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by TJ
17 Oct 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: NWT Exits Suite
Replies: 7
Views: 4310

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: 5
Views: 50

Re: Slower and slower genetic optmizations

shane1800 wrote: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: 5
Views: 50

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: 9
Views: 89

Re: Reality versus bactesting

This thread might give you some reading insights.

[FAQ] Autotrade / Backtest / Optimization
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by TJ
10 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: code problem [SOLVED]

Please Google for the free ebooks
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by TJ
09 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: code problem [SOLVED]

Try this: 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: 257

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

illumintai wrote: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: 257

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: 257

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: 71

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: 71

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: 61

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: 61

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: 61

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...
by TJ
03 Oct 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: El code for an upwards trending moving average?
Replies: 1
Views: 50

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: 74

Re: intrabar order generation

See post #4
[FAQ] IntrabarOrderGeneration (IOG) in Backtesting
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by TJ
30 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 778

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: 69

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 "str...
by TJ
27 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compile error:"line 0, column 0" [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2620

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

c0ntango wrote: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: 21
Views: 2620

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: 21
Views: 2620

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....
by TJ
27 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2
Replies: 51
Views: 1204

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: 138

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: 138

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: 138

Re: New functions, please advise. [SOLVED]

They have been around since 2015
by TJ
24 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why no ETFs?
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: Why no ETFs?

khalaad wrote:. . .

By the way, I attempted a feature request, but could not log in :!:
Khalid



The project management is a separate program;
you need to create an account before you can login.
by TJ
21 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Limiting Exchanges
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Limiting Exchanges

If I want to limit the exchanges used, I believe I can delete them in Quotemanager. However if I want to restore some or all of them, how do I do it? Can it be done by making copies of the quotemanager files, then deleting exchanges in quotemanager, and use the file copies to restore if necessary. ...
by TJ
21 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy not loading over displayed dataset
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Strategy not loading over displayed dataset

What is your MaxBarsBack setting?
by TJ
20 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Drawing tool issues on multiple data
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: Drawing tool issues on multiple data

jl12 wrote:I use charts with multiple data inputs and indicators, 10 plus, drawing shapes and lines doesn't work with these multiple data charts



What do you mean by "doesn't work" ???

Do you have a screenshot?
by TJ
19 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 778

Re: Delays receiving real-time data

Suggestion to MultiCharts:

Add a PING feature to MC. Where the user can press a button and test the MC-to-Dataprovider latency, right from inside of MC.
by TJ
19 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 778

Re: Delays receiving real-time data

Update: I'm setting up a newly rented dedicated server. This one has an E3 1240v6, is located close to NYC, and is cheaper. It's from a different provider, just to eliminate a variable (though I have zero complaints about OVH). But before I get to the Moment Of Truth, I'm curious about something. I...
by TJ
18 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting Problem for Past Bars
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Plotting Problem for Past Bars

Lesson #1 in chart analysis -- Discard the bars within the MBB. Add more bars to the chart so that you do not need to use the first 2 days of bars. Find an alternative. Do something else. There is no point in fighting the MBB. You are not the first brave soul.
by TJ
18 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cancel Order when Level "tested"
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Cancel Order when Level "tested"

Step One in designing a strategy:- Draw diagrams (with notes) to illustrate your vision. Not just one diagram, but multiple diagrams to show how the strategy should behave under different circumstances. Scenario you should consider: 1. What is the critical point? 2. How to establish the critical po...
by TJ
17 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol_CurrentBar Not Working Properly [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: Symbol_CurrentBar Not Working Properly [SOLVED]

Try this: Variables: ii (1); If Symbol_CurrentBar <> 1 Then Begin If Date [1] <> Date [0] Then Begin Print ("==============================================================="); End; End; Print ("BarNum = ", Symbol_CurrentBar, ", Date/time = ", 19000000+Date, "-"...
by TJ
17 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol_CurrentBar Not Working Properly [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: Symbol_CurrentBar Not Working Properly [SOLVED]

What is your chart resolution?

What is your MaxBarsBack?
by TJ
17 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Pinpoinging instrument price and studies' figures
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: Pinpoinging instrument price and studies' figures

I use multiple studies to look at my instrument's strength, but I found it very difficult to look link the studies' values back to the specific bar of my instrument. Is there anyway MC can display a dotted line of something like that to link the bar with specific studies's value in the bottom chart...
by TJ
16 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2
Replies: 51
Views: 1204

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2

1.Have you done any Windows update? 2.Microsoft tightens the security continuously. 3.Please read and follow the instructions. . . . It may have escaped your notice that MC 12.0 has caused some people a few problems. Until now, I’ve been fortunate and haven’t experienced any but I thought it would ...
by TJ
15 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2
Replies: 51
Views: 1204

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2

Jad wrote:It does but it doesn't always display that message. In fact, with ALL the new installs I've ever done, I have never had that message appear.




Have you done any Windows update?
Microsoft tightens the security continuously.
Please read and follow the instructions.
by TJ
15 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2
Replies: 51
Views: 1204

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2

I'm having problems installing 12.0 R2 on Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2. On 2012 R2, I receive the attached 'Unknown Publisher' message. Selecting 'Run Anyway' does get to the next step but to be safe, I aborted at that point. 12-R2.GIF On 2016, I don't get that far as nothing happ...
by TJ
14 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2
Replies: 51
Views: 1204

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE 2

strelow wrote:Hello .

I´m trying to use command Arw_New and Text_new with Release 2 and Release 1 but is not working When I was using Beta Release was working.Using the same instrument and same study.


You need to post your codes if you need coding help.
by TJ
13 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 249

Re: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]

Search also these keywords:

aggregated ticks
snapshot
combined quotes
IB
stream
dataprovider

etc.,
by TJ
13 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 249

Re: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]

IB does not stream tick-by-tick data. They use aggregated ticks. You can read more about it on their website. ps. most data provider also uses aggregated ticks to various degree. Please read the fine prints. yes, I talked to MC support about this and they explain that part. That doesn't address the...
by TJ
13 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 249

Re: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]

Great question. This is a very important concept. For me historical==streaming otherwise all my research is being undermined! I have no issues using IQfeed re historical vs streaming fidelity. I did have issues with CQG realtime data and so stopped using it. When I periodically compile my datasets ...
by TJ
13 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 249

Re: Streaming vs Historical Data [SOLVED]

IB does not stream tick-by-tick data.

They use aggregated ticks. You can read more about it on their website.

ps. most data provider also uses aggregated ticks to various degree. Please read the fine prints.
by TJ
12 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TL_NEW ID is always 1? [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 785

Re: TL_NEW ID is always 1? [SOLVED]

Sorry TJ but I did'n understood where the problem come from... If so the ID number is a unreliable number, then is wrong? Cheers It is NOT a problem. This is how this indicator works. There are 2 critical time line you need to see: 1. Point of Determination 2. Point of Change The indicator was doin...
by TJ
12 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TL_NEW ID is always 1? [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 785

Re: TL_NEW ID is always 1? [SOLVED]

Congratulations, you have learned a new lesson in the wonderful world of "Hindsight" Technical Analysis. The new zig-zag was determined when the ID was changed, but the beginning of the new zig-zag was a few bars previous (hindsight), so the indicator went back a few bars to plot the zig-z...
by TJ
11 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: djtici
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: djtici

hi i have problem with djtici cqg datafeed to get all historical or even yesterday data on chart in enclosure there is a picture about data1 datafeed ts data2 datfeed cqg how to solve this issue? You can use LiveChat to connect to tech support. They will do an online diagnostic and solve the proble...
by TJ
09 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order rejected TWS API connection broken [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 164

Re: Order rejected TWS API connection broken [SOLVED]

Leo wrote:Thanks TJ, I'll try it even if, as said, real time data are present


I am sure the data was present when you looked . . .
by TJ
05 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Tradingview pine script fill function in powerlanguage
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: Tradingview pine script fill function in powerlanguage

You need to do some description and explanation; people cannot read your mind.
by TJ
04 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing Chart Bars [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 191

Re: Missing Chart Bars [SOLVED]

Please check:

1. Symbol Default Session template
2. Chart Session template
by TJ
03 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 778

Re: Delays receiving real-time data

@TJ - dedicated bare metal. @Zheka - quad core was the lowest available from OVH. I'll shop around for a server with faster (and possibly fewer) cores. Given that the data was streaming on time when the recent delay happened, I don't see how the problem can be with IQF. Also, switching to IB data w...
by TJ
02 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 778

Re: Delays receiving real-time data

Is this a dedicated server?

or a shared rental?
by TJ
01 Sep 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Session template "Default" not found! [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: Session template "Default" not found! [SOLVED]

What is the symbol?

Which free quote source?
by TJ
30 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stop Strategy for the day the biggest loss is Hit
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: Stop Strategy for the day the biggest loss is Hit

What is your chart resolution?
by TJ
28 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASCII mapping and chart resolution [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: ASCII mapping and chart resolution [SOLVED]

Hi guys, I imported a data file (5 min timeframe) by ascii mapping. When I load the relative chart I can see only a 5 min timeframe but not multiple (for instance 10min, 15min, 1 day, etc.). Can somebody help me please? Thanks and cheers. What do you mean by " imported a data file (5 min timef...
by TJ
28 Aug 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Email Alert -- Lost Connectivity
Replies: 24
Views: 11264

Re: Email Alert -- Lost Connectivity

I don't use my power of thread resurrection often, but this may be a good time for it. The method proposed ITT to detect a disconnection doesn't work for me in 2018. I tested by manually disconnecting from IB API. No alert, because my signal still prints getappinfo(aistrategyauto)=1 after the disco...
by TJ
24 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delays receiving real-time data
Replies: 53
Views: 778

Re: Delays receiving real-time data

Have you done a PING test to ibkr?

The instruction is on their website.

The latency could be in your ISP.
by TJ
23 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: I busted the MC Momentum LE and SE script :-( Where can I find the orignal script? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: I busted the MC Momentum LE and SE script :-( Where can I find the orignal script? [SOLVED]

quantum777 wrote:TJ, thank you for your prompt reply!
When you have time could you show me the script for a momentum LX (Long Exit), please.



Sorry I do not have those scripts.
by TJ
23 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 4354

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

Windows 7 Ultimate gives you no additional privileges in running MultiCharts,
nor any handicaps.

Unless your Window is a pirated copy, upgrading the .Net should not be a problem.

This .Net is part of the Windows environment. This feature is used by more than 1 billion people Worldwide.
by TJ
22 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 4354

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

ok multicharts 12 forget that 4x .net will not work on windows 7 ultimate - what i need to know is this. i have a destroyed version 11 on my main trading computer i have a new version 12 on my backup laptop please tell me where my studies are at on the version 11 tell me that i can move them over a...
by TJ
22 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: I busted the MC Momentum LE and SE script :-( Where can I find the orignal script? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: I busted the MC Momentum LE and SE script :-( Where can I find the orignal script? [SOLVED]

// Momentum SE [IntrabarOrderGeneration = false] inputs: Price( Close ), Length( 12 ) ; variables: var0( 0 ), var1( 0 ) ; var0 = Momentum( Price, Length ) ; var1 = Momentum( var0, 1 ) ; condition1 = var0 < 0 and var1 < 0 ; if condition1 then Sell Short ( "MomSE" ) next bar at Low - 1 poin...
by TJ
22 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: I busted the MC Momentum LE and SE script :-( Where can I find the orignal script? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: I busted the MC Momentum LE and SE script :-( Where can I find the orignal script? [SOLVED]

// Momentum LE [IntrabarOrderGeneration = false] inputs: Price( Close ), Length( 12 ) ; ; variables: var0( 0 ), var1( 0 ) ; var0 = Momentum( Price, Length ) ; var1 = Momentum( var0, 1 ) ; condition1 = var0 > 0 and var1 > 0 ; if condition1 then Buy ( "MomLE" ) next bar at High + 1 point st...
by TJ
22 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ESignal data feed and connect to IB [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: ESignal data feed and connect to IB [SOLVED]

dear sir, I have to success connect with esignal data and establish custom futures in Quotemanager, but the situation is that data can be show on chart when open, but it just stay at that time. it does not keep going during the trading hour. both esignal data manager and Quotemanager are working. p...
by TJ
21 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ESignal data
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: ESignal data

dear TJ, thank you for your reply, I used IB in the past, I can make it. but it seems the same way is not workable with eSignal. anyway, will go thru your messages and try again. eSignal provides ready-made continuous future. Every time there is a rollover (which you do more in HSI more than in es)...
by TJ
21 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ESignal data
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: ESignal data

Yes it can be done.

Go to the Wiki and look up

Custom Futures
by TJ
21 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Using print for signals
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: Using print for signals

See post #1 & post #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
21 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Understanding of SessionEndTime(SessionType,SessionNum) [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Understanding of SessionEndTime(SessionType,SessionNum) [SOLVED]

HI, I am very confused by this function in EasyLangauge. What I want to achieve is to tigger some signals 10 mins before the end of the regular session. Lets take an example: https://www.hkex.com.hk/Services/Trading-hours-and-Severe-Weather-Arrangements/Trading-Hours/Derivatives-Market?sc_lang=en T...
by TJ
21 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why is my PlotPaintBar output in a line?
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Why is my PlotPaintBar output in a line?

Bad weird news and good news THE BAD WEIRD NEWS I have spent hours adjusting my code and re-checking my chart indicator format and optimisation. However the plot still showed as a straight line from June. Also I examined the stock's data and saw some very big price moves. I saw the Plot1 line was n...
by TJ
20 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: AMD Threadripper 2990WX - Experiences?
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: AMD Threadripper 2990WX - Experiences?

Hello Can MC use the full performance of the AMD Threadripper 2990WX with 32 cores in optimizing strategies? Yes, it should. But are there traders or developers of MC with experiences with this CPU? Please see post #13 https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=10811&p=5582...
by TJ
19 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why is my PlotPaintBar output in a line?
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Why is my PlotPaintBar output in a line?

You can delete all the indicators from the chart and add them again.

Make sure when you add the indicator,
at the Format Study window,
select the proper scaling.

Also, check the box for "Use as Default" at the bottom of the Format Study window.
by TJ
19 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why is my PlotPaintBar output in a line?
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Why is my PlotPaintBar output in a line?

This is a scaling problem.

Right click on the indicator,
Select the Scaling tab.
In the Scaling Range section, choose the Same as Instrument option from the list.
by TJ
17 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]

automaton wrote:I figured it out. Thanks



Are you going to share with everyone the solution?
by TJ
16 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 4354

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

Windows Defender should be retired.
Even Microsoft does not recommend it for current windows environment.
by TJ
13 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]

I can do that, but my goal is to implement the 30 second alert on one second chart. Does it matter? When you have a one-second chart that is executing your trading strategy... and you have a 2nd chart on the side that is on a one-minute interval. When the data feed goes off-line, it will be off-lin...
by TJ
13 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]

automaton wrote:Thanks TJ. How can I adjust for this? Would adjusting check to every 1 second and counter > 30 allow a trigger?



Make a one-minute chart and apply this indicator to it.
by TJ
13 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: Send email alert upon data feed outage [SOLVED]

Here is a sample code to check for absence of realtime data: [IntrabarOrderGeneration = true] Vars: intrabarpersist counter(0); Recalclastbarafter(5); counter = IFF(getappinfo(aicalcreason) = calcreason_timer, counter + 1, 0); if counter > 6 then alert("No realtime > 30 sec"); The code wi...
by TJ
13 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 4354

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

Always make a full backup before upgrading

See Post #2
viewtopic.php?t=6845



ps. at the minimum, we should do weekly backups
by TJ
13 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Weekday counter with fixed dates [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Weekday counter with fixed dates [SOLVED]

What is the expected behavior?

See Post #4
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=11713
by TJ
11 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: studies import [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: studies import [SOLVED]

TJ, Bravo this worked, all my indicators are now back as before. I am using Windows 8.1 Thank you very much I am glad it worked. Thanks for reporting back. Please make a habit to do backups every week. You can copy the whole directory \MultiCharts64 ; you will always have the complete set of quotes...
by TJ
11 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: studies import [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: studies import [SOLVED]

Which Windows version you are using? Use your FileExplorer, Look under the root directory, find the subdirectory ProgramData Look for \TS Support\MultiCharts64\StudyServer Under \Studies , you will find files with .dll and .el extension. Copy your backups over to the directory. Hope it works.
by TJ
11 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: studies import [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: studies import [SOLVED]

by TJ
09 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Transparent Plot Support
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Transparent Plot Support

Kitty13 wrote:All -

Does the latest version of MultiCharts support transparent plotting? Thank you.

Kitty13



What is transparent plotting?
by TJ
03 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Data Nb as an input
Replies: 13
Views: 409

Re: Data Nb as an input

by TJ
28 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help for EL/PL code: crossing in more than one bar [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: help for EL/PL code: crossing in more than one bar [SOLVED]

You need to describe the "Critical Event". ie. What is the "Normal" state, and What is the "Abnormal" state ? The normal state being the previous bar, the "abnormal" state being the current bar that has triggered a " Change ". You need to list out AL...
by TJ
28 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help for EL/PL code: crossing in more than one bar [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: help for EL/PL code: crossing in more than one bar [SOLVED]

Hi, I am using the “cross below” and “cross above” statements to trigger my entries when a "moving average" crosses other moving averages. But in this case the script runs well if the crossing occurs in the same bar, of course. But I'd like also to trigger my entry when the "moving a...
by TJ
27 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trying to access future data [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1866

Re: Trying to access future data [SOLVED]

HI SPTrader, I had no problem getting the codes compiled. The error alert popped up when I inserted the study into the chart. Not sure what you mean by "it might be referencing your computer clock time". In my codes I did not reference computer time. The reserved word that references comp...
by TJ
18 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need Help with Signal
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Need Help with Signal

RexCarro wrote:
Trying to make simple long PPO signal into a shot signal . . .




Go to the Wiki and look up the keyword:

SellShort
by TJ
18 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need Help with Signal
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Need Help with Signal

RexCarro wrote:
. . . I have no experience with programming. Hoping to get help. Thank you.




This is a good place to start.
viewtopic.php?t=6929
by TJ
18 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Need Help with Signal
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Need Help with Signal

See posts #1 & #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
18 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]

Today, the rollover gap happened again. In @CL#C. I re-booted MC, but the gap is still there. It always takes one or two days, until the gap disappears, and the contract is back adjusted. I also contacted IQ feed, and they said that is a MC problem. That is what they wrote to me: "Below is a s...
by TJ
14 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compile error line 0, column 0 [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Compile error line 0, column 0 [SOLVED]

Do a search for "Compile error line 0, column 0"; you will find many previous discussions and solutions.
by TJ
14 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator using averages as an input [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: Indicator using averages as an input [SOLVED]

Hello, I have a similar question. I do not want e.g. today to be included but only the days before. I tried to take the average of high(1), high(2),....etc. this works, but is not really flexible. That is way I tried : high(1), length (3) ....for example but this does not work. Then I ran out of id...
by TJ
13 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 44
Views: 2195

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE

run install as admin
by TJ
12 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Counting bars/days since condition=true
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Counting bars/days since condition=true

The task is about counting the bars when a condition becomes true, I want to count the number of bars or days since the condition is true (even if it becomes not true in the meantime) IN A STRATEGY. So if I would enter a trade with the condition becoming true I would probably use barssinceentry. As...
by TJ
07 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Phantom Trades
Replies: 26
Views: 2119

Re: Phantom Trades

For your perusal:

[FAQ] Autotrade / Backtest / Optimization
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
07 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Phantom Trades
Replies: 26
Views: 2119

Re: Phantom Trades

GIGO Do you know if the data are the same? Have you compared the databases tick by tick? Data feed is not a precise science -- lived ticks are streamed from the exchange in real time. In real time, what you see is what you get. Just ticks as they happened. At the end of the day, if you re-load the ...
by TJ
07 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Phantom Trades
Replies: 26
Views: 2119

Re: Phantom Trades

GIGO Do you know if the data are the same? Have you compared the databases tick by tick? Data feed is not a precise science -- lived ticks are streamed from the exchange in real time. In real time, what you see is what you get. Just ticks as they happened. At the end of the day, if you re-load the d...
by TJ
05 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Alerts not showing [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Alerts not showing [SOLVED]

Have you got the Alert enabled?
by TJ
04 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: In a Spread Diff chart, can you show the symbols used on the chart? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 255

Re: In a Spread Diff chart, can you show the symbols used on the chart? [SOLVED]

synonym wrote:Hi,
I presume you'd do this by using the "description" somehow, but i can't get it to work.

Anyone solved this?

Cheers
Syn



What do you want?
Can you post a mock up?
by TJ
03 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]

The maxbarsback is set during initialization through a declaration. I know of no way to change it with a code after initialization.
by TJ
03 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]

bowlesj3 wrote:Hi, is there a way to to determine the number of actual bars on a chart ...

...



Look up these keywords

Currentbar
Symbol_CurrentBar
by TJ
03 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]

If your RSI is 14, the maxbarsback will be 14 plus whatever offset needed in the RSI calculation.

If your mouse click "look back" involves looking 100 bars back, then your maxbarsback will be automatically set to 100.
by TJ
03 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Setting MaxBarsBack [SOLVED]

>... set the maxbarsback to 1/2 this value. This does not make sense. maxbarsback = minimum number of bars needed to do a complete calculations of ALL the indicators in the chart. eg. if you have a 10 period MA, then the maxbarsback = 10 if you have a 20 period MA, then the maxbarsback = 20 if your ...
by TJ
03 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]

My data feed provider is IQ Feed. If there is a rollover on a future contract the continuous contract is not immediately back adjusted. That takes often more then one or two days. During that time is a gap on the chart. I spoke already with the support from IQ data, and they said: "Hello Thoma...
by TJ
03 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]

For continuous contracts, you should use the built-in Custom Future feature of MC. It is a lot more convenient.
by TJ
02 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Difference between chart time and local time [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 349

Re: Difference between chart time and local time [SOLVED]

What is your time zone?

What is your exchange's time zone?

If the time zones are different,
Do you want to chart according to local time? or exchange time?
by TJ
02 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Rollover gap on backadjusted contract [SOLVED]

Is this a Customer Future you created in MC?

or are you plotting a continuous contract provided by IQ?
by TJ
01 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime [SOLVED]

LastCalcTime (Function) The LastCalcTime function returns the time of the last completed bar, in 24-hour military format (HHMM). Syntax LastCalcTime Returns (Integer) A numeric value containing the time of the last completed bar in 24-hour (HHMM) format. Parameters None Remarks For example, if the ...
by TJ
01 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime [SOLVED]

LastCalcDate (Function) The LastCalcDate function returns the date for the last completed bar. Syntax LastCalcDate Returns (Integer) A numeric value containing the date of the last bar in YYYMMDD format. Parameters None Remarks For example, if the function returns 960203, it means the last bar was ...
by TJ
01 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime [SOLVED]

LastcalcDate & LastCalcTime are functions, not keywords.
by TJ
01 Jul 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Earliest date and time of bar
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Earliest date and time of bar

ppc wrote:Hi folks,

Is there a reserved word or method to get "earliest date and time of bar" in the chart?
Thanks.



Date [ currentbar ]


ps. Look up the differences between

Currentbar
Symbol_CurrentBar
by TJ
28 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 44
Views: 2195

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE

Henry MultiСharts wrote:
Smoky wrote:
Henry MultiСharts wrote:You mean a hotkey?
Yes Henry, for exemple Ctrl+D , then i can send this hotkey from My EL code at the end of my trading day (no more quotes for this day)
Smoky, we will have it added in MultiCharts 12.0 Release.



You might as well add a scheduler to it. eg. auto-flush every day at 5:45 pm.
by TJ
27 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE
Replies: 44
Views: 2195

Re: MC12 Beta Indicator disappearing

Can you try a name with the underscore "_" as the prefix?
The name will be in the front; You do not have to scroll to find the indicator.
by TJ
27 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Moving average only starts plotting lates than expected
Replies: 5
Views: 176

Re: Moving average only starts plotting lates than expected

It has to do with MaxBarsBack.

The chart will only start calculating indicators and plotting after a sufficient number of bars has been loaded.
by TJ
26 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue with Global Variables [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 211

Re: Issue with Global Variables [SOLVED]

If this is a coding question, you should post your codes.
I mean a complete set of codes that people can help you with, not a snippet here and there.
by TJ
26 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue with Global Variables [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 211

Re: Issue with Global Variables [SOLVED]

Parker wrote:I'm having trouble using Global Variables.

I have imported the zip file found on the forum ...

Thanks.



The docs are in the zip file.
by TJ
22 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Counting bars/days since condition=true
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Counting bars/days since condition=true

Ok Barstatus(0-2): 0:Open,1:Intrabar,2:Close. As this strategy is applied to Daily Bars with IntrabarCalculation I dont get your point here. Your mind is focused on a "Daily" strategy, but in fact, your logic is an intra-day one, because you are making intra-day evaluations and decisions....
by TJ
22 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Counting bars/days since condition=true
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Counting bars/days since condition=true

Look up the keyword

BarStatus
by TJ
22 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Counting bars/days since condition=true
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Counting bars/days since condition=true

What do you mean by... (even if it becomes not true in the meantime) ?
by TJ
22 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Breaking down Daily strategies into MTF
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Breaking down Daily strategies into MTF

What is a MTF strategy?
by TJ
21 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy questions
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Re: Strategy questions

I would suggest you to break down the questions into individual threads.

If you ask a general question, you will get a general answer.

If you ask a specific question, you will get a specific answer.

If you ask a big question, you might not get any response. :-D
by TJ
20 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: countdown for contrats resolution [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: countdown for contrats resolution [SOLVED]

Lots of EasyLanguage counter codes on the internet; I would download a few and make comparisons.
by TJ
20 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC stops working.
Replies: 33
Views: 1271

Re: MC stops working.

Thanks Anna. I will do that. For a 2nd day I managed to keep Avast turned off in the services folder all day and MC 64 bit ran all day. So now what I will do is I will toggle Avast back and forth with a day on and a day off to see if a consistent pattern of MC crashes occurs. If I get a crash while...
by TJ
20 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: countdown for contrats resolution [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: countdown for contrats resolution [SOLVED]

chipeur_le_renard wrote:Hello tj

Interactive brokers



The ticks provided by IB are not real ticks; they are aggregated ticks.
I don't know if this is the cause of your discrepancy. This is something you need to put in mind during your debugging.
by TJ
20 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: countdown for contrats resolution [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: countdown for contrats resolution [SOLVED]

Who is your data provider?
by TJ
19 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC stops working.
Replies: 33
Views: 1271

Re: MC stops working.

bowlesj3 wrote:
I had to completely remove Avast. It doesn't like MC. Removal instructions below:


Yes, I was wondering about this. Do any antivirus like MC?



I am using ZoneAlarm Antivirus and Firewall.
by TJ
19 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plots change when I scroll the charts
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Plots change when I scroll the charts

1. Right-click on the chart
2. Select "Visual Order"
3. a window will pop up
4. highlight the instrument
5. move the instrument down to the bottom by selecting "Send to Back".
6. Close the window. You are done.
by TJ
18 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plots change when I scroll the charts
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Plots change when I scroll the charts

Make sure your indicator is anchored to the chart.
by TJ
18 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Point and Figure problem and suggestion
Replies: 13
Views: 353

Re: Point and Figure problem and suggestion

concluding in one sentence, which is my requirement here: With the "Break on Session" option activated, the BoxSize should be calculated exactly the same as without the "Break on Session" option activated, except for the gap display. :-) This has been debated and discussed and a...
by TJ
18 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC dollar trailing stop
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: MC dollar trailing stop

I have frequently had an issue of after a filled LE or SE order, there is a delay of the MC dollar trailing stop, being entered into the system. Sometimes it gets entered next bar or 2 or 3 bars later. I would like it to consistently be entered immediately upon receiving a fill on a market position...
by TJ
18 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Please vote: Build a charttype via script [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Please vote: Build a charttype via script [SOLVED]

Hi, many have very individual requirements on certain chart types. MC already has a large number of types. It would be most flexible if you could program your own chart type via script. Please vote for this flexible option! Thank you very much! https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/multicharts/issu...
by TJ
16 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC stops working.
Replies: 33
Views: 1271

Re: MC stops working.

I also got a new disk last year.

The computer has been crashing/freezing on me randomly for months. I tried multiple anti-virus to clean the disk (a new disk!). I finally track it down to some java script that pushes Ads to my browser. As long as I avoid certain websites, I am ok.
by TJ
16 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC stops working.
Replies: 33
Views: 1271

Re: MC stops working.

Have you installed all the Windows update and service packs?
It is a pain to do all the update, but one old patch can throw the programs into disarray.
by TJ
14 Jun 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Percent Volume Oscillator (PVO)
Replies: 8
Views: 900

Re: Percent Volume Oscillator (PVO)

synonym wrote:Hi TJ,

did you get Laurent's PVO to work?

Thank you
Syn



I don't remember; it's been a long time.
by TJ
14 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC stops working.
Replies: 33
Views: 1271

Re: MC stops working.

bowlesj3 wrote:I just got another "MultiCharts64 has stopped working" error . . .
. . . with a new disk drive now too. MS 11.0 built 15808




Do you mean you have re-installed Windows?
by TJ
13 Jun 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables
Replies: 38
Views: 36825

Re: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables

waveslider wrote:64Bit and I have the 64Bit version located in the TSSupport folder.
Are you using it successfully?



Please be precise, you must save the files to this folder

Program Files\TS Support\MultiCharts64
by TJ
13 Jun 2018
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables
Replies: 38
Views: 36825

Re: ADE, ELcollections, and GlobalVariables

waveslider wrote:I am also getting the error "Can't find dll "elcollections.dll""
I have it installed in the proper folder as identified.
Please assist



Which version are you using? 32-bit? or 64-bit?
by TJ
13 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TextSize of 8 no showing properly
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: TextSize of 8 no showing properly

This same problem happened to me a few times over the years. (3~4 times over 10 yrs)
A reboot or a reload of the wsp fixed the problem.
by TJ
11 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: i cant to save preference multichart
Replies: 11
Views: 271

Re: i cant to save preference multichart

Go to LiveChat. Let techsupport help you.
by TJ
11 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: i cant to save preference multichart
Replies: 11
Views: 271

Re: i cant to save preference multichart

shivax wrote:do you mean as pics?



NO

Go to Windows... Control Panel... set user account... make yourself an administrator.
by TJ
11 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: i cant to save preference multichart
Replies: 11
Views: 271

Re: i cant to save preference multichart

shivax wrote:
TJ wrote:
shivax wrote:i don't use antivirus..the pc is in a vps
i use window server 2012



You need to give yourself admin privilege to save to the file.



i rin multichart as administrator but the problem is the same



You have to go to your Windows operating system and give yourself the administrator status.
by TJ
09 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: i cant to save preference multichart
Replies: 11
Views: 271

Re: i cant to save preference multichart

shivax wrote:i don't use antivirus..the pc is in a vps
i use window server 2012



You need to give yourself admin privilege to save to the file.
by TJ
09 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @xx contracts?
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: @xx contracts?

Please go to the IB website to check the data availability. If you are loading 5 min of years of back history data... forget it. Too much data to download in real time. Please check your QuoteManager; you should be able to see the messages on why you are not getting data. (Disclaimer: I don't know i...
by TJ
09 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @xx contracts?
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: @xx contracts?

Hmmm.....I thought the @xx contracts are the continuous contracts put out by the data source.....in my case IB.....and they would alleviate the need to build a continuous contract via expired contracts? So if I want to have ES data extending back to 1998 . . . Do you know if IB supplies data so far...
by TJ
08 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @xx contracts?
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: @xx contracts?

Please use the Custom Future in MC.
MultiCharts will link the contracts and make adjustments for you on-the-fly.
by TJ
08 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: @xx contracts?
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: @xx contracts?

Is that the continuous contract?
by TJ
07 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: If not(X) then return;
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: If not(X) then return;

turbofib wrote:hi

Is it possible to use an output condition without using if then?

(in c# it's : If not(X) then return )



Please explain with an example.
by TJ
05 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: All studies on a chart will randomly turn OFF from time to time
Replies: 10
Views: 664

Re: All studies on a chart will randomly turn OFF from time to time

if your charts look ok on the screen, your wsp is not corrupted.

You can save the wsp in a different name as a back up. (eg append the date to the wsp name)
by TJ
05 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling of MA on RSI [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1175

Re: Scaling of MA on RSI NOT SOLVED. A Make or Break issue. [SOLVED]

Please Help TJ. I really hope you can help me find a satisfactory solution to this...otherwise MC is of no use to me at all. There are at least 2 issues here, one you might find a quick answer, the other...i'm not so sure. 1. I was amazed to find that i am having difficulty in getting an indicator ...
by TJ
05 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send signals from one chart to another?
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: Send signals from one chart to another?

Gaempi wrote:Do you have some code examples?


Have you tried a search of this forum?
by TJ
04 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Idea for Trendlines
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Re: Idea for Trendlines

Hi All I'll be submitting this to Project Management, but thought others might like the idea too and want to support it. It's a simply change to MC but will make a big difference to the charts of those who use a fair number of trendlines. It's the ability to colour the extension of the tline differ...
by TJ
03 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol from Multiple Historical Data Sources [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: Symbol from Multiple Historical Data Sources [SOLVED]

How many symbols?

The easiest way is to export the daily data to an ASCII file,
and then import them to the provider 1 symbol.
by TJ
01 Jun 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send signals from one chart to another?
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: Send signals from one chart to another?

Gaempi wrote:Is it possible to send tradingsignals from one chart to another?

The idea is: Send a signal from a renko chart to a bar chart.
So it is possibel to value a strategy in renko chart in real bar chart.

Thanks



You can use GlobalVariables to exchange information between charts/indicators/strategies.
by TJ
31 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Auto Trading Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 409

Re: Auto Trading Questions

No such built-in option in MC.
by TJ
30 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB papertrade Simulator with MC strategy? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: IB papertrade Simulator with MC strategy? [SOLVED]

Thanks TJ and sptrader.....that's exactly what I need. I've been a discretionary trader for too many years to count. We'll leave it at before PC or Apple ever existed. Hey we are of the same vintage. :D Yes, I figured I missed throwing a connection switch on the two pieces. Perhaps you, or someone,...
by TJ
29 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB papertrade Simulator with MC strategy? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: IB papertrade Simulator with MC strategy? [SOLVED]

I have a live account with IB and have been using the papertrading account to discretionary trade my work. I have been backtesting my system work with a strategy that I now want to run with the papertrading account. The trades appear on my MC charts but do not appear on the IB papertrade account. H...
by TJ
29 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:ok
now it's 1190529 date ..ok

i want to know the date of 1200 bar ago


How i code it? thank





date of 1200 bar ago = DATE [ 1200 ]
by TJ
29 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]

hi, i would like di convert number bar in data example: BarNumber= 123400 what data does it match? what is the number 123400? i don't understand it :( I should know how many bars there are in a day ... but if in a day there is no trading? If you make consistent examples, you will never be confused.
by TJ
29 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:Date of day..

Example: 40 bar ago is 1180528



Code: Select all


Date.of.day = Date [ barnumber - 123400 ] ;

by TJ
29 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: convert number bar in data [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:hi,
i would like di convert number bar in data

example:

BarNumber= 123400

what data does it match?



What data would you like?
by TJ
28 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Color Text in different color [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Color Text in different color [SOLVED]

You can have 2 colors if the text is centered at the BarTime.
Half of the text in front of the BarTime,
and half of the text behind the BarTime.


Look up the keyword

Text_SetStyle
by TJ
27 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS Custom Futures [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: TS Custom Futures [SOLVED]

If you want to show your future contracts in continuous format,

DO NOT USE the TS's continuous contract.

Create individual original contracts in QuoteManager.
Then let MultiCharts build the continuous contract for you.
by TJ
24 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: color subchart
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: color subchart

How did you do the main chart?
by TJ
24 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: color subchart
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: color subchart

shivax wrote:hi, is possible to do it?



Do what?
by TJ
19 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exchanging data between code
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: Exchanging data between code

If there is a will, there is a way. ok, but one has to stick to given signatures which limit the usage. With these I_set/I_get - functionality things get way better but in a limited way. Pls correct me if I don't see some things but someone who wants to draw max drawdown and current profit from a s...
by TJ
19 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: First trading day after saturday [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: First trading day after saturday [SOLVED]

shivax wrote:hi,
i want to know the First trading day after saturday



Look up the keyword:

DayOfWeek

Code: Select all


If DayOfWeek[1] > DayOfWeek then today must be the First trading day after saturday

by TJ
19 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exchanging data between code
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: Exchanging data between code

If there is a will, there is a way.
by TJ
18 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exchanging data between code
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: Exchanging data between code

Look up these new Keywords. They might be useful

i_getplotvalue
i_setplotvalue
by TJ
18 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Exchanging data between code
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: Exchanging data between code

PK1 wrote:Hello,

I've got a question regarding the ways of exchanging data between a strategy and an indicator. ....



Are the strategy and indicator residing in the same chart?
by TJ
17 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Historical function data
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Historical function data

The volume of data in the market depth is probably 50 times or even 100 times of each tick data. Your computer/database might be challenged to handle such massive volume. Look carefully, at each moment, for each one tick, there are 10 levels of bid and ask on each side. And each of the bid and ask, ...
by TJ
16 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC64 Performance Limit Reached
Replies: 9
Views: 536

Re: MC64 Performance Limit Reached

I received this error/dialogue today and searched for help but could not find the topic: "Multicharts64 - Performance limit reached. A new instance of Multicharts cannot be launched. Reduce the number of charts with enabled auto trading and try again." What am I doing wrong and what can I...
by TJ
14 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intel I9 v AMD TR1950
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Intel I9 v AMD TR1950

Hello, Need some straightforward opinions on upgrading my hardware to trade my futures contracts on MC. I keep blowing up my current MC system because of a lack of RAM (I believe). I am admittedly not technical and have no talent in that direction but I do have a reliable and robust trading system ...
by TJ
14 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intel I9 v AMD TR1950
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Intel I9 v AMD TR1950

my 2 cents: 1. I9 7960 or AMD TR 1950? Games ok, but I would never buy AMD for serious work 2. Does it matter for RAM sizes 32GB, 64GB, 128GB? 16 GB is low in today's standard. 32 GB is plenty. Need to see your TaskManager to tell if you need more. 3. Does it matter if high-end GPU like a GTX 1070 o...
by TJ
12 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol Dictionary for a custom Symbol [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: Symbol Dictionary for a custom Symbol [SOLVED]

you have to use the custom setting
by TJ
12 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Symbol Dictionary for a custom Symbol [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: Symbol Dictionary for a custom Symbol [SOLVED]

What are the values you want for PriceScale/MinMove/BigPointVal ?
by TJ
11 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting BigPointValue/PriceScale/MinMove for a custom symbol? Possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: Setting BigPointValue/PriceScale/MinMove for a custom symbol? Possible? [SOLVED]

Edit: Two screenshots with same data but different settings. The first with the custom settings (according to your screenshot ) NO NO NO... my screen shot is to show you where to make the changes. I don't know what instrument you are using. You have to enter the proper setting for your particular i...
by TJ
11 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Setting BigPointValue/PriceScale/MinMove for a custom symbol? Possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: Setting BigPointValue/PriceScale/MinMove for a custom symbol? Possible? [SOLVED]

PK1 wrote:I can not because then MC is buggy while drawing chart data and the entire chart is corrupt. All this is described above ...



Why do you blame MC?
What is buggy?

You have to take responsibility for your data.
by TJ
10 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Wrong opening of a trade when backtesting? (Opened at L instead of O) [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Wrong opening of a trade when backtesting? (Opened at L instead of O) [SOLVED]

When IntrabarOrderGeneration = true
your order will be triggered in the same bar, as soon as the trade criteria is met.

I not saying this is the problem you are encountering; I just want to make sure we are on the same page.
by TJ
07 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: problem price in order limit [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: problem price in order limit [SOLVED]

You might want to study some of the links here:
[FAQ] Autotrade / Backtest / Optimization
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
07 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: problem price in order limit [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: problem price in order limit [SOLVED]

is this a real trade? or a back test? or walk forward test?
by TJ
07 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: UI Freeze
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: UI Freeze

This is most likely caused by a coding error -- an infinite loop that grabs all the CPU resources.
by TJ
04 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: UI Freeze
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: UI Freeze

MultiCharts version? Please go to Help>About to find the build number. Please describe your computer -- CPU, RAM, OS version What is your Anti-virus/firewall? What other programs are you running? How many charts? What are the chart resolutions? How much history on the charts? How many indicators/str...
by TJ
03 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Running out of Memory Alert 32Bit-Version
Replies: 9
Views: 385

Re: Running out of Memory Alert 32Bit-Version

Hello, I have installed the 32-Bit-version MultiCharts Version 11.0 Release (Build 15806) and using 2 workspaces with each 4 Charts. Each charts gets data from TS and shows Rangebars for two month history. MC take round about 1GB RAM. I have 32GB available. MC shows permanently the Alert of "r...
by TJ
02 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compile error
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: Compile error

plaforte wrote:Thank you TJ. You had informed me before about posting code I could not remember how to tag it I made a better note this time.

The topic you refer me to, I clicked your link it says ''there is currently no text in this page''.




It is a browser parsing problem. Please try it again.
by TJ
02 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compile error
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: Compile error

Please see this article

Compilation Error (errLine 0, errColumn 0, errLineEnd 0, errColumnEnd 0)
https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/Compilation_Error_(errLine_0,_errColumn_0,_errLineEnd_0,_errColumnEnd_0)
by TJ
02 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Compile error
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: Compile error

See post #1 & #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
29 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing indicator in insert study [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Re: Missing indicator in insert study [SOLVED]

Is this the only indicator that is not showing? Have you tried to create another indicator in another name? Does it show? Do you have more than one version of MC on your computer? Do you have the new beta? Maybe your MC is pointing to a directory that is different than where the PLE is saving the fi...
by TJ
27 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Flex Renko Closes
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Re: Flex Renko Closes

See post #1 and #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
26 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Lookback period for data2
Replies: 9
Views: 359

Re: Lookback period for data2

Hi joyjoy Multiple data streams can be referenced with the keyword DATA. If we do not put anything about the flow of data, the variables do calculations and store values referring to Data1. If you want the variables to make calculations and store values referring to another data flow, for example D...
by TJ
24 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: code property indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Re: code property indicator [SOLVED]

Go to wiki and look up

MaxBarsBack
by TJ
22 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Wrong session ending time [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Wrong session ending time [SOLVED]

arjfca wrote:I did set one chart to custom session, reload it. Then close / reopen MC. All charts / workspaces back to normal now.

Thanks you TJ



:D Thanks for reporting back. Good to know it is working.
by TJ
22 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Wrong session ending time [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Wrong session ending time [SOLVED]

Check your chart setting.
Are you using the default setting?
or are you using 24/7?
by TJ
20 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: The MC10 Win10 4k Display Implementation Q&A
Replies: 27
Views: 6007

Re: 4K/UHD Monitors for actual MC + IB?

Today's TV are quite good. Good enough to use as a monitor. (with the appropriate distance for the size)

If you get a TV, make sure you get a true UHD TV, not interlaced.
by TJ
15 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting RTH midline for ES
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Plotting RTH midline for ES

I don't understand your issue.

If you need further help,
please post a screenshot of the chart,
write notes on the chart
illustrating what is the problem,
and what needs to be done.
by TJ
15 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting RTH midline for ES
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Plotting RTH midline for ES

Please see post #1 and #2
viewtopic.php?t=11713
by TJ
15 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ASX 3 and 10 year Treasury Bonds [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: ASX 3 and 10 year Treasury Bonds [SOLVED]

Hello I am using IQFeed as my data provider. I am trying to run backtests on ASX bonds (YT and XT) however in QuoteManager I believe the Price Scale, Min Movement, and Big Point Value settings for the symbol are incorrect. Is there an easy way to get the correct data in there so that my backtests a...
by TJ
14 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting RTH midline for ES
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Plotting RTH midline for ES

mic645 wrote:Hi Tj,

I will be using the indicator for 1 min, 5 min, 20 min and 60 min charts....



Have you tried HighS(0) ?
by TJ
14 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Plotting RTH midline for ES
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Plotting RTH midline for ES

mic645 wrote:Hi there,

I am trying to code 24 hour mid and or RTH session midline for ES.

I've tried using highS, lowS but that only returns mid point of High and Low of last period..

Just seeing if there is an easy answer for this one.

Thank you in advance,

Michael


What is your chart resolution?
by TJ
13 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Send Array Bi-Dimensional in function as parameter
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Send Array Bi-Dimensional in function as parameter

Where did you get this "EntryPosition_NetProfitIntraBar_Function"?
What does it do?

If this is a coding question, please post your codes.
by TJ
13 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Store the array of values [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: Store the array of values [SOLVED]

shivax wrote:is it possible to store 2 values in an array?
(if I use the multidimensional array it's not what I want)



Anything is possible. It depends... :lol:

Please explain further.
Please give examples, and its purpose and intended use.
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: is really position History of Order and position tracker? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: is really position History of Order and position tracker? [SOLVED]

hi, look this it's a demo account but is possible to trade when are the markets closed? (April 08th is Sunday :lol: :lol: ) Are you using the Demo Account or the Paper Trading Account ? The paper trading account runs parallel to the real account. The demo account runs 24/7. It replays old data for ...
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: is really position History of Order and position tracker? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: is really position History of Order and position tracker? [SOLVED]

shivax wrote:hi, look this

it's a demo account but is possible to trade when are the markets closed? (April 08th is Sunday :lol: :lol: )



The markets begin trading at 6 pm on Sundays.
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:Close and ReOpen Multichart :(



Yes you need to do that for every rollover day on continuous/custom futures.
Otherwise you will not get the back adjustments.
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order of signals within the backtesting
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Order of signals within the backtesting

EasyLanguage works best when there is one action per bar, two the most. If your trading strategy involves multiple actions intra-bar, my advice is... to reduce the bar interval from 60 min to a lower minute count. eg 15 min, or even 5 min. You have to adjust your codes and logics accordingly. It wil...
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:i reload data, i delete cache but the problem is the same



You have to find out your friend's setting,
or try MultiCharts LiveChat. They can sort it out for you.
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:the symbol is @le#c

why i must to use Custom futures? my friends use this symbol on mc and it's OK

the problem is in my multichart



Please reload the data.
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]

For continuous future contracts, please use MultiCharts' Custom Future feature. MultiCharts will make the rollover adjustments for you.
by TJ
12 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New Live Cattle problem chart [SOLVED]

You are using the continuous contract. The symbol just had a rollover?
by TJ
10 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: VOTE: Strategy Hound
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: VOTE: Strategy Hound

It is a rabbit hole... I would not waste time pursuing it.
by TJ
08 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Rotation Strategy Portfolio Trader
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: Rotation Strategy Portfolio Trader

njubee wrote:Is it possible to use (SetPeg) function in Multicharts ?
I want to exit my portfolio at the best ask.



Have you done a search to see if this has been answered previously?
by TJ
08 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: email alert
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: email alert

shivax wrote:I read it but i dont find the solution to my problem



Please state the exact problem you are having.
by TJ
07 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem currentBar is not correct [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Problem currentBar is not correct [SOLVED]

turbofib wrote:Hi, look this pics
I print CurrentBar in all bar chart but the BarNumber( is egual to currentBar) =1 does not correspond to the first bar of the day



Have you looked up the definition of CurrentBar ?

It is in the wiki under

PowerLanguage Keyword Reference
> Data Information/General‎ (77 P)
by TJ
07 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: email alert
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: email alert

shivax wrote:hi,
it's possibile to send email (email alert) if automate order execution is off ?



See post #13
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=6845


See post #9
viewtopic.php?t=10811
by TJ
05 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: change input value of indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 381

Re: change input value of indicator [SOLVED]

If you go to the code and rename the variable, the value will be reassigned. eg. change the variable name from "length" to "LENGTH" will cause the value to be reassigned during compilation. Thanks TJ. I also use this way but want to find another way to achieve this. Sometimes, t...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order Timing [SOLVED]
Replies: 25
Views: 807

Re: Buy {"BUY"} Next Bar at Open ; [SOLVED]

Please note the Log at the bottom of the Chart Window. There is little to no difference from the Order Generated time and the Order Filled time. Next note the placement of the Green Buy Arrow on the next bar - "Buy Next bar Open". What is happening and why the big difference between Order...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: connect charts and drawing tools
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: connect charts and drawing tools

O66 wrote:Hi,

is it possible to draw a rectangle on chart 1 (60 min) and plot it (automatically) also on chart 2 (5 min)



Nothing is impossible, but there is no direct way (or easy way) of doing it.
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive broker feed....No data [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Interactive broker feed....No data [SOLVED]

How did you add the instrument?
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Same strategy, same data flow but different results
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: Same strategy, same data flow but different results

You can begin by describing one specific problem -- take ONE example trade, with specific BUY/SELL triggers, fills, and describe what do you think is wrong. Thanks TJ I'll try to do that, but I do not know. The truth is that the same configuration of the signal for the same data flow should give si...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Same strategy, same data flow but different results
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: Same strategy, same data flow but different results

Also in the Performance report of Multicharts, the equity curve does not match the data in the report I do not know what I'm doing wrong You can begin by describing one specific problem -- take ONE example trade, with specific BUY/SELL triggers, fills, and describe what do you think is wrong. If th...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: change input value of indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 381

Re: change input value of indicator [SOLVED]

Hi MC friends, I apply an indicator to 20 charts. If I change the value of input of indicator (e.g. from 1 to 0 or from 0 to 1), I need to change it one by one in each chart. Is there any way to change it globally (make change once then indicators in 20 charts has same input value) so as to minimiz...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: change input value of indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 381

Re: change input value of indicator [SOLVED]

Hi MC friends, I apply an indicator to 20 charts. If I change the value of input of indicator (e.g. from 1 to 0 or from 0 to 1), I need to change it one by one in each chart. Is there any way to change it globally (make change once then indicators in 20 charts has same input value) so as to minimiz...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Same strategy, same data flow but different results
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: Same strategy, same data flow but different results

Hello, I have created a signal, and I am applying it to the same symbol, with the same TF, same data history, same parameters in the signal ... in the TS platform and in the Multicharts platform ...using the data flow of TS on the Multicharts platform However, the results of both platforms are enor...
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Interactive broker feed....No data [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Interactive broker feed....No data [SOLVED]

Is this new?

or did you have it working before, and it doesn't work now?
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delete historical order and position [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Delete historical order and position [SOLVED]

shivax wrote:Excuse me...
I see the pc with windows server 2012 but i don't see this folder...(in window10 is Ok but not in window 2012 server)..
See pics

I don't find folder ProgramData in window2012 Server



The directory is probably hidden.
You will need to un-hide it first.
by TJ
04 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delete historical order and position [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Delete historical order and position [SOLVED]

shivax wrote:yes..i've it

Immagine.png

what folder i must to delete to do this?



Please read the previous instruction again, carefully.
by TJ
03 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delete historical order and position [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Delete historical order and position [SOLVED]

hi, i want delete Order and Position Tracker i see this thread : https://www.multicharts.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=46216&p=102834&hilit=reset+order+and+position+tracker#p102834 but i don't fint the folder \TradingCenter\Storage\ can you find the subdir called ProgramData ?
by TJ
03 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order Timing [SOLVED]
Replies: 25
Views: 807

Re: Order Timing [SOLVED]

I have a continuing problem in the timing of my BUY trigger coming from my automated strategy (Signal). I have spoken with IB about this and they have referred me back to MC. My BUY line reads "Buy next bar open" and this should mean that at the open of the next bar, at the first tick, th...
by TJ
01 Apr 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: idiot question about MC renko bars
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Re: idiot question about MC renko bars

As much as I try, I can't wrap my head around how Renko bars are formed in Multicharts. Usually, Renkos are based purely on price action...eg, set the box size for four ticks and a new box is formed once it moves up or down to the fifth tick. But Multicharts adds the option of selecting chart resol...

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