points
Replies: 11
Views: 3612

Looks to me like your code is indicating the trigger bar for up or down and the plot you want show the extremes of the hi/lo . Without looking at your code it would require you having some code to remember the highest hi and lowest low price and time. Is that what your issue is because otherwise it ...
by drwar
10 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New question on persistence of variables
Replies: 9
Views: 2315

Then don't take my word for it. I was just attempting to help you out. Prove or disprove it to yourself, thats all that matters for a programmer.

J~

P.S. - I never said that it had anything to do with the context of barstatus. You are reading into what I posted.
by drwar
10 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New question on persistence of variables
Replies: 9
Views: 2315

RW I you are running update every tick and you are trying to use the Barstatus command to exclude a function from executing on every tick. It will not work unless the barstatus command is in the function being called. If you can code the exclude outside the function, It can be coded inside the funct...
by drwar
10 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New question on persistence of variables
Replies: 9
Views: 2315

IF BarStatu(1)=2 THEN Function Call; Will not work as you want

IF BarStatus(1)=2 Then // Code // Will work

Functions will be executed regardless of the logic statement. You could code the barstatus command into all appropriate functions.

J~
by drwar
08 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion - Update on every tick popup warning.
Replies: 6
Views: 1630

Re: Suggestion - Update on every tick popup warning.

John My view is different. In a perfect world if update eveytick was selected variables should automatically persist. No extra coding should be necessary. Short of that ultimately its the programmers duty to understand the limitations of the platform he/she is coding on. Its unnecessary fluff and I ...
by drwar
05 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Question on features current and planned
Replies: 0
Views: 912

Question on features current and planned

I will try and pose these clearly. 1) When intra-bar order generation is set true. Are the backtesting results a) simulated as TS does or in some other manner. If so please describe that. b) ignored and the close of the bar is used. 2) The help file mentions that the next version of the platform wil...
by drwar
27 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Marina We could go round and round about how it is supposed to work even tho I say it does not work like your own help file indicates. So let me turn the question around. How do you detect the close of a bar on Data2 when the indicator is applied to data1. Barstatu(2)=2 used to do that, now it does ...
by drwar
27 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Marina You can say that the behavior is different than TS but the fact remains IT DOES NOT WORK AS PER YOUR OWN HELP FILE. It cannot detect the close of data2 therefore indicators that need to calculate on the close of data2 do not calculate properly. This used to work fine, it no longer does. Here ...
by drwar
26 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

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by drwar
25 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Fake Tick would be helpful.
Replies: 6
Views: 1204

[quote]I see what you are saying now. It makes sense except the study I am using already has the lastbaronchart built into its processing. However you have given me an idea. If I could trick it to do the current last bar bar on chart one bar early (specifically the second last bar on chart) then you...
by drwar
25 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Fake Tick would be helpful.
Replies: 6
Views: 1204

[quote]hi drwar, I don't think I worded my question correctly. If no ticks are coming it at 8pm at night when the market closes at 4:15pm how is any code going to execute? It can't since it needs a tick to execute. Basically I am thinking that if a function key was set up to send a fake tick through...
by drwar
25 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Fake Tick would be helpful.
Replies: 6
Views: 1204

Re: Fake Tick would be helpful.

[quote]Hi, I trade two futures contracts and one of them does not trade overnight. It would be handy to have a feature that allows us to issue a fake tick (which matches the last price tick of the day) which causes the EL code to execute. Useful for off hours testing and next day preparation. Thanks...
by drwar
13 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner not updating
Replies: 3
Views: 1286

[quote]Jerry, Did you by any chance leave the MC with this scanner window open overnight? How is that related to indicators working wrong? Could you elaborate on that please?[/quote] Marina Yes I did leave it open overnight. It is related to the indicators not working because the data to the scanner...
by drwar
12 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

[quote]Hello, What symbol are you using? What is its normal volume? Could you log the following: ---- IF Barstatus(1)=2 then Print(file("c:\BarstatusOne.txt"), currentbar of data1, " ", time_s of data1); IF Barstatus(2)=2 then Print(file("c:\BarStatusTwo.txt"), currentbar of data2, " ", time_s of da...
by drwar
12 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

[quote]Hello, What symbol are you using? What is its normal volume? Could you log the following: ---- IF Barstatus(1)=2 then Print(file("c:\BarstatusOne.txt"), currentbar of data1, " ", time_s of data1); IF Barstatus(2)=2 then Print(file("c:\BarStatusTwo.txt"), currentbar of data2, " ", time_s of da...
by drwar
11 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Ver 5 beta 2 - Barstatus command

This still doesn't work properly. Here is some very simple code you can use to test. Obviously apply this to a chart with two data streams. I tested it with Data stream 1 = 343 volume bars. Data Stream 2 = 2401 volume bars. IF Barstatus(1)=2 then Print(file("c:\BarstatusOne.txt"),time_s); IF Barstat...
by drwar
09 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 5.0 BETA 1 NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 26
Views: 7518

Re: Lockup Issue

[quote]Hi All, I just wanted to report a issue I have seen with the latest beta and see if anyone else has seen it. When I minimize the MC program and try to bring it back up after a while it seems to be locked up. By lockup I mean the screen is all gray where the charts would normally be and the cu...
by drwar
07 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner not updating
Replies: 3
Views: 1286

Scanner not updating

The date is not advancing on all of the symbols in my scanner window. I was checking to see why the indicators were all wrong. See attached.

J~
by drwar
07 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scan trade integration & loading symbols
Replies: 5
Views: 1449

Marina There is a quick and dirty way for you to implement a scan feature which would filter trades. Its actually the basis for one of the things I requested. If you would allow import of a symbol/resolution list into the scanner it is easily accomplished. Here is how. 1) Scanner - Filtering indicat...
by drwar
07 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus command
Replies: 0
Views: 980

BarStatus command

Marina
Can you give us an update as to when this will be fixed? We cannot use multiple data feeds until it is.

J~
by drwar
01 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5.0 Scanner problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

The problem with data and indicators stopping along with the problem of "Not enough bars" on a previously running scanner window seem to occur only with multiple desktops. While the problem occurred repeatedly throughout the previous two days with two desktops , when I ran a single combined desktop ...
by drwar
30 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Symbol linking
Replies: 2
Views: 876

[quote]Hi Jerry, Is the problem consistent? If it is, please send us logs and the workspace next time it occurs. Regards.[/quote] Marina Are you referring to the post above, which is a design issue not a bug or the post about the data and indicators stopping in the scanner window which was posted el...
by drwar
30 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5.0 Scanner problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

Re: Ver 5.0 Scanner problem

[quote]I created a second desktop because it seems to balance the load between processors. One scanner window and one chart running on each desktop. Second desktop Scanner window stopped updating indicators. The one chart was updating its indicators which is why I noticed the discrepancy. J~[/quote]...
by drwar
29 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ver 5.0 Scanner problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

Ver 5.0 Scanner problem

I created a second desktop because it seems to balance the load between processors. One scanner window and one chart running on each desktop.
Second desktop Scanner window stopped updating indicators. The one chart was updating its indicators which is why I noticed the discrepancy.

J~
by drwar
29 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 5.0 BETA 1 NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 26
Views: 7518

[quote]Love the symbol link to charts on the scanner. How can I get it to link resolution as well?[/quote]

Not only resolution but Days/bars back as they vary with resolution.

J~
by drwar
28 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Symbol linking
Replies: 2
Views: 876

Scanner Symbol linking

When using volume or tick bars the number of days/bars on the chart necessary for indicators will vary by symbol because of the differences in volume for different symbols. Further, The resolution will be different by symbol for what would be considered a position chart, Swing chart and intraday tra...
by drwar
28 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scanner / wish list
Replies: 7
Views: 2308

Tim Your kidding right, We have over 400 futures charts. If just 10% are potential setups then that means manually entering , Symbol , resolution, Days back and everything else to setup the indicators for 40 symbols every morning. Importing a list is the only way to go so I hope they add this featur...
by drwar
28 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scanner / wish list
Replies: 7
Views: 2308

Re: scanner / wish list

[quote]I installed the new 5 beta. I am still missing: 1. The ability to add more than 10 studies respectively indicators in the scanner. Very important! 2. The ability to change font size and colours in the matrix. 3. The ability to position the values left-aligned, right-aligned or to center in th...
by drwar
28 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Scanner
Replies: 1
Views: 898

New Scanner

New features look very nice. I have a question on its operation. If I have a scanner cell with 6 months of data.(approx 180 days) that is already loaded and displaying indicator values. If I click Create Chart. Why does it wait several minutes backfilling for that same 180 days when it has, I assume...
by drwar
27 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus function no longer works !!
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

[quote]Hi Jerry,

The bug has been confirmed. Thank you for reporting.

Regards.[/quote]

Marina

When is this bug scheduled to be addressed ?

Thanks
J~
by drwar
25 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PE cannot export file?
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

TJ
Glad you figured it out. earlier I was checking out the issue with scaling that you posted. Thats a weird one. If you manually set the scale to .5 or 1 instead of .25 it works just fine. When you set it to .25 it does all sorts of weird things.
Thats one for them to figure out.

J~
by drwar
24 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: using the scanner with eod data
Replies: 2
Views: 1109

Re: using the scanner with eod data

Hi Paul, The default scanner ADX indicator shows different results to the indicator on the chart (yes both have identical settings) This is because ADX in the scanner and ADX on your chart are calculated on the different number of bars. If you use the default ADX indicator in the scanner with the l...
by drwar
24 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PE cannot export file?
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

Re: PE cannot export file?

[quote]I tried to export an indicator today... but PE woun't let me. I have tried both the read-only export and simple export, but both returned an error message. pls see attached for error message and product version.[/quote] TJ I have been seeing similar problems with previous versions with a simp...
by drwar
23 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: NEW MC 4.0 OFFICIAL RELEASE
Replies: 19
Views: 5761

TJ

Don't get too lit up about the all the new features. Features that they claim in the anouncement and the version 4 release notes are not even there. I verified this with online support.

J~
by drwar
22 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error when loading two data streams.
Replies: 2
Views: 973

This was posted before I saw there was a new version, I will try it on new release version.

J~
by drwar
22 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BARCHART AS A DATAFEED. YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED.
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: BARCHART AS A DATAFEED. YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED.

[quote]Depends on whether volume bars can be created with their data. Seems I remember some issue with them. Having a solid backup to esignal would be a great move if comparable data( all resolutions) of similar accurracy and speed is available. J~[/quote] Here is the response from barchart.com Mr. ...
by drwar
22 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error when loading two data streams.
Replies: 2
Views: 973

Error when loading two data streams.

I thought this error was fixed. It occurred in a workspace with two charts both with two data streams. It is an erroneous error as after every thing loads there is plenty of data and the indicators can be turned back on.

See attached and scroll to bottom.

J~
by drwar
17 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BARCHART AS A DATAFEED. YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED.
Replies: 5
Views: 2511

Re: BARCHART AS A DATAFEED. YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED.

Depends on whether volume bars can be created with their data. Seems I remember some issue with them. Having a solid backup to esignal would be a great move if comparable data( all resolutions) of similar accurracy and speed is available.

J~
by drwar
08 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using Data2 and scaling to Data2
Replies: 2
Views: 863

Re: Using Data2 and scaling to Data2

[quote]So how do I create my strategy to look at the last bar of data2 that has been completed (I would imagine that when the bar closes on data1 that the data2 bar might still be mid bar) Thankyou[/quote] The good news is that you can use Barstatus(2)=2 to detect the close of Data2 the close of Dat...
by drwar
06 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bar Spacing Changes on part of chart
Replies: 0
Views: 801

Bar Spacing Changes on part of chart

See attached. Two data streams only one visible. Lastest beta 3.

J~
by drwar
05 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus function no longer works !!
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

I did more tests of which the results were more or less common sense from what I have already seen. Whatever data Stream an indicator is applied to the barstatus command can detect. The problem is that it cannot detect the status of any other symbol data stream. example: if the indicator is applied ...
by drwar
05 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Same Symbol/Contract - Multiple Data Series
Replies: 4
Views: 1313

Re: Same Symbol/Contract - Multiple Data Series

[quote]Hi, I am already using MC, but I need a function to plot the same contract in different self defined sessions. Example: FDAX DEC 08. 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM 02:00PM - 10:00 PM 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM I do not see any feature handling this. Any ideas how to get this working? Thanks, lantama[/quote] Yo...
by drwar
05 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus function no longer works !!
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

[quote]drwar, Are you testing your code on live or historical data. With historical data you will get results of barstatus(1)=2 only and that may be correct from my understanding that only closing tick information is available for historical data. With two data streams, you are quite right that with...
by drwar
04 Oct 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus function no longer works !!
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

BarStatus function no longer works !!

I used the following test code on a single data stream with update every tick checked. IF (barstatus(1)=0) then Print("Open Datas time ",time_s); IF (barstatus(1)=1) then Print("InTick Data2 time ",time_s); IF (barstatus(1)=2) then Print("Close Data2 time ",time_s); It only outputs for the close , B...
by drwar
29 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Window Loading...
Replies: 10
Views: 2634

[quote]Also when mine loads there is some jibberish on the tool bar line just before the file folder. It is 2 rectangles, a ^, and other things. I am using the latest beta. Tim[/quote] Lots of other issues with lastest beta besides crashes which I have not seen in a long while. "disconnected" "waiti...
by drwar
29 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious error when opening workspace chart
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

[quote]Next time try deleting the bad chart and make a new one. I've had charts not update and that fixed it for me. It seems that they get corrupted sometimes.[/quote] Thanks for the suggestion , Been there done that. Its not the problem. We open and close so many charts that we are looking at. Hap...
by drwar
28 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Serious error when opening workspace chart
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

Serious error when opening workspace chart

I say this is serious because the approximately 1/2 the time you have to close MC in order to clear the problem. If your trading other charts at the time its a killer. It happens randomly when opening charts or workspaces with charts. 1) You open the chart and you get symbol disconnected . See attac...
by drwar
24 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Secure code and new versions of MC
Replies: 2
Views: 1034

Re: Secure code and new versions of MC

[quote]When will the secure code, SEF files, work in each successive version of MC?[/quote]

They will not, The source has to be recompiled for that version.

J~
by drwar
12 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume bars incorrect
Replies: 12
Views: 3515

[quote]This thing has become completely UNRELIABLE.

Khalid[/quote]

Remember 4.0 is still a beta, Thats what you buy into when you use a beta.
I am sure it will be fixed.

J~
by drwar
12 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume bars incorrect
Replies: 12
Views: 3515

[quote]fs, drwar, The charting outrages of Version 4.0 Beta 2 (Build 1573) are not confined to volume bars. Please see http://forum.tssupport.com/viewtopic.php?t=5539 Khalid[/quote] Khalid The volume bar problem is not specific to the latest beta. I doubt the other problem is either. J~
by drwar
11 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume bars incorrect
Replies: 12
Views: 3515

[quote]Here is NT's chart from the same time frame as my original posting. They have no issues with volume bars.[/quote]

I don't think its anything more than that a bug has crept into their code. Their volume bars used to work fine.

J~
by drwar
11 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume bars incorrect
Replies: 12
Views: 3515

Re: Volume bars incorrect

As you go down in time frame it looks much much worse. This looks exactly like volume bars on a TS chart. See attached.

J~
by drwar
11 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume bars incorrect
Replies: 12
Views: 3515

Re: Volume bars incorrect

[quote]Volume bars are not very accurate. See attached screenprint of a chart based on 100 volume bars. See the volume at the bottom of the screen showing that there are several bars where the volume is above/below 100.[/quote] I am not sure when this problem started but here are two charts from two...
by drwar
07 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Backup - Vista
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

[quote]Hi TJ, You can automate the process by writing a .bat file.[/quote] From a traders point of view the MOST important thing is Data and data accuracy. accurate charts come in a close second , Indicators and then all else comes after that. If you are using esignal the cost and time associated wi...
by drwar
07 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TL_New, Text_New Can't Draw well in Point Charts
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Re: I found the solution !!!

[quote]In HELP, I found there are function to do this: Text_New_S TL_New_S[/quote] In fast markets that will leave you with the same problem . As there can be several bars with the same time down to the second. The only real solution is not to increase the time resolution even further but for them t...
by drwar
03 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: NEW SCANNER
Replies: 9
Views: 3551

[quote]Hi t123knight, "whatever you have there in QuoteManager can be bulk-added into the scanner. Regards.[/quote] I don't understand how that can work. Symbols in quote manager are for data storage and independent of compression. So how can you add (in bulk) all those symbols to the data scanner w...
by drwar
18 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing Data
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

[quote]Thanks. That has fixed the problem.[/quote]

YW
by drwar
17 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 3.1 crashes under numerous circumstances
Replies: 0
Views: 948

Version 3.1 crashes under numerous circumstances

1) Loading workspaces offline with only one chart , when a disconnect appears. On the next workspace load MC crashes. 2) Loading workspaces with charts with two data symbols gives barsback errors that not legitamate. This shuts off the offending indicator. clear the error message and turn the status...
by drwar
17 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EXCELLENT SWING TRADING INDICATORS and SYSTEMS
Replies: 7
Views: 2169

[quote]Thank you, drwar. After seening lot good-for-nothing stuff promoted on these pages I decided do a bit of recommendation of my own. http://www.theswingmachine.com stuff is not for the priggish; it is only for those prepared to do their homework and then not be afraid to make money! I have exch...
by drwar
17 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EXCELLENT SWING TRADING INDICATORS and SYSTEMS
Replies: 7
Views: 2169

[quote]drwar, Thank you so very much for your legal advise. I know my law and I do not violate it. If you are so concerned why don't you report my posts to theswingmachine? http://www.theswingmachine.com has got some great stuff; LengthOfSwing and its dependant indicators are free to download. Moreo...
by drwar
17 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EXCELLENT SWING TRADING INDICATORS and SYSTEMS
Replies: 7
Views: 2169

[quote]Fantastic khalaad

why don't we make a post in the User Contributed Studies of "open Source Code" ?[/quote]


Because the Source is provided when you purchased the code gives you no rights to distribute it. It is not a User Contributed Study and doing so is a copyright violation.

J~
by drwar
14 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing Data
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: Missing Data

[quote]I'm using TS for my data feed. They were missing one day of data and I was able to fix it in TS. However, my multicharts wasn't able to fill in the missing day. How can I fill this in?[/quote] I assume you tried a reload. Sometimes that will fix it if its a cashe problem if not. 1) Check to s...
by drwar
11 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Latest Realease(Ver 3.1) Same Indicator Bug
Replies: 0
Views: 912

Latest Realease(Ver 3.1) Same Indicator Bug

Version 3.1 has the same bug in it the previous version has. It starts evaluating the indicators and signals before all the data is loaded when Multiple data streams are applied. See attached. On first load this will generate false trades if automated trading is enabled and just enough data is loade...
by drwar
10 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 4.0 BETA 1 NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 19
Views: 6285

Dupl I agree 100 percent. While you can pass variables using dll's from one row to another there are several important issues. 1) it makes the code extremely complicated. The order of execution cannot be controlled. 2) Some or all of the Dll's that are available for this are not compatible with 64 b...
by drwar
26 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: eSignal: MC is not eSignal 3rd party approved software
Replies: 14
Views: 3298

[quote]eSignal sells a Data Manager only service which is just the data feed and you do NOT need their charting package. Not sure if they advertise this but they will let you subscribe if you ask. I think its some $40/month less than their other basic package[/quote] Momentum I have heard rumors abo...
by drwar
25 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 4.0 BETA 1 NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 19
Views: 6285

Bug in Scanner

First where did you hide the Screen image save feature ? After close and re-open it came back. So it disappears in Version 4. The scanner is not updating all the cells just using very simple implementation. This is using TS data. Compare last price on Scanner with Last price on Chart Status bar for ...
by drwar
23 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Version loosing data
Replies: 7
Views: 2231

New Version loosing data

I haven't seen an answer yet to my post about this. And I am seeing it again today. Symbol 6E #F dropped from 5230 bars two days ago to currently 3683 bars on chart. for initial time frame 5/21 to 7/21. Thats about 30 percent fewer bars with almost two days more data. Since it is 7/23. This is crazy...
by drwar
22 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC does not load all the bars requested?
Replies: 5
Views: 1245

I am seeing a definite bug in the data loading/data handling. Yesterday I loaded 2 months back of ES 2401 volume bars.(5/21-7/21). I wrote down the last barnumber on the chart. Approximately 42,000 bars. Today ( almost end of day) the same chart with the same setting have only 37,500 bars. where did...
by drwar
21 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 4.0
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

[quote]do you mean version 3 beta 4?

I didn't know version 4 is out?[/quote]

No, I mean Version 4 which is a Beta version .
by drwar
21 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 4.0
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

The new version 4.0 takes more than 1 minute just to start after a computer reboot. The second time it is opened , third etc . it opens immediately. Why the big delay.

J~
by drwar
21 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 4.0
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

No reply to previous question necessary, I answered that for myself.
J~
by drwar
21 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Version 4.0
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

Version 4.0

Please clarify:

• Mix different datafeeds within the same workspace

Is this limited to different Datafeeds or can multiple symbol compressions
be mixed ?

thanks

J~
by drwar
08 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zen fire data feed vs esignal- opinions?
Replies: 6
Views: 3487

No history would be the show stopper for me.

J~
by drwar
30 Jun 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Release closes all by itself
Replies: 7
Views: 1637

[quote]I wonder if it's an O/S or virus-firewall related problem. I've been running the latest version on XP since it was released and it has never closed by itself.[/quote] Thats what it appears to be, Windows seems to have gotten corrupted at exactly the same time I installed the new version. I re...
by drwar
27 Jun 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Release closes all by itself
Replies: 7
Views: 1637

[quote]Hi Jerry, Do you think you could reproduce the problem during the remote connection session? If you think you could, please contact our customer support represenatives at http://messenger.providesupport.com/messenger/tssupport.html Thank you![/quote] The new release has been un-installed. I c...
by drwar
26 Jun 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New release does not handle indicators and backfilling
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

FS
I sent them his info months ago when they first came out with "Backfilling" feature which does absolutely nothing for us but cause problems.

J~
by drwar
26 Jun 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Release closes all by itself
Replies: 7
Views: 1637

New Release closes all by itself

Without doing anything with 4 charts open, The new version of MC exits all by itself. It happened overnight and it happened while I was just looking at it.
I am uninstalling this immediately.

J~
by drwar
26 Jun 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New release does not handle indicators and backfilling
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

New release does not handle indicators and backfilling

With multiple data items inserted the backfilling feature gets confused and attempts to start the indicators before data is fully loaded . This gives an error which indicates that there is not enough series length ( which of course is false) for the indicator. The result is that the you shut off my ...
by drwar
25 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting array = 0
Replies: 10
Views: 1881

fs
I agree, I have seen the same thing occur

J~
by drwar
24 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems with eSignal Data Feed
Replies: 43
Views: 12615

Re: Problems with eSignal Data Feed

[quote] Anyone else experiencing problems like this? Thanks[/quote] Absolutely, the data management problem goes up exponentially with the number of symbols your trying to keep. They need to supply us with some built-in data management tools for the database. So symbols can be exported/imported en-m...
by drwar
24 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Horizontal line snap to a grid- can' that be done?
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

I agree with Vienna , Excellent suggestions.

Hmmm...??, Vienna == Austria ? maybe he's related to AHH..NOLD

:-)

~J
by drwar
24 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting array = 0
Replies: 10
Views: 1881

This code is the equivalent to setting each element to zero. It would be good if they provided built in funtions that were optimized, to zero and array or set it to any value. That aside , You did not define condition1 . It may be looking for condition1 "=" to something in the if, then statement. ~J...
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Erratic behavior
Replies: 12
Views: 1775

You shouldn't have to save it under a different name Just because you made a minor change to it. As a matter of fact when you do this some times it screws up the file where it won't apply to the chart even tho its compiled. PLE sees it as compiled but the charting package for some reason does not. S...
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Erratic behavior
Replies: 12
Views: 1775

Marina I believe he is referring to the case where the study in its last compiled version is applied and running on the chart. Then the source is changed , The compiled version will keep running on the chart. The change is saved but not compiled. The version on the chart will still run. But if you e...
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS Data feed any other users ?
Replies: 2
Views: 853

Marina
That did it. I can't believe I missed that , I am just so tired from being up all night yesterday trying to import and export data to fill holes in the database.
This will help some.

Thanks
Jerry
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS Data feed any other users ?
Replies: 2
Views: 853

TS Data feed any other users ?

I can connect to TS if I leave TS open running and logged in. But I only get Real time data. I cannot load even one bar of history. So course there is a gap whenever you start up a chart. What am I missing are then any other TS feed users that know of this problem. I was trying to get TS running and...
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Erratic behavior
Replies: 12
Views: 1775

[quote]I found the cause of the signals disappearing from the chart. The signal was not compiled at the time the charts where open. In my opinion this is a bug/mistake. Let's say you are modifying a signal that is in use in a chart that you are trading live. You just did not compile it because you a...
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dangerous! Gaps based on tick data are not filled
Replies: 4
Views: 1114

[quote]Hi BUGSY,

This is a known bug. Our engineers are working to fix it.

Regards[/quote]

I can't get the new version to even show any history data using TS as the datafeed.
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dangerous! Gaps based on tick data are not filled
Replies: 4
Views: 1114

[quote]Hi BUGSY, This is a known bug. Our engineers are working to fix it. Regards[/quote] Mariana Just as some additional information that may help them point to the problem. I notice it is even worse if I use TS as the data feed. It will not fill "ANY" gaps while with esignal I can fill some that ...
by drwar
23 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect BarNumber and CurrentBar?
Replies: 3
Views: 1167

I believe its offset by the maxbarsback setting. If its set to automatic. Set it to a fixed number and you should be able to calculate the correct barnumber.

J~
by drwar
04 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trades Don't Match on Refresh?
Replies: 6
Views: 2329

SUPER

Np, Glad I could help

J~
by drwar
01 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trades Don't Match on Refresh?
Replies: 6
Views: 2329

Super Your looking at an indirect effect and trying to figure out what your problem is. You need to be looking at the data bars to determine why they are different. Do TS and IB get the Dax data from the same source ? I don't know the answer to that. You have to compare apples and apples. I would be...
by drwar
01 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trades Don't Match on Refresh?
Replies: 6
Views: 2329

Super
It looks like before refresh matchs TS. Is the TS data refreshed ?
Here are several possibilities
1) Your ISP and/or the connection to your ISP is poor.
2) Your computer is too slow and/or not enough memory for the number of symbols you are charting.

J~
by drwar
30 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: No Feature Selections in Poll For Portfolio managment etc
Replies: 0
Views: 943

No Feature Selections in Poll For Portfolio managment etc

1) You need a feature to allow Portfolios to be opened, closed and edited by name. When loaded by portfolio name MC should open or close all workpaces associated with that porfolio. There should also be some variable or feature that ties all the indicators in the portfolio together. i.e so no one ch...
by drwar
29 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 3.0 Beta 2 is now available (Now with Hot Fix!)
Replies: 32
Views: 10018

THe data being different after a refresh does not have anything to do with MC. It is because the realtime data you receive from your Data provider is different than the historical data you receive when you refresh. I won't get into the details of why as this has been beaten to death elsewhere.

J~
by drwar
28 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Beta 2 does not fix LastbaronChart as Promised.
Replies: 8
Views: 1960

Do your own testing and decide for yourself.

J~
by drwar
28 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Beta 2 does not fix LastbaronChart as Promised.
Replies: 8
Views: 1960

Sure, If you have that kind of time, Go for it.
by drwar
27 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: FEATURE POLL. Charting, scanning, backtesting, & ATE (4)
Replies: 20
Views: 7863

I second that, I already made one wrong vote already because I misinterpreted the item.

J~
by drwar
27 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Registry settings to Enable trades log
Replies: 4
Views: 1368

[quote]Hi danilo, To enable logs, you need to set the following parameters in the registry: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TS Support\BugSlayer] "Error\\Enable"="True" "Trace\\Enable"="True"[/quote] Marina Does this turn on and off error logs that are usually accumulated in beta's ? Thanks J~
by drwar
27 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2436

Super
We agree on the definition. I don't understand how your example exposes a bug. Could you explain what it does. It looks to me that your statement should be executed on every tick inside the bar.

J~
by drwar
26 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2436

[quote]As far as i have tried, barstatus(1)=1 does not work. Here's my workaround: vars: intrabarpersist myCurrentBarNumber(0); if currentBar<>myCurrentBarNumber then begin // Do what ever you want myCurrentBarNumber=currentBar; end;[/quote] Aljafp I don't understand how your code above relates to B...
by drwar
26 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: FEATURE POLL. PowerLanguage
Replies: 8
Views: 3052

I hope the selection TL_New included Text_New in this Poll
by drwar
26 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BarStatus ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2436

Re: BarStatus ?

[quote]It seems that function BarStatus(1)=1 does not work same as TS, it works more like LastBarOnChart. If applied to a strategy it does not show historical orders-only works in realtime. Input: Length(10); If BarStatus(1)=1 then Buy Next Bar at HighestFC(C,Length) + 1 Point Stop; SetExitOnClose;[...
by drwar
26 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Beta 2 does not fix LastbaronChart as Promised.
Replies: 8
Views: 1960

[quote]drwar, There is no need to misinform people. All you said is true if you use auto-trading with the "update on every tick" mode uncecked. However, I don’t think anybody else does so. We will see why it still doesn’t work and try to fix it before the official release.[/quote] Thats not true. It...
by drwar
26 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Beta 2 does not fix LastbaronChart as Promised.
Replies: 8
Views: 1960

New Beta 2 does not fix LastbaronChart as Promised.

I was very disappointed to load Beta 2 and find that automated strategies can still not be run accurrately because lasbaronchart had not been fixed as promised especially after all the assurances the fix would be in this Beta 2 build.

drwar
by drwar
02 Mar 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: notes on Global Variable
Replies: 15
Views: 5446

Re: I think it is MC (or my overloading it)

[quote]Hi, I think the slowdown is MC rather than the GVs. Various plots, lines, etc, are really slow in being updated on the chart so this would have nothing to do with the GVs. I have to implement my strategy above "Method To Test" to try and figure out where it is getting bogged down. A week or t...
by drwar
25 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to change Esignal servers ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

[quote]Jerry, It is wrong assumption. eSignal servers works differently.[/quote] Not too far off, They have admitted to me a 5 day restriction got on some of their servers with the intent of limiting data to 10 days. We have told them in no uncertain terms if the 10 day restriction is not limited we...
by drwar
25 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Comments from anyone on using OpenTick Data
Replies: 5
Views: 1571

[quote]I use Opentick with no issues. By the way Jerry, I bought your indicators a while back and wanted to move it to another computer 6 months ago and emailed you several times about a new key. You have yet to reply. Alf Toy[/quote] Alf I respond to all emails recieved. I have no record of this. P...
by drwar
22 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DANGEROUS, wrong data by IB vs CME&NASDAQ, o-h-l-c
Replies: 17
Views: 3349

[quote]Is there a file excel with all hours of all markets, so all user are able to configure in well?[/quote]

You need to go to the website for each exhcange you are trading and lookup the trading hours for each symbol you are trading.
by drwar
21 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DANGEROUS, wrong data by IB vs CME&NASDAQ, o-h-l-c
Replies: 17
Views: 3349

[quote][quote] Example: RTH for the NYSE is 9:30 to 4:00 EST . You set your sessions times up tor RTH and then plot 390 minute bars. Each bar will then be one day. J~[/quote] Why 390? 7 hours * 60= 420 minutes bar 420 + 30 = 450 minutes i think that is this 7He30min 9:30 to 4.00 while 420 -30 = 390 ...
by drwar
21 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to change Esignal servers ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

[quote]I'm not sure, but maybe you should replace CM*.esignal.Com with specific name instead of *. However why do you think it will give you more data? I think they have the same restrictions for all servers...[/quote] Because the software governing how much data you get is dependent on server load.
by drwar
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DANGEROUS, wrong data by IB vs CME&NASDAQ, o-h-l-c
Replies: 17
Views: 3349

[quote]i thank you, now i try how you tell me. If i want trade nqh8, with europeam time market "NO GLOBEX" how do i change in setup?[/quote] If your data service sends daily bars that include Globex hours you can't change that but there is one way around it. create a minute bar which is equal to the...
by drwar
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to change Esignal servers ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

[quote]No, we use Data Manager to route our requests.[/quote]

Do you know of a way to force Data manager to a new server?
by drwar
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Clear Casche file
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

[quote]The only way to minimize the cache database is to delete it and let the installer to set it up. As you probably know the database couldn't be reduced without defragmentation. Since we don't have such a tool even if you delete cache, the database will not be decreased.[/quote] Andrew This was ...
by drwar
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DANGEROUS, wrong data by IB vs CME&NASDAQ, o-h-l-c
Replies: 17
Views: 3349

[quote]i use globex trading 24 h, same configuration both, why don't you try to connect ib and try free open account with open cry and do the same that i do, and after see with your data. so with the same configuration we could speak, if you have skype or messenger we could make it easy. What do you...
by drwar
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Install of 999
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

Re: Install of 999

[quote][quote]After deleting database files and doing new MC install . Why is the database file so large and why does it hava such a large casche file as well ? over 100mb for a casche file that should be empty.[/quote] It is impossible. It means the database haven't been deleted by the installer. D...
by drwar
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DANGEROUS, wrong data by IB vs CME&NASDAQ, o-h-l-c
Replies: 17
Views: 3349

[quote]look this, what do you think? the really good data are only get by esignal, bloomberg, iqfeed, open cry, No one see this, made a comparison of candle or value in excel file?[/quote] Are you sure you are comparing apples to apples. One says Globex futures the other does not. Globex is usually ...
by drwar
19 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to change Esignal servers ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

How to change Esignal servers ?

Is there a way in or out of MC to force a change in the server esignal is using ?

J~
by drwar
19 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Clear Casche file
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

[quote]it looks more like a reserved work space than a cache.[/quote]

I don't think so, I think they included an old data base casche and all so that new users would have some data to play with.
by drwar
19 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Comments from anyone on using OpenTick Data
Replies: 5
Views: 1571

Comments from anyone on using OpenTick Data

Can people using Open TIck for a data source including tssupport please comment on its data and usuability. Also how well does it interface with MC.
Is it ready for prime time ? What is the best way to interface it with years of Esignal history?

thanks

Jerry
by drwar
19 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Clear Casche file
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

Clear Casche file

How do you clear the entire casche file ? I did a reinstall hoping that it would provide a new casche file but instead it supplied one that was about 100 meg.
How do we do this without clicking 900 symbols?

J~
by drwar
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Install of 999
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

Install of 999

After deleting database files and doing new MC install . Why is the database file so large and why does it hava such a large casche file as well ? over 100mb for a casche file that should be empty.
by drwar
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Esignal gives us the shaft
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

[quote]Your explanations make it clear. I'm not arguing about necessity of download scheduler (DS). We'll simply do it. However i think we should discuss and isolate the downloading problems you mentioned. I'm sure we can fix it quicker than adding DS.[/quote] I will send a picture of a chart that w...
by drwar
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta corrupted database.
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

[quote]It is very interesting, because MC works this way: if you have data and want to refresh it, MC downloads data from eSignal serves and simply replaces it. If eSignal says no data, MultiCharts will not override existing data. So what you are describing is definitely bug, but the main question i...
by drwar
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Esignal gives us the shaft
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

Re: there is no attachment

[quote]your example is missing the attachment you point to[/quote]

itai007

You have to be logged in to see attachments.

J~
by drwar
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Esignal gives us the shaft
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

[quote]1. I ‘m not sure I understand why you need to reload charts? You should reload charts only if you have wrong data or data holes. 2. Is it a big deal to open a WSP? It requires two clicks even if you have 200 symbols. So where is the problem?[/quote] Andrew , Lets examine what you are suggesti...
by drwar
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta corrupted database.
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

[quote]Theoretically upgrade doesn't affect your databases, so it is not clear what is wrong with your databases. we need more information about your settings in Preferences.[/quote] Something happend during multiple attempts to fill the holes. I finally did get them filled but when they were I lost...
by drwar
17 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Esignal gives us the shaft
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

Re: Esignal gives us the shaft

[quote]

I 've asked for this feature many many times, but till now nothing has be done.
[/quote]

Welcome to the club!
by drwar
17 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Esignal gives us the shaft
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

Esignal gives us the shaft

See attached picture. Esignal history data for Tick and Volume bars is now limited to 10 days. A Quote manager feature to update symbol data at some specified time of day/night is now imperative if you want to backtest on volume or tick bars. It is not practical to leave all symbols "online" or manu...
by drwar
17 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta corrupted database.
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

Beta corrupted database.

Since loading several updates of the Beta's uninstalling and going back to the 999 version. I found holes in my data I have been unable to fill. Further I loaded esignal advanced charts and was succesfull in viewing the data. I did several tests to try and force it to fill the holes. One was to set ...
by drwar
16 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: arw functions
Replies: 17
Views: 3082

[quote][quote] This would really put MC above TS.[/quote] The real feature that puts MultiCharts above all existing backtesitng products is True Dynamic Portfolio Backtester which supports EL. I'm surprised that nobody on the forum is discussing it...[/quote] Andrew Frankly, there are several reason...
by drwar
16 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: INDICATOR PROBLEM SOLVED. DOWNLOAD LATEST MC HERE
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

[quote]Thanks for the info. Could you send me one of your "original 999.999" WSP?[/quote]

Andrew, I sent them to your tssupport email adress.
J~
by drwar
15 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Backfilling data
Replies: 9
Views: 1802

[quote]I guess the problem is that studies can reference previous values of themselves. So while it is possible to load bars 'backwards' for completely predictable results you need to calculate studies 'forwards'. Having said that if 'maximum bars that study will reference' is used correctly it shou...
by drwar
15 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: INDICATOR PROBLEM SOLVED. DOWNLOAD LATEST MC HERE
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

[quote][quote]It looks like the problem is that your conversion process is changing the setting s on the symbol in the workspace from 24 hr to regular. ALL my symbols are set to 24hr. J~[/quote] We just check it and it didn't convert 24 to regular on our side. We created a WSP on 999 with 24 hours a...
by drwar
14 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: INDICATOR PROBLEM SOLVED. DOWNLOAD LATEST MC HERE
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

[quote][quote]It looks like the problem is that your conversion process is changing the setting s on the symbol in the workspace from 24 hr to regular. ALL my symbols are set to 24hr.[/quote] This is disturbing. What other changes are being made to the database? Are databases now not possible to sha...
by drwar
13 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: INDICATOR PROBLEM SOLVED. DOWNLOAD LATEST MC HERE
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

[quote]it possible to make it compatible with others version? In next version of multicharts?

thx phil[/quote]

Phil
You can't do that. It has to be compiled on the version you are going to run on. You need to import the source and re-compile.

J~
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Time for me to upgrade?
Replies: 7
Views: 1479

Nick

TJ's advice is right on the money.

J~
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can Not Go back It Seems
Replies: 14
Views: 1777

[quote][quote]Hello everybody, drwar: moving all the old ext to a folder of your choice is not too much work. I would rather have them where they are than have to go all over the places to look for them.[/quote] TJ I understand your comments but disagree. I always backup everything before installing...
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can Not Go back It Seems
Replies: 14
Views: 1777

There was no Tone whatsoever in the comment you went off on. "Yes, couldn't you put them into a separate backup directory on copying instead of lumping in the old and new files together. For one or two workspaces its not a problem for 100 or so it is." If the description of what you are doing "lumpi...
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can Not Go back It Seems
Replies: 14
Views: 1777

[quote]Drwar, I am not sure if posting or answering such comments is very productive. All the old workspaces are placed exactly where they used to be - not to complicate the things. I guess if we had created a new directory we'd be getting complaints that you can't find them anymore. We would really...
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can Not Go back It Seems
Replies: 14
Views: 1777

[quote]Hello everybody, Old workspaces are not converted. Instead, MultiCharts creates their copies in the new format. The old workspaces will still be there in the same directory you saved them to. Only they will have extenstion .old: name.wsp.old.[/quote] Yes, couldn't you put them into a separate...
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: INDICATOR PROBLEM SOLVED. DOWNLOAD LATEST MC HERE
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

It looks like the problem is that your conversion process is changing the setting s on the symbol in the workspace from 24 hr to regular. ALL my symbols are set to 24hr.

J~
by drwar
12 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: INDICATOR PROBLEM SOLVED. DOWNLOAD LATEST MC HERE
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

Check out attached Quote manager screen. This version has a communication error. This may be that Esignal data manager has to be started. But I have seen this on various restarts occur three or four times.
by drwar
29 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Establishing... Connection
Replies: 15
Views: 3879

[quote]Hi guys, ABC is right - the first beta had issues with days back. However, we have already fixed the bug. If you go to http://forum.tssupport.com/viewtopic.php?t=4672 , you'll find a link to the beta version that has this problem solved. Best regards.[/quote] This download is only 1.67 meg .....
by drwar
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: For anyone autotrading
Replies: 5
Views: 923

[quote]Dear drwar, If Update on Every Tick is turned on - and this is exactly the way most users trade - there are no problems with Lastbaronchart. Regards.[/quote] You mean the thing you tell everyone to turn off must be turned on to bog down our processors. and I am not sure I agree with that stat...
by drwar
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Autotrading Execution Limit Orders
Replies: 7
Views: 1297

2haerim LastbaronChart absolutely has a bug. I will post the proof if it doesn't get deleted or I don't get banned. In TS when you have a partial incomplete bar whether it be tick bar, volume bar, minute bar the lastbaronchart is the last complete bar. Which is logical and then you can make trade de...
by drwar
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: For anyone autotrading
Replies: 5
Views: 923

[quote]Deare drwar, I am afraid there have been a misunderstanding regarding the LastBarOnChart. This particular feature works FINE in MultiCharts and there is NO such a bug. The problem that you've been discussing with our software engineers in private correspondence has nothing to do with LastBarO...
by drwar
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: For anyone autotrading
Replies: 5
Views: 923

For anyone autotrading

LastbaronChart has a serious bug in it. Since I let them know about this in November of last year , I assumed it would be fixed by the next beta. I have been informed it will not. If your autotrading and use lastbaronchart to filter out history data from your trades you need to be aware that this ca...
by drwar
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Autotrading Execution Limit Orders
Replies: 7
Views: 1297

Re: Autotrading Execution Limit Orders

[quote][quote]In the new beta, will MC be aware of the price at which an order is filled? I am seeking to enter and have a true profit target of entry price plus profit amount in order to avoid profit slippage. Will this be possible?[/quote] In 3.0 MC release you will be able to place orders with tr...
by drwar
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Autotrading Execution Limit Orders
Replies: 7
Views: 1297

Re: Autotrading Execution Limit Orders

[quote]In the new beta, will MC be aware of the price at which an order is filled? I am seeking to enter and have a true profit target of entry price plus profit amount in order to avoid profit slippage. Will this be possible?[/quote] If your having slippage issues and trying to figure out where its...
by drwar
14 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intrabar order generation
Replies: 20
Views: 6501

That makes it clear. I would hope it gets implemented in that way, good point. What the user does with data2 etc you would think logically has no bearing on trading with data1 but who knows what complications might be there.

J~
by drwar
13 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intrabar order generation
Replies: 20
Views: 6501

rsheftel I am confused by your example as you can have two or more data series in a strategy with MC, but you must trade off of data1 which is exactly what you are asking for. Apple is data1. The thing that MC cannot do is trade symbol data2. That doesn't mean you cannot use data2 for making your tr...
by drwar
28 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Portfolio Back-Testing and Optimization Feedback Request
Replies: 21
Views: 5400

Re: MC Portfolio Back-Testing and Optimization Feedback Requ

[quote]Dear User, After many additional improvements and enhancements MultiCharts has become one of the fastest and most flexible tools for strategy back-testing and optimization. MultiCharts platform offers a large number of functions, allowing for implementation of almost any conceivable strategie...
by drwar
08 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 644.1126 beta crashing
Replies: 0
Views: 1311

644.1126 beta crashing

When trying to lookup symbols to add to QM, This version of MC is crashing.

Jerry

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