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by TJ
17 Sep 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Looking up timezone setting from powerlanguage
Replies: 3
Views: 21

Re: Looking up timezone setting from powerlanguage

ComputerDateTime is your local time
by TJ
17 Sep 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Looking up timezone setting from powerlanguage
Replies: 3
Views: 21

Re: Looking up timezone setting from powerlanguage

Go to the Wiki, you will find the following sections on time:

Date and Time Routines‎ (54 P)
DateTime‎ (2 P)
by TJ
15 Sep 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compiled with error
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: Compiled with error

Shut down the computer; start again.
by TJ
08 Sep 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order- and Position Tracker
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Order- and Position Tracker

by TJ
31 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: time stamp [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Re: time stamp [SOLVED]

Try this

Code: Select all

input:
Open.US( 30000 );

if time_s >= Open.us and time_s[1] < Open.us then
plot1 ( h*2, "Open.US" ); // plot style set as histogram
by TJ
31 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: time stamp [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Re: time stamp [SOLVED]

What is your chart resolution?
It makes a difference on how you program.
by TJ
31 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: time stamp [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Re: time stamp [SOLVED]

But what do you want to do ??? Do you want an arrow? Where do you want the arrow? Can you draw it out on your screenshot? Do you want a line? From where to where? Do you want a text saying "dealers in Europe start Start selling" ? Do you want to enter a log in a file that the time is 3:00 US time? W...
by TJ
31 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: time stamp [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Re: time stamp [SOLVED]

How do you want this " time stamp"?

What is your screenshot showing?
by TJ
29 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Here is my Linear Regression 2 colors code - How can I anticipate the color switch? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Here is my Linear Regression 2 colors code - How can I anticipate the color switch? [SOLVED]

You will need to add this line of code to the respective plot:

Code: Select all

SetPlotColor[Displace+1]( 1, UpColor );

SetPlotColor[Displace+1]( 1, DnColor );
by TJ
24 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC12 format window default Setting
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: MC12 format window default detting

Please take a screen shot.
by TJ
24 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB TWS historical data request pacing violation
Replies: 13
Views: 3125

Re: IB TWS historical data request pacing violation

Two things:

1. Make sure you have configured your MC to save the data to your computer.

2. When you shut down the computer at the end of the day, make sure all the MC processes are completely finished and exited the Taskmanager.
by TJ
21 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Recalculating an indicator/study
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Recalculating an indicator/study

From the Wiki

Go to
8 PowerLanguage Keyword Reference

Looking under
Execution Control‎ (14 P)

You will find the keyword
RecalcLastBarAfter
by TJ
20 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Printing [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Printing [SOLVED]

The print log is in the PowerLanguage Editor.
Look for the OUTPUT tab located near the bottom of the window.
by TJ
19 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"

Have you read post #5 above?
[Advanced Topic] MultiCharts 64 bit Resources (3rd Party)

This is not something new; I wrote the post in 2012 !!!
People have been using MC64 with ADE for years.
by TJ
16 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"

I would add the dll to ALL the possible directories... anywhere you see dll, add a copy there too, just in case MC is looking at that directory.

Failing the above, you can use LiveChat with techsupport, they can sort it out for you.
by TJ
16 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"

Please see:
[Advanced Topic] MultiCharts 64 bit Resources (3rd Party)
viewtopic.php?t=10094
by TJ
16 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"

Global Variable is included in the MC installation, not ADE.
by TJ
16 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: ADE: Error in study ... Can't find dll "elcollections2.dll"

Are you using the 64 bit version of ELCollections?
by TJ
06 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE implementation [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 445

Re: ADE implementation [SOLVED]

It is good to know the problem has been solved.
Thank you for reporting back.
Good trading to you.
by TJ
06 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE implementation [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 445

Re: ADE implementation [SOLVED]

ListS.New?
Have you downloaded those functions and compiled them in your MC?
They are with the docs.
by TJ
06 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE implementation [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 445

Re: ADE implementation [SOLVED]

Sorry I do not use ELC; I do not have those sources.
by TJ
06 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE implementation [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 445

Re: ADE implementation [SOLVED]

Do you have the 64 bit version of ELCollections?

viewtopic.php?t=10094
by TJ
04 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Changing from online to offline without closing workspaces ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Changing from online to offline without closing workspaces ? [SOLVED]

. . .

Any way to do this change online/offline without closing the workspaces ?

Error.PNG
NO. You have to close all workspaces first.
I believe this is done to avoid accidental switching which can cause unintended trading activities.
by TJ
04 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ELCollections compile error [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: ELCollections compile error [SOLVED]

Prob coding error

Can't even pass line 0, column 0.
by TJ
02 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exit on close
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Exit on close

See post #6
[FAQ] SetExitOnClose
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
02 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Crosshairs Tick setting
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Crosshairs Tick setting

You can submit a feature request here:

https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/multicharts
by TJ
02 Aug 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Crosshairs Tick setting
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Crosshairs Tick setting

You can try one of the drawing tools.
eg. Fibonacci grid

At the main menu, go to "View" and set the "Snap mode". The drawing will give you the exact price points.
by TJ
31 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: FileAppend function not creating file [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: FileAppend function not creating file [SOLVED]

Im using the code below to test the FileAppend function but nothing seems to happen. No file is created and if i manually create the file nothing is added to it.
Make sure your MC has the Right to write to the directory.
by TJ
26 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trailing stop with Webank [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 284

Re: Trailing stop with Webank [SOLVED]

OK Svetlana I only have to set the IOG and nothing else, right?
Thank you
See post #5
viewtopic.php?t=10811

Pay special attention to note about IOG.
by TJ
22 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem with Highest built in function on data2
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Problem with Highest built in function on data2

MC version and build number?
by TJ
21 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator calculating even if data field is n/a
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: Indicator calculating even if data field is n/a

See post #1 & post #2
1. [FAQ] How to Post Codes ... so that people can read.
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
21 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Constantly in the market buy/sell logic
Replies: 10
Views: 241

Re: Constantly in the market buy/sell logic

. . .

edit to answer to TJ

you are long 4 contrats, you want to be short 2, then sell 6 : 4 to close your buy position and 2 to be short 2 contract.
None of my examples have long 4 contrats.
by TJ
20 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2

See post #14
[FAQ] Multi-data strategy, Realtime-History Matching
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
20 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2

See post #18
[FAQ] Multiple Time Frame, Multi-Data Analysis
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
20 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2

Signals are calculated at the end of bar (OOB).

Unless the data2 is closed before Data1, you will not get the realtime quote as the "Close" of data2.
by TJ
20 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Heikin Ashi candles in DataStream 2

Mixing non-time-based analysis with time-based analysis is always a challenge -- you have to reconcile the timing difference.
by TJ
09 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Swing levels [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Swing levels [SOLVED]

See post #6
Developing Your Strategy
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
09 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: can i specify the format of price?
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: can i specify the format of price?

hi got 2questions. 1. 2. is there function for round up or down for specific pricescale? like floor and ceiling functions in excel. if i use floor(333.4,0.25) then it gives back 333.25, and ceiling(333.4,0.25) then it gives back 333.5. thanks. In the Wiki, See Contents, Under -- 8 PowerLanguage Key...
by TJ
06 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stored market data [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: Stored market data [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ, that worked!

I guess I was to hasty.

Cheers,

Simon
I am glad to hear it works.
Good trading to you.
by TJ
06 Jul 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stored market data [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: Stored market data [SOLVED]

When you shut down the computer, make sure all the MC processes have closed.

MultiCharts operates in RAM; it flushes the quotes to your computer's database at the end of the session.
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]

As I wrote above, not using iog and have no time related code
It is possible you have a hidden infinite loop.

Have you tried one chart only ?

How does the CPU respond?
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]

What are the chart resolutions?

How much back history on the chart?
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]

Usually it is a coding error.

Are you running IOG?

Please check to see if you have a snippet that sends an order, then cancels it immediately, and resubmits it again.
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: 99% cpu usage - instances that use data2 for auto trading [SOLVED]

Do you have any PL code created drawing objects?

eg. Trendlines, arrows, texts, etc.,
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daten
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Daten

If you switch it on, QM will automatically collect data for you even if you have not opened a chart.
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daten
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Daten

Do you save your data or is it OFF with you?
Don't understand your question.
by TJ
24 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Adding an unused input changing trade signal [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 138

Re: Adding an unused input changing trade signal [SOLVED]

Your MaxBarsBack might be different.


Have you checked to see which trades are missing?
by TJ
21 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ORB
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: ORB

the problem lies with ORB system
ORB indicator is OK

das Problem liegt bei ORB System
ORB Indikator ist OK
Please use LiveChat with techsupport; they can sort this out for you.
by TJ
21 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ORB
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: ORB

You need to click the Compile button on the PLEditor.
by TJ
21 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ORB
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: ORB

Jimmyrakete:

This indicator and strategy require TWO data streams.

You can try adding another data stream to the chart.

eg. add a 5 min data and a 15 min data in the same chart.
by TJ
21 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compile error line 0, column 0 , How to solve it?
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Compile error line 0, column 0 , How to solve it?

Please ALWAYS post a screenshot of the error messages.
by TJ
20 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Spontaneous corruption of database MC12
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Spontaneous corruption of database MC12

For the current MC version,
all the operating data are stored in RAM.
The data is flushed to your harddisk when you shut down MC.

As the first debug step, I would run the memory test to check the memory integrity.
by TJ
19 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help creating a "switch" in code
Replies: 9
Views: 235

Re: Help creating a "switch" in code

What is your chart resolution?

Can you draw a diagram to illustrate your thoughts?

What are the "What-if" scenarios you will encounter?
by TJ
03 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Last day of month code working with data2 ;
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Last day of month code working with data2 ;

I have tried your code.
I do not get your error message.

Please post your complete code if you need help debugging.
by TJ
02 Jun 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Last day of month code working with data2 ;
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Last day of month code working with data2 ;

Please get a screenshot of the error message
by TJ
24 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]

Perfect, it works! Thank you very much for your appreciated help TJ.
Kind regards, LRP
You are welcome.

Where there is a will, there is a way.
by TJ
24 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]

Try this:

Code: Select all


var: price.at.1730(0), temp(0);

if time = 1730 then temp = Close;

if time = 2200 then price.at.1730 = temp;
by TJ
24 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]

Thanks a lot TJ, but as soon 17:30 is reached (today) I will get a new but unwanted value. Instead I do like to keep the close 17:30 value from yesterday until the end of the session. I tried a lot but can not find the solution to keep that 17:30 Close value from yesterday until the session ends to...
by TJ
24 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB disconnection issue
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: IB disconnection issue

Thanks a lot TJ for the reply , as some of the discussion i looked at earlier were from 2012 i was hoping that it was something that was resolved already.

i will google the workaround.

Since the API came out, virtually nobody is asking about the reconnection problem again.
by TJ
24 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB disconnection issue
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: IB disconnection issue

Hello Traders, I have just setup MC on autotrading nd have a problem with MC/IB connection at night , when i check the logs it seems that Multicharts tries to connect IB gateway at 5.31am every night 5.31AM Information "Connecting to TWS" and then it shows 5.31AM Error "Connectivity between IB and ...
by TJ
23 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]

OK, this is a simple requirement.

All you need is to set up a variable,
then at 1730 every day, assign the close price to the variable.
this variable is available for you to recall at any time in the future.

eg.

Code: Select all

var: price.at.1730(0);

if time = 1730 then price.at.1730 = Close;
by TJ
23 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: Value of a bar at a certain time from last session? [SOLVED]

A few questions:

1. Do you only need the data from the previous session?

2. Is this a recurring request?

3. Do you need a specific time? or the time is different for every request?

4. When do you make the request?
eg at 1730 today, you want to know the close of 1730 the previous day?
by TJ
22 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]

ps. ABC's sample code is for offline educational use only.

You should create the chart first, then apply the code.

It will not appear on a real-time chart that has previously been saved in a workspace.
by TJ
22 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]

Try this

Code: Select all

Variables: TLID(-1),
TxtID(-1);

TLID = TL_New(Date[10], Time[10], Close, Date, Time, Close);
TL_SetColor(TLID, red);
TL_SetSize(TLID, 4);
TL_SetStyle(TLID, 2);

TxtID = Text_New(Date, Time, Close, "Hello World!");
Text_SetStyle(TxtID, 0, 2);
by TJ
21 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]

Scaling should be "Same as Instrument".
by TJ
20 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]

What is your chart resolution?

ie the chart type and interval?
by TJ
20 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: Using the reserved word “TL_New” [SOLVED]

Please see posts #1 & #2
How to post codes
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
19 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data downloaded but request backfilling again
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Data downloaded but request backfilling again

Is this about the HSI symbol?

Make sure the session is set up correctly.
by TJ
19 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Real time data cannot resume after lunch break
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Real time data cannot resume after lunch break

I'm not sure as IB don't has this option for selection
Please check the IB website; it has detail on how you can find out which server you are using, and how you can change it.
by TJ
18 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Real time data cannot resume after lunch break
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Real time data cannot resume after lunch break

In Hong Kong, there is a lunch break between 12:00-13:00, even I set the session of HSI future correct, found the real time data cannot be resumed after lunch break, when close the MC and run again, then the real time data will resume, anyone can advise how to fit it? Which IB server are you using?...
by TJ
16 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Watchlist Quote Doesn't Match Chart Quote
Replies: 16
Views: 464

Re: Watchlist Quote Doesn't Match Chart Quote

AFTER HOURS MARKET
by TJ
14 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data downloaded but request backfilling again
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Data downloaded but request backfilling again

>7. Close MC and open again.

After closing MC,
check the Windows TaskManager,
make sure all MC processes are closed before restarting MC.
by TJ
14 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Alert Function
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Alert Function

You can add this keyword to your alert message:

GetSymbolName
by TJ
13 May 2019
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: spread charts
Replies: 25
Views: 5547

Re: spread charts

Was this ever implemented? As others have said, indicators are no substitute for real composite symbols. Would massively improve the value of MultiCharts IMO.
Composite symbols are only valuable IF and ONLY IF you can trade them.

For that to happen, the symbol must come from your broker.
by TJ
13 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data downloaded but request backfilling again
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Data downloaded but request backfilling again

I downloaded 1 min chart data and saved, when I open a new workspace and use 1 min chart with same symbol in the new workspace, why the system needs backfilling data again?

What do you mean by "I downloaded 1 min chart data and saved,"?

What steps did you do?
by TJ
08 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data loading speed - minutes data [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Data loading speed - minutes data [SOLVED]

You see, TS, IB and OANDA are brokers; they are not real data providers. The quotes they provided are for order purposes.

If you need to load a lot of data in a hurry,
there is only one way to do it -- subscribe to a real data provider.
by TJ
04 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect bar in MC 12
Replies: 8
Views: 318

Re: Incorrect bar in MC 12

Already tried, but doesn’t work. The chart always displays “backfilling” and the “Reload All Data” option is dimmed. That means you are requesting too much data. You must be getting "Pace Violation" messages. IB has imposed limitations on how much you can download within a certain time. You can pur...
by TJ
04 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Hang when switching timeframe
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Hang when switching timeframe

Version? Build number?
by TJ
04 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Real time data cannot resume after lunch break
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Real time data stopped when market opening

Which MC version /build number are you using?
by TJ
04 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Incorrect bar in MC 12
Replies: 8
Views: 318

Re: Incorrect bar in MC 12

You can reload the data.
You do not have to delete the cache.


https://www.multicharts.com/trading-sof ... ing_Charts
by TJ
03 May 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I get the high and low of the previous day session
Replies: 10
Views: 1411

Re: How can I get the high and low of the previous day session

. . .

but it does not work.
I simply cannot find what the problem is....

Regards,

David
Please post a screen shot of your chart.

Please draw on the chart what you are looking for.
by TJ
28 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Renko chart issue & question
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Renko chart issue & question

we are waiting many things about Renko : https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/multicharts/issues/MC-1649 https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/multicharts/issues/MC-1331 https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/multicharts/issues/MC-845 My 2 cents: For trading purposes, it will be a lot easier to pro...
by TJ
28 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Renko chart issue & question
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Renko chart issue & question

My 2 cents:

For trading purposes,
it will be a lot easier to program the Renko logic into your strategy than to rely on the built-in chart style.

YMMV
by TJ
24 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy is sending orders but they’re canceled immediately, why? No broker side problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 371

Re: Strategy is sending orders but they’re canceled immediately, why? No broker side problem [SOLVED]

. . . But the only button that I see to post the image is a small image icon and it only provide the img tags for the image url ( I don't see an option to upload an image here ). Anyway the alternative link of the image is https://futures.io/attachments/265243 Not everyone can see the picture at th...
by TJ
19 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Power Language-Chart Trading Panel extension
Replies: 13
Views: 433

Re: Power Language-Chart Trading Panel extension

I just wonder if anyone thinks this is useful idea: Having the ability to control certain aspects of the Chart Trading Panel from within Power Language. I would like the ability to: 1) disable Buy/Sell buttons under certain conditions 2) set the # of contracts based on market volatility Right now t...
by TJ
12 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 slower than data2, taking entries with IOG by using a data2 condition [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Data1 slower than data2, taking entries with IOG by using a data2 condition [SOLVED]

If data1 has no new tick, how do you expect the order to be filled?

Do you want the order to be filled at the previous tick's price?
by TJ
04 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic MaxBarsBack ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Re: Dynamic MaxBarsBack ? [SOLVED]

Why do you have less than 250 bars of data?
That's not a lot of data.

This is like going to a soccer match with 6 players.
You have to decide: do you want to play the game or not.
by TJ
04 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Dynamic MaxBarsBack ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Re: Dynamic MaxBarsBack ? [SOLVED]

See post #1 & post #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
03 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Question re: Plot function [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Question re: Plot function [SOLVED]

This is how I would code this snippet: inputs: MA_Length (20), Sensitivity (1), Color_Up (green), Color_Down (red), Color_Neutral (yellow); variables: MA.Color(0), MA (0), MA_Rising (false), MA_Falling (false); MA = round(XAverage(Close, MA_Length), 1); MA_Rising = MA > MA[Sensitivity]; MA_Falling =...
by TJ
03 Apr 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Question re: Plot function [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Question re: Plot function [SOLVED]

For line plots,
you should always add an offset code:

Code: Select all


SetPlotColor[1]( 1, mycolor );
by TJ
12 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [FIX] Multicharts failed to retrieve new eSignal symbol [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Re: Multicharts failed to retrieve new eSignal symbol [SOLVED]

You should use LiveChat to let tech support see this problem.
by TJ
11 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What happens with continous contracts? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: What happens with continous contracts? [SOLVED]

Hi Guys
At IB-Plattform (ES, NQ, YM) they are shown and works but not anymore at MC 12R5!
Any ideas?
Kind regards, LRP
Which one you are talking about?

IB supplied continuous contract?

or MultiCharts custom future?
by TJ
11 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need a little bit of help
Replies: 4
Views: 191

Re: Need a little bit of help

Hello I was wondering if anyone can help me with this issue Let's make an example with simple numbers: If Crude Oil is trading at 55.40 then it goes to 55.39, 55.38, 55.37, then it starts to go up again, 55.38, 55.39 55.40 Once it trades 55.40 again that is when I want the script to generate the Lo...
by TJ
11 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need a little bit of help
Replies: 4
Views: 191

Re: Need a little bit of help

What is your chart resolution?
The numbers in the example, do you mean bar closes? or ticks?
by TJ
08 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: where to put SetExitOnClose in the signal code?
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: where to put SetExitOnClose in the signal code?

https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?t=10811 post 6), but where to put the SetExitOnClose in the signal? Have you read the RED colored highlights in the post? you mean this? Note When automating a strategy, you will not want to use SetExitOnClose as a way to make sure that all of yo...
by TJ
08 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: where to put SetExitOnClose in the signal code?
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: where to put SetExitOnClose in the signal code?

viewtopic.php?t=10811
post 6), but where to put the SetExitOnClose in the signal?

Have you read the RED colored highlights in the post?
by TJ
07 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how to set stop trading time before market close?
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: how to set stop trading time before market close?

in backtest, i found that some position are entered even after market close. how to set the strategy so that say it won't enter new position, and close out all existing position, 10 minutes before close. See post #15 [FAQ] Autotrade / Backtest / Optimization https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/v...
by TJ
01 Mar 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB TWS historical data request pacing violation
Replies: 13
Views: 3125

Re: IB TWS historical data request pacing violation

Pacing violations should go away as soon as MC plug-in implements the latest IB API.
Pacing violations has nothing to do with the API.

Pacing violation means you are requesting too much data, more than you are allowed.

You can pay more money to get more data.
by TJ
26 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Wrong Backtesting Result [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: Wrong Backtesting Result [SOLVED]

What MC version and build number?

What is your chart resolution?
by TJ
22 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Show historical order name
Replies: 12
Views: 671

Re: Show historical order name

We trade futures LOL . . .
by TJ
21 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: crosses_above vs crosses above [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: crosses_above vs crosses above [SOLVED]

Any difference between

Code: Select all

crosses_above
and

Code: Select all

crosses above
?

No difference.

Same as

CROSS ABOVE
by TJ
19 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: side of the last trade [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: side of the last trade [SOLVED]

The best info you can get are from the following keywords:

InsideAsk
InsideBid



For explanations,
go to the Wiki,
look under
PowerLanguage Keyword Reference
Quote Fields‎ (36 P)
by TJ
17 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: NumEvenTrades in Signal
Replies: 3
Views: 222

Re: NumEvenTrades in Signal

Hi,
when in a signal I try to print (NumEvenTrades) return 0 or a strange number... Where Iìm wrong?

Thanks
Riccardo

What number are you expecting?
by TJ
15 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rolling Crude Futures
Replies: 24
Views: 1298

Re: Rolling Crude Futures

Crude rollover is unlike other futures, I hope you do understand.
by TJ
14 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rolling Crude Futures
Replies: 24
Views: 1298

Re: Rolling Crude Futures

Have you tried exiting MC and re-start it?
by TJ
14 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rolling Crude Futures
Replies: 24
Views: 1298

Re: Rolling Crude Futures

Are you talking about a Custom Future that you created in MultiCharts?
by TJ
14 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

ps. in a heavy computation environment, eg. the MultiCharts, you need REAL threads and REAL CPUs. Those extra virtual threads do not help. Ok, i did some reseach, i understand what you mean, what about extra cores? im sure they will help? You need REAL cores for REAL work. Think about it this way ....
by TJ
14 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: mail alert with stocks information
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Re: mail alert with stocks information

Yahoo or Google Finance can send you the closing price you need.
by TJ
14 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

Hi TJ, thanks for the advice. Would you say that upgrading to a ryzen 7 2700 compared to a i7 8700 with its 2 extra cores and 4 threads better for running multiple windows and tons of charts? You already have a very powerful computer. I am still using an Intel Q6600 . . . 1st gen Quadcore, with 8 G...
by TJ
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto-Trading with Interactive Brokers TWS - First Order of the Day not Executed [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: Auto-Trading with Interactive Brokers TWS - First Order of the Day not Executed [SOLVED]

Hi, I have Interactive Brokers TWS connected to MultiCharts for automated trading. The first automated order (market) of the day goes into TWS order queue but I have to execute it manually (right click on the order in TWS, "Transmit"), while the following orders are correctly executed automatically...
by TJ
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question


. . . i have 3 monitors.
You can open a new MC instance for each monitor.
That should reduce the Windows graphics objects limitation, and make the Windows operation more stable.
by TJ
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

m system seems to run smoothly with 3 windows opened, when i have 6 it starts lagging and hanging, could it be due to me only have a 4 core processor? those 3 windows have about the same set up in charts as the other 3. Please post a screenshot of your TaskManager. How many monitors do you have?
by TJ
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

also does a graphics card matter much?
MultiCharts does not utilize 3D or game-related graphics features. An expensive graphics card will not help.
by TJ
13 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

All my charts are time based. no anti virus nor firewall nor loggers. Not running as admin. i noticed my cpu usage sometimes run up to 90+ percent when loading charts. Would a i7-8700 6 core with 32 ram solve this issue? When loading charts . . . of course it will run up to 90+ percent. You want yo...
by TJ
12 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

Which Windows version?


What other programs you are running?

Anti-virus?
Firewall?
Loggers?

Are you running MC as administrator?
Have you designated MC and all its components as "Safe" programs.
by TJ
12 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

How many charts? What are the resolutions? How much back history? How many indicators? Any drawings in the indicators? Thanks for reply, I have around 30 charts on each window, resolutions ranged from 15day to low of 30 mins. back history on intraday timeframes are around one week, higher timeframe...
by TJ
12 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Newbie questions [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Newbie questions [SOLVED]

Greetings MC Community, I have spent several hours toying around with MC and PL and have a few things I haven't been able to figure out yet but thought I would by now. I've tried to find answers to these with no luck. Any help is appreciated. 1. How are negative numbers coded in PL? I know the "-" ...
by TJ
12 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Newbie questions [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Newbie questions [SOLVED]

You can build your analysis with this basic logic

Code: Select all


IF condition1 = false
then . . .
To add multiple conditions:

Code: Select all


IF condition1 = false
or condition2 = false
or condition3 = false
then . . .
by TJ
12 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: hardware question
Replies: 22
Views: 649

Re: hardware question

How many charts?
What are the resolutions?
How much back history?

How many indicators?
Any drawings in the indicators?
by TJ
12 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Newbie questions [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Newbie questions [SOLVED]

See post #1 & post #2
[FAQ] How to Post Codes
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
10 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Traders Tip's S&C Magazine PowerLanguage Code for Multicharts?
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Traders Tip's S&C Magazine PowerLanguage Code for Multicharts?

For Example 2019 March Issue: . . . This is not basic EL codes. They have the OOPL extension, which is only usable in TS v9+. The language is complex, it is for the advanced level programmers only. Because of the difference in programming architecture, there is no easy way to make a simple and dire...
by TJ
06 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: market order Vs Limit order BTST vs Real
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: market order Vs Limit order BTST vs Real

See post #1 & post #2
1. [FAQ] How to Post Codes
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
05 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Don't Use Multicharts with MBTrading
Replies: 7
Views: 422

Re: Don't Use Multicharts with MBTrading

The problem you describe does not make sense. The different between MBT and IB or other brokers is the interface. The MultiCharts core is the same. Your indicators or strategies are merely scripts that execute line-by-line. If an order that was not executed in MBT, it will not execute in IB either. ...
by TJ
05 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: market order Vs Limit order BTST vs Real
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: market order Vs Limit order BTST vs Real

I am trying to generate an order in Back testing to be Buy at market, but I would like that once the optimization is made the order is executed in the real market as follows: buy at insidebid limit, and if it is not executed in 1 second the purchase is made to market, this in order to try not to at...
by TJ
04 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global Variables - timing issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Global Variables - timing issue [SOLVED]

Thanks for that TJ....so always a one bar delay. I think I can live with that. So one very important issue is to insure the receiving chart has the exact same time/tick interval..... Or the receiving chart must be equal to or LOWER than the sending chart in terms of interval. Timing-based analysis ...
by TJ
03 Feb 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Global Variables - timing issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Global Variables - timing issue [SOLVED]

I am trying to pass indicator values from a workspace to another workspace and another chart. How can I be assured my GVGet calls are getting the latest GVSet data since they are both firing off at the Close of the bar with the same bar interval ? In other words if the GVGet fires before the GVSet,...
by TJ
31 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DefineDLLFunc: "GlobalVariable.dll", ... [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1167

Re: DefineDLLFunc: "GlobalVariable.dll", ... [SOLVED]

With last I mean the Latest (today is 31st , I installed it yesterday). Version 12.0 Release (Build 17586). ... Looking at this...I suppose that it is only working in realtime, is that correct? So the only way to test if it work, is by running it in realtime? It depends on how you program your code...
by TJ
31 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DefineDLLFunc: "GlobalVariable.dll", ... [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1167

Re: DefineDLLFunc: "GlobalVariable.dll", ... [SOLVED]

Hi. I also just imported GV+2-2.ELD but I'm still unable to communicate between 2 charts. I just upgraded to the last version of multichart so I suppose that every required dll are already embedded. ... What is "the last version of multichart" ? Please go to your MultiCharts and copy the version nu...
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical vs Streaming Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 462

Re: Historical vs Streaming Analysis

If you use a magnifying glass, you see details. If you use a microscope, you see more details. If you use an electron microscope, you see even more details. If you found yourself seeing too much detail, you should take a step back, and look again. Different computers can show different results, not ...
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical vs Streaming Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 462

Re: Historical vs Streaming Analysis

No, I am not offended by your question. This has been asked many times. Think about the distance the tick has to travel from the exchange to your computer: Exchange-->internet provider-->IQFeed-->internet provider-->your router-->your computer You can do a PING test to check your latency. ps. Also l...
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical vs Streaming Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 462

Re: Historical vs Streaming Analysis

I haven't and that seems like a good place to start. But.. if the exchange matches historical but not streaming then I still don't have a solution. Historic data is the bench. Streaming data is always different. ALWAYS. It is the same with all the data providers. And that would be fine. If the sale...
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical vs Streaming Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 462

Re: Historical vs Streaming Analysis

Have you compared your data with the exchange's data? I haven't and that seems like a good place to start. But.. if the exchange matches historical but not streaming then I still don't have a solution. Historic data is the bench. Streaming data is always different. ALWAYS. It is the same with all t...
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical vs Streaming Analysis
Replies: 13
Views: 462

Re: Historical vs Streaming Analysis

Have you compared your data with the exchange's data?
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EL Collections - 64 bit [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: EL Collections - 64 bit [SOLVED]

Where can I find the ELCollections.ELD ? I have the DLL, but not the ELD.

Please see MAZINGUER post above.
by TJ
30 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Percent Trailing Stop Using Data2
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: Percent Trailing Stop Using Data2

You can only trade on data1.

You should always use the fastest fractal as data1.
by TJ
29 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data1 & Data 2 - IOG backtest vs real life trading
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: Data1 & Data 2 - IOG backtest vs real life trading

I have a problem which I need help - and have not found other articles about it. I have two test strategies with more or less the same problem: I use 15 min data in data1, and 1 min data in data 2, same symbol and exchange. I have "Enable Intra day order generation" turned on. The trigger is an ind...
by TJ
27 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Will inserting a print statement after stipulating a buy order slow the buy order down? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: Will inserting a print statement after stipulating a buy order slow the buy order down? [SOLVED]

Hi guys, I'd like to deploy some diagnostic print statements to examine the data and conditions that lead to my order entries during autotrading. However, execution speed and memory usage is somewhat of a concern for me, so I wanted to pose the following question: When my PL script stipulates a buy...
by TJ
25 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How do I reference particular markets
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: How do I reference particular markets

. . .

When I tried typing in "If InStr(Symbol,"@CL") > 0 then XXX the code would not verify. Including categorry()=0 did not help.

Sorry, my coding skills are rather poor :(

Please go to the Wiki,

look up the keyword InStr, and study the definition and usage examples.
by TJ
23 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Array copy and sort question
Replies: 6
Views: 295

Re: Array copy and sort question

. . .

is this the section you were asking for?

. . .
I am not asking for anything.
I am merely suggesting to you, if you are looking for coding help, you need to post your codes. Otherwise, people do not know how to help you.
by TJ
23 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Array copy and sort question
Replies: 6
Views: 295

Re: Array copy and sort question

Please post the complete code relating to the array.

ie. including the declarations.
by TJ
19 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Text, Arrows, Lines in Subcharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: Text, Arrows, Lines in Subcharts [SOLVED]

I understand all of that...... No you don't. If you do, you will not have any problems. These are not new. You are not the first person to use these features; they have been around for umpteenth umpteenth years. They are not unusual or obscure keywords. Thousands of people are using these keywords ...
by TJ
18 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Text, Arrows, Lines in Subcharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: Text, Arrows, Lines in Subcharts [SOLVED]

So using Arw_New_self_s would do it ? However, Arw_SetLocation_s (ObjectID, BarDate, BarTime_s, PriceValue) indicates a Price, not an indicator value. So this is confusing...as the arrow should be associated with the indicator value, not the price on the chart. When you are creating an object (ie t...
by TJ
17 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Text, Arrows, Lines in Subcharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: Text, Arrows, Lines in Subcharts [SOLVED]

I'd like the ability in PowerLanguage to place text and graphics objects on subcharts that contain indicators. Does anyone else think this has value ? Is there any way this can be done now....via DLL's or other methods ? MultiCharts has this ability since . . . gawd . . . a long long time ago. Plea...
by TJ
17 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how can I syn the data feed? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: how can I syn the data feed? [SOLVED]

Please go to the top of this MultiCharts webpage,
At the top of the page, look for the SUPPORT tab.
You can find the link to video tutorials.
by TJ
15 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: function for uptrend or downtrend
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Re: function for uptrend or downtrend

HI All, Is there any function within the MC that can determine whether a trendline is in uptrend or downtrend? I want to develop a strategy that make long/short decision based on whether some indicators (such as ADX in DMI) is in uptrend or downtrend. Tks. Martin When ADX > ADX[1], the trend line i...
by TJ
14 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: scaling problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: scaling problem [SOLVED]

From the photo above,
Look under the General Section
Change the "No. of digitals after decimal"
by TJ
13 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how do I view in a chart the buy and sell of the strategy? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: how do I view in a chart the buy and sell of the strategy? [SOLVED]

Hello everyone I have a question: how do I view in a chart the buy and sell of the strategy? In some charts I can view them in others not Can you explain more on what you are looking for? Do you have screen shots? Which chart you can view? and which chart you cannot view??? Please be specific with ...
by TJ
11 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Feature Request: Wicks for Line Break Charts
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Feature Request: Wicks for Line Break Charts

You can always program the logic into your strategy. Thanks TJ any chance you can give more information about how I would accomplish that? MultiChart's PowerLanguage is an English-like programming language. You can write your logic into your strategy. See post #6 for ideas https://www.multicharts.c...
by TJ
11 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Feature Request: Wicks for Line Break Charts
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Feature Request: Wicks for Line Break Charts

I have been using the software IRT by Linnsoft for a long time but recently have been using Multicharts as well. I would love to use it exclusively however the only thing that always keeps from switching completely is the fact that I trade off Linebreak charts. With IRT I have the ability to get th...
by TJ
11 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: marketposition is unavailable in indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: marketposition is unavailable in indicator [SOLVED]

Please go to the Wiki

Under the section:
PowerLanguage Keyword Reference

Look for:
Strategy Position‎ (47 P)

You will find the keyword:
MarketPosition

It has answers to all your questions.
by TJ
09 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Globalvariable.dll 32 bit and 64 bit
Replies: 4
Views: 286

Re: Globalvariable.dll 32 bit and 64 bit

See this thread:

[Advanced Topic] MultiCharts 64 bit Resources (3rd Party)
viewtopic.php?t=10094
by TJ
07 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart in foreground
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Chart in foreground

Thank you for your fast respond. Unfortunately, it doesn't work for me. When I click on the chart I see only options: Format, Remove Series and Visual Order. There is no "Bring to Front" button.
Sorry I missed a step.
Please see the above post again; the error is corrected.
by TJ
07 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart in foreground
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Chart in foreground

Right Click on the chart,
a window will pop up,
--> Select "Visual Order...",
highlight the symbol name,
Click the "Bring to Front" button.
by TJ
04 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Pre-Built Signal Documentation
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Pre-Built Signal Documentation

What kind of documentation are you looking for? Is there a specific question you have? Those canned strategies have been around for ages. They are the same as the old TS strategies. There are lots of websites and youtube video on those signals. In the mean time, if you need specific help, please fee...
by TJ
02 Jan 2019
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Same Strategy to same symbols but incorrect position size in portfolio trader
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Same Strategy to same symbols but incorrect position size in portfolio trader

I am not sure if IOG is supported in your version of Portfolio trader.
I know in the older Portfolio trader, IOG is not supported. You should check with tech support to verify.
by TJ
27 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Attached Orders in a strategy - OCO Interactive Brokers
Replies: 4
Views: 265

Re: Attached Orders in a strategy - OCO Interactive Brokers

Wow - thanks for that TJ.
So Once can execute statements once conditionally or unconditionally.

Yes.
by TJ
27 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Attached Orders in a strategy - OCO Interactive Brokers
Replies: 4
Views: 265

Re: Attached Orders in a strategy - OCO Interactive Brokers

MultiCharts needs to update the Keyword definition. This is not in the Wiki or the PLE. ONCE (Reserved Word) Reserved word used to specify that the EL statement or begin-end block that follows will only be executed once . Syntax ONCE ( [ optional boolean expression ] ) { follow by single statement o...
by TJ
27 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 3
Replies: 47
Views: 4174

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 3

Hi, i installed the latest MC12 Release 3 and now "display entire series" is not working as in version 11. Just setup a simple chart, 1 minute TF, latest 20 days. Do "format -> display entire series". MC11 show the whole series without an horizontal scrollbar at the bottom of the chart windows MC12...
by TJ
21 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Searching thru a library of script code
Replies: 10
Views: 645

Re: Searching thru a library of script code

I tried, but I was unable to login to the Project Management portal....and I could not reset my password.
Something is wrong here....it didn't recognize my Userid.
Just in case you are not aware,
the project management is a different program. It does not use the same userid/password as this forum.
by TJ
21 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Export/Import Issues, red checkmarks, and "Archive is Empty" error
Replies: 4
Views: 272

Re: Export/Import Issues, red checkmarks, and "Archive is Empty" error

Hi TJ- I updated after your response so that I could answer that I was on build 3 of th emost current release on both my systems (exporting and importing computers). However, the problem persists unfortunately. Any help is much appreciated! "The most current release" has no meaning. You should go t...
by TJ
19 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 13 - when?
Replies: 22
Views: 1329

Re: Multicharts 13 - when?

... So far I've been very happy with my old quad-core Intel i7-4600M quad core processor. .... thanks for the information! I have an i-7 2600K 3.4 GHz. Here I think on what to upgrade. It is a pity there is no reference example on the forum for measuring different processors at the time of optimiza...
by TJ
18 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cyrillic in the PowerLanguage Editor [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Cyrillic in the PowerLanguage Editor [SOLVED]

Thanks for trying to help! I actively use comments. Unfortunately, the problem is different - after switching the input keyboard language (from English to Russian) - no Cyrillic character can be physically entered into the editor. The editor itself flickers at the same time (I think it just flushes...
by TJ
18 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cyrillic in the PowerLanguage Editor [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Cyrillic in the PowerLanguage Editor [SOLVED]

At a minimum - write comments in Russian. Transliteration annoys me. As a maximum - to name variables in Russian. P.S. Sorry for my english. it's all Google Translate. I'm worse :) You can write comments in anything you want. MC ignores everything after // Not sure about the variable name. You can ...
by TJ
18 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cyrillic in the PowerLanguage Editor [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Cyrillic in the PowerLanguage Editor [SOLVED]

You are talking cryptic, not Cyrillic.
What exactly do you want to do?
by TJ
13 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting Text above/below bar where signal occurs
Replies: 3
Views: 280

Re: Plotting Text above/below bar where signal occurs

You can use the keyword:

TEXT_NEW


There are coding syntax examples in the wiki.
by TJ
12 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Last bar one Chart twice
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Last bar one Chart twice

MC version? Build number?
Data supplier?
Symbol?
Exchange?
Session setting?
Chart resolution?
by TJ
10 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 13 - when?
Replies: 22
Views: 1329

Re: Multicharts 13 - when?

I do not need it - I am not a scientific institute. I have a simple application question - does it make sense to buy AMD Ryzen Threadripper or not?

I always tell people -- Buy the most expensive computer you can AFFORD.

YMMV
by TJ
09 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 13 - when?
Replies: 22
Views: 1329

Re: Multicharts 13 - when?

search by word "Threadripper" on this forum Threadripper, or virtual core, is ONLY useful for light-duty parallel processing. Think of the CPU as the V-12 engine you have in your Ferrari. What virtual-core does is to cut the engine in half so that you have two 6-cylinder engines. You might have two...
by TJ
09 Dec 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multicharts 13 - when?
Replies: 22
Views: 1329

Re: Multicharts 13 - when?

Dear developers! Can you share the approximate timing of the release the Multicharts 13? Will it provide full support for parallel computing of genetic optimization (acceleration of work due to multiple processor cores)? Go to your TaskManager, If you see only ONE core is used, the program is NOT d...
by TJ
27 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: function in C# dll not found
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: function in C# dll not found

MC version? Build number?
by TJ
27 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Elder Volume Force Index %
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: Elder Volume Force Index %

What do you mean by "Elder Volume Force Index in % mode"?

How is that calculated?
by TJ
27 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Elder Volume Force Index %
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: Elder Volume Force Index %

See post #1 & #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
26 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need help on live trading vs. backtest (DATA1/DATA2)
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Need help on live trading vs. backtest (DATA1/DATA2)

Hi TJ, thanks for the quick reply. Unfortunately I have kind of the opposite problem. I want my system to autotrade according to my DATA1 session template which is 24/5. But the trades are not executed during hours which are not part of the DATA2 session template. KISS Make the Data2 24/5 as well. ...
by TJ
25 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need help on live trading vs. backtest (DATA1/DATA2)
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Need help on live trading vs. backtest (DATA1/DATA2)

See post #15
[FAQ] Limit the Time of Autotrade
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
24 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion for multiple currency pairs
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: Suggestion

You can take a look at the Portfolio Trader.
by TJ
23 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IBP on FlexRenko Chart
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: IBP on FlexRenko Chart

When you put a Time-Based analysis on a Non-Time-Based chart,
the outcome is always unpredictable.
by TJ
16 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS Data not storing Data slow to load
Replies: 26
Views: 1952

Re: TS Data not storing Data slow to load

Henry (or other users),

If i export a qmd file will it include the most recent data that’s held in the cache? Or will it only hold the data since the last restart (or last flush, if Mc12).

Will
You must exit MC in order to flush the cache to the database.
by TJ
14 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator vs Signal Max bars referenced Difference [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: Indicator vs Signal Max bars referenced Difference [SOLVED]

Hello, I have an indicator and a function that I'm using in parallel with a signal. I can't seem to figure out why the signal usually sees the first buy signal before the indicator does.. they are exactly the same code? Is this known? Is code processed differently in signals vs indicators? Thanks T...
by TJ
12 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Deconstructing RSI Indicator Script [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Deconstructing RSI Indicator Script [SOLVED]

MaxBarsBack has stumbled many people. MaxBarsBack is a misnomer. Most people have a misunderstanding of its purpose. MaxBarsBack simply means the MINIMUM number of bars required to calculate your indicators. If you have a 200 EMA, the minimum number of bars required is 200. ie. you will get the firs...
by TJ
12 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Deconstructing RSI Indicator Script [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Deconstructing RSI Indicator Script [SOLVED]

How does the Currentbar "screw up" your calculation?
Are you looking for RSI in the first 200 bars of the chart?
by TJ
12 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Deconstructing RSI Indicator Script [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Deconstructing RSI Indicator Script [SOLVED]

Have you done an audit of the results?
Did the RSI script make any errors?
by TJ
07 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Please VOTE: Alerting user that some bars were missed during the backfill/ historical data request
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: Please VOTE: Alerting user that some bars were missed during the backfill/ historical data request

Problem : - if some data is missed during a backfill ( problem with broker API, no quotes, bars filtered out, etc), a user has no way of knowing. Suggestion: Upon backfill, MC/ PortfolioTrader should transparently "Alert" the user in case some data are missing. These alerts should show a user the p...
by TJ
05 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Accumulating Stoplosses
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Re: Accumulating Stoplosses

If this is a coding question,
please post your codes.
by TJ
01 Nov 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Help for an indicator-Custom bands [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 620

Re: Help for an indicator-Custom bands [SOLVED]

Dear community, I need help for building a custom indicator on Easylanguage. I provide a brief explaination of the indicator. I would like to calculate a function for every bar in a range of past bars. Than i would like to pick the highest and lowest value among the values of the function for each ...
by TJ
30 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?

Go to "Format indicator"

Make sure the Scaling is "Same As Instrument".
by TJ
30 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?

Right click on the chart
a window will pop up
select "Visual Order"

make sure the data series are at the bottom of the list.
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]

. . . I do not know the history of Easylanguage and Powerlanguage, slowly coming up to speed. Thanks again. The classic EasyLanguage is a Procedural Language derived from Pascal. Ie. it uses English-like syntax that are easy to learn, easy to write and easy to understand; you do not need formal tra...
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]

Thank you for chiming in, TJ. I appreciate there are a lot of legacy documents available for Easylanguage, and that it has been around for 25 years. But it has not been static for 25 years, it has evolved. And Powerlanguage is not exactly the "same" as Easylanguage. When a product is being commerci...
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]

Thank you for chiming in, TJ. I appreciate there are a lot of legacy documents available for Easylanguage, and that it has been around for 25 years. But it has not been static for 25 years, it has evolved. And Powerlanguage is not exactly the "same" as Easylanguage. When a product is being commerci...
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]

Thank you for chiming in, TJ. I appreciate there are a lot of legacy documents available for Easylanguage, and that it has been around for 25 years. But it has not been static for 25 years, it has evolved. And Powerlanguage is not exactly the "same" as Easylanguage. When a product is being commerci...
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Powerlanguage Function/studies Reference [SOLVED]

I am in the process of learning about MC Functions, and looked for a reference document. None to be found on Multicharts website. I searched this forum and found this thread. None of the links in this thread work, even tho I tried them in multiple browsers. I'm with Zheka, I expected better Multich...
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?

Check your "Scaling" tab.
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: Multiple Data Series Operator Error or BUG?

Please write notes on the charts to indicate what do you mean by "wrong".

As is, it is very difficult to see what you are referring to.
by TJ
28 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need some guidance with the ATR Trailing LX(SX) signal of MC
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Need some guidance with the ATR Trailing LX(SX) signal of MC

The First Step in debugging is to . . .

Change the generic variable names to meaningful and understandable variable names


ie. Change these:
var0( 0 ), var1( 0 ), condition1 . . .

to these
MyATR( 0 ), MP( 0 ) . . . etc.,
by TJ
24 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]

Thanks. Minor modification to the code as it was only picking the stock with the H=L condition on the last bar. All good now.

. . .

It is good to hear the code is working now.
Thanks for reporting back and sharing your updated code.
by TJ
23 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts privacy, security and broker relationship? [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 2747

Re: MultiCharts privacy, security and broker relationship? [SOLVED]

1) In auto trading mode, everytime an order is generated, the broker is informed that MultiCharts was the software used to generate the order!!! WHY ?? I DON'T want my broker to know which trading software I use!! Your right "RGPD" come ! and this data is private my broker don't have to know witch ...
by TJ
23 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slower and slower genetic optmizations
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: Slower and slower genetic optmizations

So I tried default strategies and got the same result, after a few hours the CPU use goes down to 10%, only 1 core being used rather than 6. MovAvg3Line Cross LE MovAvg3Line Cross SE _Percent Exit Pair One thing I notice in the optimization report is that there are over a million rows, is that okay...
by TJ
23 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help with forex strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 368

Re: help with forex strategy [SOLVED]

hi TJ, I can see price crosses the MidLine at least once or twice a day.

Thanks!
So? What can it do for your strategy?
"Cross" is NOT the same as "EQUAL"

{Exit Long}
if marketposition > 0 and CurrentPrice ==== MidLine then
sell all contract next bar at market;
by TJ
23 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help with forex strategy [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 368

Re: help with forex strategy [SOLVED]

How often do you see the current price ever equals the MidLine ?
by TJ
22 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]

Try this:

Code: Select all


Inputs: Barsback(10);

vars: HL(0),
x(0);

for x = Barsback downto 0
BEGIN

if high[x] = Low[x]then
begin
HL=1;
// x=x-1;
end
else
begin
HL=0;
//x=x-1;
end;
END;

Plot1(HL);
by TJ
21 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]

Thanks for the feedback TJ. Strictly speaking, not I haven't told it to do otherwise such as an else statement. To my way of thinking HL is initialized as 0 and will switch to and remain at 1 if any bar in the last 10 bars has a high the same value as the low. If every bar in the last 10 bars has a...
by TJ
20 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: H=L in the last 10 bars [SOLVED]

Hi, I'm trying to figure out what's going on with this code. The theory is that if the high equals the low for any given bar in the last ten bars then variable HL is set to 1. It seems that HL is set to 1 regardless of whether the condition is met or not. Any idea where I went wrong? Inputs: Barsba...
by TJ
19 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: re-positioning lower level charts
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: re-positioning lower level charts

Which MC version?
by TJ
17 Oct 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: NWT Exits Suite
Replies: 7
Views: 5107

Re: NWT Exits Suite

@Riccardo

Please see post #1 and #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
15 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slower and slower genetic optmizations
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: Slower and slower genetic optmizations

Hi there. Intel i7-6800K. Not sure about virtual threads will research that.
You are using virtual threads.

Your CPU has 6-cores, and you are seeing 12-cores.

See post #13
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
15 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Slower and slower genetic optmizations
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: Slower and slower genetic optmizations

What is the CPU?
Are you using virtual threads? ie. logical cores, Hyperthread, Threadripper, etc.,
by TJ
11 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reality versus bactesting
Replies: 10
Views: 707

Re: Reality versus bactesting

This thread might give you some reading insights.

[FAQ] Autotrade / Backtest / Optimization
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
10 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: code problem [SOLVED]

Please Google for the free ebooks
viewtopic.php?t=6929
by TJ
09 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: code problem [SOLVED]

Try this:

Code: Select all


Inputs:
PlotPriceH( High ),
PlotPriceL(low);


Value1 = Momentum(RSI(Close,14),9) + Average(RSI(Close,3),3) ;


If value1 > 77.5 then
begin
Plot900( High, "DoW.H" ) ; // set plot style as BAR HIGH
Plot901( Low, "DoW.L" ) ; // set plot style as BAR LOW
end;
by TJ
09 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter only when spread is within certain range
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: How to enter only when spread is within certain range

Hi,

. . .

What I really want to learn to implement is putting another condition to ensure the spread is competitive when putting on the trade.
Would I do something like this?

. . .

Thanks!
Yes you are doing it right.
by TJ
09 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter only when spread is within certain range
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: How to enter only when spread is within certain range

The first step in thinking clearly. (even in a hypothetical situation)

see post #5
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
09 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to enter only when spread is within certain range
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: How to enter only when spread is within certain range

Hi, Apologies for my beginner question. I have a very simple moving average strategy . . . Thanks! No need to apologize. We all started from the same place. But usually, we shy away from questions that begin with . . . I have a very simple . . . :lol: Because the problem is usually more complicated...
by TJ
06 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to simplify a code recall a part of it [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: How to simplify a code recall a part of it [SOLVED]

For what you described, it can be done.

For the zig zag code, you have to rewrite some of the parts. It will take some time and effort.
by TJ
05 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to simplify a code recall a part of it [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: How to simplify a code recall a part of it [SOLVED]

You are overthinking it. Please make a REAL example. Please use real variables . . . you will see your thought process better. Let's use a popular function as an example -- MACD. Let's use two different set of inputs -- the regular MACD 12, 26, 9. -- the FAST MACD 5, 13, 6. Please walk us through wh...
by TJ
05 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: LE vs SE
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: LE vs SE

Alternatively, you can go to the Wiki page and enter the keyword "sellshort" into the search box. You will find all the articles associated with this keyword.
by TJ
05 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: LE vs SE
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: LE vs SE

8 PowerLanguage Keyword Reference

Look under:
Strategy Orders‎ (34 P)
by TJ
05 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: LE vs SE
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: LE vs SE

HI all, If I am already having a position on a particular instrument, would issuing a "sellshort" instruction of the same instrument close the outstanding position and sellshort, or do I have to specifically close level my position first? Same question in the reserve direction, if I am in a negativ...
by TJ
03 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: El code for an upwards trending moving average?
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Re: El code for an upwards trending moving average?

See post #1 & post #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713



also see example in post #5
by TJ
02 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: intrabar order generation
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Re: intrabar order generation

See post #4
[FAQ] IntrabarOrderGeneration (IOG) in Backtesting
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
30 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 3052

Re: Delays receiving real-time data

Sync'ing the clock more than once every day is insane. Probably it contributed more to your delay than anything. It takes computer cycles to check the internet, and it takes computer cycles for the server to reply to you, and it takes computer cycles to update your computer. Everything must come to ...
by TJ
29 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to create strategy to buy on 10% drop
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: How to create strategy to buy on 10% drop

I'm trying to work out how i would create a strategy, where i can buy the market everytime it drops 10%. But how do i code a 10% drop? Like every swing the market goes up and down, whenever it swings down 10% , i want to buy it. How would i code that? First, you have to think through your "strategy...
by TJ
27 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]
Replies: 31
Views: 5759

Re: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]

Windows 10, it's a local computer, not shared and I have the privileges :)

Which W10 version?
by TJ
27 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]
Replies: 31
Views: 5759

Re: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]

What is your Windows version?

Are you using a remote host computer?
Is this a shared computer?

When you are installing MC, you must install as an Administrator.
You must check to make sure you have read and write privileges to all the directories and subdirectories.
by TJ
27 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]
Replies: 31
Views: 5759

Re: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]

Hi Everyone, The v12 of MultiCharts seems to solve many problems with the way the optimizer handles studies that are currently being used on charts, and many other issues. However you are right - unfortunately the "Compile error" issue seems to show up much much more often for me as well. At least ...
by TJ
27 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2
Replies: 51
Views: 4373

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2

@smoky -- is that your IB account number?

ps. just checking to make sure you are not posting the real thing.
by TJ
25 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 597

Re: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]

What's the error message?
by TJ
25 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 597

Re: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]

They are for GV
by TJ
25 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 597

Re: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]

They have been around since 2015

Go to advanced search