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by ABC
07 Sep 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Trendlines not working while optimizing signals
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Trendlines not working while optimizing signals

Currently we can use Trendlines in systems, but when you run an optimization with such a system, the trendlines are not created during optimization in MultiCharts. Thus the performance report will come up with showing only 0.00 in every column, when the Trendlines are used in the trading process. I ...
by ABC
26 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

John, out of curiosity, did you test it with the code posted in this thread? I stumbled upon this problem with a study that uses a multiple of trendlines and within this study maybe one or two of the trendlines were affected by this issue. With the demo code it happens all the time, so my guess is t...
by ABC
26 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

Tresor, your three pictures in this thread show exactly how serious the problem is. When you decrease the bar spacing, of course the visual appearance of two trendlines would change, but the cross still needs to be found at the same date, time and price . This needs to be the case, as the slope of t...
by ABC
25 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

Thanks TJ. I was just trying to bring this to TS Supports attention and it's seems to be just a visual problem. But for someone relying on Support and Resistance trendlines this might be a huge issue in visual trading. Anastassia, please follow the steps TJ describes with your code, this should repr...
by ABC
25 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

ABC, I am not sure what you meant by the following, Then please explain why does the angle change when I decrease the changing and change back to normal when I decrease the spacing any further? Thank you Anastassia, please take a look at the four pictures I posted in the seventh post of this topic....
by ABC
25 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

Anastassia,
there is everything outlined in this thread so you can exactly reproduce the issue, you just have to follow the simple steps described. I don't know how I could show it any clearer, even in the live chat.

Thank you,
ABC
by ABC
25 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

Hi Anastassia, so you are saying everything is working as it should? Then please explain why does the angle change when I decrease the changing and change back to normal when I decrease the spacing any further? With your explanation - which I agree to, this is the way it should be and it should work...
by ABC
25 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

bowlesj3, I noticed the problem with trendlines created on the first bar and moved into position later. So I came up with this simple example to demonstrate the problem. The positioning works fine and the trendlines are correct, unless you decrease the bar spacing to a certain point. This is how it ...
by ABC
24 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

Anastassia, thank you, but this is just meant as a workaround until the issue is fixed, correct? Besides that your suggestion creates another issue, instead of flipping the direction, now the study can change the Trendline angle when you decrease the bar spacing. Which is also crucial. Thank you, ABC
by ABC
24 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Re: Possible Trendline Bug

Thanks Tresor, I appreciate that.
by ABC
24 Aug 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Possible Trendline Bug
Replies: 40
Views: 2647

Possible Trendline Bug

I stumbled across some weird Trendline behavior in Multicharts current release, where the changing of the Bar Spacing changes the direction of a Trendline. I could reproduce it with a simple demonstration code, which I'll attach to the post. This could be a huge problem if you rely on Trendlines in ...
by ABC
23 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [PL] How to stop a loop?
Replies: 21
Views: 2279

So is there a help kicking around for MC that I am not aware of that has the "break" statement (and other goodies I am not aware of)? I tried the list of unsupported reserve words and it is not there. bowlesj3, not that I am aware of. As far as I remember TS introduced "break" into EasyLanguage one...
by ABC
23 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [PL] How to stop a loop?
Replies: 21
Views: 2279

duration,

either that or you use the "break" statement.

Code: Select all

for Value1 = 0 to 1000 begin
Print("Value1: ", Value1);

if Value1 = 100 then break;
end;
Regards,
ABC
by ABC
19 Apr 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TRO Buy Zone -- Please help
Replies: 8
Views: 1688

tradinghumble, what should help you is leaving the scaling to "Same as Symbol" for the indicator, but uncheck "Expand Scale to Indicators" under "Format Instrument" and in the "Scaling" tab: http://forum.tssupport.com/files/screenshot_-_19.04.2010___17_29_24_116.png I forgot when this was introduced...
by ABC
12 Mar 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Old TS guy with question
Replies: 4
Views: 837

If you have an IB account, you get an additional Simulation Account, which works perfect for testing such things. In case you don't have it, it might even work with their free demo account with delayed data.
by ABC
12 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How do follow a forum topic without actually posting.
Replies: 12
Views: 1488

John, this is a very useful suggestion, I'd like to see this, too. Maybe the forum software already supports such a feature and it can be turned on? In the meantime TJs suggestion would work, but in the long run this would only spam the forum and make threads way too hard to read - just imagine 10 o...
by ABC
09 Feb 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion: AvgExitPrice, LastExitPrice, LastEntryPrice
Replies: 1
Views: 376

I second that, it's very useful to have direct access to each entryprice/exitprice of a scaling position.
by ABC
12 Jan 2010
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: ADE question
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Hi nuno-online, it's doable with EL Collections and as ADE uses the ELC framework, it should be, too. I don't use ADE, only EL Collections, so my comment might not 100% apply for you: Make sure the indicator values from the daily are stored in the maps each tick and not only at the end of the bar (s...
by ABC
04 Dec 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Ability to create rectangles in EasyLanguage?
Replies: 5
Views: 1848

jek, you can do rectangles quite nicely with: TxtID = Text_New_S(Date, Time_S, Open, " "); Text_SetBorder(TxtID, true); if you want a colored rectangle you can use: Text_SetBGColor(TxtID, blue) for example. The size of the rectangle can be changed via the string containing just spaces and Text_SetSi...
by ABC
29 Oct 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MultiCharts 6 is coming soon... See enclosed.
Replies: 35
Views: 8665

Very impressive. Thank you and keep up the good work.
by ABC
17 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Suggestion for a better Autonaming Image Feature
Replies: 1
Views: 835

Suggestion for a better Autonaming Image Feature

I have a suggestion for autonaming the images, when you save them in Multicharts: - give the option to add the Date automatically as prefix of the filename (could be turned off) - then the program automatically adds a number to the date, where the number would be the number of images you created tha...
by ABC
04 Sep 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Time Exit at a Specific Time
Replies: 15
Views: 2399

Spaceant,

in general you could do that. However as the code only gets executed when a tick comes in, I would make sure that you allow for the same time or later, just to be sure the exit is done when a tick comes in at 16:44:44 and the next at 16:44:46 only.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
20 Aug 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: another way to protect our studies
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

I agree, it's a good idea. I guess I'd prefer an option that write protects the study, without a password. You could just check it when you want the studies to be write protected or leave it unchecked. Also this function might already be in the program, as the build in studies come write protected. ...
by ABC
30 Jul 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Order and Position Tracker Coming in MultiCharts 6
Replies: 30
Views: 10043

Andrew,

this looks great and for sure is a very useful feature. Thanks for the great work the TS Support team is doing.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
09 Jul 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Bar magnifier not working at all in beta 2
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

Hi Phil,

I have found the bar magnifier working with yesterdays Beta so far. I tried 30 minute charts and 100 Tick charts and a bar magnifier of 1 tick in both cases. Sometimes it took a bit to calculate, but it's showing results.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
09 Jul 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC download email subject.
Replies: 5
Views: 1230

Hi John,

the subject line is always "MultiCharts" (without quotes). The sender adress is support@tssupport.com, maybe your ISP can even whitelist this adress, so it will be excluded from spam testing.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
13 Jun 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [PL/EL] How to skip the first tick of the day?
Replies: 9
Views: 2179

2haerim,

from what I see you'll have to use intrabarpersist flags, to ensure that they will be activated on the very first tick and not on bar close. So with little modifications the code provided by janus should do the trick.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
17 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Datafeed request: MB Trading
Replies: 4
Views: 1619

Marina, many traders I know use MB Trading and I'd assume that they would definitely take a closer look at MC if you allow them to feed the MBT feed into a sophisticated charting platform. Form what I know MBT is going to offer their feed for MT some time soon, so you should consider being quicker. ...
by ABC
09 Feb 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: IQ Feed release 4.5.0.3
Replies: 4
Views: 1407

IQ Feed release 4.5.0.3

Hi TS Support,

can we upgrade to the newest IQFeed version or will there be problems with MC?

Thanks,
ABC
by ABC
27 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: using MC objects in custom DLLs
Replies: 2
Views: 1139

Hi ts2mc,

take a look at the PLKit.DLL in the MC program folder.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
21 Jan 2009
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Video capture of TWS/MC and Voice recognition.
Replies: 9
Views: 2305

Hi John,

Camtasia http://www.techsmith.com/ might work for the screen caption. As far as I remember it's able to record more than one monitor.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
11 Dec 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Can someone code TimeHigh and TimeLow function?
Replies: 9
Views: 3839

2haerim, what exactly do you mean? Isn't it: if EndTime>= StartTime: then the Endtime is obviously higher and else: then the StartTime is higher. The only special case would be if you go through midnight i.e. StartTime is one day before EndTime, in this case midnight (or 23:59) would be the highest ...
by ABC
09 Dec 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: [BUG] Bar Spacing when different resoultion mixed
Replies: 3
Views: 1592

Marina,

will this also fix the bar spacing problems one encounters when working with multiple volume data streams?

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
25 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator scaling effects chart scaling
Replies: 11
Views: 2706

RobotMan,

it should have an option to either switch it on and off per chart.

Image
by ABC
25 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Background Color
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

I second this, it's a really useful tool to help seeing things visually.
And it should definitely raise the value of the product.
by ABC
18 Nov 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TextDrawing with linebreaks
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Januson, depending on your bar spacing (if too little it might look clumsy), you can work with the vertical text location. Use: Text_SetStyle (ObjectID, HorizPl, VertPl) Parameters ObjectID - a numerical expression specifying the object ID number HorizPl - a numerical expression specifying the horiz...
by ABC
15 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Bid & Ask" modification help needed
Replies: 6
Views: 2056

Re: "Bid & Ask" modification help needed

Below is the code from the indicator "Bid & Ask". How can I erase the old plot after the bar is completed and a new bar is formed? I tried noplot[1] but it does not work. variables: var0( 0 ), var1( 0 ) ; if GetAppInfo( aiRealTimeCalc ) = 1 then begin var0 = InsideBid ; var1 = InsideAsk ; Plot1( va...
by ABC
15 Sep 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: "Bid & Ask" modification help needed
Replies: 6
Views: 2056

TJ I second your request, this would be extremely useful. I would like to see reserved words for the following: Bid/Ask prices and corresponding volume for the next X ticks (depending on the book size). As far as I know the data providers send if a trade was at the Bid or Ask, so it should be possib...
by ABC
29 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Release of the new ZenFire data feed dll.
Replies: 43
Views: 22624

ocm1,

is it possible that you are missing the contract month, too? Shouldn't it be something like 6EU8. At least this is the way it works for the ES.

Regards,
ABC
by ABC
01 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Learning SWITCH / CASE
Replies: 5
Views: 1912

TJ, I am happy if I could help a bit and even more if you can put the code piece to some use for yourself. Switch must not necessarily have continuous values from 0 to X, this would also be okay: Switch(Value1) Begin Case 1 to 5: Value2 = Value2 + 1; Case 10, 20, 30: Value3 = Highest(High,10); Case ...
by ABC
01 Aug 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Learning SWITCH / CASE
Replies: 5
Views: 1912

TJ, I have done a simple switch/case thing inside an indicator that I run on the very first bar to identify the BarType and Store a name inside a variable for further use: Switch(BarType_ex) begin Case 1: BarTyp = "Ticks"; Case 2: BarTyp = "Minutes"; Case 3: BarTyp = "Hours"; Case 4: BarTyp = "Days"...
by ABC
28 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: recompiling after chaning an input value
Replies: 1
Views: 904

That's something that will happen with indicators, too. However in my opinion it makes sense like it is now. You only need to remember that a change in the code will not change the inputs of already loaded charts. Otherwise it would reset every value of applied strategies to their defaults if you re...
by ABC
28 Jul 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intrabar Median
Replies: 10
Views: 2239

You can use intrabarpersist and dynamic arrays with Multicharts as well, it's fully supported.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
06 Jul 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: PowerLanguage question. Total bars since open
Replies: 5
Views: 3259

stockmacd, you can realize this with a counter you have to reset once before your new session begins. In case "MyBarNumber" and "MyBarCounter" are variables, you can do the following: If CurrentBar <> MyBarNumber then begin MyBarNumber = CurrentBar; MyBarCounter = MyBarCounter + 1; end; A second ide...
by ABC
28 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TWS accept data prompt
Replies: 7
Views: 1813

Try "cmd" first, this will bring up the DOS window, where you can use "ipconfig", without the window disappearing.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
06 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strange Realtime Behaviour
Replies: 4
Views: 1606

LRP,

I am not sure, but I guess if you set the closing time to 21:59, then your chart will end at that time, too. So SetExitOnClose will behave the same like before.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
06 May 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strange Realtime Behaviour
Replies: 4
Views: 1606

LPR, I'd recommend "Close at End of Day" only for historical simulations. The reason for this, it generates the order on the last tick of the session, which gives you no chance to get filled in realtime (the market is just closed with your trigger). That's probably the reason why you see the trades ...
by ABC
14 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Length of a string variable
Replies: 5
Views: 1702

RS, if I understand Text strings are passed by address as a default when the LPSTR parameter type is used. Do not change the size of the passed string within your DLL, as this can cause unpredictable results. correctly, this is referring to the actual string expression i.e. the number of characters ...
by ABC
02 Apr 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: make historical data from ib futures
Replies: 10
Views: 3141

zukkaweb,

I have kept an old post from this forum. I don't know who made it, but it should help you.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
17 Mar 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: search candles
Replies: 7
Views: 9590

I don't have something in my mind, but I am pretty sure that you will find something via google. As you are able to use ELA, ELS or ELD files from TS directly, chances are that you'll find something that suits you.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
17 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: MC cannot start if there is no internet
Replies: 20
Views: 6381

Victor,

good question, but I am pretty sure that if this should ever happen, TSSupport will find a way for their customers in advance. You can be very sure of that, because they really care for their customers and this would even continue if they'd switch their business.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
13 Mar 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: search candles
Replies: 7
Views: 9590

You probably don't have a chance without a password, so here is what the link contains: suri.CandleReader with Audio Alerts: Candlestick Patterns: * Doji * Hammer/Hanging Man * Bullish/Bearish Harami * Bullish/Bearish Engulfing * DarkClouds, Piercing Lines * Morning Star, Evening Star * WR7OD (Wide-...
by ABC
12 Mar 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: search candles
Replies: 7
Views: 9590

The following link has some patterns:

http://www.garrettcasey.com/easylanguage/index.html

As well as this one:
suri.CandleReader with Audio Alerts by Suri Duddella aka. demicron

https://www.TS.com/Discussion ... c_ID=58299

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
11 Mar 2008
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: TPO aka Market Profile
Replies: 41
Views: 38311

Zukkaweb, it works correct, but from time to time people have encountered an array bounds error. I have taken a look at the code and I guess I came up with a simple solution for the problem. The code uses the High and Low of the chart and goes through the arrays from High to Low with loops. An array...
by ABC
06 Mar 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Add-On Indicators to Strategy
Replies: 5
Views: 1965

holbrooke, I guess the problem is that most of the add-on are Indicators, that's why you don't see them in the strategy tab. So you'd have to create a strategy on your own, which calls the protected functions (i.e. the same functions the indicator is calling). But to do this, you would need the logi...
by ABC
28 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: could I build multi-time strategy with multicharts
Replies: 1
Views: 1101

flyingforget,

yes you can. You can combine the different resolutions in one chart and use the datastreams in your system.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
19 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Chart Based Trading
Replies: 25
Views: 4852

Andrew,

I'd really love to see both, on the one hand a chart trading feature implemented directly into MC and on the other hand the ability to add events, button, clicks and other things on a chart.
That would really give another boost to MC.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
07 Feb 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Can I draw a trendline on an indicator ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

TJ,
TL_New_Self will draw Trendlines in subcharts.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
29 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Establishing... Connection
Replies: 15
Views: 4097

It seems that there is an issue with "Days Back", if you switch to bars back instead, it should bring up the chart. This is at least a fix for the moment.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
18 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PLEditor has no right mouse click?
Replies: 9
Views: 2050

TJ,
it already has this function, but I don't understand why it's not working for you.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
10 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I defer the calculation of indicator?
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

2haerim, from what I understand the status is turned off, because you don't have enough bars on the chart. To overcome this problem, you load the additional day (depending on the study it might need even more days). If Date = CurrentDate Then Begin Will start the calculations once this is true. If y...
by ABC
09 Jan 2008
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How can I defer the calculation of indicator?
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

2haerim, if I understand you there are a couple of ways around it. The easiest would probably be to load two days on the chart, but limit the calculations to the current date only. This way your study shouldn't be turned off when you open the workspace and you are still only calculating your study o...
by ABC
18 Dec 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Basic quote window indicator
Replies: 0
Views: 4123

Basic quote window indicator

Traders,

as currently MC is missing a quote window to display a couple of symbols for a quick overview while trading, the idea was to create a simple indicator to show the quotes only. Feel free to modify it to your needs.


Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
14 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: TS candle code
Replies: 1
Views: 973

Tim,
take a look at this link. If have not tested it, but there is a good chance that it will work:
http://www.garrettcasey.com/easylanguage/index.html

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
13 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: re: candlesticks
Replies: 5
Views: 1423

Tim,

there are such indicators for TS already and I bet you will find them on the internet.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
12 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How do i do this ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3379

You are correct. The MACD on subchart 3 is based on subchart 2 and drawing the trendlines on this subchart, because of TL_New.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
11 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How do i do this ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3379

Re: to ABC - is that lower indicator MACD ?

what is that lower indicator in your chart ? the last chart you posted here prior to my/this messege ? can you share it or if it is MACD share the exact inputs ? thanks It's a simple standard MACD based on the second datastream, the only change is a piece of code drawing the trendlines, but this do...
by ABC
11 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How do i do this ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3379

Exactly like I mentioned above. In the screenshot is the same indicator drawing Trendlines, only with an added MACD based on Data2.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
11 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How do i do this ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3379

Just base your study on the second data stream and it works with TL_New.
The example shows Trendlines from the High to the Low drawn on the second data stream.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
10 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy based on tick data
Replies: 5
Views: 1538

by ABC
09 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Strategy based on tick data
Replies: 5
Views: 1538

marek, are those 5 years already inside MC or do you request them by your provider (if so, who is the data provider?)? Normally this shouldn't be a problem. I for example regularly chart month of 1 tick charts and it's working like a charm. However there is a limit of 1000000 bars, which can be chan...
by ABC
05 Dec 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Stop Loss Code
Replies: 2
Views: 845

momentum, basically you can use something like this for example: Inputs: MyStop(0.25); { 1 Tick in ES as an example, you can specify the tick size directly, but for that you need to ensure you have correct settings in QM, so I'd suggest to go with the decimal input} If my Long Entrycondition is met ...
by ABC
05 Dec 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Pivot Point Study
Replies: 4
Views: 6652

Pivot Point Study

This is the outcome of the thread started by O66 http://forum.tssupport.com/viewtopic.php?t=4025 about a simpe pivot point study. I thought it would be easier to put it here than to dig through the forums first.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
28 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Locking easylanguage code
Replies: 3
Views: 1619

Jack, protecting the code with a password or exporting as Read-Only from PL Editor will prevent that someone can view or change the code. The first gives you the possibility to take a look at the code in case you are aware of the password where the latter doesn't give you a way to view the code. Bes...
by ABC
27 Nov 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: MidPoint Study
Replies: 0
Views: 3836

MidPoint Study

The following study tracks the High and Low of the current day and calculates the MidPoint ((High/Low)/2) as well as the MidPoint between the High and the MidPoint and the Low and the MidPoint. You have the choice to use Trendlines instead of Plots to overcame the scaling problems. Description of In...
by ABC
27 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Not all contracts are closed when marketposition reverse
Replies: 15
Views: 2516

Rob, you are right, I forgot to turn "Allow up to XX entry orders in the same direction..." on, that's why I had wrong results. With that checked the Performance Report shows Open Position Profit, although you would expect all positions to be closed. I did a test in TS and there it works like you wo...
by ABC
26 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Not all contracts are closed when marketposition reverse
Replies: 15
Views: 2516

Rob and Marina, I am not sure if there is a problem at all, because the screenshot shows the following to me: The strategy trades 1 contract all the time, the field "Contracts" doesn't show the currently open contracts. So you enter with 1 contract, you are closing with 1 contract etc.. Hope that he...
by ABC
21 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EntryPrice(x) reserved word does not change when pyramiding
Replies: 15
Views: 1651

Rob,

I remember that it didn't work a couple of releases ago and I was happy to see that it does now yesterday. I am sorry, but I don't have an updated list of working reserved words, I am starting out from the TS Support list, too.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
20 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: EntryPrice(x) reserved word does not change when pyramiding
Replies: 15
Views: 1651

Rob, take a look at the reserved word "avgentryprice", this will give you the average entry price of each open entry in a pyramided position. For every single added contract you can store the entryprice in a variable for example, if the average entry price is not what you are looking for. Best regar...
by ABC
09 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Constant Range Charts with a range less than 1.
Replies: 19
Views: 2601

Nick,

in case you haven't overcome this already, you can use the following settings for ES:

Price Scale: 1/100
Daily Limit: 3000
Min. Movement: 25
Big Point Value: 50

This way a range bar setting of 100 will reflect one full point. 50 = 2 Ticks and 25 = 1 Tick.

Best regards,
ABC
by ABC
06 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: how do I control the scale
Replies: 2
Views: 923

TJ, you can round your plot value to the decimal places you want to see. Taken from TS's User Guide: Round(Num, Prec) Num is a numeric expression to be used in the calculation and Prec is a numeric expression representing the number of decimal places to keep. Examples Round(142.3215, 2) returns a va...
by ABC
01 Nov 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Let Indicators Fall off Scale
Replies: 6
Views: 1811

Marina, an option in TS, which is called "Expand Range to include Analysis Techniques" is what TJ is looking for. Currently the range is changed, so that the analysis technique is visible - to be seen with TJ's example of with Floor Pivots for example. If you uncheck this option in TS, you will get ...
by ABC
23 Oct 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Debug a study [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 3039

I really fell in love with the MC compiler a couple of month ago. Before I was only using the TS compiler for development, but the speed of compiling and the visible informations (color, showing the correct "end" for every "begin" etc.) are helping a lot in MC, so I switched. A better debugging func...
by ABC
15 Oct 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PlotPB works differently in MC, TS2ki, and TS8
Replies: 7
Views: 3138

Marina, you won't need the code to reproduce the problem 2haerim is referencing to. MC is supporting PaintBars, however the results on Candlesticks are varying between TS and MC. TS automatically changes the PaintBar style to match the candlesticks, where MC seems not to behave this way, but still s...
by ABC
03 Oct 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Start date for data in a chart
Replies: 3
Views: 1020

Yes, there is a 1000000 bar limit, that's why the start changes whenever you change the resolution. You can easily overcome this limitation:
http://forum.tssupport.com/viewtopic.php?t=3995

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
29 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Build a DOM with EL ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

TJ,
the problem you will run in is that you can't access the market depth through EL directly, so you will need a different way to get the next five(ten) bid/ask values. In case you have these values, it's not a problem to build the DOM.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
29 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Cannot type [ ] signs in PLeditor
Replies: 5
Views: 1420

What MC version are you using? I had similar problems with MC, but they are all fixed with the latest releases. So one solution for you might be to upgrade. In case you are using the latest version, you can use following work-around until the developers have fixed this: Type [] in wordpad for exampl...
by ABC
28 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What changes do I have to make to compile this?
Replies: 6
Views: 2251

Allan,
it seems that you are missing the function "_fPushPeriods", that's why you are getting a compiler error. Commenting this out makes the code compile without problems.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
07 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Do we have a function or reserved word for the start of bar?
Replies: 1
Views: 701

2haerim, what you want should be doable with BarStatus already: This reserved word will return one of four possible values: 2 = the closing tick of a bar 1 = a tick within a bar 0 = the opening tick of a bar (relevant only for strategies using Open Next Bar order actions) -1 = an error occurred whil...
by ABC
04 Sep 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: compilation failure
Replies: 1
Views: 808

fundjunkie, PL Editor is complaining about the variables and inputs being initialized wrong. All Variable or Input have to be comma separated and not with semicolons. If you want to use semicolons for each variable, you'll have to use the reserved word "Variable" before every of your variables. So c...
by ABC
03 Sep 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Highest and Lowest daily values
Replies: 7
Views: 3391

Fanus,

you are correct, the example will give you only the highest/lowest Close of the current day. If Deo wants to compare values of N days back, he simply has to store the values in an array (or List, Map etc) on date change to make them available for comparison.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
03 Sep 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Highest and Lowest daily values
Replies: 7
Views: 3391

Deo, a simple way would just be to track the highest/lowest close as the day progresses and store the values inside a variable. Variables: HiClose(-999999), LoClose(+999999); If Date <> Date[1] then begin {reset the variables on date change} HiClose = -999999; LoClose = +999999; end; If BarStatus(1)...
by ABC
22 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market System Analyzer
Replies: 14
Views: 3516

Sam, if I remember correctly the problem was that the TS reserved word "TotalTrades" is not recognized so far by MC (. Therefore the function shouldn't be verified. One workaround for you would be to either block the TotalTrades reserved out or to write your own routine counting the number of trades...
by ABC
17 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 21
Views: 9299

Here is the update to show the labels on the right site. For better visibility they are sitting on top of the trend lines.
Set "PlaceTextRight" to false and the labelling will be same as before.

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
16 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 21
Views: 9299

This would need some small changes in the code, but it's doable and makes sense, too. Will take the time later.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
16 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: First bar displayed
Replies: 11
Views: 1875

Nick,
could you share a screenshot, because I tried your code and it does exactly what it should i.e. plotting the text on the first bar to the left of the screen.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
13 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 21
Views: 9299

Guilty in this case :wink: .
by ABC
13 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Help! Need a proven DLL fast for MultiCharts.
Replies: 2
Views: 1686

John,

wouldn't it be much easier to write the values of interest to global memory (with Global Variable for example) and access them from there directly with Access?

Best regards,

ABC
by ABC
13 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 21
Views: 9299

Thanks for all the feedback, it's much appreciated. I have updated the Pivot Tool. Where the first version was build to behave similar like the study provided by O66, you are now able to specify the time you want to use for calculations i.e. the time where the High, Low and Close occurs you take for...
by ABC
10 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Clean Up Rountine [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1313

You can use the standard windows text editor for example and save the file as *.bat. taskkill /IM NameOfTheProcessToKill.exe /f You have to make an instance for every .exe MC uses like MultiCharts.exe, MCActiveX.exe and so on. For your convenience you can place a short-cut to this file on your deskt...
by ABC
10 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: First bar displayed
Replies: 11
Views: 1875

Nick, it's possible in EL/PL: GetAppInfo(aiLeftDispDateTime); aiLeftDispDateTime: Identifies date and time of the first (leftmost) bar displayed on the chart. Returns a DateTime(double) value when called from a chart otherwise returns 0. aiRightDispDateTime: Identifies date and time of the last (rig...
by ABC
08 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Success! Real Time Data into MS-Access! Any Better Way?
Replies: 10
Views: 1565

Re: Success! Real Time Data into MS-Access! Any Better Way?

The problem is the print statement I used at the Bottom of the built in Bollinger Bands function Writes out more lines than I need even though I Included the “LastBarOnChart” statement. It also Keeps increasing the size of the file. The question is how to get it to write out only 1 line Or at least...
by ABC
06 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 21
Views: 9299

Take a look at it and let me know how it works for you. It's something I created yesterday, so there might come some new features in the future. The input "IgnoreWeekends" should be set to true if you are for example using E-Minis with the Globex session and want to see Monday's pivots calculated wi...
by ABC
05 Aug 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: pivot points
Replies: 21
Views: 9299

Regarding the Pivots, using Trendlines instead of the Plots overcomes the scaling problem:

Image

Image

I can share it later, if you think it's useful.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
02 Aug 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: User Contributed Studies forum
Replies: 3
Views: 911

Nick,

as far as I know the User-Contributed studies part of the forum is re-integrated in the Multicharts section and you should find the old threads somewhere in here.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
30 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: More Flexible Optimization Fitness Functions
Replies: 2
Views: 1529

Marina, that might work in this case, but the ability to create custom fitness functions would give much more advanced possibilities. This is taken from RT Soft GA description: # Usage of any complex optimization criteria (written in Easy Language), for example, considered maximal drawdown, equity l...
by ABC
15 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Problem skipping function call in indicator
Replies: 1
Views: 1219

sparkz,

if I understand you correctly, the problem lies inside the function which does divide one value through the Length.

Adding:

Code: Select all

If Length <> 0 then YourParameter/Length
to function should stop the divide by zero error.

Regards,

Chris
by ABC
14 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Offline use with TS
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

jek, It might be that MC has not stored the TS data in it's database. There is an option to turn this on/off. In Quotemanager -> Datasources -> TS check "Save data to local database". http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/8340/screenshot1407200713392fg0.png If this is unchecked, than checking this opti...
by ABC
06 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Pleditor; Plot1(Close) ; problems
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

dupl,

it might be that your indicator scaling is not set to "same as symbol" , but to "screen". That's why the close of the price bar is not matching the plot values.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
02 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Transparent Crosshair Time/Price (v2.1.909.909)
Replies: 11
Views: 3121

mojotrader, I guess the readability is affected by the background colour settings - in my opinion it's harder to read the cross hair values with a black background than with a light grey background - but a format option to customize the crosshair background sounds like a good idea. TS Support, what ...
by ABC
02 Jul 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: How handle the TS "showme"
Replies: 2
Views: 1340

Philippe,

a TS Show Me is similar to an indicator, only that it's plots come as dots by default. So you can just create a new indicator in MC and configure the plot style to be a dot.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
26 Jun 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: color bars
Replies: 10
Views: 3640

This might work for you: Inputs: UpColor (blue), DnColor (red), UnCngColor (yellow); Variables: BarColor (0); If Close > Close[1] then BarColor = UpColor else If Close < Close[1] then BarColor = DnColor else BarColor = UnCngColor; Plot1(Open, "Open", BarColor); Plot2(High, "High", BarColor); Plot3(L...
by ABC
21 Jun 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Automatic Pitchfork Drawing
Replies: 2
Views: 1507

The study uses a different approach then the build in SwingHigh and SwingLow functions – thus resulting in more significant Pivots and a lot faster calculation than with the functions. You also are free to whatever you want, so you can already emulate any timeframe with the strength setting. I liked...
by ABC
20 Jun 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Automatic Pitchfork Drawing
Replies: 2
Views: 1507

Automatic Pitchfork Drawing

This study might be interesting for all using Andrew's Pitchforks in their trading. The indicator will automatically find Swing Highs and Lows based on the Strength input settings and use those Swingpoints to automatically draw Pitchforks – no manual drawing needed . We are planning to release the s...
by ABC
30 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Profile
Replies: 6
Views: 2154

Looks great, is there a way to be notified when it is ready? Thanks, iso iso, thanks for your comment. The "problem" that comes with every MarketProfile study is that MarketProfile is a registered trademark of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). That means, as far as I know, that the vendors need to...
by ABC
29 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Profile
Replies: 6
Views: 2154

Hi ABC,

nice picture. Could you post the code or is it in development?
It was just an example and yes, there is still some work and fine-tuning needed.

Regards,

Chris
by ABC
29 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Profile
Replies: 6
Views: 2154

iso,

attached is an example of what MultiCharts is able to display.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
26 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Market Profile
Replies: 6
Views: 2154

Hi iso, MC doesn't come with build in MarketProfile studies, but you can either write one for yourself or use existing ones from TS. Browse through the User-Contributed Studies and 3rd Party Products http://forum.tssupport.com/viewforum.php?f=5 forum and you'll find some examples what MC can do. Reg...
by ABC
15 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Turn on/ off systems at a specific time
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

I can give you an example, that should get you started: Inputs: StartTime(930), EndTime(1614); {Replace the comment with your variables and system calculations} If Time > StartTime and Time <= EndTime then begin //put your Entries here end; That would be a very basic approach and the system will onl...
by ABC
13 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Turn on/ off systems at a specific time
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: Turn on/ off systems at a specific time

I would like to know is there a way to turn on / off the signals at a specific time.. either using the EL scripts, or any settings of MC Support this? THANKS vivienne, you can program your systems in PowerLanguage that they will only trade during a specific time and stop trading outside of this tim...
by ABC
10 May 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: PLEASE FIX DTN/IQFEED DLL DOWNLOAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1806

Re: PLEASE FIX DTN/IQFEED DLL DOWNLOAD

Mojotrader,

it works fine for me. I have attached the downloaded file and maybe Admin can delete it after you have downloaded it.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
25 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Scaling -> Use Margins
Replies: 1
Views: 969

SP,

try to use 0,2 for example. MC keeps comma delimited values here and sets back point delimited ones.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
19 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: What can be created in MC using Easylanguage
Replies: 1
Views: 1003

Januson,

at the moment you can work with

Indicators (chart-based)
Strategies
Functions

PaintBar and ShowMe Studies can be done as an indicator, too.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
19 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Commitment of Traders Indicator
Replies: 2
Views: 1467

Where can I find more information on this indicator?
http://www.cftc.gov/cftc/cftccotreports.htm
by ABC
17 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: tick counter not working
Replies: 4
Views: 2252

Change the Text plot commands to the text commands with seconds resolution.
Text_New_s for example etc.
This might cause the problem in this case, that sometimes there are more than one bar for the minute.

Regards,

ABC
by ABC
09 Apr 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Why I won't change from TS8 to MC [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2631

Guest, maybe you have noticed eXcap's postings in the TS Forums, where he shows in detail how many problems i.e. bad ticks the integrated data feed has. So relying on only one data feed might not be the best choice or show misleading results in backtesting. The other problem that comes with bigger c...
by ABC
14 Mar 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Collections of EasyLanguage Scripts
Replies: 44
Views: 70237

Trader Online:
http://trader.online.pl

And then go to EasyLanguageZone on the right.
by ABC
09 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: search function in forum [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1517

You need to be registered in order to see the Search button.
by ABC
09 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Re: Merging of Contract Data on Roll Over with IB Feed
Replies: 12
Views: 3403

This works however if you get 'holes' in the data which happens fairly often you need to hit refresh. This messes up the roll over point as it overwrites the old contract data with new. Really MC needs a better way of weaving together contracts and could also do with back adjusting too. Correct, th...
by ABC
09 Mar 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Re: Merging of Contract Data on Roll Over with IB Feed
Replies: 12
Views: 3403

Taken from an old thread I can't manage to find atm: (As an example, I'll use an ES roll form U - Sep to Z - Dec.) 1. First enter the new contract in TWS (if you're with IB) so that you can cut to the new data source. 2. Open quotemanager and right click the old symbol ES U5, and select "Edit Symbol...
by ABC
06 Mar 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Current price line study....
Replies: 3
Views: 2528

Re: Current price line study....

I was wondering if MC had or could have a study that automatically drew a horizontal line that changed with the current price. This line extends back throughout the chart history. The purpose was to see where current prices could touch support and resistance or other chart reaction points in the pa...
by ABC
12 Jan 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Signal help -- stop and reverse
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

milton, only to make sure, does the Input settings of the Signal reflect those 4 points or is it still set to 20 (i.e. 5 points in E-Mini S&P for example)? Edit: The reserved word High is the High of the current Bar and High[1] the High from the preceding bar. If I interpret your screenshot correct,...
by ABC
12 Jan 2007
Forum: User Contributed Studies and Indicator Library
Topic: Signal help -- stop and reverse
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

Milton, this should do it for you. Inputs: MinTicks (20); //put the number of ticks your Close has to be above/below the Low/High for a trade Variables: MyTick (0), TicksToClose (0); If CurrentBar = 1 then begin MyTick = MinMove/PriceScale; //calculates the minimum price move for a share or contract...
by ABC
07 Jan 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Missing first bar in Intraday Data
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

Victor, I am not sure if the solution is that simple, but if you use 5-minute bars, then the first bar of the session starting at 9:30 will be the bar ending at 9:35. This bar will contain the data from 9:30:01 to 9:35:00. So it's correct that you don't see a bar ending 9:30 with your session settin...
by ABC
04 Jan 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Intraday historical data for 2-3 years back
Replies: 4
Views: 2090

You might want to take a look at TS. The following is taken from their website: In order to help you test your intra-day strategies more effectively than ever, TS includes 6 months of tick-by-tick data, plus over 15+ years of intra-day (minute and above) data for the real-time exchanges for which yo...
by ABC
04 Jan 2007
Forum: MultiCharts
Topic: Indicator [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1379

Re: Indicator [SOLVED]

Hi! Why it do not work? :( Plot1( I_OpenEquity, "OpenEquity" ) ; Plot2( I_ClosedEquity, "ClosedEquity" ) ; Plot3( 0, "ZeroLine" ) ; Hi Alexander, you'll recognize that the reserved words "I_OpenEquity" and "I_ClosedEquity" are shown in red color in the compiler (2.0.717.1171 Beta). This means that ...

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