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Working my way up to the release....

Minor improvements:
Expectancy on overview also shows ticks now (for exit1-3 and method these are estimated, for all trades and instrument it is exact.
Attachment 59909

Migration now also copies trading plan.

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You will need to give a webinar on how to use it soon...



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haha i was thinking the same thing..

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You will need to give a webinar on how to use it soon...



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God, that would be one boring webinar!

I do take it as a compliment though, or did you mean "you made it so f§&$ng complicated that you now need a PhD to use it!"

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Review of market mind games by Denise Shull. This book brings a fresh perspective to trading psychology and decision making, one that actually gives you evidence based methods to understand yourself and improve not only in your trading decisions but all decisions under uncertainty. It gives the individual deep insight into understanding the psychological reasons behind the mistakes we make in the markets that ultimately lead to loses. The book offers a whole new way of understanding the emotional reasons for the mistakes traders make whether that be the inability to stick to your rules, snatching at profits or holding out for more than the market is offering and the rest. It does not give a ‘one size fits all’ approach; the ideas are adaptive and have helped me to uncover the core drivers behind my bad trades. It’s one of those books that you don’t want your competitors getting their hands on, but hey, sharing is caring.

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Finally, Journal 3.0

Here comes v3.0

just tiny changes from last beta, little format thing on overview and added version number on overview tab:
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Lots of changes from last release....changelog in the beta release posts.

Migration/Compatibility:

Migration can be used from v1.6.8, but from v1.6.8 - v2.0.8 will break the table on "Instrument List" tab, this has to be fixed after migration (copy paste from untouched release).
Migrating from versions later than v2.0.8 should be a smooth ride...

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@petrmac, how is your importer coming along? I hope v3.0 is more or less bug-free so you can implement it as soon as it is tested and (hopefully) found worthy...

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Here comes v3.0
@petrmac, how is your importer coming along? I hope v3.0 is more or less bug-free so you can implement it as soon as it is tested and (hopefully) found worthy...

vvhg. it certainly is worthy, but for some reason I am not able to save the migrated document. Were there any major changes in the scripting since the beta 25? That worked...
It just throws on me an exception that it cannot save the file.

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vvhg. it certainly is worthy, but for some reason I am not able to save the migrated document. Were there any major changes in the scripting since the beta 25? That worked...
It just throws on me an exception that it cannot save the file.

No, the only change in scripting was in the migration module (#3) jumping the trading plan migration on error to adjust for earlier versions that have no trading plan tab. I did it to prevent an abort in that case.
You should find that quite easily in the code, perhaps it works when you comment out that on error goto part....although I can hardly imagine that causing such mayor trouble....

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Here comes v3.0

just tiny changes from last beta, little format thing on overview and added version number on overview tab:
Attachment 60176

Lots of changes from last release....changelog in the beta release posts.

Migration/Compatibility:

Migration can be used from v1.6.8, but from v1.6.8 - v2.0.8 will break the table on "Instrument List" tab, this has to be fixed after migration (copy paste from untouched release).
Migrating from versions later than v2.0.8 should be a smooth ride...

vvhg

PS:
@madLyfe, hope you don't find too many bugs..
@petrmac, how is your importer coming along? I hope v3.0 is more or less bug-free so you can implement it as soon as it is tested and (hopefully) found worthy...

this one is holding up really well.. nice work!

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Wow.. this journal is amazing. Very good work !

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Here comes v3.0


vvhg - I do not like your trade journal...because of the fact that it tells the truth. I was hoping I could continue to bury my head in the sand and not acknowledge the "negative" trading habits I've been doing for the past 3 weeks, which has led to horrible drawdowns and what-not.

Seriously though, I wanted to thank you for the work you've put into this thing. It has already shown me some of the bad habits I was trying to avoid -- like overtrading and improper SL profiles.

Keep up the great work!

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