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MultiCharts

MultiCharts trading platform is award-winning trading software. Whether you are a new trader or a professional, MultiCharts has features that may help you achieve your trading goals. High-definition charting, built-in indicators and strategies, one-click trading from chart and DOM, high-precision backtesting, brute-force and genetic optimization, automated execution and support for EasyLanguage scripts are all key tools at your disposal. Freedom of choice has been the driving idea behind our MultiCharts and you can see it in the wide choice of supported data feeds and brokers. Choose your trading method, test it, and start trading with any supported broker you like—that's the advantage of MultiCharts.

Intro video to MultiCharts

MultiCharts .NET

MultiCharts .NET combines best features of MultiCharts with robust potential of the .NET framework.

Main difference in MultiCharts .NET from regular MultiCharts is the ability to develop in .NET languages, such as C# and VB.NET. Any IDE can be used to create scripts, from the built-in editor to Notepad++. A very tight integration with Visual Studio makes that IDE a perfect choice.

Here are a few features in MultiCharts .NET unavailable in regular MultiCharts:

  1. Access all data from Scripts, for instruments that are not even charted.
  2. Create custom toolbars.
  3. Draw objects using GDI.
  4. Access to all information in Order and Position Tracker from scripts.

Watch a short intro video to get an overview of the .NET Editor and tight integration we created with Visual Studio. Remember, you can choose between 32 and 64-bit versions for the one that suits your needs best.

The description of the features common to MC.NET and regular MultiCharts (i.e. charting, manual and auto trading, data management etc.) can be found below.

PowerLanguage .NET Help file with description of all the functions is located in PowerLanguage .NET Editor itself and can be also downloaded here.

What is the MultiCharts Wiki?

This is the central place for accumulated knowledge about the MultiCharts platform, contributed to by both traders and developers. Forum discussions are not easy to search, while here with the help our community we will create a comprehensive database of articles, tips, frequent questions, and discussions. Entire MultiCharts help has been moved here, so it can be quickly searched and accessible from anywhere.

We decided to maintain only online help materials in order to follow the "Be green - keep it on the screen" principle. Therefore, printer-friendly manual is not provided.

How It Works

Just like regular Wikipedia, MCWiki articles will have fact-based content, and users can edit pages. Our staff will look over recent changes, and maintain integrity of the content. Community editors are welcome to help. This tool is for our users, and it's only as good as the content you help us create. To combat spam, only authorized users can make changes to the Wiki. If you want to be a contributor, please send a request to support@multicharts.com with your Wiki login, and we will authorize the userID to make changes.

Editing CheatSheet shows basic tags to edit content. To Edit a page, simply click Edit in the top right-hand corner. Choose Show Preview after adding content, and if everything looks good, click Save.

Beginners Guide to MultiCharts

Here are some helpful links:

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Help(8 C, 9 P)
FAQ(53 P)


PowerLanguage Keyword Reference

PowerLanguage is an advanced programming environment for creating technical analysis indicators and trading strategies for the MultiCharts trading platform. PowerLanguage offers the sophisticated features sought after by experts while still maintaining an easy learning curve for beginners.

PowerLanguageKeywords(39 C)
Accounts & Positions(13 P)
Alerts(4 P)
ArrowDrawing(47 P)
Attributes(6 P)
Colors(24 P)
Comparisons and Loops(23 P)
DateTime(2 P)
Declaration(28 P)
DLL Calling(34 P)
DOM(7 P)
Dynamic Arrays(19 P)
Execution Control(13 P)
Expert Commentary(6 P)
Math and Trig(29 P)
MouseClickEvents(6 P)
Output(8 P)
Plotting(14 P)
Quote Fields(36 P)
Sessions(18 P)
Skip Words(14 P)
Strategy Events(8 P)
Strategy Orders(34 P)
Strategy Performance(33 P)
Strategy Position(47 P)
Strategy Properties(5 P)
Text Drawing(45 P)
Text Manipulation(13 P)
Trendline Drawing(65 P)