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I have sent the PM... hope it arrived.

I am having difficulties to add a new row to enter the trade manually though. Am I doing something wrong (I run at the end of the last line and new line is added below, but it is locked and I cannot write anything in it)

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A new graph idea

Since it is good to measure performance in different units than money I think it might be a good idea to include a graph of profit per contract over a period of time.
It could suggest how is one performing and derive the position size out of it.

For instance if I am consistently making 10 ticks / contract a day, it might be wise to increase size given all other conditions are met (risk is stable percentage of capital, or the target with given size is met).

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Since it is good to measure performance in different units than money I think it might be a good idea to include a graph of profit per contract over a period of time.
It could suggest how is one performing and derive the position size out of it.

For instance if I am consistently making 10 ticks / contract a day, it might be wise to increase size given all other conditions are met (risk is stable percentage of capital, or the target with given size is met).

I like the idea, shouldn't be any problem to incorporate, as there is already a column for it ticks/contract...
That chart could go onto overview and could be cycled through with the other account charts....

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Beta28

Killed a very persistent bug that caused an incompatibility with excel 10. It deleted the dataseries of the charts on time period tab due to a slight change between office 07 and 10. Unfortunately there was nothing to find on that change....

Finally found it. And in the process I managed to crash excel 10 in less than 10min after installationrepeatedly of course


The other change was for @petrmac. Now the table gets resized automatically on first open after import. Please report if it is working. The cell to write to is "internal calcs P38".

Smaller fixes here and there I can't remember.


We should also agree on a roadmap what else we want to have in there. What comes to mind are Account balance here and there on "time per. stats" tab and a graph showing ticks/contract over time at same place than account balance on overview.

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Killed a very persistent bug that caused an incompatibility with excel 10. It deleted the dataseries of the charts on time period tab due to a slight change between office 07 and 10. Unfortunately there was nothing to find on that change....

Finally found it. And in the process I managed to crash excel 10 in less than 10min after installationrepeatedly of course


The other change was for @petrmac. Now the table gets resized automatically on first open after import. Please report if it is working. The cell to write to is "internal calcs P38".

Smaller fixes here and there I can't remember.


We should also agree on a roadmap what else we want to have in there. What comes to mind are Account balance here and there on "time per. stats" tab and a graph showing ticks/contract over time at same place than account balance on overview.

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nice! nice! everything is working again! ok ill get to playing around with it and see what i can find..

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i know the colors in the journal tab are red and green for positive and negative, but whats this color mean?

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when emptying the transaction tab(because i dont have any atm) and i delete the empty rows i get this runtime error:

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here on some thoughts on the coloring for the time period stats:

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-i think the commission should always be in red text.

-the amount of trades should always be in black.

-im not sure how the win% is calculated, but it should always be in black. now if its green because its a positive win% and red because its a negative win% than thats fine but should be consistent i think. im not sure if you have had no winners is setup to show 0% or not..

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Compatibility

I did a bit of testing on 2 excel versions.

Adding new row in the journal works in excel 11 for Mac and does not work in excel 10 for Windows.
The tab on the Note field adds a new row, but the fields are locked in excel 10.

Unfortunately I don't have other excel version available.

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when emptying the transaction tab(because i dont have any atm) and i delete the empty rows i get this runtime error:

Good catch, I have to code an exception for that, as there has to be a minimum of one row...

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-i think the commission should always be in red text.

-the amount of trades should always be in black.

-im not sure how the win% is calculated, but it should always be in black. now if its green because its a positive win% and red because its a negative win% than thats fine but should be consistent i think. im not sure if you have had no winners is setup to show 0% or not..

Agree.
Agree.
Not sure, win % shows top and bottom in green/red....

We should also agree where to display account balance on that tab...

I will post a new beta in the near future.

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