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Open Feature request MC-526

Data series updated out of sequence for signals on multiple series

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Description

When running a signal on multiple data series, the updates come out of order. Meaning if you had say 7 second, 12 second, 33 second data series on a chart, and a signal that required using the last value of an indicator calculated on all 3 series, sometimes it will run the say 00:00:12 bar then the 00:00:07 bar thereby causing the comparison of the next bar's indicator.

Steps to reproduce this issue

Create a chart with multiple data series (it may require series that don't divide evenly, haven't checked). Run the attached signal with PowerLanguage Editor opened so that you can view the printed output.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Sep 12, 2011 - 14:19

Under what circumstances is it proper to execute bars out of temporal order??? Why would the user expect this, and far more importantly, how can one determine what sequence the bars will execute so as to be able to code indicator and signals relying on the proper sequencing of the bars?

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user-offline.png  Alex MultiCharts (Alex MultiCharts)
Sep 12, 2011 - 14:20

Aliquant resolutions. Expected bahavior. The same as in TradeStation. It is not a bug, it is feature request.

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user-offline.png  JoeTrader (Guest)
Sep 12, 2011 - 14:24

Then is there any way whatsoever to force execution order to be in sequence? I just don't see how one is supposed to code a signal based on multiple time frames when there doesn't appear to be a way to read the latest data from each involved timeframe.

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