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IDEA! ok i know were working on getting everything working for the normal features that we have outlined, but if i dont get this out it might get lost in the space that is my head!

i think an updater needs to be built into this importer.. so it will become and importer/updater app.. when new journal versions come out, all one will have to do is load up the old journal with all of the users trades, and then load up the new version of the journal, and it will import all the data safely so the end user doesnt have to worry about any mistakes complications! this would also help in diagnosing issues here because we could eliminate the end users error of 'mismigration'..

what you guys think?



this sounds pretty solid to me, but i also dont use all of the graphs as much either..

Sounds solid:-) Let's do that. Maybe we could write somewhere all the features on the wish list at one place. I am already losing track.

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I found something the other day, but it's on my ipad.... I'll post that link later...

Here it is, could be helpful....


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ok ill use the NT description as the standard naming scheme them.. i am going to include the currencies that i have currently added(the most popular and a few extras) and then ill add the rest of what we have built into the journal as default. does that sound good? and like the journal, users and add their own instruments to suit their needs as they like beyond the defaults?

Great, just watch out, NT seems to have it wrong sometimes, see M6E.....


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Sounds solid:-) Let's do that. Maybe we could write somewhere all the features on the wish list at one place. I am already losing track.

I could do a list, that would at least be within the scope of my computer skills

Do you all want to send me PMs with your ideas?
I could collect them and then post all in a single reply.

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ok ill use the NT description as the standard naming scheme them.. i am going to include the currencies that i have currently added(the most popular and a few extras) and then ill add the rest of what we have built into the journal as default. does that sound good? and like the journal, users and add their own instruments to suit their needs as they like beyond the defaults?


Reminder to myself....maybe when fully integrated any instruments not in the list could be pulled out of the journal?

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Reminder to myself....maybe when fully integrated any instruments not in the list could be pulled out of the journal?

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The following is a PM exchange I had with vvhg - posting here at his suggestion:


Hi VVHG

Just looking at your spreadsheet and thx for your efforts! I am not clear as to where the raw data comes from? Does it somehow feed in from NT? Or can I migrate data into it from existing spreadsheets? I do have spreadsheets of a different format and without some field information - ie I have not tracked mae/mfe or time in trade and I dont use VWAP. If have some fields blank will this cause serious functional issues? Also I am an all in all out trader so do I simply leave exit2 and 3 blank?

Sorry if some of these questions are answered in the thread.


many thx

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Unfortunately at the moment you have to enter the data manually ( or use copy paste column by column from other excel files, but make sure to not paste the format, only paste values. How to do that can be found in a liknk in post #2 "migrating from older versions"), but we are working on a tool that will be able to import from NT, you can download it in the thread to play around with it.
If you don't enter mae and mfe that's ok but obviously some tools of the journal related to mae and mfe will not work. If you plan on using mae and mfe in the future, I would suggest to use two journals, one for the old data and one for the new data including mae and mfe ( otherwise when mae and mfe are only entered for half the trades it may lead to skewed results). Vwap can be omitted, I don't track it myself...the only thing not working then of course is the vwap statistics on the overview tab.
Regarding exits, it is up to three but if you only need one, that's fine ( obviously exit three statistics would not show as they don't apply).

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Thx vvhg

Another question/suggestion

Would it be possible for the spreadsheet to have the capacity to accept previously calculated trade system statistics so that it could generate synthetic trades/curves and other stats? For example - I know my

ave win
ave loss
win %
% of account I risk per trade

this defines my methodolgy

It would be great to be able to input those and be able to access the other functions on the SS.

thx

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Thx vvhg

Another question/suggestion

Would it be possible for the spreadsheet to have the capacity to accept previously calculated trade system statistics so that it could generate synthetic trades/curves and other stats? For example - I know my

ave win
ave loss
win %
% of account I risk per trade

this defines my methodolgy

It would be great to be able to input those and be able to access the other functions on the SS.

thx

Lindsay

I'm not sure I completely understand...are you referring to the Monte Carlo tab or the overview tab?

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