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Thank you all for your answers and your help.

When I ask this question I though that everyone will tell me that my problem is very simple even obvious....

At one point if I understand well I will have to learn a C Something and even with that there is no guaranties that I can do exactly what I want.

With CQG you can pay to have access to the API. I don't even exactly know what this word means but my understanding is that here you can almost do anything you want but you need to know how to code.

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I believe the question of comparing the two different data series is not the issue, at least not for CQG.

The question is to link the two in terms of a given time lag as per @Okina's requirement, but I think it may be possible.


I may be wrong on both

Well, yeah, it's possible.

Working with two sets of bars in the same indicator, and coordinating events from each of them, has the potential to get tricky. Yes, it's completely doable. But not necessarily trivial.

Since I don't know the exact requirements, I should shut up now.

For purposes of the question, NT can do it. I don't know that simpler programming environments such as that of TradeStation can or not. And it is probably not mind-blowingly difficult, but may not be a snap.

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Thank you all for your answers and your help.

When I ask this question I though that everyone will tell me that my problem is very simple even obvious....

At one point if I understand well I will have to learn a C Something and even with that there is no guaranties that I can do exactly what I want.

With CQG you can pay to have access to the API. I don't even exactly know what this word means but my understanding is that here you can almost do anything you want but you need to know how to code.

CQG APIs | CQG, Inc.

API is "Application Programming Interface." It is a way of accessing some or all of the functionality or data (depending on what they make available) of one program from another.

This would be, for example, if you were writing a program that would access trade data from CQG and manipulate it in some way, perhaps put into a database or perhaps you were writing your own trading platform. This could get insanely involved very quickly. The thing is, within, say, Ninja, you already have access to the data of the system, and you don't have to write all the code to handle it. You're not trying to build a major system, you're looking to write an indicator ().

Again, I can say that NT can do what you want, based on what you have lain out here. Probably other strongly programming-intensive platforms could do the same. I don't want to make it seem too big a deal, but it would take some thinking and some work. I'm not sure of the exact requirements, and haven't given it much thought either, but that's my initial take on it.

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one thing strange is that CQG has in its formula builder function to reference the value of CVB or RB but when you try to use them in an indicator you have an error message.

I have contacted the support and they told me that we can't use none time base bar value in a formula. I don't undersant why are they here ?

You have the message: range bar functions can not be apply to strategy or complex expression.

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something I have done is made use of an external file for communications

I have the one indicator in chart A up looking for it's signal and looking for updates in a file, if there is an update (last update times tamp of file changed) I read it and process as required.

I have the other up in chart B looking for it's signal, and along with displaying it I write it to the file

this way you can use bar type A and the other bar type B and automatically get around timing/sequencing issues

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To close the thread for CQG the official answer is NO. I cut and paste the email I have received from them :

In CQG you cannot cross reference different chart types in formula. Also you cannot cross reference a 150 CVB on a 50 CVB chart in a formula. Only minute charts can you cross reference different minute time frames.

Doug

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To close the thread for CQG the official answer is NO. I cut and paste the email I have received from them :

In CQG you cannot cross reference different chart types in formula. Also you cannot cross reference a 150 CVB on a 50 CVB chart in a formula. Only minute charts can you cross reference different minute time frames.

Doug

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Thanks Okina. Very disappointing from CQG.

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Cumulative Delta for TradeStation v1.0

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I downloaded "Cumulative Delta for TradeStation v1.0" coded by LogicalTrader.
https://futures.io/download/tradestation/

When I try to message LogicalTrader, Futures.io doesn't allow it. The indicator crashes Tradestation 9.5.

Is there anyone that could look at the indcator and correct the problem?

I'd really appreciate if someone could help me with this.

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Hi,
I downloaded "Cumulative Delta for TradeStation v1.0" coded by LogicalTrader.
https://futures.io/download/tradestation/

When I try to message LogicalTrader, Futures.io doesn't allow it. The indicator crashes Tradestation 9.5.

Is there anyone that could look at the indcator and correct the problem?

I'd really appreciate if someone could help me with this.

Thanks,
Rockford

You may want to post this in the TradeStation thread where you are more likely to get a reply to your issue.

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You may want to post this in the TradeStation thread where you are more likely to get a reply to your issue.

Thanks xplorer, I will do that in the future. Also, the problem has been resolved.

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