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Maybe there could be a "SC DOM/Chart trader webinar" from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm US central time during last hour of cash session one day.....would like to see someone working sim trades during live market hours (see how all the typical features work).

What do you think Mike?

One is already scheduled for Feb, I'll be posting the details soon.

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It's a second or two slower than tradestation. One thing I cant figure out is how to get the grid to show up on the chart. I've tried everything.

Chart -> Horizontal Grid and Chart -> Vertical Grid

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It's a second or two slower than tradestation. One thing I cant figure out is how to get the grid to show up on the chart. I've tried everything.

Did you change your update interval? The default value is a little slow (I use 50 ms). Definitely not slower than TS.

For the grid, use the Chart -> Horizontal Grid and Chart -> Vertical Grid menu options. The horizontal grid is the same as the scale increment (right click the scale and select scale). This is something that a couple of us have asked to be changed to be independent of the scale unit. Not sure where vert grid unit is specified (mine just does session boundaries).

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At lower right of Chart Settings (F5) --> Advanced Settings 2.

 
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One is already scheduled for Feb, I'll be posting the details soon.

Mike

Excellent........thanks!!!

 
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Yay!

OK so another question... IQFeed has historical bid/ask, so why is the 'Bid and Ask Depth Bars' study not showing historical data?

Mike

Did you get to the bottom of this? Will SC load this information from the data feed or only from it's own database?

 
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Did you get to the bottom of this? Will SC load this information from the data feed or only from it's own database?

I am no expert at SC yet, but it loaded historical bid/ask from IQfeed no problem for the regular Bid Ask studies.

That particular "depth bars" study was realtime only, so it must look at something else to calculate that. Honestly I didn't spend much time on it, I was just curious -- wanted to see working historical bid/ask -- and it does.

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Sounds like this is a very real alternative to IRT/MD for 'delta' work. I wish TSSuport would get there act together with Multicharts.

 
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Sounds like this is a very real alternative to IRT/MD for 'delta' work. I wish TSSuport would get there act together with Multicharts.

Check the MultiCharts thread, they are adding CD, it is in alpha form now.

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Check the MultiCharts thread, they are adding CD, it is in alpha form now.

Mike

Yeah, though I wonder whether they will get it right. There are a number of things that they do all the work but just implement in a not too useful fashion. (Look at volume profile as a great example). It will also need fairly significant changes and 'fixing' of core architecture.....but I guess that's not a discussion for this thread


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