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by javamarket
15 May 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: The Trading Holy Grail of Time Traveler-“Back to the Future"
Replies: 22
Views: 4175

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

Granted this routine is for Matlab, but it is coded in C++ and may be of some utility for this discussion. The referenced is a function which creates larger time series data from a smaller time series creating virtual OHLC data: https://github.com/mtompkins/openAlgo/blob/master/MatLab/Functions/Bars...
by javamarket
17 Feb 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Supertrend [SOLVED]
Replies: 19
Views: 4812

Re: Supertrend [SOLVED]

@Fillippo

I have a version of SuperTrend available here that may be closer to what you are looking for.
It has the flat areas when price is retracing toward the indicator.

https://github.com/mtompkins/openAlgo/t ... SuperTrend
by javamarket
20 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts goes multi-platform ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3347

Re: Multicharts goes multi-platform ?

Hello bensat, Our developers say MC hardly will work on anything other than Windows OS. Sounds like your developers are [might be] core Windows OS stack devs...there may be a conflict of interest there to be considered. It may be a bit like asking Fedex if you should also use UPS ... you can expect...
by javamarket
22 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an equivalent to the TS "method" keyword
Replies: 7
Views: 1468

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

I posted a very similar question in the forums some time ago with the kind replies very similar when I asked. In having a look at how the code is used in the original EL, it is indeed a "call and return" construct like standard ObjectO and I too cannot claim if it is or isn't part of OOEL. For my ne...
by javamarket
10 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Hi @Ben, First and foremost thank you for your offer to help. Indeed I recoded all indicators, functions and associated libraries to perform exactly as you described. It is indeed all able to be managed from code, albeit I found for my specific needs I was much better suited in C++. The only thing I...
by javamarket
05 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help with Strategy Code ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 689

Re: Help with Strategy Code ? [SOLVED]

One thing to consider basis the code, the reserved word 'point' is not the same as a minimum tick (MinMove / PriceScale) which by your description may be what is intended.
by javamarket
22 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Passing data stream > data2 causes error (DLL) [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: Passing data stream > data2 causes error (DLL) [SOLVED]

In the event anyone happens to search this down, after significant testing it was identified that although each indicator passed to a DLL is given its own thread, strategies are aggregated per chart in order to handle the logic. The lesson here is that a DLL that works in a thread safe way on an ind...
by javamarket
19 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any Idea when... A faster Project Management web page
Replies: 21
Views: 4587

Re: Any Idea when... A faster Project Management web page

I think the most disconcerting part of this is the specious assertion that this would entail a manual, costly, and time consuming process. There is an entire discipline known as ETL that exists for this express purpose which is neither cost prohibitive nor difficult to find expertise in.
by javamarket
18 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any Idea when... A faster Project Management web page
Replies: 21
Views: 4587

Re: Any Idea when... A faster Project Management web page

I really hope that the post by JoshM is given the merit it deserves. There are a handful of folks that are a fantastic source of support and information outside of the MC staff. Without question this kind person is one of them. Not only is he knowledgeable, but he shares his abilities with others wi...
by javamarket
14 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Singleton pattern example - DLL - "Tag" property [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Singleton pattern example - DLL - "Tag" property [SOLVED]

Just a follow-up note for anyone who happens to search this concept down. I have moved to using the IEasyLanguageProperties Items | ItemsByInteger for my needs. As this stores a variant, there is no inbuilt cast available from a Class pointer so I am double casting: pELObj->Properties->ItemsByIntege...
by javamarket
13 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Singleton pattern example - DLL - "Tag" property [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Singleton pattern example - DLL - "Tag" property [SOLVED]

A bit of an advanced topic to be sure... I was looking for some examples of using a recommended (and proven) coding technique to ensure that DLLs are thread safe and callable multiple times from PowerLanguage. Unfortunately the SDK that is referenced from TS is at best sparse. The last document prov...
by javamarket
09 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Hi Henry, Thank you for the references however they do not accomplish what is needed (at least in my requirement). I need a signal to exactly replicate what is derived / calculated from a study, not paint on a chart what a study does. Unfortunately this remains a difficulty when using more than a si...
by javamarket
09 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Enable all indicators" Keyboard Shortcut or Command
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: "Enable all indicators" Keyboard Shortcut or Command

I have added the request to the PM here:

http://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue ... no=MC-1731

Please consider going through the pain of waiting for the PM to load and vote for this feature.

Many thanks.
by javamarket
09 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Enable all indicators" Keyboard Shortcut or Command
Replies: 3
Views: 585

"Enable all indicators" Keyboard Shortcut or Command

I had a look through the keyboard shortcuts as well as the command line usage and was not able to find the ability to enable all disabled indicators across charts and workspaces. Does anyone have a method to accomplish this currently before I add it to a request? The reason is that when starting up,...
by javamarket
07 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PL Editor - Text Select Assumptions [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1550

Re: PL Editor - Text Select Assumptions [SOLVED]

This slight thought seems to fit here nicely and never felt deserving of a request... I sure would love a little option to select whether to use [Tab] or [Enter] for auto-complete in the editor. For those of us that use Visual Studio having that small consistency to use [Tab] would certainly make se...
by javamarket
05 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Any Idea when... A faster Project Management web page
Replies: 21
Views: 4587

Re: Any Idea when... A faster Project Management web page

The unwillingness to address this also causes extra work for both customer and the MultiCharts group. On multiple occasions I have tried to research if an anomaly or issue was already a known bug and on the radar to be addressed. In multiple cases it has. I can't stop being productive and wait exhau...
by javamarket
31 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Passing data stream > data2 causes error (DLL) [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Passing data stream > data2 causes error (DLL) [SOLVED]

MultiCharts64 Version 9.0 Beta 2 (Build 9505) I have found that when passing a data stream higher than data2 to a DLL function I (often) get an error from the MC charting application. If I attach from VS and step through at times no error is produced. The error language is effectively "Message: Erro...
by javamarket
25 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Hi @evdl, thank you for your viewpoint. my goal is to trade and not to program. This is exactly my point and thank you for expressing it. Some limitation can be expected in any software. This specific limitation, however, to me rings inappropriate. Perhaps to sum my view up as you have: You shouldn'...
by javamarket
25 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

I'm putting one last comment here (although it could if not should have a thread all of its own) as it is germane to these problems between data streams. The problems that exist between the usage of Data1 and DataN are (in my opinion) unreasonable, most especially because they are widely known by th...
by javamarket
21 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Gold Backadjusted [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Re: Gold Backadjusted [SOLVED]

Exactly the setting I missed, thanks so much.
by javamarket
21 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Gold Backadjusted [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Gold Backadjusted [SOLVED]

... ah Gold, thou dost mock me ... I am trying to create a continuous backadjusted Gold contract (IB feed). I have set the roll to the more common 5 contracts (re: http://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=45276&hilit=gold ), however when I examine daily bars they look sparse as if d...
by javamarket
19 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom Future Instrument - Backadjusted
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Custom Future Instrument - Backadjusted

When trying to create a custom futures instrument using the quote manager I am running in to a minor oddity. If I try and create a custom future from 1/1/2013 to present, I am provided a prompt asking that I add a symbol from calendar year 2012. That seems inconsistent. Is this by design? As the bac...
by javamarket
19 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible scroll anomoly [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 454

Re: Possible scroll anomoly [SOLVED]

Thank you for the advisement, indeed tracking is enabled (which is a fantastic feature).
I was unaware that it might cause scrolling to occur.

Mark
by javamarket
19 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible scroll anomoly [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 454

Possible scroll anomoly [SOLVED]

First - let me say that after being a little unsure if purchasing MC was a good idea, the more I use it the more I am happy with the decision. That appreciation deserves to be shared. Now on to the subject at hand. I did a cursory search of PM and didn't see language that addressed what I am seeing,...
by javamarket
18 Aug 2014
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: The Economic Events Collection for MultiCharts
Replies: 131
Views: 39708

Re: The Economic Events Collection for MultiCharts

If someone can share the function 'StrChopUp' referenced in TJ's code above I would be very appreciative.

Thanks in advance.
by javamarket
14 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ichimoku
Replies: 7
Views: 1601

Re: Ichimoku

@Robertwh

I can confirm this version works with MC

https://github.com/mtompkins/openAlgo/t ... %20Squeeze

... perhaps you can try this version.
by javamarket
12 Aug 2014
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Print text and special graphics from an Indicator or Signal
Replies: 5
Views: 3011

Re: Print text and special graphics from an Indicator or Sig

I find if I apply this text function to more than 2 workspaces MC becomes unstable / unusable.
It really is a nice way to finally get some new icons on a chart - shame really.
by javamarket
11 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling of two indicators in one subplot [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Re: Scaling of two indicators in one subplot [SOLVED]

Hi Henry,

Thank you for the information. I look forward to this change when out of beta.
Basis your description it will solve this.

Mark
by javamarket
11 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling of two indicators in one subplot [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Re: Scaling of two indicators in one subplot [SOLVED]

Hi @SB and thank you. I agree merging the constructs sorts it.

The main reason for posting was to perhaps ID a bug.

That said I do appreciate you taking the time to reply and post.

Mark
by javamarket
11 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling of two indicators in one subplot [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Scaling of two indicators in one subplot [SOLVED]

Hello all and thanks for any assistance ... I have an indicator I've used for years that I'm fond of. It has two parts, a primary range plotter and a fib overlay. When I apply this set on a subplot the scaling of the two seems inconsistent. Perhaps I'm missing something basic but I believe there may...
by javamarket
09 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic Array - Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Re: Dynamic Array - Performance

Hi Josh, Indeed what you have provided is close to my findings. The array in use is not as trivial as the example I previously provided, it was simplified for discussion. The actual array is trying to overcome this continuing disappointment between "data1 and data2" calculations. These arrays are (r...
by javamarket
09 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic Array - Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Re: Dynamic Array - Performance

Is the performance still not good if you resize the array prior to calling `Array_Sum` or prior to looping through it? (See Array_SetMaxIndex ). Thanks Josh, I do resize the array prior to calling sum, I neglected to write it above when I simplified the code. It actually looks like ... array: someA...
by javamarket
08 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

@swiss I'm currently using 8.8 Release (Build 9589) but am unaware of any expected change to the current behavior.
by javamarket
08 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic Array - Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Dynamic Array - Performance

I'm using the following to compare a variable number of consecutive bars with a dynamic array (abbreviated code). I tried to set a static array using the input variable but MC seems not to accept that. input: numBars(3); vars: yesNo(false); someArray[](0); For ii = 1 to numBars begin if H[ii-1] < H[...
by javamarket
01 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BUG: User Defined scaling not saved / reloaded on chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 586

BUG: User Defined scaling not saved / reloaded on chart [SOLVED]

When setting values to 'User Defined" scaling of Max / Min on a symbol they do not persist after saving and restarting MultiCharts64 Version 8.8 Release (Build 9589) I though I saw mention of this previously but did not see any listing when looking at the bug page (which really needs to be addressed...
by javamarket
01 Aug 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Project Management web pages: Slow Slow Slow... Is it me?
Replies: 18
Views: 5491

Re: Project Management web pages: Slow Slow Slow... Is it me

It makes it very difficult to know if a bug is in the system when load times are greater than 2 minutes.Image
by javamarket
27 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sharing of code - Git Repository
Replies: 3
Views: 2433

Re: Sharing of code - Git Repository

I have added your link to this thread:

Collections of EasyLanguage Scripts
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3339
Thanks very much.
by javamarket
26 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Sharing of code - Git Repository
Replies: 3
Views: 2433

Sharing of code - Git Repository

Hello all - I have been slowly adding to a shared git repository I maintain code I've authored or collected over my years as a trader. To that end I wanted to make it known to those using MultiCharts who may find some of it useful. As a recent convert to MC I will be porting much of my TS code over ...
by javamarket
25 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scheduled Alert (or reference to similar app)
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Re: Scheduled Alert (or reference to similar app)

Thanks Josh,

Via indicator is what I was considering but thought I might be better served with an 'external' solution in the event I wanted to add trigger events.

That said, thank you so much for your sample. I'm sure others will find it useful as well.

Mark
by javamarket
25 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scheduled Alert (or reference to similar app)
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Scheduled Alert (or reference to similar app)

Hi All and once again thank you for response ... As of this writing I do not believe MC has a feature to schedule a periodic 'alert' as does TS. For example I have an alert scheduled to repeat during the market hours with a sound 1 minute before the bar closes so I can see the close of the 5 minute ...
by javamarket
23 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

@Henry A quick update. After a reboot I reviewed all settings once again and in the workspace the settings you referenced were not set as you propose. They have been changed. I believe (again being difficult to confirm because it isn't testable in the standard sense) it may now be capturing the data...
by javamarket
23 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

As a quick informational, here is the visual: http://picpaste.com/pics/Pic_example-qvKROua0.1406129090.jpg Left side is MC, right is TS on live ES data. You can see the 3 Red plotted points on the TS chart. MC does not paint them. In short, indicator is based on 30min data on 5min chart. If I close ...
by javamarket
23 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Hi Henry, Thank you for the additional information / correction. Yes I have disabled those settings. The difference is visually easy to recognize between MC & TS, however as the indicator is complex I am trying to parse out a simplified version that can be shared and looked at as time allows. This i...
by javamarket
22 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Thank you for your response, however the post you reference is not helpful in this case. In addition, Data1 time frame is the basis of your plots is ambiguous. If you mean periodicity of the plots then I agree, but the basis of the plots is hard coded to Data2 as input. My goal as previously stated ...
by javamarket
22 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

I recoded the indicator to process calculations with Data2 yet be 'based on Data1. As expected the indicator now paints every 'data1 bar' period, however Data2 does not appear to update each tick. This option is selected on the properties tab of the applied indicator. Could this be because it does n...
by javamarket
22 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: drawing object classes using PowerLanguage
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Re: drawing object classes using PowerLanguage

Just keeping a wish alive here I suppose, but some of the elsystem calls would be a great step forward. After decades of Supercharts / Omega / TS and now MC it is hard to believe that we still have only (effectively) dots, crosses and dashes in chart plots.
by javamarket
21 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Hi Henry and thank you for your reply. I don't dispute your approach in this respect. You state: If you want to have "historical plots" - the study can place drawings where it is required. ... can you clarify this a bit please? I take it to mean that the indicator would need to be recoded such that ...
by javamarket
20 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Calculations across different times / data streams
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Calculations across different times / data streams

Calculations across different times / data streams When I look at the calculations produced by any given function across a chart containing multiple data streams it seams inconsistent. This may be a known issue but I had difficulty finding any reference to it in the Bug Tracker or general forums. It...
by javamarket
18 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and optimization [SOLVED]
Replies: 39
Views: 10518

Re: ADE and optimization [SOLVED]

+1 on this addition

The 'vote' doesn't seem to stick and the request does not seem to be reviewed.
by javamarket
18 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Thank you folks for taking the time to reply. I should clarify it seems. When TS paints an indicator based on (for example) a 30min bar ON a 5min bar, it leaves the painted indicator like a trail after a new bar is created. When MC paints an indicator based on a 30min bar ON a 5min bar, each new 5 m...
by javamarket
17 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Re: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Use any indicator at all with two data streams of different time periods and plot a point or cross.
It is not code specific.
by javamarket
17 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2
Replies: 34
Views: 4963

Data1 and Data2(hidden) - Indicator based on Data2

Hello and thank you for any assistance ... I have the following condition I'm hopeful to resolve. I have a chart with two time frames for indicator calculations of the same instrument. One is 60min one is 5min. The 60min is hidden on subgraph1 so that indicator calculations with align with the shown...
by javamarket
12 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PowerLanguage 'method' [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 750

PowerLanguage 'method' [SOLVED]

I am trying to implement a Method call and return in PL similar to the implementation referenced here: http://help.TS.com/09_00/elword/word/method_reserved_word_.htm however the code fails to compile when using a trivial example such as: Method void testMethod() begin Print ("method test"); end; Can...
by javamarket
11 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quandl data support in MultiCharts
Replies: 20
Views: 2789

Re: Quandl data support in MultiCharts

+1 for supporting the direct import of Quandl data

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