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by Rick Webber
19 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rounding problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Re: Rounding problem?

Thanks for taking the time ABC, I don't think this is going to solve my problem though. I've got to have the increased decimal output available to the "Strategy". I can't get the function to assign 4 decimal places to a variable and then view its output in Commentary as 4 decimal places. No problem ...
by Rick Webber
17 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rounding problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Rounding problem?

lineA= 53.47 Close= 53.47 If Close < LineA then Sell next bar at market; Position is responding as if code had <= in it and is getting closed. Both Commentary and Data Window give the price and indicator as 53.47. I'd like to to get more precision on LineA by increasing decimal places from 2 to 3 or...
by Rick Webber
08 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If/Then = false but still get signal.
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: If/Then = false but still get signal.

Thanks for response.

If condition1 = true then Buy next bar at market;

What is happening is that condition 1 = false but it is still buying next bar at market.

Not sure how ELSE would help here.
by Rick Webber
08 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If/Then = false but still get signal.
Replies: 3
Views: 315

If/Then = false but still get signal.

So I've identified at least 3 variables that will return a false yet I will get a signal as if they were true. I've restarted program, created a new signal via copy/paste, moved variables around, even did a repair but am still getting signals where they shouldn't be. Just looking for some new idea's...
by Rick Webber
04 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: True/False return error. [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 294

Re: True/False return error. [SOLVED]

OK, disregard this. I have found the error finally in the Commentary code. Had an operator pointed in wrong direction.
by Rick Webber
04 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: True/False return error. [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 294

True/False return error. [SOLVED]

While debugging using Expert Commentary I am running into this which I'm having a problem solving so thought maybe someone would have something else to suggest. A= Indicator value. A = 7.59 ; A[1] = 7.29 ; (A[1] + .10) = 7.39 ; A > (A[1] + .10) = False ; A = True does it not, but it returns false. A...
by Rick Webber
12 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QuoteManager Ascii Import data missing. [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: QuoteManager Ascii Import data missing. [SOLVED]

I am using 2 different drives. One is a PCI-e RevoDrive SSD and the other a Samsung Evo SSD. I currently have two partitions and OS's on the Revo and 1 OS's on the Samsung. I tried both OS's on the Revo with same result and tried the Samsung today. I managed to load in a year's worth of tick data an...
by Rick Webber
11 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QuoteManager Ascii Import data missing. [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: QuoteManager Ascii Import data disappearing. [SOLVED]

Just happened again on another partition, operating system. Lost data on 3 CL symbols. 5 years ascii tick data on one of them. Poof, gone.
Now when I import I get popup that say's data imported successfully, but when I go to Edit Data, nothing is there.
by Rick Webber
11 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QuoteManager Ascii Import data missing. [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 639

QuoteManager Ascii Import data missing. [SOLVED]

I wanted to import CL ascii data month by month. Jan, Dec, Nov went fine but then Oct wiped out all data and now when I import all appears to be going well and I get a "Completed Successfully" popup but there is nothing there when I edit the data. Doesn't matter what month. Any idea's? MC 64 V 10 b ...
by Rick Webber
26 Oct 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Price increment setup
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Re: Price increment setup

Voting link not working. I am fighting this right now. Has this been resolved this many years later?
by Rick Webber
26 Sep 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Documentation for Portfolio Money Management?
Replies: 7
Views: 1852

Re: Documentation for Portfolio Money Management?

How about a fourth example that is as basic as possible and gets to the barest of necessities to make the portfolio work that would include three futures symbols (NQ, YM, CL) and a simple moving average crossover strategy that has an account of $25,000.00 and risking 5% of account equity with a $120...
by Rick Webber
05 Feb 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio: difference between simulation and paper trading
Replies: 7
Views: 2107

Re: Portfolio: difference between simulation and paper tradi

Did you find a solution to this no erocla? Care to share?
Also can you explain what turns ptf to true as you have it at false in your inputs.
Thanks.
by Rick Webber
28 Jan 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Strat example requested.
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: Portfolio Strat example requested.

Thanks Henry and Tony for responding. I've gone through the Rank strategy but not getting enough out of it to get rolling. Frustrating. Once rolling I should be able to build from that but not there yet. Actually Tony I am simply wanting to manually control the total amount of contracts, whether it ...
by Rick Webber
25 Jan 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Strat example requested.
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Portfolio Strat example requested.

I am decent enough coder using easylanguage but am struggling hard trying to get Portfolio Trader coded and realize I need to find an example closer to what I'm trying to do or it is a no go. I'm also think it will be a benefit to others as there is a shortage of info all in all. I have 5 symbols th...
by Rick Webber
12 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Double stop orders
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: Double stop orders

Thanks for feedback Jon, I'll try it.
by Rick Webber
12 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting commission for MC Paper Trader. [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1495

Setting commission for MC Paper Trader. [SOLVED]

Can commissions be specified for MC's Paper Trader ? I am Manual trading this account and opening the Manual Trading Performance Report it states" to set the amount and type of your commission go to the Financial Settings tab of the Settings dialog box." There are 3 setting under that tab and "Commi...
by Rick Webber
12 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Double stop orders
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: Double stop orders

I'd like to know the answer to that myself as that happened to me also today using IB's sim account and autotrading.
by Rick Webber
12 Nov 2015
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: The Economic Events Collection for MultiCharts
Replies: 131
Views: 39598

Re: STD exception: underflow/overflow/range error

I'm getting this STD exception: underflow/overflow/range error when setting my timezone offset which should be -3 for Pacific time I believe. It works fine if "0" or "-1" is entered but -2 and -3 bring up the error. Anyone have any idea's what might cause this?
by Rick Webber
21 Sep 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: {Exception}Floating-Point division by zero, signal only. [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 612

{Exception}Floating-Point division by zero, signal only. [SOLVED]

I am getting an {Exception} "Floating-point division by zero" when applying one particular function in a strategy to a chart but have no problem at all when this function is used in a indicator and plotted. I don't think the coding is the main problem and am hoping someone might be able to suggest w...
by Rick Webber
16 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Backtesting assumptions not working for me? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

Re: Backtesting assumptions not working for me? [SOLVED]

Absolutely great news for many. Thanks to MAtricks for your persistence.
by Rick Webber
12 May 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and receiving data from Range Bars
Replies: 6
Views: 2850

Re: ADE and receiving data from Range Bars

Thanks for the detailed instructions Dave. I have yet to dig into this but seems to be the solution to a problem I've had for a long time. Should be helpful to many.
by Rick Webber
21 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and receiving data from Range Bars
Replies: 6
Views: 2850

Re: ADE and receiving data from Range Bars

Thanks for reply TJ. TypeZero library was installed. I also created a VirtBarTypes.cfg file named "201,Point" to let ADE know of this bar to use for Interval function as per Virtual Bar Type instructions and got this error: " Interval not supported: -201".
by Rick Webber
20 Apr 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and receiving data from Range Bars
Replies: 6
Views: 2850

Re: ADE and receiving data from Range Bars

When I follow your instructions I get an ADE error: "Unsupported ADE interval code: 3". Any solutions to this? Thanks.
by Rick Webber
16 Apr 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tickfiles ASCII Import from Tickdata.com
Replies: 4
Views: 966

Re: Tickfiles ASCII Import from Tickdata.com

I was about to purchase millisecond data till I read this. Are we still unable to import this type of data into MultiCharts?
by Rick Webber
08 Sep 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Print function excuting when it shouldnt
Replies: 14
Views: 1272

Re: Print function excuting when it shouldnt

I am also having an issue with this. I am using fileappend to send buy/sell signals using a crossover as a condition.Not using IOG! Same problem. The chart shows a Buy?Sell order correctly but the FileAppend orders continue to fire at the close of every bar even though the condition is now false.
by Rick Webber
05 Sep 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: RangeBars with ADE
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: RangeBars with ADE

Sure would be nice if someone had an example after reading this below. New BarType reserved word numbers were created when Kagi, Kase, Line Break, Momentum, Range and Reno charts were introduced in 8.5. I'd suspect that the earlier developed ADE code can not interpret these new BarTypes, and thus ge...
by Rick Webber
30 Aug 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: RangeBars with ADE
Replies: 3
Views: 680

RangeBars with ADE

My "Search" is not working at the moment so sorry if this is a repeat topic but can someone tell me is I can access RangeBar data from a higher time frame using ADE for backtesting purposes? How about intrabar data?
by Rick Webber
30 Aug 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Backtesting assumptions not working for me? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

Re: Backtesting assumptions not working for me? [SOLVED]

I don't get it, makes no sense to me. Whats the point of having the feature then?
by Rick Webber
18 Aug 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Backtesting assumptions not working for me? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

Backtesting assumptions not working for me? [SOLVED]

Format signal/BackTesting/backtesting assumptions/Fill limit order when price goes beyond limit price by 1 points. The result is a 8 tick Limit price is filled at 9 ticks from the EntryPrice on the chart ! ! It should be filled at 8 ticks on the chart only if price exceeded that limit by a minimum o...
by Rick Webber
20 Dec 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zenfire Crude Oil Quote Manager Settings
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Zenfire Crude Oil Quote Manager Settings

Can't help you much there I'm afraid. It can be a pain sometime.
by Rick Webber
20 Dec 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zenfire Crude Oil Quote Manager Settings
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Zenfire Crude Oil Quote Manager Settings

Price scale 1/100
Min move = 1
Big Point Value = 1000
by Rick Webber
20 Dec 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Zenfire Crude Oil Quote Manager Settings
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Zenfire Crude Oil Quote Manager Settings

Try CLG1 for Feb Crude. Root = CL. Rest is good.
by Rick Webber
16 Dec 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator will only plot "0" not the Value being returned.
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Indicator will only plot "0" not the Value being returned.

I have a function that works correctly but when I want to plot the value of the function the indicator only plots zero. It works correctly in Tick, Contract, Seconds but only plots zero for Point, Minutes, Hourly. This indicator oscillates above/below a zero line. I need this indicator to function o...
by Rick Webber
09 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: PowerLanguage Debugging
Replies: 9
Views: 1728

Debugging

Any plans to get " CommentaryCL " working in MultiCharts in the near future?
by Rick Webber
25 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: PowerLanguage Debugging
Replies: 9
Views: 1728

This is crazy not having these features. Very, very necessary. I have to use TS to debug the code. Not good.
by Rick Webber
17 Nov 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Backtest on Bid/Ask data?
Replies: 12
Views: 4109

Thks TJ. I understand now. Also just found decent explanation in help files. Should have looked there first I guess.
by Rick Webber
17 Nov 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Backtest on Bid/Ask data?
Replies: 12
Views: 4109

Can someone give a code example say to"BuytoCover next bar at 1068.25 limit"and "Sell next bar at 1068.25 limit" using the Bid/Ask capabilities in this topic.Thks.
by Rick Webber
28 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and Vista 64 bit.
Replies: 8
Views: 4105

!TSZ Sync Setup

Thank's Emmanuel and tj for the suggestions. I have implimented both. I was missing some ELCollection so imported the whole eld. and also changed the path in the function's you suggested plus many more as I dug down deeper, but unfortunately the problem still exsists. It is easy to duplicate. Create...
by Rick Webber
26 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and Vista 64 bit.
Replies: 8
Views: 4105

Thanks for paintbar, I'll check it out. You obviously have TS so you can find many examples at their Forum by searching for "Bamboo" the author of ADE. There's a vast amount of info on it. I'll try the Administrator trick and if that doesn't work I'll put together a sample to see if you run into the...
by Rick Webber
26 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and Vista 64 bit.
Replies: 8
Views: 4105

ADE and Vista 64 bit. Used in TS.

Hope this help's Emmanuel . The "All-Data-Everywhere" library (or ADE for short) is a set of EasyLanguage functions and indicators that allow you to store any kind of data for any symbol and bar interval. You can then access that data from any study or strategy, regardless of the symbol or bar inter...
by Rick Webber
25 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE and Vista 64 bit.
Replies: 8
Views: 4105

ADE and Vista 64 bit.

Unable to use ADE as I get error message:" Can't find dll "elcollections.dll". I have placed this Dll in the MultiCharts program folder but it is Vista 64 bit and the program folder TSSupport is located in is called Program Files(x86). Thinking this might be the problem. Has anyone else encountered ...
by Rick Webber
12 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Playback
Replies: 1
Views: 957

Playback

Playback function would be excellent.
by Rick Webber
12 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exeption in translator error.
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Exeption in translator error.

Exeption in translator error. errline 0, errColumn 0, errLineEnd 0, errColumnEnd 0 Anyone else have to deal with this error. Pain to have to wait till Monday to reach support so I thought I'd try here. Happens after converting TS EasyLanguage. Just have one function I need to resolve. I'm sure it's ...

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