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by jmi88
14 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB freezes when MC launched....
Replies: 8
Views: 1702

IB freezes when MC launched....

Just started after installed new beta...When I start MC everything in IB freezes and dosent respond, I have to 'end task' to close it. I havent been able to run both together since the new beta..
by jmi88
06 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Unable download Historical data from IB for Expired Futures
Replies: 21
Views: 5326

Did you get a solution to this problem? Cause I cant get expired contract data either.
by jmi88
30 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Beta Strategy Report issue...
Replies: 1
Views: 766

Beta Strategy Report issue...

In the Beta when I view the Strategy Performance Report this is what I see, It dosent show the profit totals in the Monthly Period Analysis no matter what signal I am applying...It was not like this before. [/img] http://aycu18.webshots.com/image/44017/2002755290829719520_th.jpg [img]
by jmi88
26 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 3.0 Beta 1 now available
Replies: 27
Views: 6497

Another bug I found was when viewing the Strategy Performance Report, When viewing a 12 month summary in the Monthly Period Analysis window, it only shows the last months performance, all the other months are shown as N/A...But it does show a whole years worth of trades in the Dialy Period Analysis ...
by jmi88
25 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 3.0 Beta 1 now available
Replies: 27
Views: 6497

Well I figured out that like in this sample code below I cannot repeat the label of a signal more than once, Or I get that error...In this example the word "cover". But in the last version it was never an issue, so now I have to go back through all my signals that have some same labels and edit them...
by jmi88
25 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 3.0 Beta 1 now available
Replies: 27
Views: 6497

All my custom signals that compiled fine in the previous version do not compile now...When I have the statement "buy next bar at market" I get the error "order name allready in use" which never appeared before.
by jmi88
29 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any ETA on the new version release?
Replies: 3
Views: 1115

Is the Beta still coming out by the end of the month?
by jmi88
08 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any ETA on the new version release?
Replies: 3
Views: 1115

Any ETA on the new version release?

Looking forward to some of the enhancements in the new version...Is there any ETA on when it will be released?
by jmi88
27 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Roadmap for MC
Replies: 25
Views: 6863

Will the 'email alerts' be available in the next version coming in December?
by jmi88
29 Oct 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AutoTrading one symbol based on the other?
Replies: 3
Views: 1083

I think I understand what youre saying, but I wouldnt be executing on two symbols, just one....The CL chart would show a buy signal but instead of buying CL it would buy QM...is that possible?
by jmi88
25 Oct 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AutoTrading one symbol based on the other?
Replies: 3
Views: 1083

AutoTrading one symbol based on the other?

I use automated trading, and I trade crude oil, symbol CL. Is there a way that when I get the signal lets say to buy CL it will execute in the mini crude, QM instead? The signal is based on volume in the big crude so it wouldnt work the same in the mini, but I would like to have it trade the mini on...
by jmi88
06 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Pivot Plot on Point Chart...
Replies: 2
Views: 1254

Pivot Plot on Point Chart...

Why dosent the 'Floor Trader Pivots' show up on a point chart? They plot fine on a minute or more chart but when applied to a point chart they dont plot...and also the new high/low for day dosent plot on the point charts.... Any suggestions?
by jmi88
30 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Upcoming MultiCharts Beta Dramatically Outperforms TS8.3
Replies: 37
Views: 6005

Is the release still going to be this week?
by jmi88
20 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stop and Reverse Code?
Replies: 0
Views: 682

Stop and Reverse Code?

Can someone please help me with a simple 'stop and reverse' code? If Im long 1 and get stopped out I would like to reverse and get short at the price I got stopped at, or vice versa for a short....The line Im using for the stop is: SetStopContract; SetStopLoss(Amount); Im just not sure how to revers...
by jmi88
27 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Genetic algorithm optimization?
Replies: 9
Views: 2291

Genetic algorithm optimization?

What is the advantage of using the Genetic optimization compared to the exhaustive one? And also are the default settings in the GA the best ones to use? or can someone please explain what each one means so it can be set to recieve the best results....Thankyou
by jmi88
17 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CPU Usage during Optimaztion....
Replies: 1
Views: 861

CPU Usage during Optimaztion....

I just installed the new beta and when I optimize, no matter how long or how short it is, my CPU usage is up around 98%. It was never ever that high in 2.0.777.777, it was usually around 2-5% only....I have a dual proscessor and 2gig of ram...What could be the problem?
by jmi88
16 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: $ Dollar Trailing Stop?
Replies: 1
Views: 1012

$ Dollar Trailing Stop?

Can someone please help me design a code to set a Trailing Stop based on Dollars? The setdollartrailing word is not reconized by MC, so somehow I need to make one from scratch but cant figure out how....Thanks This is the TS Code that is not reconized: Inputs: PositionBasis(True), Amount(...
by jmi88
13 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Code question on Stops
Replies: 5
Views: 1537

Thankyou again for helping me with this code, but two things, one the word 'counter' is not being reconized in the PE, i might need to upgrade to the new beta i guess, im using ver2.0.777.777 .....and two is if I'm not sure how many trades I'm going to make prior to getting stopped out, how does put...
by jmi88
13 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Code question on Stops
Replies: 5
Views: 1537

Thankyou for the response.....But sometimes I would be making multiple entries in and out, for example lets say I got 4 or 5 entries during the day and some were winners and some some were small losers but then the next one I was stopped out on, then I would like to quit for the day. So I guess I wo...
by jmi88
12 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Code question on Stops
Replies: 5
Views: 1537

Code question on Stops

I'm trying to add a stop criteria at the end of a simple moving average cross system...If I get stopped out I do not want to reenter at all, until the next signal the next day...even if theres more signals that day....But I dont know how to say 'once stopped take no more entries', 'or once stopped o...
by jmi88
20 Jun 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setexitonclose
Replies: 3
Views: 1740

Setexitonclose

Referring to my post below.....Since 'setexitonclose' is not a reconized word is there a way to exit all postions at a certain time?

If there is can you please post the excat phrase I need to put in at the end of the signal....Thankyou
by jmi88
20 Jun 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit on Close?
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

Thankyou, but for some reason it dosent reconize the word 'setexitonclose' and Im not real familiar with EL, can you give me an exapmle how to use it at the end of this sample code: inputs: Price( Close ), FastLength( 9 ), SlowLength( 18 ) ; variables: FastAvg( 0 ), S...
by jmi88
19 Jun 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit on Close?
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

Exit on Close?

Im trying to backtest a system and I would like to have the position exit on the close of the day.....Is there a simple code for this? If Im long or short to exit on close.... Thankyou
by jmi88
21 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Overnight session indicator?
Replies: 1
Views: 1192

This is the 'Floor Trader Pivots' formula, and what Im trying to do is have it use data from the open at 18:15 Mon. night and the close at 16:15 Tues., but instead it uses the open at Midnight and the close at 18:15..... Plots lines at floor trader pivot levels, based on the following formulae: Resi...
by jmi88
17 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Overnight session indicator?
Replies: 1
Views: 1192

Overnight session indicator?

Im plotting my daily pivot numbers that use the prevois days OHLC of the FULL session...i.e. mini dow from 18:15 to 16:00 the next day. I modified the 'Floor Trader Pivots' indicator and just put in my formula in lieu of the other...but when i apply it to a chart with the sessions either 24 hours or...
by jmi88
14 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PaintBar or ShowMe bar code?
Replies: 2
Views: 1537

PaintBar or ShowMe bar code?

Can someone help me code an indicator for a simple 15 minute bar reversal, someting like if this bars low is lower than previous bars low and close is greater than previous then....im not sure..paint the bar? or show a dot? or somehow point to it...
Thankyou
by jmi88
07 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Load State Gauge?
Replies: 1
Views: 1233

Load State Gauge?

Where is the load state gauge? I read the description of it but cant seem to find where I'm able to view it...Thankyou
by jmi88
24 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Volume Profile Histogram?
Replies: 1
Views: 850

Volume Profile Histogram?

I cant seem to find the Volume Profile Histogram in my studies..Is it named something different? Or do I have to download it somewhere?

Thanks

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