TWS time stamp and use server timestamp

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zukkaweb
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TWS time stamp and use server timestamp

Postby zukkaweb » 10 Sep 2008

in the quote manager there are this 2 option for quotemanager, for IB.

what does they mean? and when are they usefull to use?
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Marina Pashkova
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Postby Marina Pashkova » 17 Sep 2008

Hi Zukkaweb,

When the option 'Use Server Timestamp' is checked, the time of your bars is stamped by IB's server. When this option is unchecked, the bars are timestamped locally on your machine as soon as they arrive. By default, this field is unchecked in QuoteManager settings because, when first introduced by IB, this feature wasn't working properly which used to result in formation of huge bars.


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