Online Mode Data Collection

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Usually data is collected only for symbols that you have charted (whatever you load on your chart gets saved locally). “Collect RT Data w/o Plotting” option is useful if you are using a feed that provides only a short period of historical data or no historical at all. It also helps to save realtime bars into database to avoid backfilling historical bars (which can be different from RT bars) from the data vendor's servers. You can build up a local library of historical data by collecting RT data for the symbols you need, without needing to constantly open and maintain all charts every single day. The unlimited number of symbols can be connected to a data feed and the received quotes are stored in the database. The symbol's connection status as well as the number of the quotes received is displayed in the Realtime Status column.

Note: The option collects only real time data from the moment you enable it for the symbol, only while QuoteManager is up and running. Data collection will start automatically next time the QuoteManager is opened (if the symbol was not disconnected before closing QM).

Connecting symbols

  1. Open QuoteManager window
  2. Select a symbol or several symbols.
    Note: Use Ctrl and (or) Shift buttons to select several symbols.
  3. Right-click and select Fields to collect…
    or
    in the menu select Edit and click Fields to collect….
    or
    use Ctrl + Alt + S hotkey combination
  4. In the Settings window select the fields and the resolution type to collect.
    Note: Click the Check all button to select all the fields and resolution types.
  5. Check the Apply to all symbols check box to apply these settings to all symbols.
    Note: If several symbols are selected this check box will not be available.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Right-click anywhere on selected symbol(s) and select Connect Symbol(s)
    or
    in the menu select Edit and click Connect Symbol(s).

Disconnecting symbols

  1. Open QuoteManager window
  2. Select the symbol(s) to be disconnected.
  3. Right-click anywhere on selected symbol(s) and select Disconnect Symbol(s)
    or
    in the menu select Edit and click Disconnect Symbol(s).