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by LMC1
14 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Total Value / keyword for
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Portfolio Total Value / keyword for

I could not find a way to retrieve the value.
Thanks.
by LMC1
08 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Total Value / keyword for
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Portfolio Total Value / keyword for

can you suggest a way please ?
by LMC1
03 Dec 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Total Value / keyword for
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Portfolio Total Value / keyword for

Hi, The keyword Portfolio_Equity includes the sum of (Initial Capital + Portfolio_NetProfit + Portfolio_OpenPositionProfit). However, I want to access the value of "Portfolio Total Value", ie, (Portfolio_Equity + Market Value of all current holdings). Similar to what the keyword " Get...
by LMC1
20 Oct 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PC config at $4000 [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: PC config at $4000 [SOLVED]

Thank you fbertram and TJ for your comments and information.
fbertram: I just signed up GCP's free trial and seems it is a good alternative since I don't need a mighty PC all the time. Thanks.
by LMC1
18 Oct 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PC config at $4000 [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 290

PC config at $4000 [SOLVED]

Hi,

I plan to buy a new PC to do portfolio back-testing, typically involve at least six hundred symbols, 5 years of 1 minute data.
Can anyone suggest a configuration with my budget of $4000, monitor excluded?
Thanks.

LMC1
by LMC1
12 Oct 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to set price scale to display 3 decimal places in chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 168

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

Hi
Appreciate if anyone can help regarding the captioned. Thanks

LMC1
by LMC1
26 Sep 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Calculate the ADX of Data2 in Signal
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Calculate the ADX of Data2 in Signal

Hi, I want to do the captioned, so I modified the built-in ADX indicator codes and include them into my signal but Power Language editor returned error. inputs: Len( 14 ), DailyBarHigh(H of data2), DailyBarLow(L of data2),DailyBarClose(C of data2) ; variables: var0( 0 ), var1( 0 ), var2( 0 ), var3( ...
by LMC1
19 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IntraBarOrderGeneration problem
Replies: 2
Views: 286

Re: IntraBarOrderGeneration problem

Thanks for reminding to click 'Strategy Performance Report'. I had not even tried to click it because I saw there were no trades shown on chart. It did have back-test but the system went 'bankrupt' after some 10 trades, when there is a market data error with extreme Low. This Low was adopted by the ...
by LMC1
19 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IntraBarOrderGeneration problem
Replies: 2
Views: 286

IntraBarOrderGeneration problem

I am doing backtesting on a Daily Bar trading strategy. It went OK.
However, after I added [IntraBarOrderGeneration=true] at the beginning of my program and compiled ok. The chart with this strategy did not show any trades, just like there was no strategy inserted.
Anyone can help ? Thanks.
by LMC1
21 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Closing Auction Session/ Hong Kong Stock Exchange / Market-on-Close and Limit-on-Close order types to IB [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Closing Auction Session/ Hong Kong Stock Exchange / Market-on-Close and Limit-on-Close order types to IB [SOLVED]

Hi, The regular trading session of Hong Kong Stocks Exchange ends at 4:00 p.m. Then between 4:00 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. is the Closing Auction Session. Market participants can place auction orders to buy or sell stocks from 4:00 p.m. . On random basis, the market will close at any time between 4:08 and ...
by LMC1
05 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Trader / Lot Size in Stock Trading
Replies: 1
Views: 269

Portfolio Trader / Lot Size in Stock Trading

Hi guys, When I trade US Stocks, I can specify any number of shares to buy, such as 100, 23, or even 8. But for Hong Kong Stocks, they require a minimum trading units, ie, Lot Size. For example, the Lot Size of HSBC (0005-HKG/ 0005.HK) is 400 shares. So if you want to buy HSBC shares, you must buy m...
by LMC1
21 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Window / Data2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: Scanner Window / Data2 [SOLVED]

Thanks guys, will try to learn but seems a bit complicated for me.
by LMC1
19 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Window / Data2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Scanner Window / Data2 [SOLVED]

Hi,

I want to apply an indicator that requires data2 into a Scanner Window. But I could not insert data2 into the Scanner Window.
Any one can help please ?

LMC1
by LMC1
04 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: SetStopLoss
Replies: 1
Views: 309

SetStopLoss

Hi,

I want to set stop loss at 5% of entry price and tried the following codes but did not work, all trade entries exited at the entry price.

vars: LossMax(0);

LossMax = EntryPrice * 0.05 * CurrentShares;

SetStopLoss(LossMax);

Please help. Thanks

LMC
by LMC1
02 Aug 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Use StandardDev function in an indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 760

Re: Use StandardDev function in an indicator [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ for trying to help.
After I did a repair process for MC, the codes were compiled successfully.
Thanks again.
by LMC1
01 Aug 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Use StandardDev function in an indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 760

Use StandardDev function in an indicator [SOLVED]

Hi,

The following simple codes could not be compiled. Can anyone help please ?

QUOTE
inputs: Length(14);
vars: VolatilitySD(0);

VolatilitySD = StandardDev(C,Length,1);

plot1(VolatilitySD,"Volatility");
UNQUOTE

Thanks.
by LMC1
23 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Paper Trader in Playback mode [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

Re: Paper Trader in Playback mode [SOLVED]

Thanks. But this is the most important feature for discretionary trading practice. One can practice on long history in very short time to gain rich experience. Under many situations, one have no choice but turn to discretionary trading from auto-trading, based on a set of familiar indicators. Please...
by LMC1
23 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Paper Trader in Playback mode [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

Paper Trader in Playback mode [SOLVED]

Hi,

The new Paper Trader fucntion is just great ! Thanks MC teams for bringing it forward.
However, I want to do paper trading in playback mode, ie, on historical data instead of live data. How can I do it ? thanks.

LMC1
by LMC1
21 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MRO/data2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: MRO/data2 [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ !
by LMC1
21 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MRO/data2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

MRO/data2 [SOLVED]

Hi,

I want to apply MRO function to price data of data2 instead of the instrument itself. But it seems there is no way for me to specify it. Thanks.

LMC1
by LMC1
08 Jun 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using the function 'nthMaxList'
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Using the function 'nthMaxList'

Hi,

nthMaxList cannot handle a list of more than 24 elements.
When I set,
value1=nthMaxList(25, elements1, elements2.......elements25),
it will only store the value at 24th rank into value1 but not the 25th one.

Please fix it. Thanks.
by LMC1
03 Jun 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: exporting data to Excel
Replies: 1
Views: 886

exporting data to Excel

Hi,

There is a small problem when exporting data to Excel, data in the same line went into a single cell.
by LMC1
03 Jun 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setpercenttrailing / update on every tick
Replies: 1
Views: 987

Setpercenttrailing / update on every tick

Hi, I use 2 hour bar in one of my charts, so the stop exit level set by 'Setpercenttrailing' will become very 'outdated' when a two hour bar is complete. The price may have gone very high and back down substantially so the max give back amount is much more than what I prefer. On the other hand, I fo...
by LMC1
26 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Close position at bar end / real time
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Close position at bar end / real time

Hi,

In intra-day auto-trade, the 'default' action is to open and close a position at Open of next bar. Is it possible to close a position right before say e.g., the end of a 5 min bar ?

Thanks.
by LMC1
14 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to delete data file of certain symbol ?
Replies: 1
Views: 507

How to delete data file of certain symbol ?

Hi,

For some unknown reasons, intra-day data of a symbol cannot be displayed in MC while the same set of data can be displayed in other software. So I suspect the MC data file crashed and want to delete and rebuild it afterwards.
Please advise me how to delete it. Thanks.
by LMC1
29 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion / Chart-based currency display
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Suggestion / Chart-based currency display

Hi, Now we set currency in File -> Preferences ->Trading. Once set, all chart tradings will display the same Currency, which is very inconvenient if one trades multiple instruments denominated in various currencies. Please consider to change it to chart-based currency setting, instead of a global se...
by LMC1
25 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: same active position displayed on 2 different charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: bugs ?/ same active position displayed on 2 different ch [SOLVED]

Hi Andrew,

Thanks.
You are right, Chart B's Chart Trading Panel was not set to connect to another profile, LMAX2.
by LMC1
25 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: same active position displayed on 2 different charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: bugs ?/ same active position displayed on 2 different ch [SOLVED]

Hi Henry, Please refer to the attached screen shots. In the first screen shot, you can see that the same active position and stop order is shown on both charts. But the active Long position is in fact belonging to Chart A on the left. You can easily tell that there is in fact a Short position in Cha...
by LMC1
23 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: same active position displayed on 2 different charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: bugs ?/ same active position displayed on 2 different ch [SOLVED]

Hi Andrew, That article talks about 2 charts trading the same account while in this case I used 2 different accounts of the same broker. The positions, executions and everything are OK except that the active position and related Stop/Limit orders cannot be displayed properly in each chart individual...
by LMC1
23 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: same active position displayed on 2 different charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

same active position displayed on 2 different charts [SOLVED]

Hi, I opened 2 charts applied with different signals to trade the same instrument. When the 2 different signals both have its own positions, however, both chart will display the same position which belongs to one of the charts. Further info: -64bit (8.7 release build 7634) -both charts shared the sa...
by LMC1
16 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Multichart.NET SE. Can't open a chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

FXCM Data Trial [SOLVED]

Hi,

I am using MC(not .net version) and would like to try the FXCM data for 2 weeks. Please let me know how to do it. Thanks.
by LMC1
10 Sep 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Referring TPO, Volume Delta and Volume Profile data [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 966

Referring TPO, Volume Delta and Volume Profile data [SOLVED]

Hi,

I want to know how the captioned data can be used by an indicator or strategy.
Thanks.

LMC1
by LMC1
07 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "PosTradeExitName" problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1446

Re: "PosTradeExitName" problem

Hi Dave, I'm pretty sure it is a problem of the function itself. Only when I set the parameters as (1,0) did it return error message of {Exception} Floating-point division by zero. When I change the parameters to whatever other combinations, such as (1,1) or (2,1).... the system compiled and saved a...
by LMC1
05 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "PosTradeExitName" problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1446

"PosTradeExitName" problem

Hi, On every new trading day, I want to check the Exit Order name of the previous day's last position. So I code ==> if PosTradeExitName(1,0) = ("LX Eod") then ..... The whole system is then compiled and saved. But when it is run by MC, it returns error message: Division by Zero. However, ...
by LMC1
28 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suspend Trading for the day after 2 consecutive losses
Replies: 2
Views: 1256

Suspend Trading for the day after 2 consecutive losses

Hi,

I want to include codes into my strategy to perform the captioned action, such that after 2 consecutive losses there will be no further trades for the remaining time of the same day.

Can anyone help ?
Thanks.

LMC

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