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That would require excel for windows which I don't have. I do run Win7 in Fusion. Oh well. On to my search for a trading journal.

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That would require excel for windows which I don't have. I do run Win7 in Fusion. Oh well. On to my search for a trading journal.

If you would be willing to help, I could probably fix it...but I would need screenshots of the errors ...and you would have to be willing to do some testing.

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Thank you for your kind words. Regarding the importer for NT trades, I have never used it, so I can not offer any help. You would have to ask @petrmac as he created it.
I am not aware of any other settings you would have to change, just remember that the journal can only handle one currency correctly (if the account balance has to stay correct...).

vvhg

Hi vvhg

Thanks for your reply. I have now managed to get the importer to work- it was a case of the Locale setting, but also the date, time or number format.
In case anyone else encounters the same problem I found that they need to be

Control Panel > Region & language > Change location = United States
Control Panel > Date, time, or number format = English (United States)

with those settings and a restart of the computer the issue goes away.

Unfortunately I have now encountered a different set of errors from the Spreadsheet when I use it (and I am using Excel 2007), which I am trying to work through.

You mentioned that you do not use the uploader- do you upload all the data manually yourself or is there another method?

Many thanks again,

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Hi vvhg

Thanks for your reply. I have now managed to get the importer to work- it was a case of the Locale setting, but also the date, time or number format.
In case anyone else encounters the same problem I found that they need to be

Control Panel > Region & language > Change location = United States
Control Panel > Date, time, or number format = English (United States)

with those settings and a restart of the computer the issue goes away.

Unfortunately I have now encountered a different set of errors from the Spreadsheet when I use it (and I am using Excel 2007), which I am trying to work through.

You mentioned that you do not use the uploader- do you upload all the data manually yourself or is there another method?

Many thanks again,

Mike

Thanks for your workaround regarding the importer!

What errors do you get in the journal? There shouldn't be any using Excel 2007...so either the importer broke something or you found a bug...

vvhg

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Thanks for your workaround regarding the importer!

What errors do you get in the journal? There shouldn't be any using Excel 2007...so either the importer broke something or you found a bug...

vvhg

P.S. when you address someone directly you can use an "@" as prefix to their name like @NoMagic, this way they get notified...



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many thanks for the tip- I am new here so I can use all the advice you can give! PLease keep it coming.

As for the errors, there were a few of them so I will try and recreate them and post.

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Thanks for your workaround regarding the importer!

What errors do you get in the journal? There shouldn't be any using Excel 2007...so either the importer broke something or you found a bug...

vvhg

P.S. when you address someone directly you can use an "@" as prefix to their name like @NoMagic, this way they get notified...

@vvhg

I have been working with the latest Journal4.3 and I think that I have found a very small bug- I have managed to recreate it by doing the following:


Open a brand new Journal direct from the Journal 4.3
Open the Journal Tab and change the time on the 2 existing trade examples to 0600 and 0800
Go to Overview tab

You will now see a 'phantom' profit in the Hourly Profit chart on in the 7 column.

Unfortunately my excel skills have not allowed me to fix this. What will happen though is tha this 'phantom' trade/profit will continue to affect your stats going forward so that your 7 hour stats never look right.

Oddly, when I recreate it this way there is a profit in the 7 column but in my own Journal there is a loss.

Still, I don't rule out user error on my part so please let me know.


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Thanks for your workaround regarding the importer!

What errors do you get in the journal? There shouldn't be any using Excel 2007...so either the importer broke something or you found a bug...

vvhg

P.S. when you address someone directly you can use an "@" as prefix to their name like @NoMagic, this way they get notified...

@vvhg

Hi

I have managed to spend some time on the uploader and the errors that I encounter are persistent and reproduceable.
Use the uploader on with an NT7 .csv exported file & add it to an existing one.
On opening the new saved file the error encountered is 'Excel found unreadable content in 'test1.xlsm'. Do you want to recover the contents of this workbook? If you trust the source of this workbook, click Yes'

On clicking yes
'Run-time error '1004''
Cannot use this functionality on a protected worksheet'

On clicking 'End' - Excel crashes
On clicking 'Debug'- Debugger opens and you can exit out without Excel crashing

The following error is in the Attachment.

I have reproduced this more than 3 times and it is consistent.
Hope this helps.

Thanks,

Mike

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@vvhg

Hi

I have managed to spend some time on the uploader and the errors that I encounter are persistent and reproduceable.
Use the uploader on with an NT7 .csv exported file & add it to an existing one.
On opening the new saved file the error encountered is 'Excel found unreadable content in 'test1.xlsm'. Do you want to recover the contents of this workbook? If you trust the source of this workbook, click Yes'

On clicking yes
'Run-time error '1004''
Cannot use this functionality on a protected worksheet'

On clicking 'End' - Excel crashes
On clicking 'Debug'- Debugger opens and you can exit out without Excel crashing

The following error is in the Attachment.

I have reproduced this more than 3 times and it is consistent.
Hope this helps.

Thanks,

Mike


It looks like the importer is incompatible with this version of the journal...
Maybe @petrmac can shed some light, I can't really help with that, sorry. If you depend on the importer, I'd suggest an older version that is known to be compatible with the importer, then once the importer has been updated, just migrate to the new version.


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Update v4.4

Fixed the bug with the hour 7 on overview, thanks for spotting it.

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...I have been working with the latest Journal4.3 and I think that I have found a very small bug- I have managed to recreate it by doing the following:


Open a brand new Journal direct from the Journal 4.3
Open the Journal Tab and change the time on the 2 existing trade examples to 0600 and 0800
Go to Overview tab

You will now see a 'phantom' profit in the Hourly Profit chart on in the 7 column...


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@vvhg

First of all a big danke schön for this excellent work I have been using this now for a couple of days and the information I can extract from it is fantastic.

I have one question @petrmac:

You have created an importer for this spreadsheet. Is it only working for Ninjatrader, or can it also be used with Sierra charts?

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