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by cael
27 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: Setting email preferences
Replies: 1
Views: 811

Setting email preferences

How do I set email information like smtp server, ports etc

for send image via email function?
by cael
09 Oct 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC9 upgrade - IB Feed no longer works [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1221

MC9 upgrade - IB Feed no longer works [SOLVED]

When I upgraded to MC9 I found that MC can no longer to download charts from Interactive Brokers or download positions. Used to work in the old version.
by cael
22 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: eSignal DAX to Interactive Brokers DAX Symbol not working
Replies: 1
Views: 691

eSignal DAX to Interactive Brokers DAX Symbol not working

Please find attached my MC symbol map between the DAX as in eSignal with the DAX as in Interactive Brokers. As the symbol is not recognized MC is unable to show historical OR current trades on the chart.
by cael
01 Mar 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: tomorrows open
Replies: 3
Views: 471

Re: tomorrows open

Thanks, I think I will try 'intra bar order generation'. I have never tried this before.
by cael
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: tomorrows open
Replies: 3
Views: 471

Re: tomorrows open

Well I am sure you are w/o such a DLL.

My system is like this. I buy today at the open and sell tomorrow if there is a profit. How might this be coded in Multicharts.
by cael
29 Feb 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: tomorrows open
Replies: 3
Views: 471

tomorrows open

Is there a DLL to peek at tomorrows open?
by cael
25 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio Backtester Stock of Different Currencies
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Portfolio Backtester Stock of Different Currencies

Is there anyway for the backtester to know that the stocks in the list are in different currencies and hence need to be adjusted to make trades sizes which are comparable.
by cael
25 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio backtester
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Portfolio backtester

I have a system on the portfolio backtester.

1. How do I buy say 10% of the original portfolio size rather than just say 100 shares?
2. Also if there is not enough cash will the backtester stop or limit the purchase?
3. Is there anyway of ranking signals that trigger on the same day?
by cael
07 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio backtester problem
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Yes, I am refering to the portfolio backtester. I am aghast there is a 100 symbol limit. First it doesn't tell me that there is a limit but just sits there? 2nd you want to skin me 10,000 bucks to do portfolio testing even for daily charts. I actually bought AB to do portfolio testing but the extra ...
by cael
06 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: symbol linking in version 5.5
Replies: 1
Views: 375

symbol linking in version 5.5

I notice an annoying behaviour in that the symbol letter only link but the data source does not. Is there any around this?
by cael
06 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: portfolio backtester problem
Replies: 3
Views: 716

portfolio backtester problem

I have the same problem with both version 5.5 gold and version 6 beta 2. When the number of symbols gets large (say above 100), the data loading seems to hang.

I see this problem whether I use metastock daily data or esignal daily data. Am I doing something wrong?
by cael
06 Jul 2010
Forum: MultiCharts FAQ
Topic: Data Limitations from InteractiveBrokers TWS
Replies: 8
Views: 6149

The TWS built in charts however can access 3 years. Could the api have been upgraded already?
by cael
07 Jun 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Worden
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Every month or so I find I really need Multicharts to directly access Worden. Other packages like AB.com can read it directly. Exporting in ascii is really cumbersone and how about updates?
by cael
19 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Worden
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Worden

Is there any chance of supporting the daily data that comes with Worden's Telechart?
by cael
19 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stock Split
Replies: 3
Views: 1458

Stock Split

How do I do a stock split in quote manager?
by cael
17 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio backtester
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Thanks, found it.
by cael
16 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Updating chart needs new tick?
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Updating chart needs new tick?

I trade a rather slow stock market. When I plot the daily chart, the last day does not appear until a tick occurs. Is there any way around it. For this market, the next tick may take a few minutes.
by cael
16 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Portfolio backtester
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Portfolio backtester

I am using MC 6 beta 2. Using backtester for the first time I find an error message that I use more than 50 maxbarsback. However I am unable to find an dialog to increase this as required by my study.
by cael
09 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Autotrading sym with Brackettrader
Replies: 4
Views: 1568

I tried writing the command to files but found that Multicharts did not release the finds after writing them. I am using a simple print sttement from MC. Is there a way of making MC release the text files. bracket-trader needs todelete to file to know that it has executed the command.
by cael
08 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC Autotrading Engine
Replies: 18
Views: 4600

(b) the MC chart shows a fill at the limit order price, even though the trading account never registered a fill. Are others having a similar experience? I have not tried but it sounds like MC is open loop. If the price ticks it is filled in MC but may not be filled by the broker. hence the need for...
by cael
19 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Where is the link to 4 beta?
Replies: 2
Views: 1143

I put a request in for did not get a reply for 4 beta and the latest mc 3 but got no email reply. I am a licensed user (from way back).
by cael
18 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Where is the link to 4 beta?
Replies: 2
Views: 1143

Where is the link to 4 beta?

Sorry but I can't seem to find the link.
by cael
04 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Equity Curve Filtering
Replies: 3
Views: 1850

Equity Curve Filtering

I looked around and there are some people filtering the equity curve. For example if the curve is below the 10 sma, don't take the trade and if above take the trade. If MC can allow a what if report of this kind and show how system performance was improved ... well I just think it would be a fun fea...
by cael
04 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stop Loss and Profit Target Functions Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 2812

Andrew

But when I optimize comm and slip is not taken into account.
by cael
04 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Charts - eSignal (last bar not printed)
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

I did not do anything and the problem went away. I suspect it depends on what time I use multicharts! However I will be sure to do what Andrew says the next time this problem happens.
by cael
04 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Daily Charts - eSignal (last bar not printed)
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Daily Charts - eSignal (last bar not printed)

My time zone is GMT + 8 and I run my computer in that time zone. When plotting American stocks from eSignal, I find that yesterday's bar is missing. The same bar appears on eSignals own charting application. I check the US symbols and its time zone and session times are the default settings and are ...
by cael
04 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stop Loss and Profit Target Functions Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 2812

Andrew Victor is right. You are actually changing the simulation. For example, when I buy I set a profit target of X and a stop loss of Y. I optimize this and come back with say X = 1 and Y = 1. But if I run with slipage and commission of say 10 cents, my effective X and Y have become 1.1 and 1.1 re...
by cael
28 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Point Charts from Template
Replies: 4
Views: 1451

You know I have seen this problem. :!:
by cael
28 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Range Bars
Replies: 2
Views: 997

Right click on chart, select format symbols, settings, chart resolution select say 10 points
by cael
28 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stop Loss and Profit Target Functions Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 2812

Stop Loss and Profit Target Functions Problem

I had a surprising problem with these functions. They work as intended of commission and slippage are zero. But if they are non-zero, there are actually added to the Amount parameter, which actually changes the strategy. :? I don't remember TS working this way before.
by cael
27 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: See simulated orders
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

TS 2000i, you could see the orders posted before execution. This was you could get ready. By the time the order triggers on the screen you could have missed the order (ie. market could have run away).
by cael
27 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: See simulated orders
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

See simulated orders

I am running a system and when running real time, is there any way of seeing the orders posted by the signals?
by cael
27 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ascii Ticks File
Replies: 1
Views: 767

Ascii Ticks File

Hi

If I have a file containing only the date, time stamp and last done price and import that, cam MC build minute and even daily charts from this?
by cael
20 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Globalvariables and Vista
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Andrew It wasn't a question just a behaviour with Global Variables. The GV Easy Language wrappers for series will block any calls to the DLL before the last bar on chart. I actually read the manual page 8. So to call GV at any time, you have to call directly to the DLL and not use the EL wrappers.
by cael
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Pacing Violation in Qoute manager
Replies: 4
Views: 1405

Pacing Violation in Qoute manager

I am getting a pacing violation in quote manager. Please find snap enclosed,
by cael
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to stop charts scrolling around?
Replies: 1
Views: 663

How to stop charts scrolling around?

I normally load 5 workspaces and switch between them. However when I come back to an old workspace I find that the charts have scroolled backwards in time? How to stop this?
by cael
18 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Globalvariables and Vista
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Yes, evidently you had to wait until last_bar_on_chart before using gv!?
by cael
17 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Globalvariables and Vista
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Globalvariables and Vista

I can't seem to get global variables to work.
Does it have any problems running under vista?
by cael
17 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Given date and time_s of a bar how to determine barnumber?
Replies: 1
Views: 883

Given date and time_s of a bar how to determine barnumber?

I am using range bars and on the last bar I determine all the arrows plotted manually by date and time_s, using various arw functions. How do I 'convert' date and time to a barnumber?
by cael
15 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [Advanced Topic] EasyLanguage Extension SDK
Replies: 7
Views: 2215

Is it possible to link MC with Visual Basic .Net?
I really can't do this DLL stuff.
by cael
15 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Clicks on chart pane
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

thanks, will keep that in mind.
by cael
15 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: global variables
Replies: 1
Views: 781

global variables

Can someone point me to a global variables dll, which will allow different charts to communicate?

Rgds
by cael
15 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Clicks on chart pane
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

Clicks on chart pane

Is there anyway of programmatically determining that a chart has been clicked and where?

Rgds
by cael
14 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: arw functions
Replies: 17
Views: 3082

i take that as no.

but why limits to arrows only, you can also plot other shapes!
by cael
14 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: arw functions
Replies: 17
Views: 3082

arw functions

Is it possible to control which sub-chart the arrow is plotted?
by cael
19 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC cannot download Hotspot forex historical data from eSigna
Replies: 1
Views: 640

MC cannot download Hotspot forex historical data from eSigna

I have installed MC and eSignal 10. However when it comes to forex symbols from the market marker Hotspot Retail, I find that MC is unable to download historical data. Ticks however are still captured. I attacted the log from the MC quote manager.

Hope someone can help.
by cael
16 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DLL for TWS 878
Replies: 11
Views: 3204

Ouch, I didn't do that, I didn't delete the symbol (and I have quite a few).
by cael
15 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DLL for TWS 878
Replies: 11
Views: 3204

I have downloaded this new DLL and replaced it on my folder but I still have trouble printing daily charts. On a new symbol I can get only 1 daily bar.
by cael
16 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Custom time zone
Replies: 1
Views: 851

Custom time zone

I think I have found a bug in custom time zones. When I enter GMT + 8 as +60 x 8, the numbers seems to come out back wards. I enter -(minus) 60 x 8 ad it seems to work OK.
by cael
16 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DDE Indicators
Replies: 1
Views: 825

DDE Indicators

Hello I am using excel to generate some indicators. I then use MC to read specific cells as symbols. 1. I have this problem where MC seems to read 3-4 times the same cell even though the data does not change at all. This generates a lot of duplicate data. 2. One indicator is a cummaltive volume. It ...
by cael
02 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TWS Exit
Replies: 1
Views: 1065

TWS Exit

If Interactive Broker's TWS exits will Multicharts try to restart it? Is it able to login programatically?
by cael
02 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Universal DDE to Excel
Replies: 8
Views: 2749

Thanks very much.

I am curious how the cell is addressed when no sheet is specifically addressed?
by cael
02 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Universal DDE to Excel
Replies: 8
Views: 2749

Universal DDE to Excel

I was just watching this video,

http://tssupport.com/addons/owndata/movies/excel.shtml

Quotemanager is set to reference demo.xls and rncn format is used as the symbol name. How do you reference a specific sheet?
by cael
12 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Transfer
Replies: 2
Views: 1759

thanks for your advice
by cael
12 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Transfer
Replies: 2
Views: 1759

Transfer

What is the best way of transfer data and symbols from 1 machine with multicharts with another machine with multicharts?
by cael
12 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scanning EOD in MC
Replies: 3
Views: 1126

I don't think you can scan yet but I think long term there is going to be a radar screen. Hope that can come fast. Stocks based people need scanning and the ability to create and maintain groups. Also searching symbols based on description would be great as markets such as Hong Kong use number. This...
by cael
12 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB Weekends
Replies: 1
Views: 1286

IB Weekends

What do IB users do on weekends? I suppose there is no charts because when I tried edemouser it does not allow charting downloads.
by cael
12 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: USD.JPY IB
Replies: 2
Views: 999

USD.JPY IB

I plotted a daily chart and found missing days. Is this a known problem?
by cael
12 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PL Editor
Replies: 1
Views: 1181

PL Editor

When I create a new indicator using PLEDITOR and compile it successfully, I cannot find it in Multicharts. I have to exit multicharts and re-enter to see the new indicator?
by cael
19 Dec 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Feature requests topic and poll
Replies: 231
Views: 82152

Feature request: Ability to search symbols by description.

Yes, I can search an obtain the right symbol number from the exchange website but really it would be much faster to do this via MC, with some kind of wildcard facility.
by cael
19 Dec 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Feature requests topic and poll
Replies: 231
Views: 82152

Feature request: Ability to read TC2005 files.
by cael
30 Nov 2006
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Elder Indicators
Replies: 5
Views: 6321

Hey thanks a alot. :D
by cael
30 Nov 2006
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Elder Indicators
Replies: 5
Views: 6321

Elder Indicators

Does anyone have public versions of the Elder indicators like the impulse system, force index, chandelier etc. ?
by cael
30 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error Connecting TradeManager to IB
Replies: 1
Views: 1031

Error Connecting TradeManager to IB

I get the following error message when connecting trademanager to IB/TWS.
Please find the attached dialog.
by cael
30 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Feature requests topic and poll
Replies: 231
Views: 82152

Can we add a symbol by description? Sometimes you don't know the symbol.

Also can you add support for TC2500 EOD feed.
by cael
30 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: NO DATA
Replies: 2
Views: 1195

Thanks Alex. But the problem want away or maybe I'm just losing it!
by cael
23 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: NO DATA
Replies: 2
Views: 1195

NO DATA

I am using the current Oct 6 beta, which ran a while OK on my notebook. I don't know what I did to my notebook but now MC cannot find data from a metastock database or even fre quotes. I tried un-install/reinstall but to no avail. I am a registered user.
by cael
03 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts & Internet Explorer 7
Replies: 6
Views: 2450

I happen to use MC on a machine with SP2 and IE7 and have not noticed anything unusual.
by cael
03 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB - Daily - Cash does not print current day
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Hello Alex

IDEALPRO does not have any stocks. Try searching under the 'CASH' tab using USD or EUR. But its the weekend now and IB is not available on weekends and you really need a new trading day to note the missing new bar.
by cael
03 Nov 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IB - Daily - Cash does not print current day
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

IB - Daily - Cash does not print current day

Using IB as the feed, if I display a daily chart of the stock, when the new session starts a new bar is printed until the close. However for IDEALPRO symbols, a new bar is not printed for the current day. Is there anyway of getting the current days bar to print?
by cael
15 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Percent Change Charts
Replies: 1
Views: 1260

Percent Change Charts

Is it possible to do percent change charts in MC? I include a 2000i snapshot.
by cael
15 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: GlobalVariable.dll in MC beta
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

I am currently running the TS globalvariables with MC and it seems to work fine.
by cael
12 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Universal DDE
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

I tried to get the helpdesk going and actually clicked on it bt it ws 9pm ET. How can we liase to do this considering the time difference?
by cael
10 Oct 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Universal DDE
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

Universal DDE

Hello

I entered the following line into the MC universal DDE trade box to connect MC to Neoticker.

neoticker|q!'HSI V6-HKF,last'

I could not get any data into MC. The same line works with excel.
by cael
19 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How many data symbols can MC support?
Replies: 4
Views: 1458

Can you consider a higher limit? Code wise it should not be any different. What you are reaching is something like a radarscreen application.
by cael
18 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: bid/ask
Replies: 2
Views: 1167

Thanks. Is size supported?
by cael
18 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: More Precise text_new command?
Replies: 3
Views: 1184

Are you considering a text_new(barnumber ... ) as a superset to EL? I wrote a 1-tick-chart indicator and the ticks often split the second.
by cael
18 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: bid/ask
Replies: 2
Views: 1167

bid/ask

I accessed q_bid and q_ask in PL and noted that while the compiler allowed q_bid[1] and q_ask[1], the same numbers are returned. Is this correct? The compiler allows q_bid and qBid[1] but they are equal?

Further how do I determine the size of the bid and ask?
by cael
15 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How many data symbols can MC support?
Replies: 4
Views: 1458

Thanks very much for your information.
by cael
15 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How many data symbols can MC support?
Replies: 4
Views: 1458

How many data symbols can MC support?

I am thinking of creating a 1 tick chart with 100 symbols. This is to create a ticki indicator synthetically. Is this possible?
by cael
15 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: More Precise text_new command?
Replies: 3
Views: 1184

More Precise text_new command?

The text_new command uses time on the x-axis but only to the minute. On say a 1 tick chart, how do I resolve the x-axis position to the exact bar?
by cael
14 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart with 3 symbols
Replies: 3
Views: 1432

Chart with 3 symbols

How do I change the time frame for all 3 symbols quickly, in a single command? TS used to have a "global" that can be used from the command line.
by cael
13 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: 2 TWS
Replies: 1
Views: 1239

2 TWS

Can two TWS accounts be supported. I cloned a 2nd and used a different port but the 2nd driver complained that it could not be loaded.
by cael
07 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to detect the first tick of a new bar?
Replies: 1
Views: 1136

How to detect the first tick of a new bar?

I wrote an indicator that needs to know the first tick of a new bar. How do I do that? The question aside, I actually tried a very simple if (H=L) then { first tick of new bar } but was surprized to find that this does not trigger when the market is ticking fast! (Of course if I could get the print ...
by cael
07 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PRINT function does not send text to output
Replies: 1
Views: 975

PRINT function does not send text to output

Hello

The print statement does not seem to send anything to the output pane.
by cael
07 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Jurik Indicators
Replies: 8
Views: 3804

Thank you.
by cael
07 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Jurik Indicators
Replies: 8
Views: 3804

It looks to me like the function is protected.
by cael
07 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Jurik Indicators
Replies: 8
Views: 3804

I apologise for any confusion in my above questions. Kindly allow me to reset. I am running the latest beta version on a machine that also hosts TS 2000i. I already have Jurik's indicators installed and running with 2000i. I then import the ELS file for the JRS.JMA.2K indicators and functions into p...
by cael
06 Sep 2006
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Jurik Indicators
Replies: 8
Views: 3804

I run MC trial with TS 2000i side by side. I have Jurik for 2000i already but it does not compile under MC (actually it hangs saying this could not be completed because it was waiting for some other resource .. or something like that). Could it be that the DLLs were in use my TS 2000i at the time? I...

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