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by eegroup
15 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 44468

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

Hi Henry,

Any ETA for MultiCharts Release 2?

Thanks,
eegroup
by eegroup
12 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 44468

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

Hi general,

You might want to check out this other thread regarding using the IB gateway rather than TWS: viewtopic.php?t=51568

Good luck with your issue.
by eegroup
11 Aug 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE
Replies: 119
Views: 44468

Re: MULTICHARTS 12.0 RELEASE

Unless we are missing something someplace, the Bold Face font option is inoperable in MC 12.0. Whether the "Bold" checkbox is checked or not, all text is displayed as "Regular" non-Bold fonts. Reference the Format Price Scale, Format Time Scale, Text plotting, etc. Seems that all text is affected. T...
by eegroup
09 May 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Obtaining the Workspace Name in a Script
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Obtaining the Workspace Name in a Script

Is there any way to obtain the Workspace Name upon which an Indicator or Signal/Strategy script is running, programmatically from inside of the Indicator or Signal/Strategy PowerLanguage script?

Thanks!
by eegroup
06 Mar 2018
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: RecalcLastBarAfter Question
Replies: 1
Views: 302

RecalcLastBarAfter Question

If we have three signals/strategies running simultaneously on a chart. One of the signals/strategies contains a RecalcLastBarAfter(5) command. Will that RecalcLastBarAfter command in the one signal that contains it also cause the other two signals/strategies to be recalculated after 5 seconds as wel...
by eegroup
21 Sep 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE Sync / Updating Help Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 403

ADE Sync / Updating Help Needed

We have a need to have the following setup: * A Signal/Strategy loaded in SubChart 1, the same SubChart where the Instrument Price Bars are loaded (Daily Bar Resolution). * The Strategy will calculate an indicator value, which will be used to trigger trades in the Strategy and subsequently execute t...
by eegroup
22 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to Issue a Strategy Alert on an Intrabar Stop Loss Trade Exit
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Re: How to Issue a Strategy Alert on an Intrabar Stop Loss Trade Exit

Hi Angelina, Yes, "Update on Every Tick" was checked on the Indicator. It appears that this option on a Daily chart does not feed tick data to the chart (intrabar). But we were doing our testing over the weekend, so that might have been the issue, not sure. We will do some additional testing today t...
by eegroup
22 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to Issue a Strategy Alert on an Intrabar Stop Loss Trade Exit
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Re: How to Issue a Strategy Alert on an Intrabar Stop Loss Trade Exit

Hi Angelina, Thank you for your recommendations. We wrote an indicator to accomplish what you have suggested and applied it to our daily chart. Unfortunately, the indicator is only active at the end of each daily bar. Therefore the test of the market position using the i_MarketPosition command keywo...
by eegroup
17 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How to Issue a Strategy Alert on an Intrabar Stop Loss Trade Exit
Replies: 4
Views: 486

How to Issue a Strategy Alert on an Intrabar Stop Loss Trade Exit

We want to display an Alert window whenever a Strategy order is taken on a chart (all entries and exits). The chart has a one day bar resolution. Trades might exist for several days to several weeks. The Alerts function works correctly for the normal trade entries and exits, which are issued as mark...
by eegroup
09 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Historical Data is Not Accessible [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2103

Re: CQG Historical Data is Not Accessible [SOLVED]

We still are unable to access any CQG historical tick data. What has CQG said about this issue? Any ETA for having a resolution available?

CQG tick and volume charts are useless without the ability to download the missing data to fill the data gaps.

Thank you!
by eegroup
08 May 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: CQG Historical Data is Not Accessible [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2103

CQG Historical Data is Not Accessible [SOLVED]

Real time CQG data is being fed to the charts, but there is no access to any CQG historical data. Below are two screens showing the resulting issues. Both of the subject charts have been up and running for over eight hours. On recently reloaded symbols, where data was current as of last Friday, when...
by eegroup
26 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Instances of MC 64 Processes Exists After Shutdown of Main MC Program
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Instances of MC 64 Processes Exists After Shutdown of Main MC Program

Regarding the MultiCharts processes that are loaded when MultiCharts is initiated, the current MultiCharts Help File states, in part: Sometimes you need to restart MultiCharts. If a user closes MultiCharts and restarts it too quickly, some of MultiCharts processes may have no time for a correct shut...
by eegroup
12 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts Cannot Access Currency Conversion Server
Replies: 4
Views: 809

Re: MultiCharts Cannot Access Currency Conversion Server

Thank you, Kristina, for the very detailed and helpful explanation of the Currency Converter. We also thank you for explaining the current plans in the near future of its use. So, from what I gather, the Currency Conversion Server would only be accessed for non-USD denominated Futures Contracts (e.g...
by eegroup
08 Apr 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts Cannot Access Currency Conversion Server
Replies: 4
Views: 809

MultiCharts Cannot Access Currency Conversion Server

MultiCharts is displaying error messages that it cannot access the Currency Conversion Server (whatever that is?). The error message is being displayed on IQFeed Symbols for the EUREX Futures, BD, EX and XG. Why is this error message being displayed? What is the Currency Conversion Server? What is t...
by eegroup
20 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cannot Connect to CQG Datafeed Today [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Cannot Connect to CQG Datafeed Today [SOLVED]

Hi Angelina, Thank you for your response. Obviously, MultiCharts was informed of the maintenance that CQG was doing last weekend. What changes has MultiCharts put in place now, after last weekend, to notify your USERS that you were informed of the maintenance that would be conducted on the CQG data ...
by eegroup
18 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cannot Connect to CQG Datafeed Today [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Cannot Connect to CQG Datafeed Today [SOLVED]

The CQG data issue was resolved at 11:55 ET AM today. Everything is working as expected now.
by eegroup
18 Mar 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cannot Connect to CQG Datafeed Today [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Cannot Connect to CQG Datafeed Today [SOLVED]

We cannot connect to the CQG data feed today. This issue occurs with four different sets of CQG account credentials from two different brokers. And we are using Henry's required CQG WebAPI connection. The Quote Manager reports: REMOTING APPLICATION CLOSED, Lost Connection to Data Network. Anyone els...
by eegroup
19 Feb 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Obtaining the Heiken Ashi Bar Direction in an Indicator
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Obtaining the Heiken Ashi Bar Direction in an Indicator

Does anyone know how to access the bar direction (up/down) painting of the Heiken Ashi Bars in a Indicator. Obviously, using the calculated HA Bar Close and HA Bar Open values, it is close to the HA Bar Open < HA Bar Close for up bars, and HA Bar Open > HA Bar Close for down bars, on a chart loaded ...
by eegroup
17 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Database Size Reducer .bat File Generates an Execution Error
Replies: 5
Views: 758

Re: Database Size Reducer .bat File Generates an Execution Error

Hi Angelina, Yes, the gbak_9.1.zip file was unzipped and the gbak_x64.bat was run from inside of the unzipped gbak_9.1 folder. This same issue has occurred on two different systems, one running Windows 10 AE, and another one running Windows Server 2008 R2. The issue seems to be related to the gbak e...
by eegroup
14 Jan 2017
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Database Size Reducer .bat File Generates an Execution Error
Replies: 5
Views: 758

Database Size Reducer .bat File Generates an Execution Error

When running the gbak_x64.bat file for MultiCharts 9.1 and Higher, from the current link contained in the Online Help File (https://www.multicharts.com/trading-software/index.php/How_to_Reduce_Database_Size), it generates an error: 'gbak' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operabl...
by eegroup
23 Aug 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC User ID Changes - Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Update [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: MC User ID Changes - Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Upda [SOLVED]

Hi Kristina, Thank you for your reply. Yes, we do obtain both the MC User ID and Registration Name to authenticate a user using the scripts. Hopefully, the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition is considered a major OS upgrade and the User ID will not change that frequently when more normal Windows 10 upda...
by eegroup
22 Aug 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC User ID Changes - Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Update [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

MC User ID Changes - Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Update [SOLVED]

Our users are reporting that their MC User IDs are changing after the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Update has been been updated on their systems. Since all of our MC scripts are tied to our users' MC User IDs, obviously this means a script change in order for our software to be continually usuable...
by eegroup
26 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC App Crash in Autotrading Multiple Workspaces
Replies: 1
Views: 742

MC App Crash in Autotrading Multiple Workspaces

We were running 33 autotrading workspaces overnight last night, split up between two instances of MC running. The worksapces were trading approicmately 25 different Futures symbols. The few duplicated symbols in this group were trading against separate accounts. We experienced an MC app crash at aro...
by eegroup
12 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reading a txt file in power language? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 3723

Re: Reading a txt file in power language? [SOLVED]

Hi Henry, Yes, the names of the function calls are very straightforward, like: RFile - Open a Read File InData - Read a File SFile - Define a Sending File OutData - Send Data to an Output File ADDStringFile - Add to a String File(?) DelFile - Delete a File DirCreate - Create a new directory The issu...
by eegroup
11 Jul 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Reading a txt file in power language? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 3723

Re: Reading a txt file in power language? [SOLVED]

Without digging through the IOData source code, is there any documentation available for the IOData DLL function calls, like OutData, SFile, ADDStringFile, DelFile, DirCreate this library, where we can write to file, read from file, add a line to file, delete file, create folder? I have successfully...
by eegroup
06 Jun 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Issue Setting Up Extended Backtest Using Bid/Ask Tick Data [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1516

Issue Setting Up Extended Backtest Using Bid/Ask Tick Data [SOLVED]

I am having an issue today with setting up a chart to perform an Extended Backtest using Bid/Ask Tick Data in MC Build 12587. Three datasets are on the workspace: Data1 1500 Tick resolution in Subchart 1, Trade Data Data2 1 Tick resolution in Subchart 2, Ask Data Data3 1 Tick resolution in Subchart ...
by eegroup
31 May 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Delay Autotrading Startup Until After Complete Bar Formed
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Delay Autotrading Startup Until After Complete Bar Formed

If autotrading is initiated intrabar, is there any way to programmatically delay the execution of the first trade so that it will not fire off until after that first bar has completed forming? The signal/strategy is set to fire off trades intrabar (wih IOG on), which is the desired behavior and acce...
by eegroup
16 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: DTN Nanex NxCore Data Feed in MultiCharts [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 669

DTN Nanex NxCore Data Feed in MultiCharts [SOLVED]

Does anyone know if someone (MultiCharts or otherwise) has developed a DTN Nanex NxCore data feed plugin for MultiCharts, either native or custom?

Thanks!
by eegroup
10 Mar 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: OCO Orders [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

OCO Orders [SOLVED]

The MultiCharts Online Help documents the following regarding OCO Order Groups: One Cancels Other (OCO) orders are the price orders sent in a group. When any of OCO orders is filled or partially filled, the system cancels or reduces size of other orders in this OCO-group. Questions: 1. If we issue t...
by eegroup
29 Jan 2016
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Paper Trader DOM Using CQG API
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Paper Trader DOM Using CQG API

I am attempting to use the Paper Trader DOM to test some simulation trade executions (manually entered) with my live CQG data feed and CQG API trading connection. When a trade gets executed manually in the DOM, the order gets placed and filled, but does not show up in the DOM, nor is the PnL tracked...
by eegroup
08 Dec 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ChartingThemes.xml File Created in Workspace Folder
Replies: 2
Views: 879

Re: ChartingThemes.xml File Created in Workspace Folder

Thanks Henry. That would make more sense, having it saved to the MultiCharts installation folder.

I appreciate the explanation and the impending fix.

Thank you!
by eegroup
28 Nov 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ChartingThemes.xml File Created in Workspace Folder
Replies: 2
Views: 879

ChartingThemes.xml File Created in Workspace Folder

After installing the new MC 9.1 Release 2 (Build 12010) x64, whenever I save workspaces to a folder when I close down MC, a file entitled "ChartingThemes.xml" gets inserted in the folder where the workspaces are saved to. What is the ChartingThemes.xml file? Why does it get created? What is its purp...
by eegroup
18 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Will Multicharts 9 run on windows 10
Replies: 18
Views: 5503

Re: Will Multicharts 9 run on windows 10

@Arnie, I am a Windows Insider and I have the new release of Windows 10 now. Microsoft just dropped another new build (Build 10240), which is supposedly the final version of the new Windows OS. Build 10240 is the version that Microsoft selected as its final Release to Manufacturing (RTM) copy. Micro...
by eegroup
17 Jul 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Will Multicharts 9 run on windows 10
Replies: 18
Views: 5503

MultiCharts on Windows 10

Has MultiCharts 9.0 been tested running on Windows 10 yet?

Anyone running MultiCharts 9.0 on Windows 10?

Thanks!
by eegroup
11 Mar 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Obtaining Range of Displayed Indicator Values on a SubChart
Replies: 1
Views: 828

Obtaining Range of Displayed Indicator Values on a SubChart

I know we can use GETAPPINFO(aiHighestDispValue) and GETAPPINFO(aiLowestDispValue) to get the displayed price range on a chart. Similarly, is there any way to obtain the Indicator value range displayed on a SubChart? I am plotting a point/dot above the Indicator values on selective bars on the Indic...
by eegroup
27 Jan 2015
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Starting Bar for Indicator Calculations
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Starting Bar for Indicator Calculations

A couple quick questions... I have an Indicator that does not use any bar lengths as input parameters, and looks back only 2 bars in the actual coding, but on a simple minute bar chart loaded, the Indicator does not start calculating until Bar 61. No strategies/signals are loaded on the chart. 1. Wh...
by eegroup
25 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestamps [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestam [SOLVED]

eegroup, the issue has been confirmed. The fix is targeted to MultiCharts 9.0 Release 4. I will get back to you if it is technically possible to provide a hotfix. Henry, not quite related but something I would like to know: are these millisecond timestamps in QM based on timestamps in datafeed or l...
by eegroup
25 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestamps [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestam [SOLVED]

Of interest, if we build a 1 tick chart of the data in the main MultiCharts program, and export the bar data directly from the workspace, the millisecond portion of the tick timestamp is exported correctly. This is a little impractical to accomplish as a workaround, however, when we have over 12 ye...
by eegroup
25 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestamps [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestam [SOLVED]

eegroup, the issue has been confirmed. The fix is targeted to MultiCharts 9.0 Release 4.
I will get back to you if it is technically possible to provide a hotfix.
Hi Henry,

Thank you very much for your confirmation and for the impending correction for this issue. Much appreciated!

eegroup
by eegroup
23 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestamps [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestam [SOLVED]

Hi Henry, Thank you for investigating and analyzing this issue. Here is another example of a data error in the export file. In this case, we have a single digit millisecond timestamp. The 09:22:36.7 timestamp should be 09:22:36.007. If imported into another program, like Excel, it converts the times...
by eegroup
21 Nov 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestamps [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

QM Export File Leading Zeros Error, Millisecond Timestamps [SOLVED]

We ran into an issue with a data export file created from the Quote Manager. The millisecond timestamps are not being exported with leading zeros in the millisecond portion of the timestamp. In the timestamps, if the millisecond portion of the timestamp has only one or two significant digits, MC is ...
by eegroup
19 Sep 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get Workspace Name in an Indicator or Signal/Strategy
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Get Workspace Name in an Indicator or Signal/Strategy

Is there any way to get the name of the workspace that an indicator or signal/strategy is loaded on from inside of the PowerLanguage script?

Like something similar to:

WS_Name = GetWorkspaceName;

Like the way in which the strategy name can be obtained:

Strategy_Name = GetStrategyName;

Thanks!
by eegroup
25 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Question Re: Futures Market Depth Availability from DTNIQ [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Re: Question Re: Futures Market Depth Availability from DTNI [SOLVED]

Hi TJ,

Cool. That may be exactly what I was looking for, especially the function that was called. Will check it out.

Thanks!
by eegroup
25 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Question Re: Futures Market Depth Availability from DTNIQ [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Re: Question Re: Futures Market Depth Availability from DTNI [SOLVED]

Hi Josh, Yes, I was aware that it was impossible to populate a DOM with DTNIQ Market Depth (although logically it would seem to be an easy thing to do, even though DTNIQ is not a broker). That was not really my question, however. I wanted to know if the Futures market depth data can be referenced fr...
by eegroup
24 Jul 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Question Re: Futures Market Depth Availability from DTNIQ [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Question Re: Futures Market Depth Availability from DTNIQ [SOLVED]

DTN IQFeed reports that they can provide the full market depth on Futures contracts (bid and ask prices and volumes to many levels deep, the same data that appears in the DOM ladder). Does anyone know if this Futures market depth data is obtainable from within MC and have it accessible at the chart ...
by eegroup
29 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Position Limits Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 820

Position Limits Questions

1. Do we have any access in PowerLanguage to obtain how the Position Limits are set in a Signal/Strategy? 2. Do we have any programmatic control in PowerLanguage to change the settings of the Positions Limits in a Signal/Strategy when it is running on a chart/workspace? Please see the partial screen...
by eegroup
05 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 1 Release Tonight
Replies: 3
Views: 3074

Re: MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 1 Release Tonight

Great idea, sptrader! Here you go, everyone. What's new in MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 1 : MULTICHARTS 9.0 BETA 1 - WHAT’S NEW NEW FEATURES This version is a big step forward for our platform. We added a huge feature - real-time portfolio trading through all available brokers! In this version we also conce...
by eegroup
05 Jun 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 1 Release Tonight
Replies: 3
Views: 3074

MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 1 Release Tonight

The new MultiCharts 9.0 Beta 1 was released tonight for downloading, but the "What's New" link lands on the MC 8.8 What's New webpage, and there is nothing posted in the Forum about this new version. Where can we get a list of the new features and capabilities being provided with the new MC 9.0 Beta...
by eegroup
08 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Copy & Paste Issue in PL Editor - MC 8.8 Build 8967
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: Copy & Paste Issue in PL Editor - MC 8.8 Build 8967

Thanks for your reply, evdl. Much appreciated!

I think, as you do, this is related to MC and not the OS. I have checked most of the OS issues that could be causing a similar issue and they are all fine. And as mentioned in my original post, it only happens in the PLE, nowhere else.
by eegroup
08 Apr 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Copy & Paste Issue in PL Editor - MC 8.8 Build 8967
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Copy & Paste Issue in PL Editor - MC 8.8 Build 8967

After upgrading to MC 8.8 Build 8967 (x64), the copy and paste functions quit working in the PowerLanguage Editor after a while, for some reason. Sometimes it occurs in 10 minutes, sometimes it may last up to an hour. When this occurs, the keystrokes Ctrl-C / Ctrl-V are inoperable. The right-click d...
by eegroup
09 Feb 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE
Replies: 139
Views: 27729

Re: MULTICHARTS 8.8 RELEASE

I agree with tortoise, that something has changed with the new release of MC 8.8, Build 8593 (64-bit), in that things just seem to be running slower. Workspaces do not load nearly as fast as they did under MC 8.8 Build 8363 (64-bit). Also, when running an optimization under MC 8.8, Build 8593, the o...
by eegroup
03 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Starting Date of Data Range Loaded on a Workspace
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Re: Starting Date of Data Range Loaded on a Workspace

Or do you mean you need to get the value that has been specified in Format->Instrument->Settings->Data Range? Hi Henry, Yes, that is exactly what we are seeking access to, the starting date of the data range specified on the workspace in the Format-->Instrument-->Settings-->Data Range-->From Date i...
by eegroup
01 Jan 2014
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Starting Date of Data Range Loaded on a Workspace
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Starting Date of Data Range Loaded on a Workspace

Is there any way in which we have access to the Starting Date (or Starting DateTIme stamp) of the Data Range that is loaded on a workspace, inside of a PowerLanguage Indicator and/or Signal/Strategy? We find that we can get access to the DateTime stamp of the left most bar displayed on the chart, us...
by eegroup
05 Aug 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: UserName and UserID Passed on Evaluation Copy of MultiCharts
Replies: 2
Views: 1727

UserName and UserID Passed on Evaluation Copy of MultiCharts

Anyone know what is passed in an Indicator/Signal when the GetUserName and GetUserID commands are issued when running on an "Evaluation Copy" (30 Day Trial) of MultiCharts? At least for the User Name it appears not to use the "Licensed to:" name displayed as "(Evaluation Copy)" [the name that is dis...
by eegroup
19 Mar 2013
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Check if Auto Trading Turned On
Replies: 1
Views: 932

Check if Auto Trading Turned On

Is there any way in PowerLanguage to check if Auto Trading is turned on or not?

Thanks.
by eegroup
18 Nov 2012
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Programatically Determine if Local or Exchange Time Zone
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Programatically Determine if Local or Exchange Time Zone

In PowerLanguage, can we programmatically determine if an instrument in a workspace has the Display: Time Zone setting set to either Local or Exchange?

If so, how?

Thansk!
by eegroup
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Questions: Transparent Text & Obtaining Ranges on Subcharts
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Re: Questions: Transparent Text & Obtaining Ranges on Subcha

Thanks TJ and escamillo for your quick replies. For question 1, I should have provided more explanation. Attached are three screenshots which depict the problem. When I display text on a chart, if the multiple text items are displayed on bars that are close to one another, the new text overlays the ...
by eegroup
23 May 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Questions: Transparent Text & Obtaining Ranges on Subcharts
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Questions: Transparent Text & Obtaining Ranges on Subcharts

A couple questions: 1. Do I have any control over the transparency of text plotted within PowerLanguage? I can make the text NOT transparent manually in the Format Text Window be unselecting the Transparent Effect checkbox. I could not find a PowerLanguage command to turn off the Text Transparency p...
by eegroup
24 Feb 2011
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Error Code 1 on Import of Read Only Studies
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Error Code 1 on Import of Read Only Studies

When I attempt to install an .sef Read Only file into the PowerLanguage Editor, it immediately returns the following error message: Error occurred during import. File: "C:\multicharts\NewStudy.sef" Study:"(Function)" Error Code: 1 This set of studies imports fine, without errors on all but one syste...
by eegroup
18 Jun 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator Plotting Differently With Using RT Vs. Hist Data
Replies: 1
Views: 707

Indicator Plotting Differently With Using RT Vs. Hist Data

I have a simple indicator, applied to a Contract Bar Chart in MultiCharts (Version 6.0, Beta 3, Build 3276) with two Data Sets (DATA1 and DATA2). The "Update on every tick" selection is not checked and the indicator does not use IntraBarPersist. The indicator only needs to fire off, have the variabl...
by eegroup
01 May 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: User Functions, Indicators and Studies Will Not Compile
Replies: 3
Views: 575

User Functions, Indicators and Studies Will Not Compile

I installed Beta 3 on two of my systems. Both are running XP Pro x32. One of the systems works perfectly and I can recompile all user built functions, indicators and studies. On the first system, all of them recompile perfectly, and I can use every one of them. The EXACT same functions, indicators a...
by eegroup
22 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Get the Subchart Number that a Study/Indicator is Loaded On
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Get the Subchart Number that a Study/Indicator is Loaded On

Is there any way to get/obtain the Subchart Number that a Study/Indicator is loaded on, from within the MultiCharts PowerLanguage code for the Study/Indicator, without setting up an input parameter to indicate the Subchart Number that would have to be manually set when the Study/Indicator is added/l...
by eegroup
20 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help converting simple indicator into signal
Replies: 8
Views: 3223

Hi, Janus: No, no pissing contest. Just trying to help Max out. You got him on the right road; I just was attempting to help him get to his destination. I appreciate all of your hard work posting on the Forum. Thanks for your contributions. They are all very informative. Have a Carlsberg HOF for me!...
by eegroup
20 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: help converting simple indicator into signal
Replies: 8
Views: 3223

Hi, Max: "Trigger" is defined as a numeric variable, not a condition. In a logical statement (IF .... THEN ...), you need to compare something with something else in order to have the Buy take place as coded. In Januson's example that he provided, it was assumed that you wanted to buy (go long) when...
by eegroup
20 Oct 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Lines Per Page Setting on PL Printing
Replies: 2
Views: 4363

Hi, TJ:

Thanks for the reply.

No, the printer is set for letter size paper. We're in the States, so A4 is not a "normal" paper size for us. I wish this was that simple.

Take care,

EE Group
by eegroup
20 Oct 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Lines Per Page Setting on PL Printing
Replies: 2
Views: 4363

Lines Per Page Setting on PL Printing

When printing out a PL Indicator/Study/Function in the PL Editor, it cuts off the last line of the listing, as that line falls below the maximum margin for my printer, or it simply prints more lines per page than what my printer can print. How do I modify the number of lines that the Print command p...

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