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Perfect! Thanks much.

 
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I discovered what is a problem for me and i have not found a solution yet.
Situation: i have a chart open with a ton of lines i drew. now if i change the instrument that is plotted in the chart, those lines (and all other drawings) are hidden. this is a feature of MC and works as designed. the problem is, i would like to see my lines changing the hidden/show status does not change it.

anyone knows how to get MC to display drawings after instrument change?

EDIT: using MCDT beta 4

EDIT 2: ok, finally found a solution. a second instrument on the chart which is invisible. all drawings are based on this instrument - therefore, if you switch the first one, the drawings are still there


Last edited by ahwii; June 15th, 2011 at 02:24 PM. Reason: solution found
 
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Finally setting-up the new PC... Should this also move-over imported symbols? I had imported over 6,000, yet I'm not seeing them.

The MCDT install on this new machine was in the Program Files (x86) folder, not in Program Data, which I don't have in my Windows 7 Professional install on the new computer. Hasn't been going smoothly..

 
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Finally setting-up the new PC... Should this also move-over imported symbols? I had imported over 6,000, yet I'm not seeing them.

The MCDT install on this new machine was in the Program Files (x86) folder, not in Program Data, which I don't have in my Windows 7 Professional install on the new computer. Hasn't been going smoothly..

Send a private message to @MultiCharts, or contact their live chat support. I created a Project Management request for a backup import/export tool a while back, you might be able to find it in their PM center and vote on it.

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Mike, I had also posted on their forum too, but given the eyeballs there, and from past experience. I'll probably get a response tomorrow morning. If not, I'll PM as you said... Thank you.

Oh, if I find your PM request, I'll vote for it also. So far, search has not found it for me over there...

 
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Mike, this thread is interesting. We clearly are not alone:

MultiCharts: Trading Software for Automated Trading and Backtesting • View topic - copy MC6 to another pc

And, for within that, to get my symbols over, this seems to be the way:

Currently, MultiCharts allows you to backup your QuoteManager -> go to QuoteManager > File > Export Data > Export All instruments. This will create a QMD file that you can take to another computer and import there.

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Oh, if I find your PM request, I'll vote for it also. So far, search has not found it for me over there...

Here it is:

MultiCharts Project Management - Issue MC-65 - One step backup and restore functionality

Mike

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MC65... It was in that link I provided actually. Didn't know that was yours...

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Just voted for it If everyone could do it, it should have a significant impact.

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