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Open Feature request MC-704

Display the correct currency symbol for P/L of open positions on charts/chart trader

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Currently the P/L of open positions is always displayed on charts/chart trader in connection with the "$"-currency symbol even if the underlying currency of the instrument is different and though the P/L value belongs to the instrument's currency.
Examples are the German FDAX future contract, or the FX pairs EUR/GBP, EUR/JPY.

Maybe You can add an option in QuoteManager for the "Edit Symbol" dialog box to be able to select the currency of the underlying instrument. At least the following currencies should be selectable: USD ($), EURO (€), Yen, British Pound. The corresponding currency symbol should then be displayed for the open profit/loss of that contract.

By the way, I tested the "Multicharts powered by LMAX" version of Multicharts and I saw that there the correct currency symbol is always used. Why is it not possible in MCDT?

Steps to reproduce this issue

Use MCDT Beta 1 on a PC with Windows XP Professional SP3 and Open E Cry demo account.

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    MultiCharts 8.8 (RELEASED)
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