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by fundjunkie
04 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compilation failure
Replies: 1
Views: 782

compilation failure

Hi, Can someone tell me why this code won't compile? The error given by PL Editor is too cryptic to be of much help: Inputs: Price((H+L)/2); N(16); Vars: Count(0); N1(0); N2(0); N3(0); NH(0); NL(0); HH(0); LL(0); Dimen(0); alpha(0); Filt(0); N3 = (Highest(High,16) - Lowest(Low,16))/16; HH = High; LL...
by fundjunkie
10 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Mesa compatibility
Replies: 6
Views: 2202

We are aware of the MESA indicators, but we never tested it with MultiCharts.
If you provide ELD and DLLS we will be able to answer your question.


I don't have mesa 8 but am considering it. Perhaps you should approach Ehlers company?
by fundjunkie
06 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Mesa compatibility
Replies: 6
Views: 2202

Could you send us this indicator to tokareva@tssupport.com so that we can test it? This is the mesa indicator toolset developed by John Ehlers. Visit http://www.mesasoftware.com for details. I do not own this indicator which is why I'm asking the question. It is one of the most respected cyclic ind...
by fundjunkie
02 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Mesa compatibility
Replies: 6
Views: 2202

Mesa compatibility

Hi,
Is Multicharts compatible with Mesa 8?


Thx - D
by fundjunkie
04 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: els, eld, ela file types
Replies: 1
Views: 1358

els, eld, ela file types

Hi,
As somone without a prior background with TS and Easylanguage can someone quickly explain the differences between the file types referred to in the title?


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
26 Feb 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii mapping - resilience
Replies: 3
Views: 1584

What event precedes the ASCII mapping links lost? Thank you. It's hard to say because there have been so many. QM or MC can hang for many reasons and I often have to spend time fixing these. Incrementally, things have improved hence my comment regarding linkages. My basic point is that ascii links ...
by fundjunkie
21 Feb 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii mapping - resilience
Replies: 3
Views: 1584

Ascii mapping - resilience

Hi, I'm finding that ascii files I've had mapped for a while lose their mapping. I see that when i try to chart an instrument and get no data even though the target file is there and the QM linkage is there too. I have also seen in QM that the mapping can get lost (edit shows no data) and if I manua...
by fundjunkie
21 Feb 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 3D Optimization
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Hi Andrew, Thanks for the explaination. You and your team did a good job writing MC, and have a great product. Finally after years of searching we have some useable to trade fast markets. Keep up the great work. -Thanks I wouldn't go as far as to say that but there is noticable progress whch needs ...
by fundjunkie
11 Feb 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: performance reports
Replies: 1
Views: 928

performance reports

Hi,
Can the system performance reports from MC be exportedto a file?


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
22 Dec 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Optimization
Replies: 6
Views: 1702

Optimization

Hi,
How do i access the optimization tools?


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
24 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IQFeed History
Replies: 6
Views: 2043

Yes, please check the data ranges you're trying to request as Chris says. I just requested a reasonable amount of minutes back and got the chart all right. Yes, I tested pulling up a chart and specifying 3 months of minute data. Data went back as far as Oct 12th. However, why should I have to chart...
by fundjunkie
23 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IQFeed History
Replies: 6
Views: 2043

Please check your symbol at the DTN IQ's website, and tell us what symbol/exchange/settings you're using, we'll try reproducing the situation here.


The symbol I'm referring to is @ESZ6 (Globex).


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
23 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IQFeed History
Replies: 6
Views: 2043

IQFeed History

All,
I'm not seeing Qm download any history from dtn.IQ. I subscribbed to their feed Oct 12th but have nothing prior to that. Does IQ not provide any history? i thiough they did.


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
20 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Configurable defaults for QM symbols
Replies: 2
Views: 1476

Dear fundjunkie -

It is possible to enable this right now, by creating a dummy exchange with the required settings. When created, symbols will inherit settings from it, then you could switch thew symbols to the real required exchange.


I'll try it.


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
20 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Configurable defaults for QM symbols
Replies: 2
Views: 1476

Configurable defaults for QM symbols

H, Something that I would like to see in the future is for the default characteristics of QM symbols to be configurable. Right now, I have to repeat certain operations on every symbol I create. I'd prefer to be able to set some of these things globally so that symbols get created the way that I need...
by fundjunkie
19 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Performance Summary Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 1671

Alex, I think a permanent topic on the backtesting tools themselves would be a good idea. You could move this suggestion, and other questions, into that forum. Seeing that the strategy testing tools are so important having them organized in one thread or subforum will make things easier to track, IM...
by fundjunkie
19 Oct 2006
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: MD code not working
Replies: 38
Views: 4115

It's the price scale alright, I just solved the problem myself when I noticed "SP"'s post :) I decided to take a look at this indicator but am getting this problem also. Is it caused by the Exchange settings or by the chart window itself? Unfortunately, I don't have two different charting packages ...
by fundjunkie
18 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 3rd party software modules and MC
Replies: 3
Views: 1636

There doesn't seem to be a point in this, as within a month our own genetic optimizer (completed and now in testing) will be made available. Hope this will suit your needs. Okay. that's interesting to know. However, some people may already have this optimizer and might like to use it with MC. And i...
by fundjunkie
17 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 3rd party software modules and MC
Replies: 3
Views: 1636

3rd party software modules and MC

Hi All, I have become aware that there are add-on modules available for TS. In particular, I am referring to the TS-Evolve Genetic Optimizer by Scientific Consultants but it could be anything that expands the functionality of the application. Is it possible to integrate these same tools with MC or i...
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Performance Summary Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 1671

Performance Summary Reports

Hi All, Have taken a look at the MC strategy performance reports and i like what I see. However, there are elements that I'd like to see included, and which may already be roadmapped. The statistical output of the report, IMO, can be improved. I see the sharpe ratio is there but I don't see useful t...
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Configurable entries via. backtest
Replies: 1
Views: 1128

Configurable entries via. backtest

Hi All,
From my initial perusal of the strategy testing and reportig function there doesn't appear to a way to select the method my which market entries will get filled, ie, limit, market, stop or other order types.

Thx
D
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: About MC dataserver mode
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

Are you analyzing the behavior of IB or another data source?
The modes should do exactly what their names say, but there are known issues that we're working on - like IB trying to access data even when set to work offline.


Okay, yes I'm using IB. As long as you're aware...
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii mapping - scalability issue
Replies: 3
Views: 1328

Dear fundjunkie - could you describe the symptoms of this? If the program ceases working completely, with the graphics freezing etc., then this is a known issue - an ASCII import deadlock we're currently working on. Alex, yes I think it's the same problem. When is the next beta due that (I assume) ...
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: About MC dataserver mode
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

About MC dataserver mode

Hi All, This feature "appears" to be making no difference to the behaviour of MC when drawing charts. Regardless of the setting QM will connect with remote sources and pull data. And, regardless of the setting, a workspace chart will download data in bursts from the provider. I'm gonna take a closer...
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy testing tool
Replies: 3
Views: 1470

As regards strategy backtesting, I guess you could start off using the TS documentation, as we don't have a tutorial for it now.


Which documentation are you referring to?
by fundjunkie
16 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii mapping - scalability issue
Replies: 3
Views: 1328

This post applies to the latest bbeta of MC...


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
15 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Adding FOREX symbols
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

Adding FOREX symbols

All, Why is it that when adding symbols froma datasource using the symbol lookup facility the ability to lookup FOREX symbols isn't listed? However, when adding the same symbol manually, from the same datasource, it is possible to select FOREX as an instrument type. This makes no sense to me... Thx D
by fundjunkie
15 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii mapping - scalability issue
Replies: 3
Views: 1328

Ascii mapping - scalability issue

All,
I have noticed that mapping ascii files from a directory containing approximately 100 or more ascii sources causes QM to die. Can you see whether you can reproduce this please?


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
15 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IQFeed - Symbol Serach
Replies: 1
Views: 939

IQFeed - Symbol Serach

Are there any plans to introduce a symbol search facility for the IQfeed? Manually adding symbols for this feed is a real pain.


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
15 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy testing tool
Replies: 3
Views: 1470

Strategy testing tool

All, Is there a tutorial available that will run me through how I set up and test a "strategy". While I'm not looking to test a strategy of my own (yet) I'd like to get a feel for how the MC strategy testing interface works, it's flexibility and power, and the quality of feedback generated... All gu...
by fundjunkie
12 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts and newsfeeds
Replies: 5
Views: 1706

Multicharts and newsfeeds

All, I'm considering taking a trial of the DTN IQfeed. If I take the feed without the frontend software there's a discount. And the software's ugly anyway so I don't want to use it. However, there is news wrapped in the the IQfeed. Can MC handle and display news as part of a datafeed. If not, is it ...
by fundjunkie
12 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: About opentick history
Replies: 1
Views: 1086

About opentick history

All, I've loaded up some opentick symbols in QM with the intention of trying to gauge (don't know how yet) the quality of the data. Three symbols are for closed, historic contracts. One is for the current active month. The current month is fine but I see no data being downloaded for the historic con...
by fundjunkie
12 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Closing special workspaces causes hanging/freezing ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2323

Neutrino - Please send us an example of such a workspace where this occurs, we'll take a look. @fundjunkie - thanks for stepping in here an adding comments - i have only 40 symbols in QM - just futures and forex - nothing more so that from there i should not have any memory lag problems - however t...
by fundjunkie
12 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quote Manager - Not pulling in data
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

This can be readily reproduced - set all symbols to Online and then get MultiCharts to terminate abnormally, e.g. by killing processes through Windows TaskManager. The connection state will not be saved so next time MultiCharts is started, the symbols in QuoteManager will show up as Offline. I've a...
by fundjunkie
12 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: opentick
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Yeou're right, at this moment Opentick does not show in the Add Symbol - From Data source list, symbols are to be added manually


When is that due to be added? And will the IQfeed be added to the list too?
by fundjunkie
11 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Closing special workspaces causes hanging/freezing ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2323

its the 1.90.588.845Beta OK - i will "try" the newest one and post the feedback here .. I've always experienced this type of problem regardless of the version of MC and I have a high spec. PC.... How many symbols do you have in QM? That's a major factor in my problems. Other tan that MC seems to mo...
by fundjunkie
11 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quote Manager - Not pulling in data
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

Re: Quote Manager - Not pulling in data

I've realised that Quote Manager does not seem to be pulling in any data for listed symbols. Instaed, I have t chart the symbol for data t be gathered... I conducted a test this morning. December heating Oil was empty when i checked the data. So, i charted it and data was pulled in and then visible...
by fundjunkie
11 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: opentick
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Also, we have just released new online tutorial which shows you how to work with OpenTick data feed. It might be helpful http://tssupport.com/support/tutorials/ I've tried following the tutorial and have had problems. Opentick doesn't show up in the add-symbol list. I'm gonna try hand-cranking it b...
by fundjunkie
11 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quote Manager - Not pulling in data
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

Quote Manager - Not pulling in data

I've realised that Quote Manager does not seem to be pulling in any data for listed symbols. Instaed, I have t chart the symbol for data t be gathered... I conducted a test this morning. December heating Oil was empty when i checked the data. So, i charted it and data was pulled in and then visible ...
by fundjunkie
09 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Studies - flexibility
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

That's real easy to do in easylanguage.

You start with the code of the original indicator and then use the result as the input for the second indicator.



Unfortunately, I've never used easylanguage so I wouldn't know how to do that.
by fundjunkie
09 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Studies - flexibility
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

Studies - flexibility

Hi,
Some time back I enquired whether it was possible to apply an indicator, to a pre-existing indicator. I was told that this was still in development.

Is this feature available yet? If not, is it likely to appear soon?


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
13 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TWS, MC and java
Replies: 3
Views: 1432

TWS, MC and java

Hi,
I've just updated TWS from IB and am finding that MC cannot launch it. I get a Java error. Are you aware of this?


Thx
D
by fundjunkie
29 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 2
Views: 2516

pivot points

Hi,
Can anyone tell me if there are any easylanguage studies availabe that calculate and plot pivot points?


Thx,
D
by fundjunkie
29 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: retrieved data fields
Replies: 1
Views: 1861

retrieved data fields

Hi,
I see that MC is able to retrieve bid/ask as well as price data from the provider. Are there plans to include bid/ask size aswell? Can/will MC be able to handle bid/ask in historic data for strategy testing?


Thx,
D
by fundjunkie
29 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Charting performance - lack of
Replies: 4
Views: 2525

If this issue persists, please email us, we'll need to study this in detail. This looks serious - it definitely should not take several minutes to load from local storage. Does it finally load after this wait, by the way? Yes. I'm on a 7 day trial with the DTN.IQ feed btw. Last night i tried charti...
by fundjunkie
27 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Sources
Replies: 1
Views: 1892

Data Sources

Hi,
I'm trying out a 7 day trial of dtn.iq and have noticed that it's not listed amongst the data sources when I try to add a symbol from a data source. It is listed when i do add sybol manually. Why is that?


Thx,
D
by fundjunkie
27 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 1.90.438.735 Chart Refresh
Replies: 3
Views: 2289

Alex Kramer wrote:New data in this case will be see only after restarting MC, reloading in this case not re-loads data from the file but reuses the data read from the file on chart creation.


Okay, it would be good if there was a way to get QM to reread the source files instead of having to restart the app.
by fundjunkie
27 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Timescales
Replies: 2
Views: 2236

Damn, I didn't notice the compression field....

I was looking at this late last night and clearly was more tired than I thought;)
by fundjunkie
27 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server bug
Replies: 3
Views: 2185

I suggest you check the "Show the dialog" checkbox in Preferences->Data server mode so every time you create a new chart you'll see a reminder (this won't work on opening a saved workspace). That's what i do. But because the settings are global, if I change the DS mode for that chart it is changed ...
by fundjunkie
26 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Axis Adjustment
Replies: 1
Views: 1977

Chart Axis Adjustment

Hi,
Can anyone tell me how I manipulate the vertical axis of a chart so that I can plot pivot points when the chart is too narrowly defined?


Thx,
D
by fundjunkie
26 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Charting performance - lack of
Replies: 4
Views: 2525

trader39 wrote:Fwiw I have not had your problem. Make sure you were not trying to get weeks worth of minute bars, that could explain it.


If i was pulling it from a feed I'd agree. But this is from my local HD and should be faster.
by fundjunkie
26 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Server bug
Replies: 3
Views: 2185

Data Server bug

Hi, I think I've found a problem with the Data Server options in Multicharts. All of my workspace charts are created in "On Demand" mode. If I open a chart selecting offline mode that chart will chart using the local Db only. That's fine. However, if I then open another workspace the charts in that ...
by fundjunkie
25 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Charting performance - lack of
Replies: 4
Views: 2525

MC Charting performance - lack of

Hi, The slow drawing of charts with MC has been pointed out elsewhere but I want to spell it out as I've just realised how chronic the problem seems to be. Previously, i'd assumed that the problem was caused by retrieving data from the vendor (IB) to pad out the history in QM. However, I just pulled...
by fundjunkie
25 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Timescales
Replies: 2
Views: 2236

Timescales

Hi,
Multicharts doesn't seem to offer much granularity in multi-minute timescales. For example, I like to ultilize 5 minute aswell as 1 minute time interval charts. If MC can do this please explain how.


Thx,
D
by fundjunkie
25 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC 1.90.438.735 Chart Refresh
Replies: 3
Views: 2289

MC 1.90.438.735 Chart Refresh

Hi,
I found a problem with my copy of MC and am not sure if this is a general problem. I'm seeing that if I update my Ascii sources while charts are open a reload of the chart window doesn't display the newly updated data. This is what should happen right?


Thx,
D
by fundjunkie
22 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: historical intraday data sources
Replies: 1
Views: 2317

historical intraday data sources

Hi, Something that I need to sort out in the near future is a good source for intraday history. On another forum I read that some people go direct to the exchanges for intraday order book data and pay quite alot for it. That's an option but I'm not sure how useful that kind of order book data would ...
by fundjunkie
22 Mar 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Quote Manager - Manageability
Replies: 2
Views: 2213

Quote Manager - Manageability

Hi All, As you know QM creates sybols with default settings determining how, amongst other things, that symbol will appear when charted. I'm finding that for certain commodities I need to change the price scale and labelling. I don't mind doing that once or twice but it becomes a pain if I have to d...
by fundjunkie
26 Feb 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: chart price scale
Replies: 14
Views: 3348

chart price scale

Hi,
How do I make charts display Y-Axis prices to 3 decimal places and increment prices in 0.025 (or .500) steps?


Thx,
D

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