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by capgain
30 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Removing bad data
Replies: 16
Views: 1851

Re: Removing bad data

Hope this help others, thanks to correct me if I am still not 100% acurate Thanks, I use Multicharts primarily to follow SPY. Whenever I get bad spikes, I switch to SSO (double SPY etf) as I find that is easier than go thru the data correction process. But today I got a bad spike at 8:45 and I thou...
by capgain
28 Jun 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Removing bad data
Replies: 16
Views: 1851

Re: Removing bad data

Make sure you remove the bad data entry for the symbol in the QuoteManager and then restart everything. In Beta 5 you won't have to restart everything, it'll be enough to clear the cache and the chart will reflect it. It is years since this topic is being discussed (not just in this thread). It sur...
by capgain
14 Mar 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Removing bad data
Replies: 16
Views: 1851

Re: Removing bad data

Thanks to all for validating my request! I sure hope someone from Multicharts listens and responds. I usually use Multcharts wth IB and primarily follow SPY and get lot of bad spikes - spoiling the whole chart. It happens so often that I usually switch to other SPY proxies like SSO or UPRO so that I...
by capgain
10 Mar 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Removing bad data
Replies: 16
Views: 1851

Removing bad data

I had mentioned this couple of times in this forum(more than an year or two ago). Why can't I simply right click on any candlebar and remove bad tick ? Having done software programming in my last life, it should not take more than couple of hours of programming. Why keep on adding new features - why...
by capgain
19 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Save chart as image file via API
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Save chart as image file via API

Is there any way I could save a chart as an image file programmatically .. Thanks
by capgain
15 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data provider
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Data provider

Looking for suggestions regarding real time data provider for stocks. I usually start trading early in the morning (sometimes even at 4:30 on interactive brokers) - hence need providers that work during pre and post market hours. Of course, a reliable one (IB feed I use now is good but looking for s...
by capgain
08 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hate upgrades
Replies: 2
Views: 750

this should help:

uncheck this box
http://forum.tssupport.com/download.php?id=2198
Thanks TJ, that works fine now with the change you suggested ..
by capgain
08 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hate upgrades
Replies: 2
Views: 750

hate upgrades

Just tried an existing workspace after I installed Version 5.0 Release (Build 2369). When it loads the workspace, it is fine. But after that, just by clicking on the window, the whole scaling on Y axis changes (for example, SPY price scale on Y goes to from 0 to current price) Attached pictures ..
by capgain
05 Jun 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intraday trading
Replies: 14
Views: 3635

Thanks guys for the quick replies. I had been trying to combine multi-time intervals in the past but on minute charts the results have been mixed. The main reason is nowadays the moves (like s&p500) go up and drop quickly. This causes the signals to happen at spikes (both up and down) and if the mar...
by capgain
03 Jun 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intraday trading
Replies: 14
Views: 3635

Intraday trading

I have been using Multicharts for about an year and recently I am also doing auto-trading. My problem is not directly with Multicharts (other than it is the tool I am using for intraday trading) but I have not been as successful as I am when I use daily & weekly charts (I use charting tools that I h...
by capgain
12 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

:)
No, I mean 5.1. As soon as we release the Gold version we will roll out the 5.1 beta with many small but very important things.
Is there a list of brokers (other than IB) that Multicharts (current and Gold version) integrates with that allows for auto-trading
by capgain
03 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

Re: Auto trade tutorial

Do these functions work (i am using Multicharts with IB) ..
GetAccountID
GetRTAccountNetWorth
GetPositionQuantity

In my signal compilation, it complains about "unknown function". I would appreciate any help on this. Thanks!
by capgain
03 Apr 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

I don't know about GV, ADE .. When you mention how to use dll, do you mean how Multicharts works with any user-developed DLL ?
anything you can share with us is a bonus.
TJ, I have sent you a simple dll project by PM. Please tell if you got it ..
by capgain
29 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125


that's great. Maybe you can share with us how to use dll?
I have downloaded the GV, ADE, etc., but still haven't made any headway with them.
I don't know about GV, ADE .. When you mention how to use dll, do you mean how Multicharts works with any user-developed DLL ?
by capgain
27 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

there is nothing like hands on... ... To promote synergistic learning... I will be posting some autotrade examples here: http://www.tssupport.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=25462#25462 TJ, the approach I am taking so far is this. I had written a dll which takes input from various indicators from various...
by capgain
26 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Allow Outside Trading Hours Bug
Replies: 21
Views: 6001

Marina, It seems outside trading hour bug has been fixed, I get following message while orders are placed and I can confirm that orders are executed now. Order Event Order Attribute 'outside regular trading hour' is ignored based on the order type and destination, place order is now being processed...
by capgain
26 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

Also, I was wondering if any here have done auto trading with multiple IB accounts (without adviser - I have 3 accounts but to do adviser, I would have to close them and then open adviser account and then add them - which is a pain and I am not a professional advisor anyway). Is it possible to conne...
by capgain
26 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

Thanks, TJ. Also, I found a good bit of info at nearly end of the manual (pages 690-740) :shock: of the user guide (not much in the autotrading chapter itself earlier). Since MC has such powerful features, it would be great if they provide few scenarios/examples using the commands (agree it is a bit...
by capgain
26 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

TJ, I took a quick look and look into further. It looks more to do with easylang which is not a issue yet. I am more looking for interactions between MC(using easylang of course) and interactive broker TWS (making trades (different types), getting to know current positions and their sizes, confirmat...
by capgain
26 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 4125

Auto trade tutorial

I know lot of MC users have been using auto trading with IB and hence I guess the user guide is quite sufficient. Maybe I should not even be trying auto-trading in the first place ;-) but I really wish to. I went thru the manual and I am not up to it. I know TS Multicharts folks are working on hard ...
by capgain
13 Mar 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto trade tutorial
Replies: 1
Views: 932

Auto trade tutorial

Hello,

Is there a user guide or tutorial with regards to auto-trading using interactive brokers [TWS]

Thanks in advance
by capgain
28 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problems with IB for intraday hystorical
Replies: 5
Views: 1526

Re: Problems with IB for intraday hystorical

I am not able to chart intraday from ib feed..only daily format is ok.. When I try to plot minutes or hours charts I have not respond and data (quote manager do not give me any line..only says "connecting to real time data.." If I plot daily (and weekly, monthly) time frame..is ok.. What is the pro...
by capgain
25 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Removing bad bar
Replies: 3
Views: 1031

Removing bad bar

Is there an easy way to remove a bad bar. It would be great if I could right-click on a bad bar and ask MC to ignore it. Currently, I am having an issue as i go to quotemanager to search and retrieve data and delete it. Since I have option of connecting to server and getting real time and historical...
by capgain
23 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

Hi capgain, Thank you for the workspace. The reason why the values in the status line of your custom indicator do not match the 3dma values in real-time (they all match on history if you look at the points that all charts have - in other words they match in points where 60 min bars are plotted) for...
by capgain
21 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Latest Daily Bars mssing
Replies: 24
Views: 5395

it has to do with how MC captures the last print.
Is there a way to fix it ... Thanks
by capgain
21 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Latest Daily Bars mssing
Replies: 24
Views: 5395

Re: Latest Daily Bars mssing

I think that there is a bug in the data handling The setup MC v5 beta 2, with eSignal Datafeed Today I noticed missing daily bars for every stock symbol I tried. The sequence of events prior to this is following: Sometime in the middle of Us stock trading session I put my computer to sleep. Then, w...
by capgain
20 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Crashing when integration with dll
Replies: 3
Views: 1437

Re: Crashing when integration with dll

The problem appears to be fixed. I tried several things but what appears to work is have the function name in the dll in all uppercase letters.

What is the best way to pass string from easylanguage to C++ dll (to declare it as LPSTR ?) Thanks
by capgain
20 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

Hello Marina, Thanks a lot for your help and for sending the workspace. I was slightly confused by it. I was wondering if you can please take a look at the workspace I have attached to this message. It is simple - has 4 subplots of same ticker but different time resolutions (here the data is from In...
by capgain
19 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Crashing when integration with dll
Replies: 3
Views: 1437

Crashing when integration with dll

I am having a problem when I am trying to integrate Multicharts with DLL. Please take a look at this: - It is a simple dll calculating cube (example) This is my cpp file -------- extern "C" int cube(int num) { return num * num * num; } -------- This is the .h filr -------- #ifndef CPPDLL_H #define C...
by capgain
17 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Features list in MultiCharts Gold please
Replies: 2
Views: 1097

Dear HaeRim, We are not yet prepared to disclose a list of the features that MC Gold will have. When it is time to disclose this information, we will publish it on our website/forum. Best regards. I was wondering if the features list for Gold is available ? I was wondering if it is possible to incl...
by capgain
15 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

Hi capgain, In our tests with your code the results across different data series were the same. Could you please contact us via LiveChat (the link below) so that we could see how exactly you made the comparison? Thank you. Hello Marina, I am currently travelling and I will try livechat tomorrow. Me...
by capgain
14 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

ok, i can see the root of the problem: both Average and averagefc are calling another function. because the second function is not aware of the dataN reference, it is using data1 for its calculation... thus the wrong result. I don't know, if this is a MC bug, or if there is a way for MC to make sub...
by capgain
14 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

you can try AVERAGE instead of AVERAGEFC.

it is "slower", but with today's computer, i don't think anybody can see the difference.
I had tried with average and it also was not accurate ..
by capgain
13 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

I suspect it has to do with the averageFC function. It has some special algo to make it fast. try the same code with the xaverage function, see if it makes a difference. Actually I tried again and xaverage works. I was initially comparing with results from moving average plot values which uses aver...
by capgain
13 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

I suspect it has to do with the averageFC function. It has some special algo to make it fast.

try the same code with the xaverage function, see if it makes a difference.
Unfortunately, even XAverage is not accurate here ...
by capgain
13 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

I would just make another copy of the indicator and label them 1data and 2data.(just strip out the data2 stuff on one of them) I do that on several custom indicators, depending on the number of data streams. Thanks! I am still having problems with the code as discussed in this thread. The results d...
by capgain
12 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

Thanks a lot, TJ and Steven One issue I am having is applying this code as part of indicator. THe problem is this indcator is also used in charts where is there is only one data stream. Is there a way to check how many data streams are there (I am using input variable datanum as in the manual but th...
by capgain
12 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Alerts
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: Alerts

I was wondering if the following alert functions exist ( that I might be missing) - is it possible to customize an alert (color, font, etc) color: use plot to paintbar font: use text_new you can look up examples in EasyLanguage Essentials right column, in the downloads: http://www.tssupport.com/sup...
by capgain
09 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Alerts
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Alerts

I was wondering if the following alert functions exist ( that I might be missing) - is it possible to customize an alert (color, font, etc) - is it possible to change the amount of time it will be open in addition to current options of 5, 15, 30 and 60 secs Also, if anyone can help with this issue t...
by capgain
07 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

Thanks for such a quick response. Did not expect so fast ... Thanks! TJ you will need to add both resolution into the same chart, then use data1 and data2 to reference them. e.g. var: close1(0), close2(0), avg1_50(0), avg1_200(0), avg2_50(0), avg2_200(0); close1 = close of data1; close2 = close of d...
by capgain
07 Jan 2009
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Easy language question
Replies: 22
Views: 6351

Easy language question

I am a newbie with easylang and was not able to find a way to do this (after going thru online tutorials). Basically, I would like an alert, let's say, when 50dma is above 200dma in both daily and weekly charts. How do I reference both time periods ...
by capgain
16 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Color of "Last Price Marker"
Replies: 2
Views: 1057

do you have another indicator on the chart that has the last price?
Thanks, TJ
I used moving average of 1 day and made it invisible. Thanks again
by capgain
15 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Color of "Last Price Marker"
Replies: 2
Views: 1057

Color of "Last Price Marker"

Is there any way to set the color of "last price marker". I am using canlestick chart and last price marker of the quote is using the color of the candle (up color and down colors). The problem is that when the cnadle is up (white), the last price marker is transparent or mixes with the background a...
by capgain
15 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Some features I wish to have before Gold release
Replies: 23
Views: 6476

Upgrade Policy: Minor and major release version upgrades are free, up to and including the Gold Version. I have lifetime subscription of current MultiCharts. MultiCharts is an absolutely essential tool for my trading (there are of course alternatives). Frankly, I do not mind paying up for lifetime ...
by capgain
01 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Forex feed from IB
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Pipscalper, thanks a lot for your detailed response. It is a real help ..
by capgain
30 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Forex feed from IB
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Forex feed from IB

I use IB feed for viewing equities charts in TSSUPPORT. I am still having problems incorporating forex feed from IB. Can anyone please walk me thru on how to view to charts for EUR-USD. Thanks a lot.
by capgain
06 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB datafeed integration
Replies: 4
Views: 1816

FS, thanks a lot for your detailed explaination. It works now when I use Island ..
by capgain
06 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Yahoo finance real time quote feed
Replies: 3
Views: 1602

You probably will have better luck if you ask this on TS's forums. This forum is for Multicharts related topics. You don't go to a Ford dealer and ask them specifics about a Toyota.
By 'TS'. I meant TS Support .. Maybe I should be more specific and say Multicharts. Thanks.
by capgain
06 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Yahoo finance real time quote feed
Replies: 3
Views: 1602

Yahoo finance real time quote feed

Is there a way for TS to use Yahoo finance real time quote service ? Thanks

Also, can other TS users recommend any particular data feed (most important concerns are reliability and affordability)
by capgain
06 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB datafeed integration
Replies: 4
Views: 1816

Hi capgain,

What are the underlyings (as shown in IB) for the symbols that you tried to add/plot in MC but couldn't?
Thanks for your response, Marina
Please see attached example. I am mostly having problems with some ETFs like IWM, TLT, etc
by capgain
03 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Customizing toolbar
Replies: 0
Views: 969

Customizing toolbar

The customize option is always disabled ? Why ?
I would like to add another button (for candlestick) to the toolbar but cannot do it. Is there a registry hack or something that I need to do ..
by capgain
02 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: BARCHART AS A DATAFEED. YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED.
Replies: 5
Views: 2548

Re: BARCHART AS A DATAFEED. YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED.

What is Barchart datafeed (for equities - nyse, nasdaq & amex) pricing ?

Is there anyway to integrate TS with Yahoo finance real time quote service ...
by capgain
02 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB datafeed integration
Replies: 4
Views: 1816

IB datafeed integration

I am getting no data for several tickers using IB datafeed (i tried both TS4 and latest 5 beta version). I get data and create charts for spy, dia, etc but not able to do for iwm, tlt (among others). The way I do is use quotemanager for each ticker (use SMART from IB dialog). Are there any tricks I ...
by capgain
25 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Connection on the second computer
Replies: 12
Views: 4288

Re: Connection on the second computer

Dear MC Support. I have two computers, for using with MC. One is connected to the Internet, and the second is not. Can I somehow copy registration to my second machine, which is not connected to the Internet? Thanks Victor From TS support response, the key words appear to be "used at the same time"...
by capgain
25 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction
Replies: 4
Views: 1575

Hi capgain, We are not quite sure why it happens. Most probably the connection set b/w TWS and MC does not get broken for the symbols in a workspace when this workspace is closed. Have you try shutting down TWS after closing a workspace? Thanks for the response. But it is not an easy thing to resta...
by capgain
25 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Connection on the second computer
Replies: 12
Views: 4288

Re: Connection on the second computer

Dear MC Support. I have two computers, for using with MC. One is connected to the Internet, and the second is not. Can I somehow copy registration to my second machine, which is not connected to the Internet? Thanks Victor It would be great if Multicharts licensing used a different process to authe...
by capgain
24 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction
Replies: 4
Views: 1575

Re: Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction

I am having problems using IBKR service with MultiCharts: I have workspaces with 20-30 symbols each. I realize there is 80 symbol restriction. So I try to close and open workspaces to avoid going over 80 symbol real time restriction. But the "connection" between the symbols in the just closed works...
by capgain
24 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction
Replies: 4
Views: 1575

Re: Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction

I am having problems using IBKR service with MultiCharts: I have workspaces with 20-30 symbols each. I realize there is 80 symbol restriction. So I try to close and open workspaces to avoid going over 80 symbol real time restriction. But the "connection" between the symbols in the just closed works...
by capgain
24 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an easier way to do this ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1233

Hi capgain Why not save the original workspace as a different name(xxx),then change the symbols in the charts(xxx) to the new set of symbols Regards Milton Thanks for your response. The problem is because I am using free time feed and interactive brokers real time feed. When I change the symbols (u...
by capgain
23 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction
Replies: 4
Views: 1575

Interactive Broker data service - 80 symbol restriction

I am having problems using IBKR service with MultiCharts: I have workspaces with 20-30 symbols each. I realize there is 80 symbol restriction. So I try to close and open workspaces to avoid going over 80 symbol real time restriction. But the "connection" between the symbols in the just closed worksp...
by capgain
22 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Is there an easier way to do this ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1233

Is there an easier way to do this ?

I have workspace with say, ten chart windows and each handling a different stock symbol. Each stock is associated with two data sources (free quote service for history and interactive brokers for real time). I want to copy this workspace to handle another set of ten symbols. Currently, I go to each ...
by capgain
20 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Adjusted Stock Split Data
Replies: 19
Views: 7118

We are going to consider introducing both stock split and rollover for continuous futures. Stock split will be actually easier to implement. The thing is that there are lots of rollover patterns - each associated with a particular root. Matching roots to patterns is not a difficult task but it is v...
by capgain
16 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Newbie user - Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1293

Newbie user - Questions

I recently bought the "lifetime" version of MultiCharts. I am not a power trader but depend on technical charts. The 3.0 version is great software and it satisfies most of my trading needs. But I have some questions (yes, some might be just RTFM but then who does ? yesterday, CNBC had a segment wher...

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