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by MC_Prog
16 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.1 RELEASE
Replies: 107
Views: 29184

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.1 RELEASE

Thanks Henry! Sounds good. Re: the OPT Positions History display, a few more minor comments - I don't find either the zero or non-zero Average Prices to be of any use. I'd prefer to see the EntryPrice and ExitPrice instead (column could be called Trade Price). http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/d...
by MC_Prog
14 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.1 RELEASE
Replies: 107
Views: 29184

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.1 RELEASE

Speaking of the OPT, I would love to see the Trade Summary page operate correctly while there is a position open. Currently (at least for me, and completely consistently) the Trade Summary page operates well when I am completely flat, but produces nonsense whenever a position is open (this is with C...
by MC_Prog
18 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 1 hour charts not aligning to SessionStartTime
Replies: 2
Views: 1350

Re: 1 hour charts not aligning to SessionStartTime

Well, OK, but if some bars resolutions align to session boundaries and some do not, I suppose we need a list to tell us which kinds of bars behave one way (by design) and which kinds of bars behave the other way (by design).
by MC_Prog
17 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 1 hour charts not aligning to SessionStartTime
Replies: 2
Views: 1350

1 hour charts not aligning to SessionStartTime

Hi, I am observing 1 hour charts aligning themselves to the whole hour instead of aligning themselves to the SessionStartTime which is on the half hour. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=9416 http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=9417...
by MC_Prog
16 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slippage Inconsistently Applied in Backtests [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2124

Re: Slippage Inconsistently Applied in Backtests [SOLVED]

Very interesting, and flexible! Thanks!
by MC_Prog
25 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slippage Inconsistently Applied in Backtests [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2124

Slippage Inconsistently Applied in Backtests [SOLVED]

Hi. I seem to be observing that slippage is being inconsistently applied during backtests. In some cases it seems to be once per-side (twice per position), and in some cases it seems to be once per-position. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=9365 Shouldn't slippage always be...
by MC_Prog
24 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strange Character instead of dollar sign
Replies: 1
Views: 932

Strange Character instead of dollar sign

Hi. In MC 9.1 r2, I'm observing in the Order & Position Tracker that Realized P/L for simulated trades is reported with a strange character rather than with a dollar sign ($). http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=9362 This is with Paper Trader profiles. I have not seen the prob...
by MC_Prog
12 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.1 Release - Incorrect reporting of P/L for CQG/AMP
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

Re: MC 9.1 Release - Incorrect reporting of P/L for CQG/AMP

Hi, When I post pictures, I'm not Photoshopping them <g>. You see what I see. I've taken the time to report so that you can know what is going on, and inquiring so that someone who understands the MC internals can be aware and also provide comment on the possible causes of the problem. Is the realiz...
by MC_Prog
09 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Re: Data Server Mode choice not being respected

As long as you have the CQG broker profile disconnected on the PC where MultiCharts is in Offline mode - it will not interfere with the other PC in Online mode.
With respect, and thanks for efforts so far, this sentence is simply not true, at least not here.
by MC_Prog
09 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Re: Data Server Mode choice not being respected

Thanks Josh. Using the firewall seems a very logical suggestion as a work-around. I just tried it, blocking outbound tsServer.exe as suggested. What happened was this blocked the connection to the Digital Right system and MC popped up a dialog saying no realtime data would be available. http://www.m...
by MC_Prog
06 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.1 Release - Incorrect reporting of P/L for CQG/AMP
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

MC 9.1 Release - Incorrect reporting of P/L for CQG/AMP

Hi. Here are pictures showing a reported P/L of 3 ticks for a trade which made 6 ticks. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=9325 http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=9326 http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=vie...
by MC_Prog
05 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Re: Data Server Mode choice not being respected

No, both machines are licensed. The conflict is at the data feed level. The data feed allows only one logon at a time. The problem is that both machines are trying to be that logon even when I've done my best to tell one of them to stay offline and work only with the historical data already on disk.
by MC_Prog
04 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Re: Data Server Mode choice not being respected

OK checking more closely, it may be necessary on machine #2 to open a workspace where there is a chart set to a symbol from the feed in question. IOW, Data Server Mode: Offline is not preventing MC from wanting to connect to the feed when a workspace/chart using that feed is opened. The use case her...
by MC_Prog
22 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Re: Data Server Mode choice not being respected

It seems that in the CQG case simply having a machine #2 where CQG is defined will cause a conflict with an operating machine #1 whenever MC is started on machine #2, regardless of online/offline setting. Depending on how one reads what was written, this might be considered to be "as documented" beh...
by MC_Prog
15 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Re: Data Server Mode choice not being respected

Hmmm. I will observe with your points in mind Josh. Thanks.
by MC_Prog
14 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server Mode choice not being respected
Replies: 11
Views: 1842

Data Server Mode choice not being respected

Hi. I am observing that with machine #1 connected to a data source (CQG), when I start a 2nd machine the two machines being a ping-pong struggle to be connected to the source, each repeatedly disconnecting and reconnecting. This is despite the fact that machine #2 was started up with Data Server Mod...
by MC_Prog
14 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.1 Release - Not seeing Open P/L or Realized P/L (AMP)
Replies: 1
Views: 604

MC 9.1 Release - Not seeing Open P/L or Realized P/L (AMP)

Hi.

With MC 9.1 Release, connected to CQG/AMP, I am observing only $0 values for Open P/L and Realized P/L.

Also, in the Trades Summary tab, pressing the Generate button does not create a performance summary (everything just stays at 0).

Are others seeing the same, or different?
by MC_Prog
13 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.1 RELEASE
Replies: 107
Views: 29184

Re: MC 9.1 Release and TFEZ15 data from CQG

Yes, that solved it. Thank you!

What is the meaning of that 'External Historical Data' checkbox?
by MC_Prog
11 Oct 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.1 RELEASE
Replies: 107
Views: 29184

MC 9.1 Release and TFEZ15 data from CQG

Hi. I'm having an odd problem with MC 9.1 Release (under Win 10). I can't pull data from CQG for the TFEZ15 contract. (black screen, No data) On another machine, Win 8.1, MC 9.0, I can pull the data just fine. Live account (not demo) in both cases, FWIW. Any ideas, similar reports, or contrary repor...
by MC_Prog
30 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trendlines from Function Inside a Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Re: Trendlines from Function Inside a Strategy [SOLVED]

A colleague of mine has found the solution for this. I'll mention it here in case it can help someone else to avoid the problem. What was needed was the line: [LegacyColorValue = true]; This line was present in the sub-function and the indicator in question, but not in the strategy. Putting it also ...
by MC_Prog
29 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trendlines from Function Inside a Strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Trendlines from Function Inside a Strategy [SOLVED]

Hi, I have a function which draws trendlines (TLs). I have an indicator that calls it and it seems to work fine. However, when I use the function inside of a strategy, I am not seeing the TLs appear on the chart. My log reports them as being successfully created, but the TL drawings do not appear on...
by MC_Prog
24 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1508

Re: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]

Hello MC_Prog,

Please add the following line to your code:

Code: Select all

[RecoverDrawings = false]
Oh my, what a difference that line makes. THANK YOU!
by MC_Prog
23 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1508

Re: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]

It really does seem that TL_New_BN() is failing to return successive TL IDs on the point chart once realtime starts. This would be a platform error, no?
by MC_Prog
21 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1508

Re: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]

You should post the code in text... not everybody wants to install your pla in their MultiCharts.
Perhaps true, but the .pla is mainly intended for MC support, if they are willing to replicate the issue.
by MC_Prog
21 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1508

Problem with realtime Trendlines (TLs) on point charts? [SOLVED]

Hi. I'm observing in realtime, on a 1pt chart of TF, with 'Update on every tick' on, that TL_New_BN() continuously returns the same TL ID. Like so: 12122 09/21/2015 1130 cTFE_CQ_5 TL_Test_02 - BN: 12122 1167 = TL_New_BN( 12117, 1167.90 , 12122 , 1168.40 ) 12130 09/21/2015 1131 cTFE_CQ_5 TL_Test_02 -...
by MC_Prog
28 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Renko bar 'starting' values [SOLVED]
Replies: 25
Views: 5815

Re: Renko bar 'starting' values [SOLVED]

Hi. For the record, could you describe the algorithm now being used for Renko as based on OHLC for resolutions higher than 1t?
by MC_Prog
30 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2214

Re: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]

It can also receive orders placed from the other applications to your broker account if this information is provided by your broker, MultiCharts is running and the broker profile is connected. Regarding the above, when the broker is IB and the application is Standalone TWS, would this be one of the...
by MC_Prog
30 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2214

Re: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]

I have deleted %allusersprofile%\TS Support\MultiCharts64\TradingCenter\ as suggested and that did indeed resync and fix things going forward. Thanks!
by MC_Prog
29 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2214

Re: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]

OK, thanks. I will do that.
by MC_Prog
29 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2214

Re: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]

What is the procedure to completely start over (assuming I no longer care about reporting/charting the past)?
by MC_Prog
29 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2214

Incorrect Order Connecting Lines [SOLVED]

Hi. I am observing that MC is no longer drawing order connecting lines correctly. Attached is a picture taken when I am actually flat. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=8953 The two orders shown should have been connected with a line, indicating the Buy at 1246.7 as the exit...
by MC_Prog
06 Apr 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC and IB, Exit Orders Canceled After BE Applied
Replies: 1
Views: 645

MC and IB, Exit Orders Canceled After BE Applied

Hi. Trading in the DOM this AM, I entered short EMD with a limit order. My stop/tgt bracket was applied as expected. When I was ahead a bit I manually applied the BE in the DOM. All my exit orders were then immediately cancelled. Can any info be provided as to how/why this would happen? This is all ...
by MC_Prog
02 Apr 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC and IB Errors
Replies: 1
Views: 619

MC and IB Errors

Hi. I am observing something I do not understand. After starting IB TWS, I start MC and open exactly 1 workspace. The workspace has exactly 4 charts in it. Charts are: 1m 5m 15m Daily I get the following errors: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=8842 How can the situation I ...
by MC_Prog
21 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Renko code
Replies: 4
Views: 1202

Re: Renko code

Of course, and it's trivial.

I'd suggest having a go at it. If you truly get stuck (unlikely, IMO) you can always post back with the code you tried and someone will likely comment to assist.
by MC_Prog
21 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto-Trading Multiple Strategies
Replies: 9
Views: 1048

Re: Auto-Trading Multiple Strategies

I wanted to run two work spaces under one MC license with one WS running one signal for ES, and the other WS a separate signal for ZB, with both auto-trading the same funded account. Yes, this is routine for almost any MC customer who autotrades (incl. me). Certainly you should model what you inten...
by MC_Prog
05 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical data does not match real-time for TWS
Replies: 4
Views: 977

Re: Historical data does not match real-time for TWS

I suggest you take pictures and export data from the realtime (not reloaded) chart(s), and then after a data reload you take new pictures and do a new data export.

You can then compare the data and trading behavior in realtime vs. the backtest on the reload.
by MC_Prog
23 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE
Replies: 165
Views: 35124

Re: MULTICHARTS 9.0 RELEASE

I'd be interested to see a screen video illustrating what Yves is describing. It is possible either that the intended behavior has a bug in the implementation or that there is a subtle usability improvement that could be made to the intended behavior. However, knowing the history and effort involved...
by MC_Prog
20 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

My experience says to get far away from these exits if ever possible
Do you mean SetStopLoss() and SetBreakeven(), etc. ? Any comments or references on specific problems they create are always welcome.
by MC_Prog
20 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

FWIW, my latest code mods here have successfully collapsed the combined use of SetStopLoss() and SetBreakEven() into using only SetStopLoss() with the addition of the SetStopLoss( 0 ) case. Since this seems to be working fine, I'm interested in the possibility of continuing along the same line to us...
by MC_Prog
20 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Hi MAtricks. The code you posted is on-point, clear and understandable. Very decent of you to dig it up and post it! I think that since [IntrabarOrderGeneration = false] it will be the case that changes in the BEstate will only happen on bar closures, and this is unlike (for example) using SetBreake...
by MC_Prog
19 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Hi Henry.

By "plenty-far-from-the-current-market" I meant "nowhere-near/not-possibly-yet triggered", or alternatively as you simply say "not-yet-triggered stop". I think this may be a case of differing interpretations of the words. Were you thinking I meant "already triggered"?
by MC_Prog
19 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Good comments and good reference, escamillo. Thanks.

Henry, could you say if these were in fact the motivations for your earlier comments, or was there something else behind them?
by MC_Prog
18 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Suppose my open trade is already $500 in profit. Then the PL code statement SetStopLoss( -100 ) is executed. This creates, conceptually, a new level for triggering the exit upon a $400 retracement of the current open profit. IOW, a trailing stop. Conceptually. In such case SetStopLoss( -100 ) will ...
by MC_Prog
14 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

OK, so the actual type of the order the broker from the broker's POV in this case is a Stop order, right? Since that stop order is a perfectly normal plenty-far-from-the-current-market-and-not-yet-triggered stop exit order, there should not be any reason to expect it to be other than accepted and th...
by MC_Prog
14 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit Order Keyword Interaction
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: Exit Order Keyword Interaction

Thanks Henry.
by MC_Prog
13 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit Order Keyword Interaction
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: Exit Order Keyword Interaction

Thanks Henry. No order modification, got it. (And that's important to know) So would the sequence on that be: 1. Request cancel of existing order 2. Wait for cancel to be acknowledged 3. Place the new order Also, can you explain about "most likely to be filled" in this case. I ask because the newly ...
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Hi MAtricks.

That's a nice idiom you posted (I like it!), but it is orthogonal to what I'm asking about, which has to do specifically with using a negative number as the argument to SetStopLoss().
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit Order Keyword Interaction
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: Exit Order Keyword Interaction

Hi. Is my question clear? If not, I can try to restate it.
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

OK, I follow that if the broker receives a stop order which would be considered already triggered at the time of receipt then some brokers might fill it immediately, and some might reject the order. That is good to be clear about. What I'm really trying to get at though is not about "already trigger...
by MC_Prog
09 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rithmic Paper Server choice not offered [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: Rithmic Paper Server choice not offered [SOLVED]

Thanks Josh. My bad here - I missed the obvious that Rithmic 01 and Rithmic Paper Trading are two different profiles. Doh!
by MC_Prog
09 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rithmic Paper Server choice not offered [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Rithmic Paper Server choice not offered [SOLVED]

Hi.

Having arranged a trial of the Rithmic feed through AMP, I was given credentials and instructed to choose the connection to the Rithmic Paper Trading Server in MC.

However, I don't see such a choice available.

Image

Should it be?
by MC_Prog
06 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Hi. I don't understand what you mean here by "guaranteed to be executed". The only kind of order that I know of that is guaranteed to be executed is a market order. Are you saying that SetStopLoss( NegNum ) is converted to a market order by MC, but a market order that somehow might or might not be a...
by MC_Prog
06 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit Order Keyword Interaction
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: Exit Order Keyword Interaction

Yes, I have read and studied that. Frankly, I find it a bit confusing, and I can't even tell for sure if what is being described there has anything to do with my question or not. As I'm thinking of it, there are potentially 3 interacting components that might be relevant to my question: 1) the Power...
by MC_Prog
03 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 1825

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

MC ignores Trendlines in the optimization.
Intentionally? This is very surprising to me.
by MC_Prog
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit Order Keyword Interaction
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Exit Order Keyword Interaction

Hi,

If 'Optimize Order Flow' is ON, will the activation of a trailing stop (via SetDollarTrailing or SetPercentTrailing) result in modification (e.g. ModifyOrder in the IB TWS audit trail) of an already-in-the-market stop loss order?
by MC_Prog
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 1825

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

Hi. Unfortunately, I have no solution at this time.

As I mentioned above, the very first call to TL_New() fails if done while optimizing.

IMO, this is a bug in MC, and I would be surprised if they could not immediately reproduce it.
by MC_Prog
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Wrt. using SetStopLoss( NegNum ), thanks for your report ABC. I agree that it seems contrary to how we want to think about things, but if it actually works reliably it would be very handy to use and would assist the process of preventing margin eating double orders. (i.e. we keep using the same keyw...
by MC_Prog
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

To be clear, using SetStopLoss(0) does not mean turn off the stop loss. It means set the Stop order price to $0 away from the EntryPrice, which means you now have a breakeven stop. This would be done at some point after the trade has a decent favorable excursion (FE). The point of using SetStopLoss(...
by MC_Prog
02 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Here is an interesting point - When code is written to (in effect) create a BreakEven stop at a certain point in a trade by changing from executing SetStopLoss( InitialStopAmt ) to executing SetStopLoss( 0 ), the result under automation, with IB, is for a ModifyOrder to take place, setting the exist...
by MC_Prog
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

escamillo,

That would be superb. Do you remember whether that was a special registry setting or just a normal MC preference?

MC Support, could you chime in on this?
by MC_Prog
28 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

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

Yes, thanks Orion. I'm working along that line now. The required code changes for this are somewhat extensive given my current code structure. Oh well! Do you know if a negative number can be used (e.g. SetStopLoss( -500 ) ) in order to advance the stop into profitable territory? I can foresee simil...
by MC_Prog
27 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

Creating Stop Loss and Breakeven orders that do not overlap

Hi. Would anybody like to comment on using the built-in keywords to write PowerLanguage code that manages a trade with an initial stop loss, later moving the stop loss to be a stop exit at BreakEven, - but never having the two separate orders overlapping in the market at the same time? The situation...
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Data Request from CQG [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Daily Data Request from CQG [SOLVED]

Hi.

I notice in the Quote Manager that when I create a new daily chart and request the daily data from CQG an extended set of requests for 1m data are issued.

I've so far observed this for both continuous custom futures and available indexes.

Is there no native daily data request for CQG?
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4626

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

My AMP stop orders were rejected because they were simply passed to the Exchange and rejected based on the stop trigger level not being outside the current price. My IB stop orders were filled because the IB Server saw that my stop trigger level had been exceeded and so converted the stop orders (-n...
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4626

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

I just got off the phone with IB - conference call with one rep from the trade desk and one from the API group. Here's the deal in a nutshell - Submitted Stop Orders: are held by IB servers, triggered by price action, and sent to the exchange as "marketable limit orders" (i.e. limit orders ready-to-...
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4626

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

MC_prog have you verified that IB will accept a stop that will be rejected per the CME rules? If so, then they must be "internalizing" the order flow. I have no such verification as a policy/practice per any IB employee (so far anyway). However, I have over 80 two-sided IB stop entry trades sent in...
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4626

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

wilkinsw, I track everything you said. Great reference to the CME site, BTW. However, one point I do wish to explain about my question - Adding maxslippage (if non-zero) raises the maximum executable price, moving the maximum executable price further from the current market and thus making it more l...
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4626

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

Hi wilkinsw.

Thank you for your comments and suggestions here.

Can you say if your real-world experience with the code you posted above has shown that maxslippage has to be a certain minimum number of ticks in order to prevent still having some orders come back rejected?
by MC_Prog
22 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade price" [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 4626

Re: Rejected Order: "stop price must be below last trade pri [SOLVED]

This topic is -so- timely. I found it just as I was about to open a new topic myself on the same subject! For everyone's info, I report/confirm that AMP will reject a stop entry order if the market has ticked beyond the stop entry price at the moment the order is received. I spoke with the AMP Help ...
by MC_Prog
19 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 1825

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

Thanks TJ. However, I'm a bit skeptical that that is issue. The params to TL_New, in order are: TL_New params - SwLoDate[1]: 1041122 SwLoTime[1]: 1800 SwLoVal[1]: 611.20 SwLoDate[0]: 1041209 SwLoTime[0]: 1800 SwLoVal[0]: 621.20 Nothing weird there. The very first call to TL_New during the opt fails ...
by MC_Prog
18 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 1825

Error optimizing trendline (TL) strategy [SOLVED]

Hi, I have a signal that draws TLs and trades based on associated logic. The signal itself draws the TLs and trades them fine ... until I attempt to optimize it. All attempts at optimization immediately produce a TL_New failure. Example error: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?...
by MC_Prog
15 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Brokers overfill protection
Replies: 5
Views: 2190

Re: Interactive Brokers overfill protection

Hmmm. Not very specific are they?

Thanks for checking with IB Henry.
by MC_Prog
12 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Brokers overfill protection
Replies: 5
Views: 2190

Re: Interactive Brokers overfill protection

Hi.

So if OP is on, and only one of the OCO orders is sent to the Exchange, which one is it?
by MC_Prog
05 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG
Replies: 11
Views: 1591

Re: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG

CQG COM API that is currently being used for connection does not support OCO groups. Thanks Henry. So, do I understand correctly that the CQG Data API http://www.cqg.com/Products/CQG-API/CQG-Integrated-Client-API/CQG-Data-API.aspx and the CQG Trading API http://www.cqg.com/Products/CQG-API/CQG-Inte...
by MC_Prog
04 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG
Replies: 11
Views: 1591

Re: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG

Another specific question for anyone who has used MC with AMP/CQG: Is there a way to monitor orders and positions at the broker other than the Order and Position Tracker in MC itself? I ask because I am used to the IB/TWS situation where I can see the status of orders and position both in the MC O&P...
by MC_Prog
04 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG
Replies: 11
Views: 1591

Re: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG

Thanks MAtricks, good info. I notice on the Brokers page ( https://www.multicharts.com/brokers/ ) that AMP has a yellow checkmark for OCO. I'm used to IB, which has a green checkmark for OCO, and which operates exactly as I would want and expect, with OCO orders being immediately placed off of my pe...
by MC_Prog
03 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0, AMP and CQG
Replies: 11
Views: 1591

MC 9.0, AMP and CQG

Hi. I am currently demoing MC 9.0, AMP and CQG. So far, the feed seems impressive. Deep history for individual futures contracts, large selection of symbols, no hiccups in pulling symbol defs or constructing continuous contracts. I am interested to hear of the experiences of others (both good and no...
by MC_Prog
01 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Happy holidays everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: Happy holidays everyone

Happy New Year 2015 to the MC staff and to MC users everywhere!
by MC_Prog
18 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

I have posted a feature request:

MC-1816 - Independence of Charts wrt. Order and Position Display

https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissu ... no=MC-1816
by MC_Prog
17 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Open E Cry and IPE Exchange
Replies: 1
Views: 507

Open E Cry and IPE Exchange

Hi. I am demo'ing the Open E Cry feed and when I pull in the futures symbols I they are being reported with Exchange Listed as IPE. These are not symbols from the International Petroleum Exchange, and if the International Petroleum Exchange settings are applied then times, etc. are wrong. Has anyone...
by MC_Prog
15 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

Just to mention, my own single-symbol multi-chart trading continues with all entry and exit orders working well as per advice above. The displays are not "this chart's strategy only" as I would prefer (and I will write a feature request for that sometime soon), but the actual trading is doing what's...
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

Try this: Format Chart Trading -> Connecting Line tab -> Uncheck Show Connecting Line. Doing this will give you lines from trades generated from that window only. This helps with confusion.
Indeed, was set up that way. When all was done the connecting lines were as desired/expected.
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

I've wished for quite some time that each window would be completely independent of the others. I'd like to access the average market position, but not have it as the only available feature. If a strategy has resting orders or a position, only its window should show these. Yes, that would be my pre...
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

A separate issue is that as soon as the 2nd chart puts on a trade (while the first chart still has a trade open), the reference line for position entry (and current open P&L) becomes the average price for the two positions. Here I am referring to the line and price value displayed on the chart whic...
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

A separate issue is that as soon as the 2nd chart puts on a trade (while the first chart still has a trade open), the reference line for position entry (and current open P&L) becomes the average price for the two positions. Again, some might like this, but I find it very confusing. Is it possible at...
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

OK, did my first run this AM. Used same strat, different settings, on two charts with the same symbol. Broker was IB, via standalone TWS running on the same machine as MC 9.0. The entries and exits did all take place where they were supposed to. (Nice!) However, the displays during the life of the t...
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

I'm lovin' what I'm reading above, both the "it just works" aspect, and the detailed Q&A. Many thanks!

Hopefully I will be able to add my own experiences here in the not-too-distance future.
by MC_Prog
10 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]

Very good. Thank you Andrew!
by MC_Prog
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]

BTW, in my thinking about this so far, I don't see that either

!From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer!

or

!From Strategy To Broker MP Synchronizer!

are going to be needed for this scenario.

Is that correct?
by MC_Prog
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

Thanks TJ and MAtricks!

The information seems encouraging!

I did ask again here:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10204&p=111289#p111289

because it turns out Xyzzy has asked my exact question there, but the thread stopped without a reply to his last post.
by MC_Prog
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: Trading same symbol from multiple charts [SOLVED]

Hi. The information here is good, but even so, I am not 100% clear on what would happen under the scenario Xyzzy has asked about in his last, unanswered post. I have exactly the same question about exactly the same situation (even though it is not a gap strat in my case). If MC staff (or perhaps by ...
by MC_Prog
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Re: Trading one symbol with two strategies

Hi. I would expect that something has been written somewhere about this, but I'm having a difficult time turning it up either on the Forum or in the Wiki.
by MC_Prog
09 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trading one symbol with two strategies
Replies: 32
Views: 3319

Trading one symbol with two strategies

Hi. I have a strategy I would like to apply twice to the same symbol (with different settings) and have it auto-trade. My goal could be thought of as having a short-target strat and a long-target strat both active at once (but not necessarily entering at the same time). I'm willing to put two strats...
by MC_Prog
08 Dec 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Looking for a journal / diary software application
Replies: 6
Views: 1970

Re: Looking for a journal / diary software application

I recommend Advanced Diary and Trading Journal Spreadsheet.
by MC_Prog
29 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report
Replies: 20
Views: 4900

Re: Failed To Save Portfolio Performance Report

Hi. If it is suggested that Office (of any version) be kept up current to the latest service pack, that seems sensible and reasonable. However, if it is being suggested that Office 2007 (for example) is by design no longer acceptable for working in tandem with MC - then that is a major problem for m...
by MC_Prog
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Extra Orders in Manual Trading
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: Extra Orders in Manual Trading

Unless I misunderstand, that doesn't seem to be the cause. Here are the Prefs settings, which have not been changed, and were in effect at the time. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=8287 In the original picture, the Sell Lmt order at 1072.7, and the (ghost) Stop Loss order ...
by MC_Prog
14 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Extra Orders in Manual Trading
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Extra Orders in Manual Trading

Hi. In MC 9.0 Release I am observing extra orders being placed during manual chart trading. Here is an example: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=8286 Trade entry was short limit. Bracket exits (stop and target) were set to auto apply (they did). Also applied were two more o...
by MC_Prog
27 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect symbol for dollar sign in reports [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Incorrect symbol for dollar sign in reports [SOLVED]

Hi.

I am finding with MC 9.0 that all my reports show an incorrect symbol for the dollar sign.

This is in Windows 8.0.

Image
by MC_Prog
01 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone

Hi.

I ask again:

Is it the case that once an IB symbol gets into the Symbol Mapping, it is there forever and cannot be deleted?
by MC_Prog
27 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Beta1 -Chart Trading offers order for wrong symbol
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: MC 9.0 Beta1 -Chart Trading offers order for wrong symbo

I'm with IB.

Not all symbols come up wrong, just this one so far.
by MC_Prog
27 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone

Hi. There are many symbols in that list I am not currently trading.

Are you saying that once an IB symbol gets into the Symbol Mapping, it is there forever and cannot be deleted?
by MC_Prog
27 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone

In order to get a clean mapping you need to create a new broker profile.
Well, this seems not to be the whole story. I just created a brand new broker profile, expecting an empty Symbol Mapping.

Here is what I got instead:

Image
by MC_Prog
27 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 9.0 Beta1 -Chart Trading offers order for wrong symbol
Replies: 3
Views: 651

MC 9.0 Beta1 -Chart Trading offers order for wrong symbol

Hi. I'm observing that Manual Trading for a chart of EMDU4 is offering/attempting to trade ESZ10. This is clearly not right. I don't even understand how it could be possible. (This was from dragging the Limit Order icon onto the chart. And no, I have not symbol mapped EMDU4 to ESZ10 <g>) http://www....
by MC_Prog
27 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Symbol Mapping - Deletions don't stay gone

Hi. In MC 9.0 Beta1 (x64) I am observing that there are items in my Symbol Mapping that I cannot delete successfully. What I mean is, I delete the item and it seems gone, then I apply and exit. Later, when I re-open Symbol Mapping, the deleted item has re-appeared! I have deleted some items and seen...
by MC_Prog
11 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: False "Position Closed" announcements
Replies: 3
Views: 539

Re: False "Position Closed" announcements

OK, I have sent the info. Thanks.
by MC_Prog
11 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: False "Position Closed" announcements
Replies: 3
Views: 539

False "Position Closed" announcements

Today I observed in an automated strategy (running it for the first time in many months) that with MC driving IB TWS an open position was twice announced verbally as "Position Closed". The strategy code did not (and was not supposed to) close the position at these points, and in fact closing orders ...
by MC_Prog
30 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Accessing Indicator from Signal [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 11233

Re: Accessing Indicator from Signal [SOLVED]

Hi.

The notes for MC .NET 8.8 RC state:

● Now objects of one study are accessible from another one. Learn more about this feature here.

Very interesting!

What are the capabilities and limitations of this feature?

Are there any available code examples of how to take advantage of this?
by MC_Prog
07 Nov 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.8 BETA 2
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.8 BETA 2

Hi. I'm very pleased to see the new Desktop features in MC 8.8. For me they are working well so far, and having them is very helpful. I do have a question: Is it possible somewhere to set the name of the initial desktop that you would like MC to open by default? If not, I think this would be a helpf...
by MC_Prog
28 Oct 2013
Forum: MultiCharts .NET
Topic: Symbol Dictionary Default Session for IQFeed:@ES#
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Symbol Dictionary Default Session for IQFeed:@ES#

Hi. In MC .Net 8.7.7646.400 (64b) it seems there has been a change to the default symbol dictionary session for the IQFeed symbol @ES#. These times are new and not as expected: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=6984 In the 32b edition the times seem to still be as ...
by MC_Prog
16 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC64 8.7 Horizontal Line Alerts not firing [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 2198

Re: MC64 8.7 Horizontal Line Alerts not firing [SOLVED]

As of today, I confirm that with the latest build ( MultiCharts64 Version 8.7 Release Build 7472), my Horizontal Line alerts are working again. Thanks!
by MC_Prog
10 Jul 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC64 8.7 Horizontal Line Alerts not firing [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 2198

MC64 8.7 Horizontal Line Alerts not firing [SOLVED]

Hi.

My horizontal line alerts are not firing in MC64 8.7.

IOW, after dragging the Horizontal line to the chart, turning alerts on, and setting to 'On every tick' I am expecting the chosen sound to be made when price crosses the line. This is not happening.
by MC_Prog
25 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Re: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

OK, those are the U.S. Index Futures. Enjoy!

Metals anyone? Softs?
by MC_Prog
25 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Re: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

Attached is a zipped .QMD file for IQFeed YM data back thru 2005, and a zipped file of workspaces that can be used to pull that data. However, you can only actually get the data back thru 2008, as the contracts earlier than that have been made unavailable. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/downl...
by MC_Prog
25 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Re: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

Attached is a zipped .QMD file for IQFeed NQ data back thru 2005, and a zipped file of workspaces that can be used to pull that data. However, you can only actually get the data back thru 2008, as the contracts earlier than that have been made unavailable. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/downl...
by MC_Prog
18 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Re: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

Attached is a zipped .QMD file for IQFeed ES data back thru 2005, and a zipped file of workspaces that can be used to pull that data. However, you can only actually get the data back thru 2008, as the contracts earlier than that have been made unavailable. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/downl...
by MC_Prog
13 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Re: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

Attached is a zipped .QMD file for IQFeed EMD data back thru 2005. However, you can only actually get the data back thru 2008, as the contracts earlier than that have been made unavailable. http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=6479 Enjoy! (and if anyone else can post similar fo...
by MC_Prog
04 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Re: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

IQFeed provides data for expired contracts but does not provide them in the lookup list. Yes, that's the problem, and pretty weak on IQFeed's part, IMO. I appreciate your suggestions as offering probably the quickest way to make minimally (or incorrectly) documented, but at least pullable, symbols ...
by MC_Prog
04 Jun 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?
Replies: 8
Views: 3743

Helpful .QMD files for Expired IQFeed Futures?

Hi. I have found out that Instrument -> Add Symbol -> From Data Source -> IQFeed will only fetch current futures contracts, not expired ones. Of course, in order to build a good long-term custom continuous contract one needs the expired symbols to be defined in the Quote Manager (QM). Defining those...
by MC_Prog
10 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2522

Re: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]

This issue has been fixed in the current builds of MultiCharts 8.5 Release: 8.5.6777 (32 bit) 8.5.6778 (64 bit) I am still observing (in 8.5.6777) that after unchecking one or more boxes with the goal of "locking down" one or more parameters after a first optimization pass, a further optimization a...
by MC_Prog
04 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 4153

Re: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]

On my first observation, this did appear fixed, but it did not take very long to realize that it is actually not fixed. IOW, the problem came back. I am currently looking at a chart with no Signals, but still showing an equity curve. (see pic) Then, if I turn the curve off and back on it does flatli...
by MC_Prog
27 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 4153

Re: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]

While this is being visited, if there is any chance of adding a button, or a hotkey (e.g. Ctrl-D for "Draw") that would allow the user to instruct MC to redaw all the studies on a chart, that would be very helpful. Note the difference between redraw the studies, and reload the data. IOW, the idea i...
by MC_Prog
26 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization Report not copying with Chart Window [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

Re: Optimization Report not copying with Chart Window [SOLVED]

What happened to making the choice to save the Opt Report user option?

Traders differ from one another. Some of us really need to save that information.

I'll grant that some may not.

So why not have a choice?
by MC_Prog
26 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization Report not copying with Chart Window [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

Optimization Report not copying with Chart Window [SOLVED]

Hi.

In MC 8.5 Release I am observing that the optimization report is no longer copying along with a chart window.

In the prior beta it did, now it does not.
by MC_Prog
25 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE
Replies: 186
Views: 41287

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE

Just a little FYI, the fill alert for the exit on my first trade today sounded off about 90 seconds after the trade's closure. (This for MC 8.5 Release.) I don't recall ever having the fill alert voice be delayed like this before. Which exact type of alert are you referring to? An alert triggered b...
by MC_Prog
25 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 4153

Re: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]

While this is being visited, if there is any chance of adding a button, or a hotkey (e.g. Ctrl-D for "Draw") that would allow the user to instruct MC to redaw all the studies on a chart, that would be very helpful. Note the difference between redraw the studies, and reload the data. IOW, the idea is...
by MC_Prog
25 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE
Replies: 186
Views: 41287

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE

Just a little FYI, the fill alert for the exit on my first trade today sounded off about 90 seconds after the trade's closure. (This for MC 8.5 Release.) I don't recall ever having the fill alert voice be delayed like this before.
by MC_Prog
24 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 4153

Equity for No-Longer-Present Strategies [SOLVED]

In MC 8.5 Release, I am observing that if I remove all the strategies from a chart (that had trades) the report of equity (i.e. I_OpenEquity, I_ClosedEquity) remains as it was, failing to reflect that no strategies are any longer applied. Here is the code I use: { Indicator: Strat Equity Color } inp...
by MC_Prog
24 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2522

Re: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]

How can it be possible, when you have a chart with many trades on it, to go into the optimizer and optimize a single parameter across a small range (which range includes the existing setting) and get an optimization report where every iteration reports 0 trades?
by MC_Prog
22 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2522

Re: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]

Here is a demo video (similar to the discussion above):

http://www.screencast.com/t/E5YTZjy7MW7

Note: it starts out blank before the chart is created.
by MC_Prog
22 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2522

Re: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]

Hello MC_Prog, From my undertanding of your case: Add a strategy with two inputs. Defaults: Input #1=20, Input #2=30. Go to Optimization and check Input #1. Input #2 is unchecked. Get Input #1 optimized, select the best result and assign Current value=15. Uncheck Input#1, check Input #2. Get Input ...
by MC_Prog
22 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2522

Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes [SOLVED]

Hi. I regret to report that in MC 8.5 Release it does not seem possible to perform a Sequential Optimization via Checkboxes as described by the use case written of here: https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=12109#p58821 Am I somehow mistaken? If so, I would really appreciate a ...
by MC_Prog
06 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 46
Views: 8609

ASCII Mapping Seems Not To Work

Hi. I'm not able to connect to data via ASCII mapping in MC 8.5 rc. In the Quote Manager, I do the mapping and it is reported "N Symbols Mapped", all looks well. Then when I go to open a chart, I see those symbols under the Data Source of ASCII Mapping, however after choosing any of them, the chart ...
by MC_Prog
06 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 46
Views: 8609

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE

Please check the Store Optimization Report in File -> Preferences -> Workspaces -> Saving Data. Very good. That solves that. Thanks! I have another observation. In the Exhaustive Search Properties dialog it seems that when a box is UNchecked (meaning do not optimize this param, and ignore the range...
by MC_Prog
05 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 46
Views: 8609

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE

Please check the Store Optimization Report in File -> Preferences -> Workspaces -> Saving Data. Very good. That solves that. Thanks! I have another observation. In the Exhaustive Search Properties dialog it seems that when a box is UNchecked (meaning do not optimize this param, and ignore the range...
by MC_Prog
05 Feb 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 46
Views: 8609

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 RELEASE CANDIDATE

Hi.

I am observing that the optimization report is not remaining with a chart window when the chart is copied. (MC 8.5rc 64b Build 6662)
by MC_Prog
20 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2
Replies: 98
Views: 21751

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2

Hi.

It appears the keyword barnumber is not working correctly (at least not in all cases).

Image

This is with Max number of bars study will reference set to Auto-detect.
by MC_Prog
09 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed
Replies: 8
Views: 3039

Re: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed

With your setup workspace will be saved if you close it (press F4) or close Multicharts. You can select the "Do not save workspaces" option or uncheck the "Do not show "Save Workspace" dialog on Exit to choose to save or not to save every workspace manually. Dave - Thanks much for verifying the fac...
by MC_Prog
08 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Brokers Linked Accounts [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 4517

Re: Interactive Brokers Linked Accounts [SOLVED]

Was this one of the improvements noted on the MC 8.5 Beta2 description page, or was it a "behind the scenes" enhancement?

Also, users, is anyone using this already on their IB linked accounts?
by MC_Prog
08 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed
Replies: 8
Views: 3039

Re: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed

Consider: a user runs an optimization and then saves the workspace to disk with the opt results. Later, the user opens that workspace (opt results still there, good), then goes thru Format Signal ... -> Optimize -> Exhautive to reach the Exhaustive Search Properties. At this point the user examines...
by MC_Prog
08 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed
Replies: 8
Views: 3039

Re: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed

If it was set up as it is shown on your screenshot, every closed workspace is automatically saved (no matter, if the workspace was closed manually or when the software was shut down). Thanks for your reply. I'm not perfectly clear about the statement above. Do you mean that (with this setup) the wo...
by MC_Prog
08 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Brokers Linked Accounts [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 4517

Re: Interactive Brokers Linked Accounts [SOLVED]

IB Linked Acccounts are fully supported since MultiChart 8.5 Beta 2.
That's good to hear! Thanks.
by MC_Prog
07 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Brokers Linked Accounts [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 4517

Re: Interactive Brokers Linked Accounts [SOLVED]

Hi.

IB is now requiring all accounts owned by the same person to be linked (e.g. a "trading" account and an IRA account).

Does MC 8.5 Beta2 address the need for full functionality trading of linked IB accounts?
by MC_Prog
07 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed
Replies: 8
Views: 3039

Re: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed

Hi. I've attached the picture, and I think it does represent a situation that I or any user needs to be aware of. In this case my MC 8.5 Beta2 settings were configured to save the workspaces on exit without raising a dialog about it. This is unlike my production MC setup. I will change that, and I a...
by MC_Prog
07 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: using walk forward test results
Replies: 24
Views: 5796

Re: Walk forward analysis for Multicharts

We still don’t have portfolio walk forward analysis. I don’t think are any 3rd party add-on can do portfolio walk forward analysis either. OK, fair point. My comments above apply to single-symbol WFA. I don't personally consider that much of a limitation because I don't have the need to trade more ...
by MC_Prog
06 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: using walk forward test results
Replies: 24
Views: 5796

Re: Walk forward analysis for Multicharts

MC deserves praise for having Walk-Forward Analysis (WFA) present in the platform. This ensures that everyone is at a minimum exposed to the concept to stimulate their desire for more knowledge about it. However it is also true what some have said above that WFA is a deep subject deserving of in-dep...
by MC_Prog
06 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed
Replies: 8
Views: 3039

Saved (on disk) Opt Results Silently Destroyed

Re: MC 8.5 Beta2 - Consider: a user runs an optimization and then saves the workspace to disk with the opt results. Later, the user opens that workspace (opt results still there, good), then goes thru Format Signal ... -> Optimize -> Exhautive to reach the Exhaustive Search Properties. At this point...
by MC_Prog
05 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2
Replies: 98
Views: 21751

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2

Hi. I'm pretty sure there is something wrong with the Optimizer in relation to a) the check box, b) the current value, c) the start/end/step values, d) what the optimizer actually iterates over or tests. I have a strategy here (sorry I cannot supply it) where I'm iterating over stops and targets an...
by MC_Prog
02 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2
Replies: 98
Views: 21751

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2

Re: the new Exhaustive Search Properties dialog check boxes - When a box is unchecked, is it the Current Value, Start Value, or End Value which we should expect the optimizer to use for that item? Do I understand correctly that the Current Value is not intended to be settable from within the Exhaust...
by MC_Prog
02 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2
Replies: 98
Views: 21751

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2

Hi. I'm pretty sure there is something wrong with the Optimizer in relation to a) the check box, b) the current value, c) the start/end/step values, d) what the optimizer actually iterates over or tests. I have a strategy here (sorry I cannot supply it) where I'm iterating over stops and targets and...
by MC_Prog
02 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2
Replies: 98
Views: 21751

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2

For MultiCharts Version 8.5 Beta 2 (Build 6528) 64b running under Win8 I notice that the orange/green/blue MC ring icon does not appear in the task bar when the program runs. I see only a blank square.
by MC_Prog
01 Jan 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2
Replies: 98
Views: 21751

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.5 BETA 2

Hi.

re: Optimization dialog window now shows current best results during optimization.

I seem to be only observing this during a Genetic Optimization, but not during an Exhaustive Optimization.
by MC_Prog
09 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Moving a chart from one workspace to another workspace [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 973

Re: Moving a chart from one workspace to another workspace [SOLVED]

The above methods work, as you've discovered. IMO, a simple and helpful addition would be to put 'Copy Chart' and 'Paste Chart' in the right-click context menu for charts. Personally, I find that to be the fastest, simplest interface for this sort of operation, and I wish MC would add it. Basic fast...
by MC_Prog
09 Sep 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saving Optimization Paramaters to the chart
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: Saving Optimization Paramaters to the chart

The results of an optimization test disappear when a workspace is closed. This is a major missing feature. The fact that the one single last selected iteration is saved is completely insufficient. Please see: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue.php?issue_no=MC-130 In fact, there are several imp...
by MC_Prog
04 May 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 3
Replies: 102
Views: 16545

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 3 - ASCII Mapping Broken

With MC 8 Beta 3, ASCII mapping seems to be critically broken. Charts won't load - they either hang "Waiting for connection" or sometime start to load and just say "Backfilling ..." forever. The same workspaces (using ASCII mapping) will load and operate fine in MC 7.4, but not in MC 8.0 Beta 3. Sta...
by MC_Prog
17 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Saving/Reloading/Moving Root Settings from Symbol Dictionary
Replies: 1
Views: 599

Saving/Reloading/Moving Root Settings from Symbol Dictionary

Hi. Is there any way to save and reload your manually created root settings in the Symbol Dictionary? Two reasons why this would be desirable: 1. So that you don't need to recreate each entire custom Root definition from scratch on a 2nd or 3rd machine. 2. So that other Roots which are very similar ...
by MC_Prog
16 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1
Replies: 128
Views: 17760

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.0 BETA 1

What I mention is, that MC/TWS try several times a day to reconnect, which i have to confirm manually. This behavior is new and very annoing/dangerous for my real life trading. Yes, MC used to connect to TWS without the user having to manually perform a confirmation. This was a very good feature. M...
by MC_Prog
25 Nov 2011
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer!
Replies: 4
Views: 2554

Re: Correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronize

Henry, thanks for your replies. The described situation is specific and depends on the trading script you are using. I can imagine that. I consider that there are at least 4 scenarios that might need to be individually understood: Auto-Entry, Auto-Exit Auto-Entry, Manual-Exit Manual-Entry, Auto-Exit...
by MC_Prog
24 Nov 2011
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer!
Replies: 4
Views: 2554

Re: Correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronize

Thanks for this good information to think on. re: TimeOutMS-the time MultiCharts waits from the moment the unsynchronization was found between broker and script. If the timeout is exceeded and there is still unsynchronization, then the market order will be sent to synchronize the position. The broke...
by MC_Prog
22 Nov 2011
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer!
Replies: 4
Views: 2554

Correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer!

Hi. Could someone kindly provide an authoritative explanation of the correct use of !From Broker To Strategy MP Synchronizer! ? The reason I ask is that I applied this Signal (turned ON) along with another strategy of mine in order to engage the sync capability in the event I chose to manually exit ...
by MC_Prog
17 Nov 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Preliminary documentation for new reserved words in MC7
Replies: 26
Views: 6929

Re: Preliminary documentation for new reserved words in MC7

Hi. After a bit of study and experimentation, I'd like to suggest an edit to the Help file. Instead of this: 34. ChangeMarketPosition Places the order with set name and price on the chart. Though when auto trading is off the order will not be sent to a broker. I suggest this: 34. ChangeMarketPositio...
by MC_Prog
21 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

When a Realtime source has been set and saved, that field will be populated with the set/saved value upon reopening the dialog and selecting For: Real Time . (And this is what any user would expect, I expect <g>). If the dialog is reopened and the field is not populated, then that is an error condit...
by MC_Prog
21 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

It's the IB for Realtime that went away. That's the blank field, that's what was forgotten.
by MC_Prog
21 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

We will try to reproduce. But can you check what it says if you click on the drop-down that says Real-Time and switch it to History? It should show IQ.
Yes, that's right, it does.
by MC_Prog
21 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

This is all there is to see: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=3523&sid=0b4f53ab2418bf383feef3dcab168738 This workspace was saved yesterday fully working, configured with IQFeed/SPY for history and IB/SPY for realtime. Now, the next day, at the moment of this pictu...
by MC_Prog
20 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

They did cross :) Be it automated or chart trading, if you are trading from a symbol from someone other than the broker, you need symbol mapping. That mapping translates the symbol from whatever the data feed uses into the format that the broker wants, so it can execute your order. If you do not "t...
by MC_Prog
20 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

A separate question is this - you said it functioned fine and then you got the error?
Yes, that makes it pretty mysterious ...
by MC_Prog
20 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

Stan - My last message crossed yours ... <g>
by MC_Prog
20 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

I had the same issue see: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8394 you have to enter a "Local Symbol" with MC 7. Thanks for trying to offer a helpful pointer. As it happens, I searched and read that thread and did not see anything there that seemed relevant. Reason: that was a...
by MC_Prog
20 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

Re: MC - IB #6035 Error

The point is, Chart Trading ceased to operate under these circumstances. It worked perfectly fine for a whole day, many trades. Then, with a position overnight, the next day it did not work. There is an issue between Chart Trading and IB. If you believe error #6035 is not relevant, well, maybe. But ...
by MC_Prog
19 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC - IB #6035 Error
Replies: 19
Views: 2450

MC - IB #6035 Error

Yesterday I traded all day with the chart interface connected to IB. Everything seemed fine. I took a position overnight. This AM I closed that position via TWS (before being in MC). Later, when I opened MC, I was unable to place any orders via chart trading. They are all rejected by IB, and come up...
by MC_Prog
11 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Trading - MC and IB, Crazy Orders
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Re: Chart Trading - MC and IB, Crazy Orders

OPT is in MultiCharts > File > New > Order and Position Tracker window.
Sure 'nuff. Thank you!
by MC_Prog
08 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Trading - MC and IB, Crazy Orders
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Re: Chart Trading - MC and IB, Crazy Orders

I noticed on the screenshot you had autotrading turned on, so this is what may have happened. Hi. I do not see that. The SA light is dark. To what are you referring? If autotrading was turned on, that was by mistake, not by intent. I don't think there were any strategies even applied. Certainly it ...
by MC_Prog
08 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Unverified" vs. Not in Library
Replies: 1
Views: 319

"Unverified" vs. Not in Library

Hi. I notice with MC 7.1 Beta that when I open a workspace that has studies in it which are not present in the PL library, those studies are reported as "Unverified". This is a misnomer. They are not unverified, they are absent! I suggest the message in this case be "Not in Library", or similar. The...
by MC_Prog
08 Apr 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Trading - MC and IB, Crazy Orders
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Chart Trading - MC and IB, Crazy Orders

Hi. Took a spin with chart-trading yesterday using MC 7.1 Beta and IB 914.8. I liked the interface alot, and initially things seemed to work well. However, at a certain point MC went crazy and placed orders from "out of nowhere": http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?id=3465 As I d...
by MC_Prog
18 Jan 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Download historical data
Replies: 11
Views: 1789

Re: Download historical data

>- plot a chart for every symbol; A variant of this is to have just a single chart, with a simple signal in it that writes to a flag file once the chart data is loaded. Then, using Macro Express, you can write and run a macro that checks the flag file and types in the next symbol from a list (e.g. y...
by MC_Prog
16 Dec 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Local Symbol Linking
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Re: Local Symbol Linking

Dave, Yes, that is correct. Thanks for the forward. I've also added this as a Feature Request in the PM: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue.php?issue_no=MC-73 The major point is the need to be able to change Symbol throughout a workspace without having that change affect other workspaces. Same...
by MC_Prog
15 Dec 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Local Symbol Linking
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Local Symbol Linking

A few years back ( Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:45 pm ), Kate wrote: 3. So far only global linking is available but we are planning to implement local linking too. Am I missing something, or is local symbol linking still unavailable. Others may feel the opposite, but for me and most all of the friends and cl...
by MC_Prog
15 Nov 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max Bars Back in Scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Bars Not Being Fetched

In MC 6.1 Build 3605, I ask for 2000 30m bars of F (from IQFeed, 4.7.0.9). I get 839 bars. If instead I ask for the 30m bars of F from 1/1/2008 to 11/15/2010, all that data comes in - over 9400 bars worth. Likewise for other symbols. So, I updated to IQFeed 4.7.2.0. Same problem. http://www.multicha...
by MC_Prog
05 Sep 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: move charts between workspaces
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: move charts between workspaces

File > Copy Window at your new wsp, File > Paste Window Of course that works just fine. In addition, I'd love to see Copy Window be available in the window's right-click menu. To me, that's the easiest-to-use and most efficient place for it (as well as being a place where many other softwares offer...
by MC_Prog
05 Sep 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts Portfolio Backtester News
Replies: 15
Views: 2897

Re: MultiCharts Portfolio Backtester News

- in the next MultiCharts release, the Portfolio Backtester will be able to use more than 100 symbols. This is good news. I think this decision will have positive consequences both for users and for MC/TSS. IMO, while it can certainly be appropriate in some circumstances to offer a multi-level prod...
by MC_Prog
24 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Realtime Feed Selection Not Sticking
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Re: Realtime Feed Selection Not Sticking

Yes, we understand each other correctly.

My post here describes what I've observed. I doubt it is unique to me (though I suppose that is remotely possible).

I'll go by the chat if I get the time, but what I've reported above is pretty much the whole story ...
by MC_Prog
24 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Realtime Feed Selection Not Sticking
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Re: Realtime Feed Selection Not Sticking

Hi, and thanks for your reply. I follow what you've said but I but what I've observed is that the IQFeed winds up as the setting for both Real Time and History. Having told the program: "Use IB for realtime", that's what I would expect to stick. Why would anyone want the program to change the feed s...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Realtime Feed Selection Not Sticking
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Realtime Feed Selection Not Sticking

Hi, In MC 6.1 3605 I seem to be noticing cases of my setup for Realtime Feed Selection not sticking. IOW, sometime after the setup, the Realtime Feed Selection reverts to the Feed selected for History. For example, this setting: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/download/file.php?mode=view&id=29...
by MC_Prog
05 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Available Now - Manual Trading for MultiCharts (3rd Party)
Replies: 0
Views: 965

Available Now - Manual Trading for MultiCharts (3rd Party)

Available Now - Manual Trading for MultiCharts (3rd Party Announcement) For those who might be interested, CodeForTraders has released 3 new add-on products offering a choice of interfaces for manually signaled trading in MultiCharts: Manual Entry Automation for MultiCharts Kiwi Trendline Breakout ...
by MC_Prog
17 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS PLS FIX DATA ACCURACY BEFORE ADDING NEW FEATURES
Replies: 12
Views: 1695

I agree that the issues/problems discussed here are critical to fix, as both the multi-core speed advantage and the ability to work perfectly in concert with high-end tools such as TheGrail are key strategic capabilities for MC.

Best wishes for a speedy diagnosis and recovery!
by MC_Prog
15 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Synthetic Tick Button
Replies: 4
Views: 830

All good to have, (I concur):

Tick-based triggers (done!)
Time-based triggers
Manual triggers
User friendliness
Bug fixes
by MC_Prog
14 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order is not filled within the specified bar
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Thanks for your replies. It so happens these were market or stop orders. Given: "Order is not filled within the specified bar" my questions are: What order? What bar? Basically I find the message next to useless, and I'm hoping for an explanation of it, and/or a replacement with a more informative m...
by MC_Prog
14 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Synthetic Tick Button
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Suggestion: Synthetic Tick Button

OK, this is a tweaky one, but here it is - I'd like to suggest a new tiny button, ala the SA, I, R buttons: http://forum.tssupport.com/files/sa_button_168.jpg and the purpose of the new tiny button would be to replace the last received tick synthetically. IOW, the chart would pretend that it receive...
by MC_Prog
14 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Renko Chart backtesting
Replies: 4
Views: 2010

It's common on most platforms for there to be issues with trying to auto-trade non-traditional bar types.

Anyone who want to trade Renko, and is willing to consider a COTS solution is welcome to PM me for more info.
by MC_Prog
14 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: # of Bars Offset for Perf Rpt Chart Sync
Replies: 2
Views: 532

One other suggestion is that the connection between the trade list and the chart be made bi-directional. IOW, in addition to a click in the trade list relocating and placing a highlight (big arrow) in the chart, let a click in the chart, if it falls during a trade, relocate and highlight the trade l...
by MC_Prog
14 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: # of Bars Offset for Perf Rpt Chart Sync
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Suggestion: # of Bars Offset for Perf Rpt Chart Sync

Hi. I'd like to offer praise for the MC Strategy Performance Report Chart Synchronization feature, and suggest one small addition to it. This is the feature that lets you click on a trade in the List of Trades, causing the chart to scroll to make that trade visible, and identifiable with a big fat e...
by MC_Prog
13 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order is not filled within the specified bar
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Order is not filled within the specified bar

Hi. Could someone kindly explain the meaning of the message: "Order is not filled within the specified bar" This I observed while auto-trading symbol AA via Interactive Brokers (paper account, if that matters). It was observed at the time an order should have fired (apparently it did), and the resul...
by MC_Prog
02 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ?is true? or..Why I don´t see that in Announcements forum?
Replies: 22
Views: 4183

"Buy once, run on all your computers" is very attractive model from the user standpoint. Some platforms recognize this, and offer it, and gain that particular competitive advantage. I wouldn't argue that a company doesn't give up some revenue by going this way. After all, there's always some price m...
by MC_Prog
02 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Feature request: Sub-Workspace
Replies: 31
Views: 4657

FWIW, of all the trading platforms I have experience with, I think TS has the best implementation in this area with their concept and implementation of Desktops. Desktops (collections of workspaces you can name, save, reload, and put on any monitor you wish) provide an excellent way of organizing wo...
by MC_Prog
20 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Automated Execution bug
Replies: 36
Views: 6813

I recommend deployment and use of Bugzilla, with both an internal and a customer-facing interface, as an excellent way of managing collection, assessment, prioritization of, and communication about identified (or mis-identified) bugs in the program. http://www.bugzilla.org/ Users have a right to kno...
by MC_Prog
18 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Find in Files?
Replies: 1
Views: 443

Find in Files?

It's really hurting not to be able to search for and find all the instances of a given bit of text across all the files in the MC code library.

Am I missing a way to do this?

If not, I think it's a very important feature to add.
by MC_Prog
18 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need to Allow Step value of 0
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

In support of any user's sequential optimization, I'd like to also mention the importance of quick and easy configuration of the starting point. Consider the case where an initial optimization has been performed, and many iterations (let's say 16000 iterations) are available for reloading into the c...
by MC_Prog
17 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization Report not copied with Window
Replies: 7
Views: 3129

I note further that the Optimization Report is destroyed under certain conditions even in it's original still-open workspace. For example, if you have run an optimization, and then do: Format Signals Optimize ... Exhaustive (just to take a look at your previous setup) and then Cancel/Exit out of eve...
by MC_Prog
08 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DRM message on Mar 4
Replies: 16
Views: 2015

if your internet connection is dead, DRM or no DRM is not going to make a difference. Sorry, but this is not true if, for example, a long-running optimization is aborted. Days or more of time could be lost. Also, what if you want to develop, replay, or test offline? Also, what if the company goes o...
by MC_Prog
08 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DRM message on Mar 4
Replies: 16
Views: 2015

The appropriate purpose of DRM is to confirm the user's "right to run", and then to get out of the way. I don't see the purpose of periodic re-checking during an ongoing session where the "right to run" has already been initially confirmed. The downsides are obvious and many - aborted optimizations,...
by MC_Prog
27 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Time-Scale Scrolling
Replies: 5
Views: 1745

Thanks for pointing out the scale-drag, which I had overlooked, but the mouse-wheel action is the heart and soul of what I'm suggesting here. As-it-is, the mouse wheel alone moves the bars. If ctrl-mouse-wheel would zoom the chart, it would be great. This is the most convenient way to zoom, in my ex...
by MC_Prog
23 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Time-Scale Scrolling
Replies: 5
Views: 1745

Time-Scale Scrolling

I think the addition of time-scale scrolling would be a helpful convenience/efficiency feature to add when possible. Currently, time-scale compression/expansion is via these arrow icons: http://forum.tssupport.com/files/mc_timearrows_860.jpg which is fine as far as it goes. It would be great to get ...
by MC_Prog
15 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any plans for manual order entry support in MC?
Replies: 91
Views: 19673

Since this is the topic where specific suggestions for the Manual Order feature are accumulating, I'd like to add here what I'd consider to be a highly important design goal for this: integration with PowerLanguage (PL) autotrading. I'll call this Integrated Manual Trading, IMT for short. To me, fir...
by MC_Prog
15 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Import/export last modified sort order.
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

Re: Import/export last modified sort order.

It would be handy if the last modified date/time was put on the export file so the import could have this date/time sort as well.
I agree.

Being able to sort and select by last modified date/time when importing is a big help to the user's library maintenance efforts.
by MC_Prog
13 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Convenience/Workflow Features Requests
Replies: 8
Views: 1844

a basic ''manual order window'' (4 buttons: sell, buy, close, quantity). Failure to integrate manual ordering with the automation system to create seamless operation is a gigantic, persistent flaw in more than one competing product. TSS has an opportunity to craft a superior solution. If manual/aut...
by MC_Prog
13 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Convenience/Workflow Features Requests
Replies: 8
Views: 1844

One more key point that I want to make along these lines - When you know that a few hours of effort by a programmer at the source can save many hours (over time) of effort for every one of your customers (OK, backtesters only in this case, and god-bless the non-backtesters for their participation in...
by MC_Prog
13 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Checkbox on/off for opt inputs
Replies: 12
Views: 2405

No, he has an issue with manual trading.
Tresor - I'm happy to report that the statement above is completely incorrect.

Further commentary may be read here .
by MC_Prog
13 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Convenience/Workflow Features Requests
Replies: 8
Views: 1844

The phrase low-hanging fruit refers to something that is relatively simple/easy/fast/cheap to implement, yet beneficial (possibly with benefits out-of-proportion to the relatively small effort of creation). The phrase clearly does not apply to an entire new subsystem (e.g. manual trading) which idea...
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Only 4 params visible
Replies: 3
Views: 906

I happily note this positive change present in MC 6.0 Beta 2. :)

Thanks!
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Convenience/Workflow Features Requests
Replies: 8
Views: 1844

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2.

The suggested items are nice-to-haves, to be sure, but they are very simple and easy to implement nice-to-haves which would improve the daily MC usage experience for all customers forever-after.

As such, this is low-hanging fruit ...
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Button for Opt Inputs from Chart
Replies: 4
Views: 853

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2.

This is one of several key items pertaining to real-world usage of the MC backtesting capabilities that needs/deserves completion/enhancement prior to (IMO) turning all development attention elsewhere (e.g. manual trading, etc.).
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Checkbox on/off for opt inputs
Replies: 12
Views: 2405

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2.

This is one of several key items pertaining to real-world usage of the MC backtesting capabilities that needs/deserves completion/enhancement prior to (IMO) turning all development attention elsewhere (e.g. manual trading, etc.).
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Optimization Settings Library
Replies: 4
Views: 862

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2. This is one of several key items pertaining to real-world usage of the MC backtesting capabilities that needs/deserves completion/enhancement prior to (IMO) turning all development attention elsewhere (e.g. manual trading, etc.). Optimization/ana...
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need to Allow Step value of 0
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2.

This is one of several key items pertaining to real-world usage of the MC backtesting capabilities that needs/deserves completion/enhancement prior to (IMO) turning all development attention elsewhere (e.g. manual trading, etc.).
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization Report not copied with Window
Replies: 7
Views: 3129

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2.

This is one of several key items pertaining to real-world usage of the MC backtesting capabilities that needs/deserves completion/enhancement prior to (IMO) turning all development attention elsewhere (e.g. manual trading, etc.).
by MC_Prog
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Perf Report Missing Signal Settings
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Still Missing as of MC 6.0 Beta 2

I note that this situation persists in MC 6.0 Beta 2.

This is one of several key items pertaining to real-world usage of the MC backtesting capabilities that needs/deserves completion/enhancement prior to (IMO) turning all development attention elsewhere (e.g. manual trading, etc.).
by MC_Prog
26 Jan 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Max Bars Back in Scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Max Bars Back in Scanner

Hi. When a study is applied to a chart, on the Properties tab of Format Study we find the section 'Max number of bars study will reference', and we can set either AutoDetect, or a User Specified # of bars. When the same study is applied to the Scanner, the Properties tab does not offer the section '...
by MC_Prog
25 Jan 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Use Bar Magnifier Bug?
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Use Bar Magnifier Bug?

"Not all of the required data has been obtained Bar Magnifier mode will be disabled." The above message appears for me on a 20t chart with Use Bar Magnifier checked and set to 1t resolution. The date range for the Instrument is set to 10 Days back, and 30 days of tick data have already been pulled. ...
by MC_Prog
21 Dec 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Email Address for Bug Report Submission
Replies: 0
Views: 605

Email Address for Bug Report Submission

Hi.

What is the email address to which you would like the (auto-generated) bug reports sent?
by MC_Prog
14 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DO NOT INSTALL LATEST VERSION
Replies: 26
Views: 5617

IMO, this topic is one more strong illustration of why the ability to have multiple versions of the platform installed side-by-side is a critical need for any trading platform that aspires to "mission-ready" status. I thank flipflopper for the Forum report, it was a significant service to fellow use...
by MC_Prog
14 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to suppress comma in Scanner plot?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Code: Select all

plot1( formattime("HH:mm", eltimetodatetime(time)) );
Thanks for this technique! As the results looks like a time, I think that will meet the need in general, though allowing "HHmm" as a format specifier wouldn't hurt.
by MC_Prog
14 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Perf Report Missing Signal Settings
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Thanks for the consideration of this.

One further aspect is that it should be possible to save a performance report either with or without the settings info, depending upon whether that info is intended to be disclosed to the recipient.
by MC_Prog
28 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Column decimal settings not saved
Replies: 1
Views: 710

Scanner Column decimal settings not saved

Hi. Create a scanner window. Add symbols. Setup the decimal displays as desired. Delete the symbols. Add new symbols. *** All your decimal settings are now lost! *** IMO, this is a major problem. Decimal settings are logically properties of the Scanner columns, not of the symbol cells. A Scanner she...
by MC_Prog
28 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Keyword to Plot Feed in Use?
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Keyword to Plot Feed in Use?

Hi.

Is there a Keyword that can be used to display the Feed being used for a given symbol in the Scanner window?
by MC_Prog
28 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to suppress comma in Scanner plot?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

How to suppress comma in Scanner plot?

Hi.

I'm plotting a time in the Scanner, and I would like to suppress the comma.

Image

How can I accomplish that?
by MC_Prog
28 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Scale Scanner Scrolling per Symbols Present
Replies: 1
Views: 820

Suggestion: Scale Scanner Scrolling per Symbols Present

Hi. I notice that the vertical scrolling on the scanner window is set to cover 5000 symbols. If you have a significantly lesser number of symbols in the window (e.g. 100), it is unhelpful to have the scrolling cover all the unused locations. I suggest that the vertical scrolling in the scanner windo...
by MC_Prog
28 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Add Redraw to Study Right-Click Menu
Replies: 1
Views: 850

Suggestion: Add Redraw to Study Right-Click Menu

Hi. I'd like to suggest that 'Redraw Study' be added to the right-click menu for on-chart studies. http://forum.tssupport.com/files/needredraw_01_187.png This, and a keystroke shortcut, are the simplest forms of access I know. As I routinely have strategies write their setups to Global Variables, I ...
by MC_Prog
20 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Allow 2 Data Windows
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Suggestion: Allow 2 Data Windows

For many purposes, the single Data Window suffices, reflecting the data from the chart where the cursor is placed. However, for comparison purposes, it would be very helpful to be able to have 2 Data Windows open, each attached to a different chart. Since MC is a multi-feed, multi-broker platform, t...
by MC_Prog
20 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization Report not copied with Window
Replies: 7
Views: 3129

And the Optimization Report is not saved with the workspace either! If a user doesn't want the Opt Rpt to be discarded, it should not be. The ability to apply an Opt iteration to a chart by clicking on it in the Opt Report is always valuable. The clock and CPU time spent doing an Opt should never ha...
by MC_Prog
20 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition is not initialized in Synch mode
Replies: 9
Views: 1777

there are people who trade the same symbol from several charts with different strategies or resolutions. Wouldn't this generally require the use of Async mode? (so that each chart acts according to it's own accounting of long/short/flat) I think having the choice between Sync and Async modes is goo...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need to Allow Step value of 0
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

Need to Allow Step value of 0

Related to (but not the same as) the idea of having an on/off checkbox for each optimization input is the idea of allowing Step = 0 as a way to tell the optimizer "stay at the start value". Doing sequential optimizations (first some params, then different params) with MC is currently agonizing . IMO...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization Report not copied with Window
Replies: 7
Views: 3129

Optimization Report not copied with Window

I'm sorry to see that that an existing Optimization Report is not copied along with the rest of the chart when you Copy/Paste a window. I often want to "fork off" into a new workspace beginning with an existing chart AND its optimization report. I also often want to have two or more charts in the sa...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Allow Inputs to Lead in Optimization Report
Replies: 1
Views: 883

Suggestion: Allow Inputs to Lead in Optimization Report

Hi. MC currently puts the inputs in the last columns of an Optimization Report. Some people may like this, but some (incl.myself) prefer the inputs in the first columns so that it is not necessary to scroll rightward every time you want to see what inputs produced a given performance. At a minimum, ...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Export All from Workspace
Replies: 2
Views: 680

Suggestion: Export All from Workspace

Here's an operation I'd really like to see - Exporting all the techniques (and only those techniques) used in a given workspace at once into a .pla file. Another approach to this would be to save a "fat" workspace, that includes the techniques in it. Probably the first approach is more straightforwa...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Perf Report Missing Signal Settings
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Perf Report Missing Signal Settings

Hi. I notice that the signal settings (i.e. inputs, parameters) are not given in the Settings section of the Performance Report. http://forum.tssupport.com/files/mc_nosettings_02_190.png IMO, this is a serious omission, as a report on performance has no meaning if you don't know what strategy and se...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition is not initialized in Synch mode
Replies: 9
Views: 1777

MarketPosition is 1 for long, 0-for flat and -1 for short, while MarketPosition_at_Broker is number of shares/contracts at broker. MarketPosition_at_Broker is initialized correctly, but MarketPosition is not. That gives major problem. I see your point. I've also wondered why Async mode allows user ...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MarketPosition is not initialized in Synch mode
Replies: 9
Views: 1777

Not to pre-empt MC's reply, but aren't MarketPosition and MarketPosition_at_Broker two different things by definition , and if the platform set one to the other, would that not break the model conceptually? Would you not want to be able to check on MarketPosition <> MarketPosition_at_Broker and act ...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Optimization Settings Library
Replies: 4
Views: 862

Suggestion: Optimization Settings Library

Hi. I would like to suggest that MC implement an "Optimization Settings Library". For each signal, the user would be able to define optimization setups (all the input settings as here): http://forum.tssupport.com/files/mc_optinputs_box_01_149.png and store named setups in a library for later recall....
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Checkbox on/off for opt inputs
Replies: 12
Views: 2405

Suggestion: Checkbox on/off for opt inputs

Hi. I would like to suggest an addition to the Optimizable Inputs dialog http://forum.tssupport.com/files/mc_optinputs_box_01_149.png This addition would consist of a checkbox next to each item. If checked, the item is active. If not checked, the item is inactive. Assist buttons would consist of "Al...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: Button for Opt Inputs from Chart
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Suggestion: Button for Opt Inputs from Chart

Hi. I would like to suggest an addition to the Optimizable Inputs dialog http://forum.tssupport.com/files/mc_optinputs_box_01_149.png The addition would consist of two buttons: Set Start Values from Chart (Start from Chart) Set End Values from Chart (End from Chart) These buttons would cause the con...
by MC_Prog
19 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Convenience/Workflow Features Requests
Replies: 8
Views: 1844

Convenience/Workflow Features Requests

Hi. I'm finding MC Version 5.5 Beta 5 (Build 2643) to be the most usable yet. However, there are still a few top-level general convenience/workflow-efficiency items that I really feel the lack of during every session. I'll mention them here in the hope that they can be added to a future release. Cop...
by MC_Prog
18 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: GetAppInfo(aiAppID) not returning Unique Chart ID
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

It's working in Version 5.5 Beta 5 (Build 2643). Thanks! :)
by MC_Prog
18 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Showing Orders in Data Tip, and Trade Lines
Replies: 3
Views: 1145

From Version 5.5 Beta 5 (Build 2643) - http://forum.tssupport.com/files/mc_tradesandequity_01_158.png Excellent! I'm very pleased to see the new visualizations. This is a big step forward for everyday usability of MC. Thanks much for getting this done, and for letting us know about it. Much good wil...
by MC_Prog
11 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Column Study Settings
Replies: 2
Views: 1236

After further investigation, I was able to answer this one via the Help: http://forum.tssupport.com/files/nocolumnsettings_208.png I must say, I find this to be a serious limitation. A scanner sheet needs to be able to remember column settings at the sheet level, and then again at the cell level (in...
by MC_Prog
11 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to quickly import many symbols into MultiCharts?
Replies: 11
Views: 2795

Fernando,

Thanks for your reply.

There were feeds activated that I don't use, so I did deactivate them per your advice.

However, I do use several feeds, so I'd like to know the behavior under this scenario.
by MC_Prog
11 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanner Column Study Settings
Replies: 2
Views: 1236

Scanner Column Study Settings

Hi. It appears that in the Scanner, after doing a 'Format <study> for all symbols', if you then delete the symbols and then paste some more in, the newly pasted symbols will NOT have the column displayed per the new settings. IOW, the Scanner sheet itself does not remember your study settings. Do I ...
by MC_Prog
11 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Removing Multiple Symbols from the Scanner
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Removing Multiple Symbols from the Scanner

Hi.

How does one select and remove multiple symbols from the Scanner?

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