Futures continuous contract  [SOLVED]

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Futures continuous contract

Postby Smoky » 18 Dec 2016

IB have a native continuous contrats ! very easy to find and trade them with TWS ...

Why MC don't use them ?

when you build them with MC, you can't use Renko, Why ?


trading FDAX and FDXM ...

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby arnie » 18 Dec 2016

If MC do not retrieve them using the search tool, have you tried to add them manually?
Does IB allow access to those continuous contracts outside TWS?

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby TJ » 18 Dec 2016

IB have a native continuous contrats ! very easy to find and trade them with TWS ...

Why MC don't use them ?

when you build them with MC, you can't use Renko, Why ?


trading FDAX and FDXM ...

It is an IB restriction.

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby Smoky » 19 Dec 2016

LOL TJ please don't take us for idiots !

It's working in regular bar ! not in renko !

IB datafeed send ticks and MC Make Renko bars !

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby arnie » 19 Dec 2016

LOL TJ please don't take us for idiots !

It's working in regular bar ! not in renko !

IB datafeed send ticks and MC Make Renko bars !
Now you're confusing us.
You said that you weren't able to get IB's continuous contracts in MC (which TJ replied saying it's an IB restriction - viewtopic.php?f=1&t=48930#p117244 ) but now you're saying that you do but only for regular bars, not Renko?

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby Smoky » 19 Dec 2016

Sorry I will explain better now, a Multichart technical show me how to make continuous contract from IB and take control of my PC, all works fine in regular bars but impossible in other bars like renko ...

I don't remenber the link for feature request :-(

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby TJ » 19 Dec 2016

Sorry I will explain better now, a Multichart technical show me how to make continuous contract from IB and take control of my PC, all works fine in regular bars but impossible in other bars like renko ...

I don't remenber the link for feature request :-(

Why don't you go back to that Multichart technical and ask him?


then come back and show us.

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby Kristina MultiCharts » 19 Dec 2016

Hi,

IB continuous contracts are not supported in MultiCharts because they are not provided through IB API. But you can use custom futures functionality to create continuous contracts from IB in MultiCharts. If you use custom futures on the chart, you will not be able to plot Renko charts for them. Please vote for this feature request here: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/m ... ues/MC-999

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Re: Futures continuous contract

Postby TJ » 19 Dec 2016

Hi,

IB continuous contracts are not supported in MultiCharts because they are not provided through IB API. But you can use custom futures functionality to create continuous contracts from IB in MultiCharts. If you use custom futures on the chart, you will not be able to plot Renko charts for them. Please vote for this feature request here: https://www.multicharts.com/pm/public/m ... ues/MC-999

Ok, smoky's was not an IB native continuous contract. That explains it. Thanks for the clarification.

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Re: Futures continuous contract  [SOLVED]

Postby Smoky » 19 Dec 2016

vote ok for PM MC-999 and on IB API support for native support on IB API too


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