I haven't looked at the recent versions of the journal, but my original idea behind the benchmark is what I called a "perfect trade", it would represent the best possible MFE if you were able to capture 100% of the move. So it's a benchmark to aim for, as a way to measure your overall efficiency with this best-case scenario MFE vs your actual MFE.
But this may have changed over time with the new versions, I may be wrong...
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So you basically want to chart your daily P/L if its negative? The easiest would be to have a pivot table pulling out a daily P/L and then only use the negative numbers for plotting....
You can do that on the same tab just out of sight to the right.
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I believe I have found the Bug, that is causing this error. In the "Stop Efficiency" worksheet, there is a cell that says "Max MAE to display(ticks)". If I change this cell to zero (0), then I can save the whole spreadsheet with any number in the Journal section of the MAE1 or MAE2. Originally this cell contained a number of 24, which caused the error to occur for any number less than 25 in the MAE.
This is certainly a bug in this tab sheet.
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I am trying to insert a new record in Journal tab of the Journal (4.1)
It is all grayed out, when I try, I get the message --The cell or chart you are trying to change is protected.
I am not much of an excel person. Can someone please point me on how to insert new Journal entries.
The bug should be gone now, no other changes since 4.1. There are Beta versions with extended commissions calculations which should better suit some other financial products.
I would appreciate some feedback if I should include that in the next release...
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