Exporting/importing a list of symbols?

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Exporting/importing a list of symbols?

Postby jek » 10 Oct 2007

If you want to export (or import) a list of symbols, it is a tedious process to find, select, export, set parameters, choose file, hit ok.

It would be phenomenally useful to be able to invoke QuoteManager from a command line to tell it to export (or import) a symbol for a resolution to (from) a specified file.

Managing data is hard and this would help a lot.

Thanks!

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Postby Marina Pashkova » 11 Oct 2007

Hi Jek,

Are you talking about exporting a symbol list or the data for all the symbols?

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Postby jek » 11 Oct 2007

I would like to export/import the data for a symbol.
Sorry about the confusion.
I can make a list using a script quite easily.

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Postby Marina Pashkova » 12 Oct 2007

Hi Jek,

We will consider adding this feature in MC.

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Postby jek » 12 Oct 2007

Thank you very much.

As mentioned here:
http://forum.tssupport.com/viewtopic.php?p=15237

data management is currently a lot of work and anything you can do to help reduce that load would be very helpful.

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Postby Marina Pashkova » 15 Oct 2007

We'll be working to make data management easier to use.

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Re: Exporting/importing a list of symbols?

Postby jek » 30 Oct 2016

It is now about 10 years later since this original post. Is there any mechanism to import and export market data that doesn't require bringing up charts and modeling code?

This PM story discusses the ideal requirements: http://www.multicharts.com/pm/viewissue ... _no=MC-280

An API to the database would be nice, but even a command line program to do this would be helpful.

For example:

quotemanager --listsymbols

quotemanager --export --symbol ZB --resolution minute --field trade --exchange cbot --source IB --timezone exchange --starttime "11/8/2007 8:00am" --endtime "11/9/2007 8:00am"


quotemanager --import --symbol ZB --resolution minute --field trade --exchange cbot --source IB --timezone exchange --starttime "11/8/2007 8:00am" --endtime "11/9/2007 8:00am"


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