I think their are multiple problems/questions here.
How many monitors is an element, but the definition on each monitor is another one.
Three 1280X1024 screens is not like two 1920X1200 (and here two screens is better imho).
The age and how good/bad is the eyes of the user is also a criteria.
So I think we will have multiple answers here .
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I currently trade only Euro currency (6E). I'll want to try my brain on CL too. I use a MacBook Pro 17" (with 1920x1200 Antiglare-display resolution) to trade and I believe this is sufficient for my trading needs; and with the view to replacing this with a new MacBook Pro 17" or higher (if available) model with higher memory capacity in the very near future.
This is my trading Desktop (see attached screenshot showing my last trade yesterday); there are two additional small charts (I call them Thermometers) at the extreme right (not shown in this screenshot).
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No.1 I like range charts, I know my entry levels before the candle closes. I like the way they look, nice and smooth.
No.2 Chose 12 as personally under 10 is a bit to noisey for my brain power. Also, having spent many hours watching the market, I have noticed that it likes to retrace 10 ticks or so quite often. a lot of traders may well have 10 tick stops, markets like to come back and get them. A 12R just puts me a little out of that noise. Tight I know, but it's a compromise as I don't like to big a stop either.
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Wow, you trade exclusively off that?! Clearly, the results must make it worthwhile. Fascinating.
For those with multiple monitor set-ups, it's my understanding that is typically achieved through the proper choice of video card. But, from a user stand-point, how does one direct what charts or data goes onto each monitor screen?
Has someone here created a Gom Volume Ladder for MultiCharts? I checked the Gom Volume thread, and didn't see any reference to MC...
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