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Unofficial NinjaTrader 8 wish list thread (NT8)!

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Like TT offers where you can spread any instrument against another without having to leg in.

Thanks br
First I ever heard of this. Now you got me rummaging around trying to see if this is something I could use. Is this something that mere mortal retailers like most of us here can deploy as a decent automated strategy?

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The ability to shut off "dialog alerts" for rejected orders, etc.

The ability to convert "dialog alerts" to chart based "comments". Show a unique symbol on the chart such as a question-mark or similar near the close price of the bar. When you click on it, it reports the "Alert" generated. Automatically change the background color for that bar to "gray" or user-definable so it sticks out as an error bar. This is what has been implemented in LOM.

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Thanks br
First I ever heard of this. Now you got me rummaging around trying to see if this is something I could use. Is this something that mere mortal retailers like most of us here can deploy as a decent automated strategy?

If you can afford X_Trader Pro $1600/month or CQG $2000/month, then yes.

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I got an email from NT on this yesterday.
And I quote: would not have a set release date here yet - I highly suspect we're talking next year here though.

Good news, got several limbs riding on it.


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Data Box Indicator Link

1) I would like to be able to custom default the data box that now I must set at every NT start up.

2) I would like to have the ability to link the indicators I want to compare in the Data Box, pretty much like with the charts, and that they would, by virtue of been linked, place themselves in order inside the Data Box (see picture). Sorry, but the linked boxes are hand drawn.

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I would like to be able to create custom output boxes using ninjascript. Kind of like market analyzer, but for individual indicators.

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Optimize against enums.

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Preview results during optimization, just show a few widely used columns, like the column you are optimizing against and the best case result so far during optimization. This helps determine if an optimization is useful or in the ballpark without waiting for it to complete.

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Optimize against a linear equity curve instead of traditional metrics like profit factor or net profit. The most linear curve with the least deviation would be optimal. I think I already mentioned this, but it is worth mentioning again.

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Optimize against a linear equity curve instead of traditional metrics like profit factor or net profit. The most linear curve with the least deviation would be optimal. I think I already mentioned this, but it is worth mentioning again.

Mike


Couldn't you already build this? I have a custom "type" that I optimize against today, seems doable.

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