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  #101 (permalink)
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Reduced the limit at which in-line images are re-sized. Previously, images up to 760px were shown full-size, and larger was reduced to 760px. Now, it is 650px.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
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  #102 (permalink)
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Added a new poll on the forum home page, and added a new survey under "Community -> Surveys". I will be updating these often, every couple of weeks or so, so keep checking back.

https://futures.io/survey/

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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  #103 (permalink)
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Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,805 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,401 received


Further enhanced the Show Attachments feature for each thread.

You can get to this on the top-right of any thread, next to the pagination section there is a number next to a paperclip, it represents the number of attachments in the thread. You can also get to this by clicking Thread Tools -> Show Attachments on the top of a thread. Last, you can get to it from the list of threads in the forum view by clicking the paperclip next to the title of the thread.

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


@ZTR has been asking for some of these enhancements. It's taken a while but the programmer got them done ahead of schedule. You can enable/disable the inclusion of image attachments in the search results, to make it easier to find the "meat" in a thread (cs files, zip files, etc). You can short any which way. And clicking on the attachment will take you straight to that post in the thread.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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  #104 (permalink)
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Further enhanced the Show Attachments feature for each thread.

BTW, I just want to show what the default looks like on other forums. Not picking on them. Well, maybe a little!

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


So you can see how ours is very advanced, and it should really help you find stuff. Don't forget you can also use the Search Global Attachments feature, mentioned above in this thread to help you search for attachments by keyword.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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  #105 (permalink)
 R.I.P. 1960-2010 
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader7
Broker/Data: Mirus RCG/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: CL & 6e, looking at ES, ZB and AU again.
 
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Futures Edge on FIO

What value do you place on the webinars on FIO?

 

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BTW, I just want to show what the default looks like on other forums. Not picking on them. Well, maybe a little!


So you can see how ours is very advanced, and it should really help you find stuff. Don't forget you can also use the Search Global Attachments feature, mentioned above in this thread to help you search for attachments by keyword.

Mike

Thank you @Big Mike. This is really advanced and should make finding attachments and the associated posts so much easier to find.

Whoever takes on the task of moving attachments to Downloads will have a much easier time copying the information from the post describing the attachment into the download section. I am willing to help, a little, if needed.

R.I.P. Andy Zektzer (ZTR), 1960-2010.
Please visit this thread for more information.

Last edited by ZTR; August 27th, 2010 at 01:02 PM. Reason: wording
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  #106 (permalink)
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Cosmetic change to hopefully make users search more often. The search button now stands out more, just begging people to use it (I hope)

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


There is a tiny cosmetic issue with Chrome, I hope to have it fixed soon.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
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  #107 (permalink)
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There is a tiny cosmetic issue with Chrome, I hope to have it fixed soon.

Fixed.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #108 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,805 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,401 received

New version of Tapatalk installed, please report any problems (for those browsing from smart phones).

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #109 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,805 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,401 received

Critical security patch applied for vbSEO. It caused the site to go down for about 5 minutes unexpectedly, sorry. Everything should be back now.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #110 (permalink)
 R.I.P. 1960-2010 
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader7
Broker/Data: Mirus RCG/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: CL & 6e, looking at ES, ZB and AU again.
 
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Posts: 2,099 since Nov 2009
Thanks: 1,104 given, 1,383 received


I just want to say that the new look and feel of the Forum GUI is outstanding.

It is so much more intutitive and easy to navigate. Thanks @Big Mike.

R.I.P. Andy Zektzer (ZTR), 1960-2010.
Please visit this thread for more information.
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