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I suggest contacting our support team for further analysis. This is not typical and expected behavior. Switching from 60 to 5 min chart should take seconds.

Hi NT,

will we be able to have that no gap feature for NT,somewhere in the near future?

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Hi NT,

will we be able to have that no gap feature for NT,somewhere in the near future?

Hi,

I am not sure what you mean by "no gap" feature? Would you be so kind as to elaborate. Thanks in advance.

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Hi,

I am not sure what you mean by "no gap" feature? Would you be so kind as to elaborate. Thanks in advance.

Hi NT,

Sure,by 'no gap' feature,i mean this:

if and when you apply a template to the chart,-US Equities RTH in this case,or any template,usually you have gaps before the opening(please,see the 'GAP' attahced).I have the custom script written by the 3-rd party,to help me to solve this issue,but the problem is: 1)it slows the loading process;
2)it 'messes' with the indicators,and doesn`t allow to display them correctly(please see the'NoGap' attached).

Having a clean data,with no gaps,is a mandatory part of a daily routine for some type of traders,so it would be a wise move for you(and relief for many of us) to have this little snippet for the platform.Many other vendors,have already had this feature for its customers.I like NT,so it`d be great to have it in place. I`ll include the code to get the idea faster.

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Hi NT,

Sure,by 'no gap' feature,i mean this:

if and when you apply a template to the chart,-US Equities RTH in this case,or any template,usually you have gaps before the opening(please,see the 'GAP' attahced).I have the custom script written by the 3-rd party,to help me to solve this issue,but the problem is: 1)it slows the loading process;
2)it 'messes' with the indicators,and doesn`t allow to display them correctly(please see the'NoGap' attached).

Having a clean data,with no gaps,is a mandatory part of a daily routine for some type of traders,so it would be a wise move for you(and relief for many of us) to have this little snippet for the platform.Many other vendors,have already had this feature for its customers.I like NT,so it`d be great to have it in place. I`ll include the code to get the idea faster.

Thanks for the clarification. I see what you are after now... adjust of the price gap, not a time gap.

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Hi NT,

Sure,by 'no gap' feature,i mean this:

if and when you apply a template to the chart,-US Equities RTH in this case,or any template,usually you have gaps before the opening(please,see the 'GAP' attahced).I have the custom script written by the 3-rd party,to help me to solve this issue,but the problem is: 1)it slows the loading process;
2)it 'messes' with the indicators,and doesn`t allow to display them correctly(please see the'NoGap' attached).

Having a clean data,with no gaps,is a mandatory part of a daily routine for some type of traders,so it would be a wise move for you(and relief for many of us) to have this little snippet for the platform.Many other vendors,have already had this feature for its customers.I like NT,so it`d be great to have it in place. I`ll include the code to get the idea faster.

I agree that would be nice to have so we can only display RTH but also have the indicators display correctly without being skewed. Always wanted to do this...Thanks for the suggestion.

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Thanks for the clarification. I see what you are after now... adjust of the price gap, not a time gap.

So,is there a chance to see it in the NEAR future?I mean NEAR,as it currently holds up any further system development.

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So,is there a chance to see it in the NEAR future?I mean NEAR,as it currently holds up any further system development.

I have added this to our list of requests that is considered for NinjaTrader 8 of which I have not publicy put an ETA on yet. I don't think it would qualify as NEAR as likely you have defined it.

Curious, how are you back adjusting the data? Just applying the gap difference to historical data?

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I have added this to our list of requests that is considered for NinjaTrader 8 of which I have not publicy put an ETA on yet. I don't think it would qualify as NEAR as likely you have defined it.

Curious, how are you back adjusting the data? Just applying the gap difference to historical data?

Too bad, that slows the process down a bit...

I don`t need the past data to be adjusted,i just need the ''carryover'' from the previous sessions.And have this carrier seamless.

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Hi NT,

Sure,by 'no gap' feature,i mean this:

if and when you apply a template to the chart,-US Equities RTH in this case,or any template,usually you have gaps before the opening(please,see the 'GAP' attahced).I have the custom script written by the 3-rd party,to help me to solve this issue,but the problem is: 1)it slows the loading process;
2)it 'messes' with the indicators,and doesn`t allow to display them correctly(please see the'NoGap' attached).

Having a clean data,with no gaps,is a mandatory part of a daily routine for some type of traders,so it would be a wise move for you(and relief for many of us) to have this little snippet for the platform.Many other vendors,have already had this feature for its customers.I like NT,so it`d be great to have it in place. I`ll include the code to get the idea faster.


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I have added this to our list of requests that is considered for NinjaTrader 8 of which I have not publicy put an ETA on yet. I don't think it would qualify as NEAR as likely you have defined it.

Curious, how are you back adjusting the data? Just applying the gap difference to historical data?

As long as this is implemented as an option. For most traders, a price gap is a significant event, some traders make a living out of trading gaps. I don't trade gaps personally, but I do want them to screw up my indicators, so that I stay out of these market conditions. I would not want my indicators showing me patterns that were artificially created by adjusting price.

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As long as this is implemented as an option. For most traders, a price gap is a significant event, some traders make a living out of trading gaps. I don't trade gaps personally, but I do want them to screw up my indicators, so that I stay out of these market conditions. I would not want my indicators showing me patterns that were artificially created by adjusting price.

I don`t want to argue about this,but,we just think differently.For me,eliminating non RTH data has a basis for modeling the system.You and most traders are betting and hoping bedazzled with gaps,and i use the model which provides certainty in decision making.Some of the vendors could get it.

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